Periyar Pura Centre For Rural Development

The Periyar PURA Centre for Rural Development (CRD), PMIST started in 2007 plays an effective role in coordinating, creating linkage and networking between various Centers, Departments and student organizations besides connecting various stakeholders of Rural Development which covers 0.1 million populations hailing from 67 Periyar PURA villages located in 4 blocks of Thanjavur, Pudukkottai and Trichy Districts.
The mission of Periyar PURA (Providing Urban amenities in Rural Areas) is to improve the standards of rural people through education, employment and to provide most essential facilities and to prevent their migration.
The specific objectives are
Initiate Entrepreneurship in local and regional level
Educate and impart Vocational Training
Health awareness programmes and medical camps to rural people
Disseminate technology Know - How and Do - How for the youth.
Propagating Clean India Programme
Research Activities
Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Chair
PMIST has instituted “Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Chair” in 2017 to carryout extension and research activities under the Periyar PURA centre for Rural Development. The research potentials are directed towards increasing employment generation, technology transfer, innovative practices for agriculture, village and women & child development.
Periyar Pura Centre For Rural Development
Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology,
Admission 2024-25
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