Manavodaya is a Charitable Society registered in the state of Kerala, in the year 2003. Fr. Jose Panthaplamthottiyil, the then Chief Editor of Deepika daily (the first ever Malayalam daily) was the founding director. The ex-Indian President, the late Mr. K.R. Narayanan was the Chief Patron. The founding Vice-President late Col. N.P. Sarasakshan played the key role in shaping this organization. Today the organization is prospering under the leadership of the Octogenarian President Mrs. K.N.