Contact person : Mr. Rengaraj Ramaswamy, Managing Trustee
Address : Indian Social Service Institute
Kaikuruchi village, via Thiruvarangulam,
Pudukottai (Dt.),
Tamil Nadu 622303
Email :
Phone : 91- 9655434576


ISSI’s campus is located close to Pudukottai town, on the east coast of the state of Tamil Nadu (map) in South India. Pudukottai is the nearest town. Trichirapalli is our nearest big city. Chennai (formerly Madras) is the nearest metropolitan city.

How to get to ISSI

By air

Fly to Chennai International Airport. You have to travel by road or train from here to get to ISSI. See below for further details.
Distances (1 m = 1.6 km): Chennai to Pudukottai town = 372 kms, Chennai to Trichirapalli = 320 kms, Trichirapalli to Pudukottai = 52 kms, Pudukottai to Kepparai (ISSI Campus) = 5 kms.

By road

Volunteers/visitors can reach Pudukottai town from Chennai by bus. Many buses are available from Chennai to Pudukottai and Trichirapalli. Journey time: 7-8 hours.

By train

Many trains are available for Trichirapalli and Pudukottai from Chennai. Journey time: 6-7 hours. But it is better to come to Trichirapalli by bus and then catch a bus to Pudukottai, which is available every five minutes. Journey time: 1 hour.
    And also, domestic airport is in Trichirappalli city.

Our campus is situated in Kepparai between Pudukottai town and Alangudi main road. You can reach our campus by auto rickshaw from Pudukottai bus station/railway station. Auto fare is 150 rupees (US$ 3.00) only. If you give us a call at the above numbers from Pudukottai, we will come pick you up.