Attappady ITDP started as a Tribal Block under community Development Programme on 01/04/1962 Later converted as Integrated Tribal Development Project the first of its kind in Kerala in 15/08/1976.

During this period the area of jurisdiction was the Attappady Block area. And after the reorganization of the Scheduled Tribes Development Department the whole Palakkad District came under ITDP Attappady. In 1995 a separate Tribal Development Office has been started functioning at Civil Station Palakkad excluding Attappady Block Area.

The ITDP Attappady looks after all tribal development activities in Education, Health, Infrastructure Development, Livelihood and Social Security Sectors.

Tribal Development Block Established : 01/04/1962
Formation of ITDP : 15/08/1976
Re organization : 17/04/1989
As per GO(P0 18/89/SCSTDD dtd 17/04/1989

The Organizational set up

Apart from this Project Officer is the ex officio secretary of Attappady Block Panchayath and Block Development Office