INSTITUTIONS

re are 38,481 Hindu Religious and Jain Institutions under control of Hindu Religious and Charitable Department. details are as below:

1
Temples
36,441
2
holy Mutts
56
3
Temples attached to holy Mutts
57
4
Specific Endowments
1,721
5
Charitable Endowments
189
6
Jain temples
17
Total
38,481

CLASSIFICATION OF INSTITUTIONS :

Hindu religious institutions have been classified on basis of annual income as listed institutions and non-listed institutions as given below:

S. No.
Section
Annual income of Institution Number of Institutions.
1
Non-listed institutions: under Section 49(1)
having an annual income of less than Rs.10,000 34,470
2
Listed Institutions Under Section 46(i)
having an annual income of Rs.10,000 and less than Rs.2 lakh 3,331
3
Listed Institutions Under Section 46(ii)
having an annual income of Rs.2 lakh and less than Rs. 10 lakh 498
4
Listed Institutions Under Section 46(iii)
having an annual income of Rs.10 lakh and above 182
Total 38,481

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND OR INSTITUTIONS :


With the social object of inculcating culture, pious outlook etc. from a young age, religious and general education is imparted in the educational institutions run by temples. The Temple Administration along with their other obligations and responsibilities are running Patasalas, Colleges and Schools.

Such institutions are:

a. Educational Institutions

1
Arts, Culture and Science Colleges
5
2
Polytechnic College
1
3
Higher Secondary Schools
15
4
High Schools
8
5
Middle Schools
2
6
Elementary Schools
9
7
Matriculation School
1
8
CBSE School
1
9
Nadaswaram and Thavil - Musical Training Schools
2
10
Vedha Aagama Padasalas
2
11
Odhuvar Training Schools
2
12
Thevara Patasalas
2
13
School for the Deaf and Dumb
1
Total
51

list of Educational and Social Welfare institutions are as follows :

ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGES :

1
Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts and Culture College, Palani, Dindigul District
2
Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College for Women, Palani, Dindigul District
3
Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Courtallam, Thirunelveli District.
4
Sri Devi Kumari College for Women, Kuzhithurai, Kanyakumari District.
5
Poompuhar College, Melaiyur, Nagapattinam District.

POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE :

1
Arulmigu Palaniandavar Polytechnic College, Palani, Dindigul District.

HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOLS :

1
Arulmigu Periyanayagiamman Girls Higher Secondary School, Kovilur, Muthupettai, Tiruvarur District.
2
Arulmigu Subramaniaswami Thirukkoil Higher Secondary School, Maruthamalai, Vadavalli, Coimbatore District.
3
Arulmigu Vazhaithottathaiyan Higher Secondary School, Ayyampalayam, Samalapuram, Somanur, Tiruppur District.
4
Arulmigu Perur Santhalinga Adigalar Higher Secondary School, Perur, Coimbatore District.
5
Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar Girls Higher Secondary School, Madurai District.
6
Arulmigu Andavar Subramaniyaswamy Girls Higher Secondary School, Thirupparankundram, Madurai District
7
Arulmigu Thirumalai Kumaraswami Devasthana Girls Higher Secondary School, Kutralam, Tirunelveli District
8
Devasthana Higher Secondary School, Mandaikadu, Kanyakumari District.
9
Sri Kanthimathiambal Girls Higher Secondary School, Tirunelveli.
10
T. Venugopal Chetty Higher Secondary School, Chennai District.
11
Hindu Higher Secondary School, Chennai District.
12
Arulmigu Parvathavarthini Ambal Girls Higher Secondary School, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District.
13
Arulmigu Swetharanyeswarar Thirukkoil Higher Secondary School, Thiruvenkadu, Nagapattinam District.
14
Sri Sivapprakasa Swamigal Higher Secondary School, Mayilam, Dindivanam, Villupuram District.
15
Arulmigu Parasakthi Vidhyalaya Higher Secondary School, Kutralam, Tirunelveli District.

