This trust is dedicated to fulfill the dreams of Prof. Y.T. Thathachari - to provide relief to the poor, medical aid to the sick, promote education, encourage Sanskrit Studies, innovations in Fine Arts and Creative Writing.
Awards presented by the trust
- Prof. Y.T. Thathachari Prestigious Award for outstanding work in Science (Rs. 1 lakh each) was given to two eminent scientists Prof.S.V. Bhat and Prof. R.S. Sirohi on 9th september 2001.
- Prof. Y.T. Thathachari National Award for outstanding contribution to Kannada Literature -Rs.50000/- was presented on 20th July 2002 to Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmad.
- Prof. Y.T. Thathachari National Award for innovations within the bounds of tradition in Carnatic Music Rs.50000/-. was presented on 21st September 2002 to Sri.Mandolin U. Shrinivas.
- Prof. Y.T. Thathachari Prestigious Award for outstanding work in Science was given to two eminent scientists Dr. Ashok Khar, CCMB, Hyderabad and Prof. H.A Ranganath, University of Mysore on 21 August 2003
- Lifetime achievement award in Carnatic music was presented on 21st August 2004 to Violin Maestro Padmabhushan G. Lalgudi Jayaraman
- Prof. Y.T. Thathachari Prestigious Award for outstanding work in Science was given to two eminent scientists, Prof. Pinakpani Chakrabarti of Bose Institute, Kolkata and Dr. A.K. Arora of IGCAR, Kalpakkam; on 29th December, 2005
Following are some of the donations and other activities the trust has undertaken
- Building a Physics lab in the Srirangam High School for boys.
- Building a Biology lab in the Srirangam High School for girls.
- Building Physics and Chemistry labs in a school in Varadanahalli near Bangalore.
- Building a class room in Vivekananda Vidyalaya in Chennai
- Two endowments for scholarships at the M.Sc level in St. Josephs College, Trichi.
- Endowment for first prize in English Literature at M.A. level in the National College, Trichi.
- Donation towards Gold Medal for Sangeeta Chudamani Award
- Donation towards publication of Sãrasa, by Dhvanyaloka, Mysore
- Endowment lecture in the Dept. of Vaishnavism in the University of Madras, Chennai.
- Two-day seminar on Science, Language and Cultutre in Dhvanyaloka, Mysore.
- Deenabandhu Orphanage in Chamarajanagar.
- Monthly Samskrit meetings conducted by the Samskruta Bharati at Mysore.
- Printing and distribution of copies of a samskrit translation of a kannada work.
- Cancer Institute in Madras.
- Bharat Charitable Cancer Hospital and Institute in Mysore.
- Three Heart Surgeries, two in Chennai and one in Mysore.
- Vishranthi Old Age Home.
- Orissa Cyclone Relief Fund.
- Gujarat Earth Quake Relief Fund Rotary Club Mysore
- Ten lakh rupees to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mysore, to build an auditorium.
- Little Sisters for The Poor Home For The Aged at Mysore.
- Donation to Sri Sathya Sai Publication Society, Bangalore
- Sri Sathya Sai Babas Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences at Prasanthi Nilayam.
- Sri Sathya Sai Makkala and Mahila Koota School,Mysore.
- Tsunami Relief Fund of J.S.S Mahavidyapeetha