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Thiru.J.RAJENDRAPRASAD
CORRESPONDENT
& SECRETARY

Thiru J.Rajendra Prasad, a philanthropist, created a revival in the field of education in the steel city of Salem by the installation of Vysya College, Vysya Institute of Management Studies(VIMS) ,Vysya College of Education(B.Ed) and Vasavi Vidhya Trust Group of Institutions, Jairam College of Arts and Science , Jairam Public school and Jairam Higher Secondary School. His helping hands extended to provide quality education to the rural and urbanities. He was born in 1948 and completed his education in the year 1964. He supplied grams, pulses, sugar, wheat, maida and kirana products to entire Tamilnadu from the year 1967 to 1978.

In 1977, he started Fried gram mill in Erode named as “Swastik Brand” which was outcome of his friends Raja and Ganapathy, he acknowledged their help and named it as “Rajaganapathy Mill”. Then he started “Bhuvana Stores” in Shevapet and became the market leader in selling the products to entire Tamilandu. Through his unique knowledge he started a store in Pondicherry and was successful. He started jairam Theatre in the year 1982 and to add feathers to his cap he started Bhuvan Warehouse Corporation in the year 1984 which still exists in Shevapet.

In this mean time, Vysya community people, through Vasavi Vidya Trust, incepted Vysya College in 1989 – 1990. The trust members requested Thiru. J.Rajendra Prasad to join as life member in the trust. He was coronate as the secretary of the institution on 21.11.1990. In the beginning, the institution had only 65 students and 15 faculty members and now it is turned over 11 UG, 9 PG and 5 M.Phil Programmes and 75 faculty members through his commitment, perseverance, enthusiasm and dedication. His unquenchable thirst to provide quality education in the field of education, management education and IT, made him to establish Vysya College of Education which is affiliated to Tamilnadu Teacher Education University, Chennai and Vasavi Vidhya Trust Group of Institutions (Faculty of MBA and MCA) affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.

Vasavi Vidhya Trust Chairman Thiru. R.P.Sarathy insisted him to start a school to provide quality education at school level. To fulfill his wish, he energized to start a school named “ Bhuvana Junior College” in 2000. Unfortunately he couldn’t get permission to start the school. But this obstacle did not stop his enthusiastic spirit instead it made him to start his own college named “ Jairam arts and Science College” in the memory of his father Jairam Chettiar in 2001. At present, in this Hi-tech institution, more than 2700 students pursuing their graduation. His empowering vision to start a school has come true in 2011 and he started “ Jairam Public School” and Jairam Higher Secondary School in 2015. His commitment to professional excellence and global quality is today a benchmark for most of the intuitions in and around the Salem district.

The prime motto of Vasavi Vidya Trust is to serve the cause of education, help the aged and construct hospital to serve the poor. One of our aims is to generate and disseminate knowledge with discipline and to become a globally recognized centre of excellence in the field of Higher Education and Research. For this motto, our institution was initiated in the year 1990 by Vasavi Vidya Trust which was formed in the year 1989. This trust enhances the help for the needy people up to now.

“We cannot always build the future for youth but we can build our youth for future”.
Vysya College is the first self financing Co-educational institution in and around Salem, Dharmapuri and Namakkal districts. Till 1997, it was affiliated to Madras University and from the academic year 1997 it has been affiliated to Periyar University, Salem. It offers 11 UG programmes, 9 PG programmes and 5 M.Phil., Research Programmes with state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities. The college has reached its pinnacle by getting accredited with the prestigious “A” Grade by the NAAC in the year 2004. As a proof of the quality service, the college has been Re-accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC in the year 2011.

Vasavi Vidya Trust extended its service in the field of Higher education by offering B.Ed programme (Affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai) in the name of 'Vysya College of Education' from the academic year 2007-2008. In addition to that, our college includes MBA and MCA programmes affiliated to Anna University, Chennai in the name of Vasavi Vidya Trust Group of Institutions(Faculty of MBA and MCA) from 2009-10.

We have completed 26 years and stepped into the 27th year of service in the field of higher education with the endeavour, dedication, hard work and sincerity. Our goal is not only to provide education but to produce efficient graduates. At present, in this institution, more than 2000 students are pursuing their graduation.

After the completion of his /her graduation, we trust that we send a confident and well-rounded personality into the competitive world to take on life's challenges as the long and interesting road ahead to travel.

Students need not to be born with greatness, but they can be made great. You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.