Urumu Dhanalakshmi College was established in the year 1946 but before that it was an orphanage. It was run by a kind hearted soul, Urumu Seshachalam Chettiar. He was a great philanthropist and bequeathed his entire property to the poor people. His work for the poor and needy is commendable. This college has been named after his wife. This College is affiliated with Bharathidasan University. The college is located in the rural area and the needy and poor people of the neighboring areas come here to study with a hope to build a bright future for them. Slowly and gradually, more subjects were added to the college and today it has a lot of disciplines to offer to the students.
Facts and Figures:
54,866 books, 40 National and International Journals, 21 Magazines, 8 Newspapers, 75,000 E books and 3000 E Journals and 145 CDs and DVDs
NCC, Youth Red Cross, NSS 4 Units, Fine Arts Association, Red Ribbon Club, GCP Books Club, Quiz Club, Students Exnora, Epigraphy Club, Wisdom Club
Why to join Urumu Dhanalakshmi College?
1. A well established Career Guidance cell-
Urumu Dhanalakshmi College has a well established career guidance cell where the students can get guidance and advice regarding the career path to be chosen after the completion of their studies. This cell is usually headed by a well experienced Faculty who has ample information about various career options available. Seeking their guidance, the students can look forward to an interesting career option.
2. The Exnora Club-
This club was set up by Urumu Dhanalakshmi College on the basis of the Chennai’s Exnora movement. The purpose of the club was to make the students realise about the significance of the environmental and ecological issues of the local area making them aware about the challenges and the possible solutions.