Chetana School  can be considered to be a Child Development Centre for the challenged that provides  academic as well as non formal education and therapeutic services for children and young adults with physical and mental challenges. In addition to normal class our students offers training in Yoga, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Music, Dance, Physical Education, Computer Training, Tailoring, Yakshagana, Vocational Training and training in personal hygiene along with literacy education. School provides free education, food, uniform etc. We provide our students vocational training and organize and take part in exhibitions to sell the items prepared by them. In addition, we participate in sports competitions and functions for the physically and mentally challenged students in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada Distrcts.

We organize eye and medical check up, distribution of wheel chairs, crutches and hearing aids. We arrange camps for psychiatric counseling to the parents.
We plan to gradually extend our activities to serve the mentally and physically challenged children and their parents of the entire Karkala Taluk.

The following is a list of the activities:

 Speech Therapy : We have speech therapy facility for the benefit of students and adults.

Physiotherapy     :  We have appointed full time physiotherapist in the school to give required physiotherapy treatment  to our students and public who are in need of it.

Physical Education and Yoga  :  Physical Education and Yoga is part of our education system. Classes conducted everyday to the students

Self-Help Skills :

Vocational Activities :  handicrafts, cards, jewellery, pen and mobile stands, artificial flowers, mementos, woolen mats, phenyl, mats, paper envelopes are being prepared by the students.

Supportive Activities : Drawing, Dance, Yakshagana  classes are conducted regularly for the students.

 Computer Class  : We have separate computer class room and students also are capable of operating computers are being given necessary training.

Tailoring Class : We have full pledged training classroom facility. The students also capable of tailoring work are being given necessary training. This will be helpful to lead a independent life and self reliance.