Programs and Events

Programmes Planned for the year 2018:

  1. Commemoration of the 288th death Anniversary of Arnos Padiri with various programmes.
  2. Commemoration of the 319th year of Arnos Padiri’s entry into India.
  3. Publication of a popular edition of Puthenpana
  4. Production of Puthenpana audio CD.
  5. Establishment and distribution of the Arnos Padiri Literary Award.
  6. Publication of Souvenir and a book.
  7. Inauguration of Arnos Padiri academic and administrative block.
  8. National seminar
  9. Organising one-day seminars in colleges in Kerala
  10. Periodic meetings of Arnos Forum, Samadersana Vedi and Arnos Bala Vedi
  11. Workshop on Puthenpana
  12. Arnos Quiz Program for School Students


Programmes envisaged to be completed within 5 years:

  1. Documentation and video production on Christian culture and folk heritage.
  2. Initiating steps to include Puthenpana competition in school youth festival.
  3. Advocacy for opening Arnos Padiri Chair in Malayalam University, Tirur/ Sanskrit University, Kalady.
  4. International seminar on Arnos Padiri’s contribution to the literary world.
  5. Establishment of a reference library with research facility on Arnos Padiri, Malayalam literature, Linguistics, Aesthetics and Culture.
  6. Establishment of a Folklore Academy unit in Velur.
  7. Organising literary, aesthetic and folklore workshops at various places.
  8. Establishment of a Museum on Christian culture and history
  9. Certificate course on life and literary works of Arnos Padiri.



  • Arnos Padiri Academy
    Arnos Nagar, Velur P.O
    Thrissur - 680601, Kerala, India
  • 04855 286888