In 1966, GR Govindarajulu took the initiative to start the first private medical college in Tamil Nadu along with the Lakshmi Group. Land was purchased and a medical college building was constructed in 1966. The medical college was managed by both the PSG and Lakshmi Groups till 1969, when it was taken over by the Government of Tamil Nadu and renamed as Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.
PSG College of Technology is an autonomous, government aided, private engineering college in Coimbatore, India. It is affiliated to Anna University. The college offers a total of 48 full-time and part-time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The college was founded in 1951 by Dr.G.R.Damodaran as the first private engineering institution established in Tamil Nadu.
Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College is the First Private Engineering College in the state of AP, 1977. It is also the First institution in the private sector in the entire state to start M.Tech programmes (1999)
Siddhartha Medical College was the First private Medical College in the state (1980-81), later taken over by the Government of AP and renamed as Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences
Kommareddy Venkata Sadasiva Rao Siddhartha College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1994) is the First Private Pharmacy college in the state