The Trust is headed by Koviloor Aadhinam Sri la Sri Meyyappa Gnanadesika Swamigal as Ex-officio Chairman. Dr N. Krishnan, an eminent eye surgeon, Director – Kaanal's Koviloor Eye Hospital, Chennai is the Managing Trustee and Mr. K. Palaniappan, a renowned entrepreneur, Chairman - Rathna Group of Companies, Coimbatore is the Joint Managing Trustee. The Trust is ably supported by trustees and other representatives.
Koviloor Eye Hospital (KEH) will focus on economically disadvantaged groups in rural areas by providing a comprehensive eye health facility in its main hospital located in Koviloor near Karaikudi, Sivagangai District. KEH is managed by KAANAL a not-for-profit trust. KEH will serve all patients, with more than half the number of patients receiving services free of cost, regardless of the service complexity.