Sakthidevi Charitable Trust was founded in the year 1997 by Shri.P.C.Duraisamy, Founder, Sakthi Masala, to promote the cause of community development services such as upliftment of physically challenged and mentally retarded, Educational Assistance to pursue higher Education, Appreciation to School Toppers in Government Public Examinations, Establishment of Libraries in Government Schools & Mass Tree Plantations are the other social welfare activities of Trust.


Sakthi Hospital is run by the Trust to serve the public and free consultancy by Specialised Doctors is offered in the fields of General Medicine, Ortho, Dental, Eye, ENT, Skin, Gynecology, Peadiatric & Rehabilitation. Periodical Medical Camps are conducted by the Specialised Doctors. The Trust is deputing Doctors and other Staff every week to conduct free Medical Check-up and Counselling for the inmates of "The Home for the Elderly" run by Lions Club of Erode Mid Town.


A Special School is being run by the Trust for Mentally Retarded children upto 14 years, free of cost. After the training by Special Educators the children are being admitted to the regular schools. Slow learners hailing from surrounding villages are given special training by Special Educators during evenings to improve the learning skills. The School is approved by the State Commissioner for the Disabled, Government of Tamilnadu.


Sakthi Rehabilitation Centre run by the Trust is Constructed in 10000 Sq.ft and fully equipped with latest equipments, offers free treatments daily to Physically & Mentally Challenged Children by Qualified Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy, Electro Theraphy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy. More than 150 children are benefitted. Further, a Dietician is giving advice to the Children/Parents/General public on their diet habits to maintain good health.


An Educational Assistance Programme, every year is being conducted by the Trust, where Educational assistance is provided to pursue Higher Education in the field of Medical, Engineering, Arts & Science. Erode district Government School Toppers (1st &2nd rank) in 10th & 12th Public Examinations are appreciated with Cash Prize & Certificate . Every year around 450 students are benefitted by these schemes.


Under this Project, three Governments Schools located in Manickampalayam, Chithode & Perundurai in Erode district are adopted. Libraries have been established in these schools in the name of "Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam" by the Trust. Staff members are appointed to manage the Library. It benefits over 6000 students and Teachers. Apart from the above, Personality Devevlopment programmes, Computer, Spoken-English, Home Keeping, Tailoring classes are conducted at regular intervals.


Trust is maintaining a nursery and growing various types of saplings for free supply to needy people, interested in Tree plantation under the project called "THALIR".
Cash Awards, Shields, Certificates, Gold Medals are given to best tree growers in a function every year to encourage the general public in Tree plantation. More than One Lakh saplings were supplied/planted at free of cost so far.


On request from Government / Municipal / Panchayat Schools for construction of additional blocks, Library block, toilets, compound wall, water facilities, etc, the Trust has been donating money for the construction of buildings etc, through Parents Teachers Associations in various rural places in Erode district.


A unique project "JEEVAN" a basic life supporting training programme is being conducted every month from September 2008 for the NCC, NSS, Youth Red Cross, Social Service League Students, Public Service Personnel and other volunteers in partnership with Indian Medical Association Nursing Home Board. This programme will be conducted for 4 years for the benefit of the general public.