Trust & Management Team

Trust & Management Team

About the Trust

In founding the Charitable Trust, Sri Rengaswamy Educational Trust (SRET) in 2001, the Founder Chairman, Prof. A.K. Natesan, was spurred on by the aim of fostering higher education to all and providing excellent professional educational facilities for rural India to uplift the downtrodden communities. Initially, the Trust started Teacher-Training Institutions, and in 2007, it carved a niche for itself in professional education under the brand name of Excel Group Institutions at Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu. These illustrious institutions housed in magnificent buildings are located on a sprawling area of over 130 acres beside the National Highway (NH-544) between Salem and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India.

Sri Rengaswamy Educational Trust (SRET) is drawn forward by the vision of imparting high-quality Technical and Medical Education, in addition to Science, Commerce & Arts, and making the students imbibe the expertise that leads them from darkness to light, thus beckoning them to usher in a new and equitable society. Its prime axiom is to make the students emerge as a sturdy and vibrant generation that is academically sound, socially altruistic and financially enterprising. Standing tall at the summit of higher learning as a unique educational edifice, SRET has 14 institutions & 2 social organisations under its fold, known worldwide as Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam – 637 303, in the Namakkal District of Tamilnadu, India.


To Achieve Education for All
To help the students to find some unique and sustainable competitive advantage in today’s heightened competitive educational arena
To make education meet the changing needs of the people and the time
To take up the primary responsibility of enhancing excellence and diversity in teaching, research and in service
To envision institutions where education means the unfolding of the capacities of the mind
To make these institutions a place of intellectual growth for all communities of the nations of the world
To find ways and means to bring a quantum change in the quality of education
To develop human resources and skills by networking established colleges for quality education and practical expertise

About the Management

Our Hon’ble Chairman



Rtn. AKS Prof. A.K. Natesan, MCom, MBA, MPhil, PhD, DSADP, DLL, FTA

Founder & Hon. Chairman, Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam

Founder, Excel Enviro Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Agri Farms Pvt. Ltd.

Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Farm Products Pvt. Ltd.

President, Tamilnadu Ball Badminton Association (TNBBA)

Secretary, Association of Managements of Coimbatore Anna University-Affiliated Colleges (AMCAUAC)

Fellow of Textile Association (FTA)

Hon. Chairman, The Kavery Group Institutions, Salem


Prof. Dr. A.K. Natesan, Rotary District Governor & The First AKS Member of Rotary District-2982, is a visionary Higher Education administrator. He was the District Governor of Rotary International District-2982 for the year 2019-20. He is also the Hon. Chairman of Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam, & The Kavery Educational Institutions, Salem. He is the Secretary of the “Association of Management of Coimbatore Anna University Affiliated Colleges” (AMCAUAC) and the President of Tamilnadu Ball Badminton Association (TNBBA) for 2016-2020 and Chairman of ISTE (TN Chapter).

Profession & Awards

Prof. Natesan promotes four Engineering colleges, a Business School, a College of Architecture, Polytechnic Colleges, B.Ed./MEd Colleges, Naturopathy & Yoga Medical College, Homoeopathy Medical College, Pharmacy College, Nursing Colleges and a Physiotherapy College as well as Allied Medical Science colleges.

Excel Group Institutions outspreading a 130-acre, eco-friendly campus at Komarapalayam & The Kavery Educational Institutions extended over 32 acres of sylvan campus at Salem, employ 1000 plus teaching and non-Teaching staff provides for the academic as well as the non-academic needs of a total of 13,000 students.

Dr. Natesan has been awarded numerous meritorious Awards and conferred Titles by several Institutions and Professional Bodies. The Government of Tamil Nadu conferred on him the Title of the State’s Best NSS Programme Officer, twice.  He also has been conferred on, prestigious awards like the “Kalingarayan Award”.

Prof. Natesan has served the Rotary Club in the roles of the Club President, Assistant Governor, District Chair & Literacy Committee Chairman, District Governor for the year 2019-20 (RI District-2982) and is now invested as the District Trainer for the year 2022-23.


Dr. A.K. Natesan did his Doctorate – Ph.D. in Financial Management – from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, and obtained his MBA from National Institute of Technology, Trichy (formerly REC). He completed his PG in Sri Vasavi College, Erode, & UG at PSG Arts College, Coimbatore. He has over 38 years of experience in Higher Education as an administrator, Professor and Executive leader.

Dr. A.K. Natesan has travelled across the world and visited many Universities in the USA, Canada, Argentina, the UK, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, UAE, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Macau, etc. The entire family of Dr. A.K. Natesan are Paul Harris Family (PHF) Awardees and he has contributed over USD 3.10 Lakh, equivalent to Indian Rupees 2 Crores, and he has attended a District Governor-Elect (DGE)’s International Training Conference at San Diego, the USA, for a week.


Started 3 New Clubs @ Hosur & Salem.
Collected Rs. 5.45 lakhs as The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Donation including an Endowment Donor & an Arch Klumph Society (AKS) Membership
Executed the mega projects of Global Grand, including the Namakkal & Hosur Dialysis Centres for 5 lakhs US Dollars.
Coordinated with PDG K. S. Venkatesh & Dr. Sagadevan to raise Rs. 1 crore donation for Covid Trust Hospital.
As a Trainer, imparted all the Trainings using novel methods.
Continuously implemented Global Grow Rotary’s ‘PROJECT BLUE’ by providing Furniture to Government Schools in District-2982 & in 3203–Erode District.

He has become the first Arch Klumph Society (AKS) member of our District by pledging to contribute 2.50 Lakh US Dollars to Rotary Foundation.



Rtn. AKS Dr. N. Mathan Karthick, MBBS, MHSc (Diabetology), MISTE, PHF

Vice-Chairman & Secretary – SRET

Vice-Chairman, Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam

Director, Excel Enviro Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Managing Director, Excel Hi-Tech Infraa & Services Pvt. Ltd.

Managing Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Agri Farms Pvt. Ltd.

Managing Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Farm Products Pvt. Ltd.

Vice-Chairman, The Kavery Group Institutions, Salem.

A graduate of the illustrious Harvard University-tied up Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, Dr. Mathan Karthick is a proven leader who builds respectful and empowering relationships with Principals, Faculty and Staff. He has succeeded in making Excel Group Institutions blaze forth in the Technical, Medical, Arts, Siddha, Homoeopathy & Paramedical Courses crowned with a Multispeciality Hospital.

Dr. Mathan Karthick’s forte is his ability to innovate and adapt to the exigencies of the existing scenario and it helps Excel Group Institutions scale new heights in quality and achieve accreditation to higher orders of ranking.

Dr. Mathan Karthick is a member of Erode Round Table, CII–Young Indians, Rotary Club of Komarapalayam, ISTE, MCI and other local social organizations.


Managing Trustee

Rtn. AKS N. Parvathy, PHF

Chairperson & Managing Trustee – SRET & Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam

Rtn. Mrs. Parvathy is a person who cares for the students, faculty and visitors with motherly affection. She ensures better interiors and infrastructure for efficient and productive working. With her vision and coordination, she has helped SRET to reach unmatchable levels of excellence.