Sarvajana School works towards “education for all without caste, religion or creed”
This is the foundation of the PSG and Sons Charities. It was here that the most important ideals of the trust took shape fulfilling the education dreams of India's youth. The school that started with a mere 170 student and 7 teachers, has over the years churned out innumerable students and award winning teachers.
PSG Industrial Institute pioneered the concept of industry and academics functioning together. It was used as a war training centre during World War II for training war technicians. The Institute’s first record of fame came when it manufactured the first centrifugal pump & electric motor. Today, it is an ISO 9001 accredited unit serving as a platform for engineering students. It is also at the forefront of manufacturing indigenous motors of world class standards and the conventional lathes.
This is Coimbatore's oldest polytechnic college and is also one of Tamil Nadu's largest. In 1934, the PSG Industrial Institute structured a 2 year certificate program in technical education. It is a forward integration of PSG Technical Institute. Access to facilities used by PSG tech and also the industry inside give students an edge over others.
The school was taken over from the District Board in 1943 in order to meet the educational needs of the hamlet of Vedapatti near Coimbatore. The School was established with laboratory equipment imported from Europe. The School offers umpteen professional courses and taking a cue from here, the Tamil Nadu Government introduced various professional courses all over the state.
The Primary School was started to meet the educational requirements of people from the rural side of Peelamedu. It has been a boon to people in the area and stepping stone for the academic progress of their wards.
During a time when many students discontinued higher education after school due to a lack of Arts & Science College, PSG College of Arts & Sciences was the first private college established in Coimbatore with the motto of Knowledge, Love and Service. The first batch of 88 students was trained by 7 well experienced staffs. Today, it offers more than 22 undergraduate programmes, 17 post graduate programmes and more than 8 diploma and certificate programmes. Every year more than 4000 students learn about the myriad branches of arts and sciences under about 220 plus faculty members. PSG CAS has become one of the first colleges in the country to be conferred with autonomy way back in 1978. Currently, PSGCAS holds the NAAC 5 star accreditation and an ISO 9001:2000 certification by TUV Rheinland, Germany in 2003.
PSG Tech was born as the brain child of the legend Mr GRD in commemoration of the Trust’s Silver Jubilee in 1951. Originally affiliated to the Madras University, today it functions as an autonomous college while being affiliated to the Anna University. The AICTE accreditation and the IS 9001 certification have added to the value based education imparted by the college. Here, the emphasis is on practical learning through constant industry-institute interaction. It has also set up various centres of excellence in collaboration with MNCs like Swiss Development Corporation, HP, Siemens, Fester, Silicon Graphics, etc. The College has international tie ups with many universities like Toledo University, University of Australia, and University of San Diego giving students an international exposure. The faculty profile, the placement track record and current status of the alumni are ample proof of the institute’s excellence.
Affordable health care was another passion of the trust. Primary health care centres were established in Vedapatti, Karadivavi, Neelambur to cater to the marginalized in those areas.
The Charities set up the foundry division in the year 1974, to cater to the engineering industries in India and abroad. With its wide range of sophisticated grey iron, SG Iron (nodular / ductile) and Ni-hard castings of high integrity, the PSG foundry has carved a niche for itself in the global market. This ISO 9001:2000 and ISO /TS 16949:2002 certified division is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to deliver its promise without compromise.
PSGIMSR imparts medical education, research and services by upholding its motto – “Health for All” The College offers various graduate and post graduate programmes in medicine to thousands of students every year. The Institute also offers education is associated fields of medicine. Students are exposed to various live cases as it the college is attached to the PSG Hospitals
The Training department of PSG Industrial Institute offers the Sandwich Degree and Diploma courses since October 1983. From then, it has trained over Thirty Thousand Engineers and Entrepreneurs. Sandwich and regular streams are available for both the degree and the diploma programs. The nuances of hands-on practical work supplements the theory and lab work as part of the course.
PSG Hospitals, established by the PSG & Sons Charities, is a symbol of relentless pursuance towards rendering sophisticated high quality care, at an affordable cost, to the sick and needy. The hospital offers comprehensive care under a single roof setting the best standards in health care services by continually improving its performance and exceeding the expectations of patients and their families. The hospital consistently updates itself with the latest World class Medical Technologies to provide for the benefit of all.
