The Coimbatore Educational and Cultural Foundational Trust (CECFT ) has its primary objective as the promotion of higher education in Arts, Science and Commerce, Management and Technology; with this end in view, the following educational institutions were started by the trust and are run successfully in the past three decades:
SANKARA POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
SANKARA COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND COMMERCE
SANKARA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
The Educational Institutions of the CECFT aims to achieve excellence through high quality, competency / value based education to the young generations preparing them to face confidently any challenge in their later professional lives. The students are also exposed to the moral and ethical values of our motherland and are taught to keep these high ideals in their future life.
These Institutions are housed in a sprawling campus of about 40 acres of land with modern buildings with all amenities; they are now located almost in heart of the city well connected by city buses and institutional transport.
Late.Shri. T. K. Pattabhiraman
Founder and Former Correspondent
Shri. T.K. Pattabhiraman was born on 19th July 1917, and graduated from St. Joseph's College, Trichy in 1940. He is an Industrialist cum Educationalist in Coimbatore.
"KALVICHEMMAL" Award was presented by the Educational Minister Mr. M.Thambi Durai, Government of Tamilnadu.
He is the recipient of Indira Gandhi Priyadharshini Award presented in 1995 for the outstanding services achievement and contributions in Social, Educational and Spiritual Services to Society. He was the President of Coimbatore Cloth Merchants Association for about 20 years. He was the President and Secretary of Sri Ayyappan Pooja Sangham, one of the reputed social and Religious Institution in Coimbatore from 1966 to 1981. He was the Chairman Board of Trustees of Arulmighu Sri Baladhandayuthapani Temple, Sukrawarpet, Coimbatore for the past 10 years. During his period Sri Murugan Temple was completely renovated by conducting Three Sorpozhivu by late Thirumuruga Kribananda Variar.
He was the Founder Managing Trustee of Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple at Thiruvenkitaswamy Road, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore. With the blessings of Centenarian Mahaswamigal of Kanchi Kamakodi Peedom, the Kamakshi Amman Temple was consecrated and Kumbabhishekam was performed in the year 1976. He is the Correspondent and Managing Trustee of Sankara Educational Institutions.
MANAGING TRUSTEES INCLUDES
Shri. T. P. Ramachandran, Managing Trustee & Secretary
Shri. T. P. Vasantharaman, Trustee.