The Conceptual Background
Suddi’ is the brand name of the organization and this name is associated with the term ‘Mahithi’ which in Kannada means information. Hence the name ‘Suddi mahithi’. Suddi Mahithi is basically a programme based on Grama Swaraj thinking. Mahithi (inrormation) is knowledge which leads to awareness and gives power. To succeed, it needs the support of service. If the information is not correct and if the service is not reliable it will do more harm than good. So Suddi Mahithi – by giving Right Information and Reliable Service of the people to the people – make them think, to have choice and go in for action without any misgivings. Suddi Mahithi also helps them by providing the information about resources and its availability. This will create opportunities and demand. This will in turn make them richer and empower them. Empowered people can create and make things happen. Hence this makes Suddi Mahithi a powerful tool which can empower the society.