President, XIME & Chairman, XIME Chennai
Former Additional Chief Secretary, TamilNadu
Engineering Graduate, from College of Engg, Trivandrun,
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management from the Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow,UK( deputed by the Govt)
Selected to the IAS in 1966 , Tamilnadu Cadre.
Functioned in several important positions under the Govt of Tamilnadu and the Govt of India and produced outstanding results in every one of these posts.
(Addl Chief Secretary in the rank and grade of Chief Secretary to Govt and Principal Secretary to Govt in Departments like Industries, Transport, Local Administration, Commercial Taxes.,Dist Collector of Madurai.
Chairman of Rubber Board, at Kottayam, Chairman TN Electricity Board, Chairman and MD of several public sector undertakings like TN Newsprint and Papers, TN Transport Corporations etc-Responsible for re-organising the entire Transport Dept, dividing it into separate Corporations, making them profitable.)
As Chairman, Rubber Board, Kottayam, organized over 2000 village level Rubber Producers’ Societies (RPS) which helped the 5 lakhs Small Rubber Growers of Kerala to improve their productivity to the highest level in the World.
For one year worked as the Chairman of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries ( ANRPC), Kuala Lumpur., which is a co-ordinating Body of all the Countries producing Natural Rubber.
Insisted on transparent processes in Govt’s decision making and quit the IAS, 2 years ahead of schedule.
After quitting the IAS, now settled down at Kochi.