The college was founded by Sri. R. Sankar, the third Chief Minister of Kerala, a towering figure in Kerala Politics and a great social reformer. He was an able administrator and an ideal teacher, advocate, social worker and journalist, who used to take decisions impartially without fear or favour.
He served the SNDP Yogam as its General Secretary and President in earlier days. Under his leadership the SNDP Yogam gave emphasis to the field of education and started many educational institutions. With great foresight he called upon the Sree Naraneeyars to contribute “one fist rice” towards the establishment of the SN Trust. This sparked a flood of contributions from them enabling the formation of the SN Trust, which surged forward with the establishment of several Sree Narayana educational institutions all over the State. He served as the Chief of the SN Trust.
Sri. Vellappally Natesan, was born in 1937 at Kanichukulangara near Cherthala. He was born as one of the 13 children of the Late Sri. Vellappally Kesavan Muthalali and Smt Devaki Amma, Vellappally Kesavan Muthalali was the land lord in Kanichukulangara with coir related business and to this rich environment Sri. Natesan was born.
A great man with a mission and a rare breed of personality, he acquired the post of General Secretary of SNDP Yogam, the post graced by the great poet Kumaranasan and Sri R.Sankar the former Chief Minister of Kerala. He has played the major role in bringing up the Ezhava community as a politically strong group in Kerala. He is also the Manager of the SN Trusts, Kollam, and the Managing Director of Vellappally Natesan and Company Ltd, one of the largest contracting companies in South India. His family consists of his wife Preethi Natesan, his son Thushar Vellappally and his daughter Vandana Sreekumar.