• Founder

    Mr. K. Santhanam was a Chartered Accountant by profession and a great Educationist by nature.

    As the then secretary of the National College Council, he founded Shrimati Indira Gandhi College in 1984 with the aim to empower women in and around Trichy and make them economically independent.

  • Our Former Secretary

    Shri. S. Kunjithapatham was a lawyer by profession and he assumed office as Secretary of the National College Council (2004 - 2020).

    A man of integrity, love and exemplary ideals, he put forth his efforts to enhance the college ambience making the college a safe and sought after haven for women.

    He always strived for the empowerment of women through quality education. He gave impetus to research and academic growth and was instrumental in founding a CBSE school to diversify the vision of the National College Council.

  • Our Secretary

    Dr.K.Meena, former Vice Chancellor of Bharathidasan University, an able administrator, an erudite scholar & academician, a dynamic and versatile person, has devoted 35 years of her career for the growth of this institution.

    Her services to society include all round development of women, dissemination of technology to the remote places of the town, rehabilitation of children with special needs, reaching the unreached.

    She has been invited to participate in Academic forums at Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman and Sri Lanka.

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  • Our CEO

    Mr. K. Chandrasekharan, B.Tech, M.S (USA), is the CEO of our institution. Following the footsteps of his forerunners, he is committed to developing the college into a top institution for women in India.

    He is goal driven and performance oriented. He has left no stone unturned in his efforts to invite domain experts for the all round development of the college.

    His mission is to attain global education standards.

  • Our Principal

    Dr. P. Gajalakshmi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., aims not just to impart knowledge to the students, but also to inculcate in them the compassion towards learning, individuality, creativity and innovation which in turn leads to attain greater Wisdom.

    As an eminent Microbiologist, she has 20 years of teaching experience, 16 years of research experience and 5 years as Controller of Examinations. In addition to this, she

    • Has published 1 book, 27 papers in peer reviewed International Journals and 10 papers in peer reviewed National journals
    • Guided more than 90 PG students, 17 M.Phil Students and still guidance continues with 3 Ph.D candidates
    • Published 5 patents
    • Conducted 7 training programmes & workshops
    • Organised 12 International conferences and seminars
    • Chaired 2 conferences
    • Membership in Professional bodies:

    • Life member in South India Microbiology Association
    • Managing editor in International Research Journal
    • Award of Recognition:

    • By the American Association of Higher Education & Accreditation
    • For the “Excellence shown in Higher Education and Research” in the year 2020
    • For impactful dedication in the field of “Academic Research” in the year 2021
  • Our Director

    Message fom our Director

    Smt .S.Aparna M.B.A.,M.Phil.,

    Welcome to Shrimati Indira Gandhi College, where we strive to empower and educate women for success in all aspects of their lives. Our college has been a beacon of hope and inspiration for decades, and our values of education, empowerment, and independence continue to guide us forward.

    We believe that every woman is like a wheel of balance, with social, financial, intellectual, emotional and spiritual centres, all needing to be in harmony for true success. This balance is not always easy to achieve, but that is what all stakeholders at our institution are working towards.

    We foster entrepreneurship skills in our students, empowering them to create their own opportunities and stand on their own legs. We believe that economic independence is a key component of true empowerment, and we are proud to see our graduates go on to achieve great success in their careers and personal lives.

    In addition, we equip our students with problem-solving attitude and multi-tasking capabilities to face any challenge that comes their way.

    So whether you are a current student, alumna, or simply a visitor to our website, we welcome you to join us in our mission to empower women and promote true balance in all aspects of our lives. Together, we can achieve great things and create a brighter future for ourselves and those around us.