We have stared our new mission against the global Warming and preserving nature by planting 2011 Fruit trees. Planting fruit bearing trees will help feeding of birds and other fruit eating animals to flourish along with us.
we have planted 2012 Tulsì plants in all our resorts and properties.
we have planted 2013 Muringa Trees (Moringa oleifera Lam) in all our resorts and properties. Somatheeram Ayurveda Group has selected to plant 2013 Muringa the Miracle Tree, due to its multipurpose uses in our daily life and World Health Organization (WHO) has undertaken scientific researches on Moringa plant, and has come to a conclusion that it is extremely nutritional and medicinal.
In an effort of preserve and conserve local and indigenous species, Mr. Baby Mathew, Chairman and Managing Director of Somatheeram Ayurveda Group maintains an indigenous animal farm at Soma Birds Lagoon.
Now he proudly plans to extend this prestigious effort in other location and resort as well.
Vechur cow is a rare breed of Bos indicus cattle. The name carne from the village of Vechur in Kottayam district, Kerala, India.
With an average height of 86 cm and length of 126 cm it is the smallest cattle breed in the world.It also holds a Guinnes world record for the world's shortest cow the cattle is docile and resistant to diseases.
The Vechur cow was very popular in Kerala until the 19605 when it came under threat of extinction dueto deliberate and rampant cross breeding with high yielding exotic breeds.
It is believed that only 350 specimen left on the planet.
Somatheeram Ayurveda Group is proud to play a part in the protection of this native and rare species.
We purchase most of our Vegetables, Honey and Spices from Attappadi Tribal (Zo-operative Farming Society. Also we are purchasing Indian Masalas, Wheat, Grains etc. from Small Scale Units run buy self employed women of the Village. All herbs for preparing Ayurveda medicines at our unit are also purchased from the Tribal people.
Every week 3 pm to 4 pm our staff and department head take to clean our beach and nearby village area.
At Chowara beach as beach lvendors
as per requirement of cloths and local fruits etc.
Since establishment Somatheeram has taken commitment and responsibility to provide maximum employment to the local people. Ayurveda is the only area in Kerala where we can provide a big number of local employments every year.
a) Every year Somatheeram is organizing Ayurveda Therapist Training for 15 to 20 local people at our Ayurveda Academy on a confirmed job placement at our resorts. Trainees are providing with stipend, uniform, food and accommodation during their training and placement is assured at our Ayurveda Centre .
b) Also we offer Hotel Management training for the local community youth in our Hotel Institute with fees concession and confirmed job placement at our resorts.