PURA (Providing Urban amenities in Rural Areas) is a notable programme initiated by His Excellency, the former President of India, Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam .The perspective of the programme is to enhance the development in villages with all basic facilities like Roads, Water, Lighting, School, Communication, health and employment in order to arrest migration from rural areas to urban and also to improve the income generation in rural areas.
SAKTHI PURA was taken up by Nachimuthu Industrial Association (NIA) Educational Institutions and it was launched by the former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on 19.12.2006 at Pollachi. Dr.MCET through Extension Services Department is doing the PURA activities in pollachi region in 5 cluster villages.They are grouped into 5 clusters based on geographical area
The Five Clusters are:
- Then Sangampalayam
Department Head :
Presently Mr. P.A. Periyasamy is the Head of the Extension Services Department