The Southern region of India comprises the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Kerala. The Tata Trusts interventions in the South are focused in the areas of education, enhancing livelihoods, health, water issues and agricultural productivity.
The Trusts support research initiatives that seek solutions to water-related issues through the Tata Water Mission in South India. Building and enhancing livelihoods of small and marginal farmers is the Trusts objective in the initiation of the Reviving the Green Revolution programme in Tamil Nadu, with agricultural and allied interventions tailored to suit local conditions. In Karnataka, Kalike Samruddhi Upakram targets overall human development through health, livelihoods, skill development, and education as the core.