In Coimbatore, the City famous for its Hospitality and Culture, P.Perichi Gounder Memorial Education and Charitable Trust (PPG Trust), a renowned, benevolent, Charitable, educational trust was established in the year 1992 by Dr.L.P.Thangavelu, M.S., a leading laparoscopic surgeon . It is an institution par excellence rendering yeomen service catering to the needs of budding youth and under-privileged. The founder-chairman Dr.L.P.Thangavelu being the visionary and erudite educationist has encrypted in the DNA of the institution the poise to evolve into a paragon of perfection and excellence. With the able support of his wife Mrs.Shanthi Thangavelu as the Trustee the institutions under the banner of PPG are making strides in achieving and accumulating accolades and laurels.
The trust has established and been nurturing various educational institutions for the last 10 years in Coimbatore - College of Nursing, School of Nursing, College of Physiotherapy, College of Education, Teacher Training Institute, Institute of Technology and Business School and offers B.Sc. & M.Sc. Nursing, BPT & MPT, B.Ed., & M.Ed., Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Teacher Education, BE and MBA.