(Deputy Director Of School Education 1988-89 /

Joint Director 1990-96)


  • Opened 120 Rural Schools with active public participation
  • Organized inter school parliament and computer literacy programs
  • Introduced Foster Parent Scheme, Star Schools, Job Oriented Courses
  • Ensured improvement of standards in Tribal Schools
  • Recruited 15,000 teachers and introduced school cluster system
  • Anna Literacy Award in 1990 and Gandhi Award in 1995 from Hon’ble Governor of Tamil  Nadu

Pragmatic Approach

His PhD Thesis was implemented by Government of Tamil Nadu to form a new Department for regulating unregistered nursery and matriculation schools


  • Enrollment Drive
  • Academic Improvement
  • Technology Application


(District Collector, Thanjavur 1999-2001 / Chennai 2004-05)


  • Maintained communal harmony through Peace Commitee 
  • Released and rehabilitated 200 bonded labourers
  • Computerized records in 906 villages in Thanjavur District and received commendation from Hon’ble Chief Minister
  • Formed grievance redressal cells in all Taluk Offices
  • Issued 10,600 house site pattas for the homeless poor
  • Braille watches, hearing aids, calipers, etc. to 1500 the differently abled
  • Organized coaching classes for SC/ST Students aspiring IAS.
  • Successfully conducted two Elections (Parliamentary and Assembly)
  • 8500 Kisan Credit Cards distributed.
  • Arranged Eye surgery for 900 needy people
  • Developed Manora, a historical monument as a tourism destination
  • Modernized/Digitalized Saraswathy Mahal Library, Thanjavur.
  • Malcolm Award for Literacy Services  in 1999 from Government of Tamil Nadu
  • St.Johns Ambulance Award,2000


Successfully managed both Drought and Flood situations in Thanjavur District.


  • Received the Best Collector Award
  • Raised the performance of Thanjavur District from
    20th Position to the 1st position


3.People Centric Approach


(Secretary To Goverment / Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments 2011-15)


  • Mass marriages for 1000 couples from under-privileged society
  • Digitalized temple records
  • Retrieved 699 acres from encroachers
  • Instrumental for Annathanam Scheme in Temples
  • Renovated over 300 temples in SC/ST habitations
  • Implemented Nithya Pooja in all remote village temples
  • Renovation 120 temples in dilapidated condition
  • Kumbhabhishekam (Consecration) in more than 1000 temples
  • Rejuvenation Camps for Temple Elephants
  • Renovated 100 Temple Tanks
  • Renovated / Replaced 500 old Temple Cars
  • Removal of non-believers acting as Fit Persons in Temples


1.Upholding Indian Heritage
2.Temple Renovation
3.Spiritual Tourism


(Managing Director 2001-02)


  • Constructed 15,600 tenements to re-habilitate slum dwellers
  • Entrepreneur training to 7369 Slum women (SC/ST)
  • Constructed 499 houses for Beedi workers
  •  HUDCO Award for Low Cost Housing,2002 


1.In Situ Development
2.Skill Development
3.Women Development
4.Cordial Relations
5.Dispute Resolution
6.Child Labour Elimination

labour welfare

(Commissioner 2002-03)


  • Implemented Indo-US Project For Child Labour Elimination.
  • Pension Scheme For Construction Workers.
  • Lok Adalat – Settlement Of Claims Under Workmen’s Compensation Act.
  • Settled Major Disputes In Ashok Leyland- L&T/Hindusthan Motors., ETC.
  • Evolved Housing Scheme For BD Workers & Constructed 499 Houses.
  • State Action Plan To Eliminate Child Labour.
  • Served As A Member Inter-Ministerial Committee On Plantations To Resolve The Problems In Tea Plantations.


  • Received the Encomium From Chief Justice Of Madras High Court For Speedy Setllement Of Labour Claims Through Lok Adalat
  • Raised the performance of Thanjavur District from
    20th Position to the 1st position


1.Playway Teaching In Child Labour Schools.
2.Media Relations
3.Journalists Welfare


(Director 2003-06)

  • Computerization of all the 6522 Panchayats and 385 Block Panchayats
  • Relief measures in Tsunami affected districts and received commendation from Government
  • Established 626 kiosks for farmers
  • Constructed 38,990 houses for the poor
  • Retrieved 112 acres of Bhoodhan land from encroachers
  • Awards under Nirmal Gram Purashkar


1.Rural Infrastructure
2.Poverty Alleviation
3.Public Health


(Managing Director 2006-07)

  • Retrieved Government lands worth Rs.378.60 crore from encroachers
  • Re-engineered the Tamil Nadu Housing Board and made it ‘Debt Free’


1.Quality Construction
2.Time Frame


(Commisioner Of Tourism And M.D Of TTDC)


  • Topped in accessing Central Government funds in the country
  • Established Medical Tourism Information Centre
  • Popularized lesser known tourist destinations
  • Introduced tourist friendly measures / tourist friendly autos and Hop On Hop off Bus Services
  • Increased gross profit of Tamil Nadu State Tourism Corporation by 64%
  • Identified new tourist destinations in the State
  • National Award for Cultural Tourism from Goverment of India, 2003
  • National Award for Rural Tourism from Goverment of India, 2003
  • National Award from Goverment of India for Best Collateral Publicity,2003
  • CNBC Travel Award for ” Best Weekend Getaway”, 2008


1.Cultural Interaction
2.Infrastructure Development
3.Rural Tourism/Medical Tourism


(Managing Director Of Tamil Nadu Cements Corporation 2009-10)

  • Achieved 100% production in all the units for the 1st time in TANCEM
  • Increased the net profit by 300% in TANCEM
  • Planted trees in abandoned mining areas as a green cover


1.Go Green


(Commissioner 2010-11)

  • Enabled Tamil Nadu to be the first state in the country:
    1. National Permit Scheme for trucks
    2. Software to take action on drunken drivers
    3. E-Lot system for granting of EV permits for other State vehicles
    4. Online registration of applications for Learners’ License
    5. SMS service for the Citizens to know the tax payment of the vehicles
    6. Speed Governors for School/College Vehicles
  • Permitted alteration of two wheelers with retro fitment kits to suit the differently abled persons


1.Road Safety


(Secretary To Government, Tamil Development 2012-2016)


  • Translated to English/Other languages & published:
    1. Several Tamil Classics/Rare Tamil Books of 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries
    2. Glossary of Tamil Administrative works
  • Created 56 Awards for Tamil Scholars
  • Construction of Building, Tamil Sangam Madurai
  • Created Art Galleries depicting ancient Tamil life and culture.
  • Created Mini Theatre To Screen Films On Ancient Tamil Culture And Lifestyle.


1.Awards for Scholars
2.Talent Development
3.Tamil Diaspora


(Secretary To Government, Information & Public Relations)


  • Digital Audio work Station in Information Department
  • Republic Day Celebrations Awards, New Delhi
  • Data Bank on all Government schemes up to block level
  • Ten memorials for freedom fighters
  • Celebrations of 100 years of Cinema
  • Instrumental In Making Films About Various Government Schems


2.Media Relations
3.Journalists Welfare


(Member / Chairman/Commissioner 2016-18)


  • Digital Audio work Station in Information Department
  • Republic Day Celebrations Awards, New Delhi
  • Data Bank on all Government schemes up to block level
  • Ten memorials for freedom fighters


2.Media Relations
3.Journalists Welfare