P.S.R. Ramasamy Telugu Minority Educational and Charitable Trust was started in the year 1998 with an objective of providing technical education in this backward area to uplift the downtrodden people and to develop the industries. It is the noble endeavor of the philanthropists Mr. R. Ramadoss, Chairman and Mr. R. Solaisamy, Correspondent who are leading industrialists of this soil. The trust is presently running institutions namely P.S.R. Engineering College, P.S.R. Rengasamy College of Engineering for Women, P.S.R. Polytechnic College and P.S.R. College of Education. The institutions are sprawled over an area of 120 acres of land south of Sivakasi on Sivakasi –Sankarankoil highway. The trust has been generous enough in offering free Education to few selected students every year based on their performance in qualifying examination and also their economical status. The institutions have also been rendering social services to the people of this area by the way of conducting programmes for rural school students, organizing awareness campaigns, funding for development of rural schools and so on.
P.S.R. Engineering College was established in the year 1999 with three branches and an annual intake of 180. Within a short span of a decade the institution has grown to a level of offering six under graduate programmes and two post graduate programmes. The total students strength as on date in the campus is about 2200. The institution is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Tirunelveli. The institution is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi and has also obtained ISO 9001:2000 Certification to maintain its standards in technical education. The institution aims at becoming a place of higher academic excellence.
P.S.R. Rengasamy College of Engineering for Women has been started in the year 2008, to provide quality technical education exclusively for women who are far behind in technical education in this area and to serve for the cause of women upliftment. The institution is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Tirunelveli. The institution is offering four under graduate programmes in Engineering and Technology.
P.S.R. Polytechnic College was established in the year 2007 which is felt to impart technical education at diploma level to the poor, needy and rural youth in this backward area. The college is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai.
The students are trained in all aspects with well equipped laboratories and experienced staff members to meet out the industrial needs.
P.S.R. College of Education stepped in the field of Education since 2007 with an annual intake of 100 students and subsequently enhanced its strength to 200 from the year 2008. The institution has been imparting teaching skills to young graduates who have dedicated themselves to be a teacher.
The college is approved by NCTE, Bangalore and affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai and offering B.Ed. programmes in Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, History, Computer Science, Economics and Commerce.