To Promote secular spiritualism which is the religion for the entire humanity based on rational and scientific background. President of World Community Service Centre – SKM Maeilanandan
Shri SKM. Maeilanandhan, is the President of The World Community Services Centre. He is multi- talented, a well-known social activist, philanthropist and a successful businessman. He is the pillar behind WCSC enabling to create a strong Foundation as envisioned by Vethathiri Maharishi.
He became follower of Shri Vethathiri Maharishi in year 1982 and Maharishi himself designated him as the President of The WCSC in the year 1997. Since then, he is serving as WCSC President with total dedication and commitment. A Temple of Consciousness was built in Aliyar in 1984 and he serves as its Joint Managing Trustee. Under his able guidance and leadership, WCSC continues to fulfil the founder’s vision. Padmashri awardee, SKM is a rare mingling of heart and soul, a bond of compassion amounting to union of truest of minds. A visionary and a pragmatic leader, he aims to amalgamate and unfurl the fundamental knowledge of serving Humanity by treading the path of Virtuosity.
He is an embodiment of selfless service and epitomises a TRUE LEADER and GUIDE for the entire SKY Family Worldwide.
He has been honoured by the President of India with distinguished “Padma Shree Award”, India’s fourth highest civilian award, in year 2013 for his social work.
He has received several National and State Awards for his accomplishments as a recognition to his contributions in various fields.
Shri Pranab Mukherjee, The President of India 2012-2017 (right) and Shri SKM. Maeilanandhan(Left) For more than three decades, Shri SKM. Maeilanandhan is serving the society in diverse fields with sincerity and as a role model. He also serves as the President of:
- Consumer protection Council, Erode
- National Welfare Awareness Movement, Erode
- Tamil Illakiya Peravai, Erode
- SKM. Health and Mind Welfare Charity Trust
- The Periyar Nagar Park Maintenance Trust
- SKM Center for Ayush System Research and Education (SKM CARE).
His Journey and the World Community Service Centre
He has been instrumental and supportive in taking various Government Welfare schemes to the public, particularly in remote villages through many projects. At the age of 60, he handed over his personal business to his sons and dedicated himself full time to spread Knowledge based holistic education (Manavalakkalai Yoga) among the public and students.
With great zeal towards Yogiraj Vethathiri Maharishi’s vision to bring transformation in the society through education, to establish the ethics and values of life in the mind of future generations, SKM. Maeilanandhan has taken relentless efforts to introduce Maharishi’s philosophy in various universities. His encouragement and guidance to various Directorates has enabled The World Community Service Centre to make significant contributions in substantial areas of Education, Research, Women Empowerment, Youth Empowerment, Village Transformation and empowering Humans.
Village Services Project (VSP) scheme is one of the marvels under WCSC is his creation for upliftment of people living in rural area. He believes that the teachings of Vethathiri Maharishi and the benefits of SKY Yoga should be inspirational and transformational in the grassroots. Every person, every village that gets is transformed will strengthen the grassroots of our society and pave the wave for World Peace through Individual Peace.