Sri Muthukumaran Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai was established in 2009 managed by Sri Muthukumaran Educational Trust. The Medical College has been approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. The College is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu DR.MGR Medical University, Chennai. An Educational trust called Sri Muthukumaran Educational Trust was formed in the year 1984 with Thirumathi Gomathy Radhakrishnan as Chairperson, Thiru. A.N.Radhakrishnan as Managing Trustee and Thirumathi D.Meenaksi Ammal as Trustee. The Trust has dedicated itself to the cause of Knowledge and empowerment with special focus on education and medical services for the socially economically weaker section in rural arrears.