Tamilnadu Educational & Medical Trust was founded in 1972 as a public Charitable Trust with a view to provide high quality technical & medical education in Tamilnadu. Sri.Ratanchand Savansukha, the Founder Foundation ee and Sri.Sundarlal Nahata, Sri.S.Suganmal Srisrimal, Sri.Dr.C.L.Metha and Sri.Dayachand Savansukha, all promoter Trustees contributed Rs.101/- each towards and for the purpose of founding and maintaining educational Institutions and medical and health centre, in the city of Madras and elsewhere together with donations, contributions and collection to be secreted and collected and realized by them.
Subsequently in 1974, Sri.Pukhraj Jain, Sri.Lalchand Munoth, Sri.Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty, Sri.P.G.Chengalvaraya Chetty, Sri.Kushalchand Galada & Sri.S.M.Vasraj Jain were inducted as Life Trustees. To comply with the requirement of Jain minority institution Sri.Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty & Sri.P.G.Chengalvaraya Chetty resigned. Sri.Sundarlal Nahata & Sri.S.M.Vasraj Jain also ceased to be Trustee on their demise. In 1981 Sri.Vinaychand Galada was inducted as Life Trustee. In 1983 Sri.Mahaveerchand Srisrimal was inducted as Life Trustee on the demise of his father Sri.Suganmal Srisrimal. In 1984 Sri.Shantilal Munoth, brother of Chairman Sri.Lalchand Munoth, was inducted as life trustee following the establishment of Misrimal Navajee Munoth Jain Polytechnic. In 1994 Sri.Jaswant Munoth, son of Chairman Sri.Lalchand Munoth, was inducted as Life Trustee following the establishment of Engineering College. In 1995 Sri.Harish L Metha was inducted as Life trustee on the demise of Sri.Dr.C.L.Metha. In February 2015, Sri.Dharmendra Savansukha was inducted as Life trustee on the demise of Sri.C.Ratanchand Savansukha. Sri.J.Pukhraj Jain ceased to be a trustee on his demise in September 2019.
The Dhanraj Baid Charities gifted to the Foundation property & land measuring 12.5 grounds in Mahalingapuram valued at Rs.2.59 lakhs (TEAM Trust paid Rs.75,000/- for the property as that sum was unpaid by Dhanraj Baid Charities) in 1972 as part of their Rs.7 lakhs donation. The Foundation acquired 25.33 acres of land for Rs.2.5 lakhs in the period 1975 to 1978 and 6.08 acres for Rs.3.60 lakhs in 1981 in Thoraipakkam.
The Misrimal Navajee Munoth Jain Engineering College acquired 5 acres of land for Rs.33.25 lakhs in the year 2001. All the institutions belonging to the Trust are located in these land.
The Trust established Dhanraj Baid Jain College in 1972. Dhanraj Baid Charities represented by its trustee Sri.Ratanchand Savansukha came forward with a donation of Rs.7 lakhs partly in the form of property & partly as cash (paid in installments between 1972 and 1988) and made it possible to establish the Arts & Science College in Chennai. The college was named after Sri.Dhanraj Baid. The Trust established Dhanraj Baid Jain institute of management in 1976. Both these institutions are located on a land measuring 17.05 acres with a built up area of over 1,80,000sq.ft.
The Trust established Misrimal Navajee Munoth Jain polytechnic in the year 1984. Sri.Lalchand Munoth, Chairman of the Trust came forward with a donation of Rs.10 lakhs in 1984. The polytechnic was named after the Chariman’s father Sri. Misrimal Navajee. The said polytechnic was closed in April 1996 as per AICTE directions.
The Trust established Misrimal Navajee Munoth Jain Engineering College in 1994. Sri.Lalchand Munoth, Chairman of the Trust came forward with a donation of Rs.25 lakhs in 1994 and made it possible to realize the dream of Dr.C.L.Metha, Secretary of the Foundation , and himself to establish a technical college in Chennai. The college was named after the Chairman’s father Late Sri.Misrimal Navajee. This college is located in an extent of land measuring 16.86 acres with a built up area of over 3,49,000sq.ft.
The Trust established Misrimal Navajee Munoth Jain School of Architecture in the year 2012. This college is located in an extent of land measuring 2 acres with a built-up area of over 50,000 sq.ft.
The Trust established Lalchand Leeladevi Munoth Jain Medical care at Mahalingapuram in the year 2016. Sri.Lalchand Munoth, Chairman of the Trust since 1983 came forward with a donation of Rs.51 lakhs to establish a State of Art Medical Care. The medical care is named after the Chairman and his wife – Lalchand Leeladevi Munoth.
With the background of educational & medical service of which TEAM Trust can well be proud of and with the enthusiasm, cooperation of several donors and well-wishers the institutions have made all round progress.