Issues of concern in Nagarkoodal village
- Migration of work force due to drought
- Undulating rocky slopes with high level of soil erosion
- Low level of nutritional and healthcare awareness
- Debt ridden society
- Creation of local employment – a nursery, manufacture and sale of vermi-compost, organic pesticides and herbal sprays, embroidery and tailoring, paper making, screen-printing, bread and biscuit baking, and soap making.
- Establishment of a micro credit program- loans at reasonable rates of interest
- Education and awareness- about the ecological and economic benefits of plant resources
- Soil rejuvenation techniques- to help improve soil, using techniques such as green manuring, mulching and crop rotation.
- Local Health Tradition and education- -Provide first aid, medical advice based on local herbal and natural resources