SRI Vidhyalaya is established in June 2015. It is under the management of SRI (Society for Rural Improvement); a Regd. Tax exempted Charitable Trust, founded in 1996 for the alleviation of poverty and socio-economic empowerment of the poor rural women, serving more than 50,000 poor rural women across Kerala & Tamil Nadu. The founder of SRI, Dr. Prabhakar, is a colleague of Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Laureate. Dr. Prabhakar, the Director is an eminent academician and social activist, having over 3 decades of academic and administrative experience.
Suporters of SRI include Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Laureate, Mr. Iyyencode Sreedharan poet, writer and aritst, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honourable MP, Mr. T.K. Jose, IAS Addl. Chief Secretary, Dr. Pramila Devi, Member, Vanitha Commission, Dr. Sandhya IPS, ADGP, and Lt. Gen Vinod Nayanar, AVSM, PVSM. After more than two decades of academic service as a Professor in India, US., Europe, etc., Dr. Prabhakar returned to the rural areas of Kollengode, Palakkad, Kerala and embarked upon alleviation of poverty and socio-economic and academic empowerment of poor rural women and children.
Supporters of SRI include Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Laureate, Mr. Iyyencode Sreedharan, poet, writer and artist, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honourable MP, Mr. TK. Jose, IAS. Addl. Chief Secretary, Dr. Pramila Devi, Member, Vanitha Commission, Dr. Sandhya, IPS, ADGP, and Lt. Gen. Vinod Nayanar, AVSM, PVSM
Last two decades of expertise of SRI indicate one of the significant reasons for rural poverty is lack of quality education to the poor rural children. This has culminated in establishing SRI Vidhyalaya for the academic empowerment of poor rural children.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Dr. Prabhakar, Chairman, SRI
To discover and nurture the inherent talents of every child and provide an equal playing filed where one’s potentials can be developed into personal and social assets
Holistic approach, with value based education, where a class room is treated as a try-out-place and not simply a testing place.
To provide quality education to the poor rural children at affordable cost without taking any so called donation or hidden charges. To mould the younger generation to be useful, responsible and productive citizens.