The polytechnic , named after the eminent historian, statesman
and patriot “RAJAJI” (C.Rajagopalachari), was founded in 1985 by
the Salem Tambras Charitable Trust. It was inaugurated
on 13 th October 1985 by Uva Mukkur Lakshmi Narasimhachair
and Pulavar Keeran AND C.G. Venkataraman, Chairman,
The institute is approved by the AICTE, and is a certified center
to offer Pearson VUE's prometric services, which include
international certification exams like A+, CCNA, MCSD,MCSE.
Additionally, the college has accreditation to conduct programs under CANADA INDIA INSTITUTIONAL CO-OPERATION PROJECT.
Though the incipient phase of the institute
was under a single body of governance namely the Tambras trust,
the vision of the pioneers, the growing prospects of the institute brought
in more number of organizations ,philanthropists and individuals of repute
for participation . Since then, the Board Of Trustees and the Governing Council
has grown to a strength, praiseworthy of the able leadership
of Shri M.V. RENGARAJAN (Chairman & Correspondent).