...Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves... Surah Ar-Rad 13:11 The Holy Quraan

Melapalayam Progressive Forum - History

  • In 1999, few Engineering Graduates from Melapalayam started an e-mail group for sharing their thoughts, information, etc.,
  • In 2006, the forum had more than 50 members, mostly professionals. Members felt the requirement of an organization to serve for the betterment of Melapalayam.
  • In 2007, started interaction with existing organizations (MEEF, MHET). By mid 2007, huge amount of e-mail discussions focused on betterment of Melapalayam among 100 members resulting in an agenda, including a website to project Melapalayam to the outside world.
  • In 2007-2008, Meetings were held in Sep-07, Oct-08 & Dec-08 for providing a start and direction to the team.
  • In 2008, our website (www.melapalayam.co.in) was launched with an aim to wipe misconceptions about Melapalayam and to have a web based network to stay in constant touch with MPM-ites around the world.
  • In 2008, Coordination Committee (COC) formed to enable quicker decision making.
  • In 2009-2010, more than 350 members, most of them are professionals, serving in various disciplines/countries as Engineering, Technical & Management Professionals. Their experience shall be shared for group development.
  • In Aug 2010, Registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Act.
  • In Nov 2011, an Office cum Knowledge centre equipped with projector for making Presentations and other amenities was inaugurated in a building opposite to Alangar Theatre in Melapalayam.
  • In Apr 2013, Office cum Knowledge centre was shifted to 10/83, Asura East Street, Melapalayam, with an aim to conduct all our activities in this premises.
  • In Jun 2013, "Value Adding Coaching Centre (VACC)" inaugurated at our office in 10/83, Asura East Street. With the Almighty God's wish, VACC will cater to all the Academic & Career development requirements of our youngsters & students.