‘Ammathottil’ is the electronic cradle functioning under Kerala State Council for Child Welfare. It is instituted as a means of providing better life conditions for the destitute, abandoned and relinquished children. ‘Ammathottil’ facility is available in 13 districts of Kerala. Ammathottil, since its installation in 2002, have been effectively functioning in 15 places in the state of which two are in Thiruvananthapuram. The first Ammathottil was installed in the council premises on the Children’s day of 2002. 158 kids were obtained through this ‘Ammathottil’ till date.