With a history of more than 80 years to its name, the Sakthi Group is a multi-dimensional conglomerate built on trust and customer patronage. The Anamalais Bus Transport (ABT), the parent organisation of the Sakthi Group was founded way back in 1931. It emerged into a multi-faceted business house with an annual turnover of 1 Billion US dollars, under the vision of Dr. N.Mahalingam, Chairman of the group. The company has ventured into domains that include Sugars, Soya, Coffee & Tea Estates, Dairy, Auto Components, Power, Windmill, Logistics, Travels, Finance, IT Services and Textiles. At present there are 36 companies with a strength of 15000 direct employees and numerous indirect employees, working in the group to shape the economic and social development of South India. The group also runs a number of educational institutions, hospitals, health care centers and social service organisations.