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Wayanad Social Service Society - botanical development

The Wayanad Social Service Society (WSSS) functions in the villages of Poroor, Cherukattoor, Seethamount and Marakadavu in Wayanad district of Kerala.

The society was established in 1974 for the development of Agriculture & Animal Husbandry, Community Health, Co-operative Credit Unions, Women’s Development, Skills Development (vocational), Housing etc.

Boys town situated about 15 km north of Mananthavady was set up by the WSSS. A herbal garden, nature care centre, sericulture unit, perma culture centre is part of this project. Also located here is the Gene Park, an Indo-Danish project for promoting herbal gardening.

Wayanad, a northern district in Kerala has many interesting places to visit. The Pookot lake, Thirunelly temple, Kuruvadweep, Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary are some among them.