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Address: Srishti Welfare Centre | Tata Global Beverages Limited, Munnar 685 612, India
Phone Number: 91 4865 230340
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Munnar is full of lovely vistas, but the one place all visitors must visit is Srishti, an umbrella welfare organization supported by Tata Global Beverages.. There is a school for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Munnar is full of lovely vistas, but the one place all visitors must visit is Srishti, an umbrella welfare organization supported by Tata Global Beverages.. There is a school for the education of differently-abled children of tea plantation workers. In addition, Srishti's activities include a natural dyeing plant, a handmade paper project, and a confectionery which supplies the bakery needs... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Srishtri Trust is located near to the tea museum in Munnar and it was a wonderful surprise. To find a charity established by Tata to care for the less or differently abled relatives of tea plantation employees and producing such wonderful products was a revelation. It was humbling and inspiring; a lesson to western companies on how to really... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Srishti Welfare Centre is a wonderful initiative which is just a short walk up from the Tea Museum. In addition to providing information and tours around their facility (paper making, cloth dyeing and others), they also have a fantastic gift shop set up with the products that are made on site. Well worth a visit, and highly recommend supporting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have a very beautiful silk scarf from Aranya, wonderful quality and vibrant colour. I wish I could get Aranya products in Canada, especially the paper and dyed fabrics. thanks so much for creating beautiful and useful things and much more for making a difference in people's lives. i am sorry that i did not visit but i bought the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Having read the reviews and other reading material, this Welfare centre was a must to see. Not far out of Munnar, we arrived at a quiet time, allowing us to see over the paper-making section, the natural dying section, both parts with an enthusiastic worker informing us of the processes involved in paper making and dying using silks, cottons and... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A wonderful place to drop by, see the great work place and school and maybe even buy a delicious muffin or handmade good. Highly recommended!

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Holland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you are looking for something else than the regular temple or tea plantation visit and want to be inspired and moved by wonderful people, then take a ricksjaw to the 20 minutes from Munnar Srishti Welfare Centre. This Tata initiative houses a school for lesser abled children, a textile factory, a recycle paper factory, a bakery and a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It is a natural paper making and dyeing unit run by Tata for the physically challenged people. Its a beautiful campus located among the tea gardens. A very calm place with lots of smiling faces. We were shown the whole unit and explained as to how the process of paper making and dyeing is carried out. They also have a... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We visited this place as part of our tour. It has been set up by Tata for the welfare of physically challenged people. There is a beautiful garden with many flowers that you would see in an English garden. The plants are used for dying materials and the handmade paper that they make on site. I bought a beautiful silk... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A school, dyeing unit and natural paper making unit and a bakery all together make up Srishti, a Non profit run by Tata's in Munnar. Set in a scenic valley, it makes for the most beautiful day I spent in Munnar. Quite geared and happy to receive visitors, we walked in at 11am without information. We were immediately escorted by... More 

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