History of ‘Sri Kaliswari Group’ dates back to 1923 when Shri. A. Shunmuga Nadar, the founder, established the ‘Sri Kaliswari Group’ in Sivakasi for manufacturing handmade fireworks. Since 1923, the group became the striving force behind the development of fireworks industries in Sivakasi area and today, the name Sivakasi is synonymous with fireworks and matches.
In 1950’s, Shri. A. Shunmuga Nadar as a chairman of Sivakasi Municipality implemented schemes for economical stability and improvement of public facilities in the area. He contributed liberally to educational institutions and donated to the renovations of temples. The city of Sivakasi had the honour of being called “Mini Japan” by former Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for enterprising spirit and nature of its people.
The Kaliswari Group of Industries, noted for Quality products, is the outcome of strenuous effect taken by the founder Thiru A.Shanmuga Nadar.