Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust was established by Late Padmabhushan K.Sreenivasan in the year 1981 for the promotion of art and literature in India in general and in Coimbatore in particular. In order to fulfill these objectives; the Trust has undertaken the following activities:

Promotion of Literature :
A biannual cash prize has been instituted, to be known as Thirumathi Rangammal Prize named after the mother of the Founder Trustee. It is awarded for the best Tamil novel published in India.

Shri K.Sreenivasan was born on 12th May 1917 at Chandrapuram village in Coimbatore. After his primary school education in his village Karadibavi, he completed his high school education at the Municipal High School, Coimbatore.