Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation
The strong desire of a philanthropist and educationist, Dr.A.Shanmugasundaram, to develop education paved the way for the establishment of Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal Medical Educational and Charitable Trust at Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Vinayaka Missions Trust. By his zeal, dedication and untiring effort he made a niche for himself to the cause of education. His bold and strong conviction is "Education is a important instrument for social change". His main objective is to make education reachable to the masses. In pursuance of this objective, the University has established various educational institutions in the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health sciences, engineering, management, computer science applications and basic sciences, thereby contributing to the global needs for knowledge and education.