HIGH SCHOOLS :

1
Arulmigu Anjuvattathamman Girls High School, Kilvelur, Thiruvarur District.
2
Arulmigu Kaliyuga Varatharaja Perumal Girls High School, Kallankurichi, Ariyalur District.
3
Arulmigu Swetharanyeswarar Thirukkoil Girls High School, Thiruvenkadu, Nagapattinam District.
4
Arulmigu Sundarraja High School, Azhagarkoil, Madurai. District.
5
Devaswom High School, Thirparappu, Kanyakumari District.
6
Sri Thirugnana Sambandar High School, Dharmapuram,Nagapattinam District.
7
Arulmigu Muthukumaraswamy Devasthana High School, Chennai District.
8
Devaswom High School, Kulithurai, Kanyakumari District.

MIDDlE SCHOOLS :

1
Thiruvavaduthurai Aenam Middle School, Thiruvaduthurai, Nagapattinam District.
2
Thiruvavaduthurai Aenam Ambalavana sigar Middle School, Thiruvaduthurai, Nagapattinam District.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS :

1
Swami Nellaiyappar Anbu Asramam Elementary School, Palayamkottai, Thirunelveli District.
2
Sankaranarayanaswami Thirukkoil Elementary School, Sankarankoil, Thirunelveli District.
3
Sri Meikandar Elementary School, Thiruvenkadu, Nagapattinam District.
4
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswami Aided Elementary School, Palani, Dindigul District.
5
Thiruvavaduthurai Aenam Elementary School, Thiruvidaimaruthur, Thanjavur District.
6
Thirugnanasambandar Elementary School, Dharmapuram, Nagapattinam District.
7
Arulmigu Sundarraja Elementary School, Azhagarkoil, Madurai District.
8
Anjugam Elementary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai District.
9
Padamavathi Kannapiran Elementary School, Otteri, Chennai District.

MATRICULATION SCHOOL :

1
Palaniandavar Matriculation School, Palani, Dindigul District.

CBSE SCHOOL :

1
ParaSakthi Vidhiyalaya, Courtallam, Thirunelveli District.

NATHASWARAM AND THAVIL - MUSIC TRAINING SCHOOL :

1
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswami Thirukkovil, Palani, Dindigul District.
2
Arulmigu Naganathaswami Thirukkovil, Thirunageswaram. Thanjavur District.

VEDHA AAGAMA PADASALAS :

1
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswami Thirukkovil, Palani, Dindigul District.
2
Arulmigu Subramanyaswami Thirukkovil, Thiruchendur, Thoothukudi District.

ODHUVAR TRAINING SCHOOL :

1
Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai.
2
Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple, Tiruvannamalai.

THEVARAM TRAINING SCHOOLS :

1
Dharmapura Aenam, Dharmapuram, Mayiladudurai, Nagapattinam District.
2
Maruthanayaga Mudaliar Annapoorani Ammal Trust, Coimbatore District.

SCHOOL FOR HEARING IMPAIRED AND DUMB :

1
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswamy Thirukkoil, Palani, Dindigul District.

b. Social welfare Institutions

1
“Karunai Illangal”
33
2
for Mentally Challenged
1
3
Old Age s
2
4
Siddha Hospitals
6
5
Allopathy Hospitals
2
Total
44

KARUNAI ILLANGAL :

Karunai Illangal were started in financially affluent temples under the control of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endownments Department to provide assistance such as food, Shelter and education apart from showing love and care for the destitute children. There are 33 Karunai Illangal functioning in 31 temples, 22 for boys and 11 for girls. The Government have ordered full fee exemption for the higher studies of the Karunai Illam students who have completed +2 studies in the Educational Institutions run by the temples and go for higher studies in Colleges under the control of the Department and 50% concession to those in other Educational Institutions. The funds will be provided by the temples.