PSG Centre for Sponsored Research and Consultancy was established in 1989 to foster industrial consultancy and research. Consultancy work and testing of materials or products are done here for several Government and private industries by every department of all the colleges. Scholars and researchers guide students to get sponsors through the centre.
PSG Centre for Non-formal & Continuing Education (PSG CNCE) was established in the year 1989. The centre helps in-house and external organizations to keep their human resource updated in the latest of what is happening in the field. Many corporate companies have used this facility to up lift the skill sets of their staffs.
Originally, the institute was started with the aim of developing the human resource of the textile fraternity by training people. Later, the company adapted its focus to research in textile technology. The Centre also concentrates on the development of jute and its associated products.
PSG urban health centre was started to provide affordable primary health care to the needy population living near Neelambur, Vedapatti and Vellalore etc
In the early 1990s, spurred by the onset of the liberalization of the Indian Economy, the PSG group decided to upgrade its department of management studies into a complete institute of management. PSGIM offers about post graduate and diploma programmes in management studies. Nearly a thousand students learn management tactics under the tutelage of more than 30 faculty members and 50 visiting professors. Active collaborations with IIFT, Kerala Management Association, Alliance Francaise, University of Toledo and Hoff university of Germany have spaced the institute in a niche.
The Nursing College is affiliated to Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai. It is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, Delhi and the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai. The best of the students are absorbed by the PSG hospitals and many other best of hospitals in India and abroad
In line to the policy of PSG trust that one should be a job giver, PSG-STEP was established in the year 1998 by PSG College of Technology in association with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India & All India Financial Institution to promote technology based enterprise in the areas of Software, Electronic Products, Hi-tech Mechanical Products, Eco-friendly Textile Products & Bio-technology using the core strengths of PSG College of Technology. PSG STEP’s efforts to promote entrepreneurship among technology graduates have encouraged more than 30 entrepreneurs to open outlets within the PSG Tech college premises.
Being situated in a town of thriving enterprise has continuously fuelled the group’s desire for growth. PSG College of Technology was selected by TIFAC (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Cell) to set up a Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) in product design, optimization and collaborative product commerce. PSG TIFAC CORE was set up under PPP model by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, PSG Tech and Pricol Industries in 2001.
PSG College of Physiotherapy College has been churning professional therapists who are trained in India’s leading therapy unit to meet the ever increasing demand for professionals in India and abroad.
The college is affiliated to the Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai and offers a four year Graduate program in Pharmaceutical Technology and Sciences.
With over 30 associated institutions falling under the PSG banner, the need for exclusive Public Relations and Advertising centre increased. This in-house agency was established to meet the enormous volume of communications requirement of the Trust. The centre also runs a Post Graduate programme in advertising and communication.
This school concentrates on moulding children at the most impressionable age. A holistic approach to education, coupled with its 90 plus year old legacy enables the group to offer its primary school goer a novel experience in learning. From Kindergarten to doctorate programs, PSG had reached a full circle.
Backed by its expertise in health care management, this branch of the PSG institutions offers world class training for students in related fields. It has tie-ups with several institutions and international training centres helping students with abundant opportunities for placements abroad.
Backed by its expertise in health care management, this branch of the PSG institutions offers world class training for students in related fields. It has tie-ups with several institutions and international training centres and this helps it to offer its students abundant opportunities for placements abroad.
The PSG Institute of Advanced Studies co-ordinates inter disciplinary R&D projects among the various PSG Institutions apart from identifying need based, industry specific, short term and long term manpower training programmes. PSGIAS is in the process of setting up new laboratories with state of the art facilities in emerging areas of science and technology to cater to post graduate education as well as academic and sponsored research.
The Co-educational School runs with the objective to leave the legacy of overall development in the students with holistic education and give them a competitive edge over other counterparts. A rich repertoire of co-curriculum and extra curriculum allow latent talents to bloom in a nurturing and non-threatening environment
Within the shortest duration of opening the Institute, PSGITAR achieved First Rank among 500 plus affiliated colleges of Anna University. It achieved an astounding pass percentage of 97% in the last academic year. In addition to the regular Engineering courses, the research wing is the core spirit of the institute. The PSGITAR has come up with the NI-VI Centre, the National Instruments Virtual Instrumentation Centre that will provide hands on training to the students in lab view to facilitate the physical simulation of Engineering Systems in association with the National Instruments Systems, Bangalore