Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya was started in the year 1930. It stands for the educational ideals preached and practised by Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi. It cherishes a life of purity and discipline, simplicity and service and nourishes the ideal that work is worship and labour is love. Maruthi College of Physical Education is one of the institutions in the Vidyalaya which is situated at the 20th K.M. from Coimbatore on the Coimbatore-Mettupalayam Road.