LIST OF KARUNAI ILLANGAL :

1.
Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Tirukoil, Mylapore, Chennai.
2.
Arulmigu Devi Karumariamman Tirukkoil, Thiruverkadu, Tiruvallur District
3.
Arulmigu Subramaiaswami Tirukkoil, Tiruttani, Tiruvallur District
4.
Arulmigu Dhandyuthapaniswami Tirukkoil, Palani, Dindigul District
5.
Arulmigu Mariamman Tirukkoil, Samayapuram, Trichy District
6.
Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar Tirukkoil, Madurai.
7.
Arulmigu Subramaniaswami Tirukkoil, Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi District
8.
 Arulmigu Ramanathaswami Tirukkoil, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District.
9.
Arulmigu Vadapalani Andavar Tirukkoil, Vadapalani, Chennai
10.
Arulmigu Subramaniaswami Tirukkoil, Marudamalai, Coimbatore District
11.
Arulmigu Bannari Mariamman Tirukkoil, Bannari, Erode District.
12.
Arulmigu Kallazhagar Tirukkoil, Azhagarkoil, Madurai District.
13.
Arulmigu Lakshmi Narasimhaswami Tirukkoil, Sholingur, Vellore District
14.
Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Tirukkoil, Thiruvannamalai.
15.
Arulmigu Swaminathaswami Tirukkoil, Swamimalai, Thanjavur District
16.
Arulmigu Sukavaneshwarar Tirukkoil, Salem.
17.
Arulmigu Vanabadrakali Amman Tirukkoil, Tekkampatti, Coimbatore District.
18.
Arulmigu Vazhaithottathu Ayyan Tirukkoil, Iyampalayam, Tiruppur District.
19.
Arulmigu Subramaniaswami Tirukkoil, Tirupparankundram, Madurai District.
20.
Arulmigu Venkatachalapathi Tirukkoil, Oppiliappan Koil, Thanjavur District
21.
Arulmigu Naganathaswami Tirukkoil, Tirunageswaram, Thanjavur District.
22.
Arulmigu Magudeswaraswami Veeranarayana Perumal Tirukkoil, Kodumudi, Erode District.
23.
Arulmigu Vinayagar Tirukkoil, Echanari, Coimbatore District
24.
Arulmigu Patteeswaraswami Tirukkoil, Perur, Coimbatore District
25.
Arulmigu Masaniamman Tirukkoil, Anaimalai, Coimbatore District.
26.
Arulmigu Koppudaiyanayagi Amman Tirukkoil, Karaikudi, Sivagangai District
27.
Arulmigu Subramaniaswami Tirukkoil, Sivanmalai, Tiruppur District.
28.
Arulmigu Adaikalam Kaatha Ayyanar & Bhadrakaliamman Tirukkoil, Madapuram, Sivagangai District.
29.
Arulmigu Nellaiyappar Kanthimathi Amman Tirukkoil, Tirunelveli.
30.
Arulmigu Muthukumaraswami Devasthanam, Chennai.
31.
Arulmigu Muthumariamman Tirukkoil, Thayamangalam, Sivagangai District.

FOR MENTALLY DISORDERED :

1
Arulmigu Prasanna Venkatasa Perumal Thirukkoil, Gunaseelam, Tiruchirapalli District.

OLD AGE S :

1
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswamy Thirukkoil, Palani, Dindigul District
2
Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Thirukkoil, Thiruparankundram, Madurai District

SIDDHA HOSPITALS :

1
Arulmigu Vadapalani Andavar Thirukkoil, VadaPalani, Chennai District.
2
Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Thirukkoil, Marudhamalai, Coimbatore District.
3
Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Thirukkoil, Thiruttani, Tiruvallur District.
4
Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Thirukkoil, Thiruparankundram, Madurai District.
5
Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Thirukkoi, Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi District
6
Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Thirukkoil, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District.

ALLOPATHY HOSPITALS :

1
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapaniswamy Thirukkoil, Palani,Dindigul District.
2
Arulmigu Karpagavinayagar Thirukkoil, Pillaiyarpatti, Sivagangai District.

BASIC AMENITIES FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGE :

For providing basic amenities for schools and colleges functioning under Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department from financially affluent temples, surplus funds amounting to Rs.5 crore has been transferred and a corpus fund has been created. From interest accrued from corpus fund, financial grant is given annually for providing facilities such as buildings, laboratories, libraries, computers, drinking water and toilet facilities in schools and colleges run by temples.