The Arulchandru Special School was founded by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in the year 2008 in response to the needs of the mentally Retarded children living in and around the surrounding villages of Paramakudi.It was during their evangelical ministry, the brothers identified a large number of mentally retarded children in and around Paramakudi. Arulchandru Special School for Mentally Retarded was established in the year 2008 which is run by the ANISE Society. The Arulchandru Special School is situated at Ulaganathapuram which is 2 kilometres away from Paramakudi which is its taluk headquarter in the civil district of Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India.The beneficiaries are the Mentally Retarded children from the age of 6 years to 21 years. The number of children who benefit at present are 54 mentally Retarded belonging to 20 surrounding villages. the State Government of Tamil Nadu has given its recognition to run this school and as per the norms stipulated by the Government, we need to improve the existing infrastructures and class rooms to benefit the children with mental disability. As mentioned above, the Centre has to be equipped with some more basic infrastructures such as physio-therapy equipment, speech therapy equipment, recreation materials, home appliances such as fridge, grinder, washing machine, mixie and cooking utensils and furniture, building facilities, toilet facilities etc.