Chairman’s Joint initiatives
- Vidya International Charitable Trust:
A trust that was instituted in the year 2000, with Mr. K. Muraleedharan as its Author Trustee and Founder Chairman for its first ten formative years, to provide professional education and financial support to students, in particular to the disadvantaged. The trust has grown from a small group to a collective of more than 1100 Non Resident Indians, with a corpus fund of Rs. 12 crores and net worth of over 120 crores, and several institutions under its fold.
- Vidya Academy of Science & Technology
A professional engineering college, with a wide range of disciplines and more than 1800 students on its rolls, built on a 30-acre campus in Thrissur. Affiliated to the University of Calicut and approved by AICTE, this institution offers different categories of scholarships to more than 22% of its students.
- Vidya IT Centre
An institute that offers courses in Information Technology in affiliation with various foreign universities, it is also an approved examination centre for major IT companies. It provides free educational scholarships to meritorious and financially challenged students.
- Vidya District Centres
These centres provide comprehensive career counselling to students and parents at a grassroots level through academic coaching, career guidance, personality development, learning methods, effective parenting and family counselling. The counselling intends to generate awareness in the community of the importance of higher education and guides students to the right faculties in accordance with their talents. Presently functioning at Thrissur and Alappuzha, the centre will eventually cover all the districts in Kerala.