Founded in 1953 by the Late Dr T M A Pai, the Manipal Education & Manipal Group has been an innovator in the field of Education, Healthcare & Medical Research, Print & Publishing, and Apparels.
The founder of the Group, late Dr. T.M.A.Pai, a Physician, Educationist, Banker and Philanthropist, was instrumental in transforming Manipal to an educational destination. Dr. Pai was spurred by his mothers persuasion that he give back something to the soil which nurtured him. He established a world class education complex, an ultra-modern hospital, small industries and outstanding banking institutions in the rural track of Manipal.

Manipal education comprises 3 Universities, 153 educational institutions, with over 175,000 students pursuing their Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral programs across 14 Professional streams. Manipal Health Systems is one of Asia’s largest healthcare management Group with 15 hospitals, including 8 teaching hospitals, 7 rural maternity and child welfare homes and treats over 2 million patients every year.

Dr. T M A Pai Foundation has been providing funding support for social initiatives since inception. Over the years the impact of the Foundation’s support has touched thousands of lives in Healthcare, Education, Livelihood activities and Women Empowerment.