A group of eight professionals from varied disciplines under the motivation of the current CEO (a veteran of the Development field with many years of experience to his credit) came together in 1986 to establish DPG. DPG's activities are spread out between the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The projects cover a broad spectrum of urban and rural development issues and range from housing, education, community organisation, women's empowerment, sanitation, watershed development, micro finance, livelihood enhancement etc.. Since year 2000, DPG has expended its role to offer micro-credit services to the poor as well.
Development Promotion Group (DPG) is a non-government development organisation that was founded in 1986 by Mr.R.Bhakther Solomon, a veteran of the Development field with many years of experience to his credit. DPG's activities are spread out between the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with a small presence in Kerala.