Meet the College Leaders

We want to make sure that you leave our college bolder and smarter than you were before.

That is why we have carefully picked our leadership team to provide oversight of college and coordination of its operations.

This expert team joins forces with a committed faculty and staff to enable you in every step of your journey with us.


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.

He strongly felt that one should be lucky to get admitted to this college.

Our Former Secretary

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

He was a man of integrity, love and exemplary ideals. He upgraded the department buildings, hostel buildings and amenities, and introduced transportation facilities with great concern for the comfort and safety of the students and staff.

He also started many new academic and research programmes at SIGC, raised the standards of one of our sister schools and founded a new school.

He always strived for the empowerment of women through quality education.

Our Secretary

Dr. K. Meena sketches an illustrious professional career across 35 years of administrative and teaching experience.

She is active in academics, research, educational leadership, corporate networking, social outreach and literary creativity.

Dr.Meena is an eloquent speaker, and is adept in creating and maintaining high performance teams.

She has visited Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman and Sri Lanka to participate in and contribute to academic events.

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Mr. K. Chandrasekharan, B.Tech, M.S (USA), is the CEO of our institution. He is focused on developing the college into a top institution for women in India.

Coming from an Engineering and Technology background, he is singularly responsible for the digital transformation of the college and its operations.

In his role as a member of the senior leadership, he is working towards creating a high-performance, goal-driven management team.

He has over 10 years of experience in global corporate leadership, and has occupied top positions in Walmart and Medtronic, USA.

Our Principal

Dr.S.Vidhyalakshmi, M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., PhD., has always believed that the purpose of education is to teach our children to think and develop a capacity to reason.

Staying true to this belief, she guides the college and her students with her 35 years of academic, administrative and research experience .

Dr.S.Vidhyalakshmi has published 11 books and 400 journal articles in Mathematics.

She has also produced 5 Ph.D. research scholars in Mathematics and acted as co-guide for 2 Ph.D. research scholars.