Origin

Fourth among five children, hailing from a middle class family in Trichy. Father was a school teacher. Simple but high quality life.
family photo

Primary Schooling

Most simple school and best teacher, self proclaimed "Velan - Muruga", taught lot of Hindu devotional songs, slokas, stories. Rich konwledge of Hindu/Indian culture. But near zero instruction on English, science or other subjects
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Front view of House↴
House trichy

Front view of Primary school taken after 30 years↴
primary school trichy

Schooling

Moved from thatched roof school to school with proper building. Small group of friends and nothing great. Learnt a lot on history, religion and languages. Protected environment and sort of weakling. Not much of physical activities. Above average in studies and managed to get over 87% in SSLC and national Merit scholarship for higher studies..
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SSLC Class friends - 1971↴
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Front view of school/college building↴
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IIT - Chennai 1972 -77

IIT

Campus & Hostel↴
IIT

1977 B.Tech batch after 25 years in 2002↴
IIT

Working at Bangalore


Factory visit after leaving Larsen and Toubro↴
LandT

Venture Outside India Program


National University of Singapore

NUS

Nice swimming facilities at NUS↴
NUS

International Refugee


Public Service in Singapore

After looking for promised land, Joined National Computer Board, Singapore government from 1987 to 1996. Lot of things learnt. Temporarily permanent life, with a decent income, house and so on. Two boys in local school and they had opportunity to study mother tongue Tamil language and learn music.
At office just after joining↴
NCB

Sailing at high seas↴
NCB

Director cum actor at cultural show↴
NCB

At national day parade↴
NCB

Homefront


New Phase in life↴
Home

Young Kids↴
Kids

Group act↴
Kids

Preparing for a party↴
Kids

Ritual at Ganges river at Kasi↴
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Amma at Ganges river at Kasi↴
Kids

Amma & geeta at Ganges river at Kasi↴
Kids

At Gaya for enlightenment↴
Kids

Service with NGO

From 1996 till 2010, I was working as an external Consultant for Japanese Government through their NGO CICC/JETRO at Singapore, on IT infrastructural projects and APEC Technology database.
Project at Japan↴
Project

APEC Vegetarian team↴
Kids

Climbing Mt.Fuji↴
Kids

At last at top of Mt.Fuji↴
Kids

Open Source program bridging Digital Divide

Through CICC, I have helped many third world countries on human resources development and setting up technology resource centres.
AOSS event at Lanka↴
AOSS

AOSS event at Nepal↴
AOSS

AOSS management team at Singapore↴
AOSS

More to come