Dating back to 1932, the group was founded by Mr.K.Govindasamy Naidu, a leading industrialist and philanthropist from Coimbatore, thus earning its acronym 'KG' and the Trademark. With its deep rooted base in Coimbatore, 'The Manchester of South India' the KG Group made its mark as a cotton-trading venture and today stands as an USD 150 million company with diversified interests.

Pre-eminent among the K.G. Group units is the K.G. Hospital, a 300-bed specialty facility offering a multitude of services through different departments equipped with the newest technology with the most dedicated, caring, and excellent team of physicians and surgeons. The K.G. Heart Center is committed to Total Heart Care aided by its most modern facilities. Additionally the K.G. Eye Hospital with its latest additions in eye care equipments reaches out far and wide to the poorest and the tribal areas with its free vision camps and programs.

The K.G. Group has also created educational institutions with a vision solely for the growth of young professionals of the country in specialized studies like nursing, physiotherapy, engineering and information management. With a finesse touch on society, the K.G. Group's contribution to the fashion world comes from K. G. Denim. In the leisure arena, the group serves the public with its travel agency and the K. G. Arts Center.

The K.G. Group's entry into the IT market has been a success story throughout. The new chapter KGISL, the name to reckon with, is riding the high waves of growth initiatives both in the national and international IT markets. KGISL's software, engineering, web, and IT enabled services are branded with the mark of quality guaranteeing the highest degree of customer satisfaction globally.