website is maintained by the Nairs Academy of Information,
Research and Services (N.A.I.R.S.), an organization registered
under the Travancore-Cochin Scientific, Literary and Charitable
Act, 1955. The registered office of NAIRS is at “Sahityavedi”,
Palkulangara, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 024, Kerala, India.
aims and objectives of the Academy are to establish an information
portal to collect, maintain and disseminate information for the
advancement of education, research on various aspects related
to the community and other useful subjects in all its manifestations;
to co-ordinate the members of the community scattered all over
the world for rendering mutual help, rendering meaningful and
useful service to the community; etc.
site covers the past and untold history of Nairs of Kerala
(Malabar), who were the eye, hands and order of the land, the
history of the intellectual movement, social
and cultural renaissance of the community, its contributions for
the uplift of the down-trodden and untouchables, history of legendary
and noble Nair families of early days and the present, biography
of dignitaries and significant personalities of the past and present,
information about the present and past organizations of Nair community
hindu customs, rituals, celebrations, festivals etc.
Academy has already published a comprehensive document in Malayalam,
containing the above information, entitled Nair Noottandukaliloode
(Nair - Through the Centuries) in a C.D.
The Academy requests all well wishers to kindly co-operate with
us and to provide more vital information about the community,
famous families, important persons and institutions in and around
their vicinity with pictures or photographs, customs and rituals
etc. for publication in the website. The Academy assures due acknowledgement
to the information providers.