What does DMA do?We are committed to promote our culture.

DMA is committed to promote Kerela art and culture with various activities conducted time to time. We conduct various inter area / zone wise competitions of dance, music, painting etc to support these activities.



Promotion of Art & Culture


  • Conducts area wise and inter area wise completions in dance, music, painting, literary fields, quiz etc.
  • Organizes cultural programs (area wise and centralized) on occasions like Onam, Christmas-New Year, Republic Day and Independence Day.
  • Organizes drama festivals, music concerts, folk dance festivals, literary symposium etc in honor of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal, the doyen of Classical Music, music/dance extravaganza `tribute to Swathi Thirunal’ is being held every year.
  • Regular classes for music and dance are held in all areas of DMA to raise building maintenance funds for DMA & Kerala School (Mayur Vihar).
  • A Mega Cultural event `Delhi Malayalee Samgamam 2004’, was held at Jawarlal Nehru Stadium, in collaboration with Kairali TV Channel. About 100 film stars, Singers and Artists including Mammooty, Mohanlal, Shobana, Sukumari etc participated. A record audience of more than 50,000 was present. According to Mammooty, this gathering was the largest assembly of Malayalees outside Kerala, anywhere in the world.

Promotion of Education & Language


  • DMA organizes classes for Personality Development, improving general knowledge, counseling to students appearing in board exams.
  • DMA has established `Malayalam’ learning centers in all branches, for teaching Malayalam under the scheme `Malayala Bhasha Padana Kendram’ instituted by Government of Kerala.
  • DMA provides educational expenses (like fees, stationery, uniform, conveyance) to selected needy children of the lower strata of society.
  • DMA distributes awards to children for their academic excellence.

Promoting Health Care


  • Free blood donation camps
  • Medical check-up camps
  • Eye check-up camps
  • Free vaccination for 'Hepatitis' and many more

Promotion of Social Welfare

  • DMA has contributed and donated generously to fund-raising activities during natural calamities both national and international (Tsunami, earthquakes, floods etc.)
  • DMA provides woolen clothes, spectacles, other life supporting systems to persons on selected need-based manner to all sections of the society.
  • DMA conducts / organizes awareness camps on socially relevant issues, like healthcare, consumer quality related aspects.
  • In association with YWCA, New Delhi classes in Beauty Culture, tailoring and Embroidery, remedial tuitions are regularly held in office premises at Kalkaji area.
  • Blood donation volunteers are available from among the DMA family, to deal with emergency health situations.
  • DMA provides educational expenses (like fees, stationery, uniform, conveyance) to selected needy children of the lower strata of society.

Library and Reading Room by DMA


All areas of DMA maintain well-stocked Library consisting of books and periodicals from Malayalam, Hindi and English languages.


Promoting Sports & Games


Indoor sports / games facilities are available on a modest scale in many branches. In addition, to encourage and spot the talent, competitions in various sports / games discipline are regularly conducted by DMA and winners suitably rewarded.

Annual / periodical sports meet arranged on area wise and inter-Area wise basis.