A warm welcome to Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education.
This is the right spot for you to get trained in your chosen field of study. You have almost all pro-grammes underthe sun, except of course, Medicine. Back in the 1980’s the Institute was instituted by a divine dispensation. It was rather mysterious to me; to set up a Centre for higher learning in a backward village was strange then. But now it is very clear to me; the Institute is set up here to help improve the plight of the children of the local farmers and artisans, who have no access to higher education, especially Engi-neering. I am very passionate about this Institute. As I too hail from this locality, I know the difficulties of the local people; over the years, hundreds and thousands of children from the huts o