D. V. Venkatagiri


Established in 2010 Puthiya Thalaimurai Foundation is an NGO working actively in Tamil Nadu and in Pondicherry in the fields of – Rural Education, Small & Rural Business Promotion, Healthcare Support for the Rural Population, Higher Education Assistance for the Economically Disadvantaged, Road Safety Education and Yoga Camps and Active Support during Natural Calamities.


Currently the Foundation creates a positive impact in 23 Villages for over 1500 village school students with the support of 30 volunteer teachers, provides linkages for over 600 rural and micro enterprises, has given higher education to over 1200 students in different streams, takes free / very affordable healthcare facilities to over 60 villages in Kanchipuram and Chengelput, and has conducted over Yoga Camps for over 10000 youth all over Tamilnadu.


PTF’s arm, ISRB Expo (Indian Small & Rural Business Exposition), ever since its inception in 2013, has been conducting workshops and training programmes to promote small & rural enterprises all over Tamil Nadu, The Forum provides Training, Mentoring, Guidance to avail Financial Linkages and Marketing Assistance.


The Foundation is expanding its reach to other parts of India.