SREE NARAYANA TRUST [S.N. TRUST]
Sree Narayana Trust was formed in 1952. R.Sankar was the first General Secretary of the S.N Trust. Under his stewardship, S.N Trust functioned effectively and efficiently, main intention behind the formation of S.N Trust to manage the educational institutions under S.N.D.P Yogam.
After the independence Sir C.P Ramaswami Iyer (Diwan of Travancore) invited Mannath Padmanabhan and R.Sankar and gave permission to start one collage each. R. Sankar started Sree Narayana Collage, Kollam in 1948 under the guidance of SNDP Yogam and Mannath Padmanabhan started Mahatma Gandhi Collage Thiruvananthapuram under Nair Service Society. After that many schools, collages, technical schools & hospitals started under S.N Trust.
S.N TRUST AND MAJOR INSTITUTIONS UNDER S.N TRUST
Sree Narayana Trust opened schools from Trivandrum to Kannur with the inspiration of Guru’s word “Vidyakondu Prabuddaravuka” means enlightened through education, most of the institutions started at the time of R.Sankar. Before education was in the hands of few sections and lower classes and poor people can’t imagine higher education, for a certain extend these can be solved by S.N educational institutions under the supreme guidance of R.Sankar.
There are main fourteen collages and more than 50 educational institutions are working under S.N Trust major institutions are
Sree Narayana Collage Kollam (1948)
Sree Narayana Women’s Collage Kollam (1951)
Sree Narayana Collage Kannur (1960)
T.K.M Collage Nangayarkulangara (1964)
Sree Narayana Collage Chempazhanthi (1964)
Sree Narayana Collage Cherthala (1964)
Sree Narayana Collage Varkala (1964)
In 1964 these 4 collages are started when R.Sankar was the Chief Minister of Kerala
Sree Narayana Collage Punalur (1965)
Sree Narayana Collage Nattika (1967)
Sree Narayana Collage Chelannur (1968)
Sree Narayana Collage Alathur (1968)
Sree Narayana Collage Chathannur (1981)
Sree Narayana Collage Chengannur (1981)
M.P Moothedath Memorial Collage Shornur (1981)
Sree Narayana Training Collage Nedungad (1958)
Hospitals are also started by S.N Trust
Major hospitals are R.Sankar Memorial Hospital Kollam,
R Sankar Memorial Hospital Punalur
Dr.Palpu Memorial Sree Narayana Hospital Ayroor etc.