Based in New Delhi, Manana is an organization dedicated to enacting the vision of the Devahuti-Damodar Svaraj Trust. Manana supports projects related to History & Philosophy of the Indian subcontinent — Education — Study & Scholarships — Social work — Music, Arts & Literature
Today, Manana serves primarily as a resource and educational center for youth. It offers development and school support programs, in addition to providing a space for students to study. In addition to its commitment to Indian history and philosophy, Manana also serves as a research center for women’s issues, with a special focus on gender studies.
While Manana’s administrative expenses are borne by the DDST, the majority of its projects and activities depend upon charitable donations.
Manana’s ongoing activities can be broadly categorised as follows: The Devahuti Damodar Library of Indian Civilization
Research, Editing, Transcriptions, Documentation & Preparation for Publication of Books.
Youth Development and the School Support programmes
Initiatives for the Empowerment of Women
Seminars, Workshops & Organisational Support