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Mr Surendran | CO-FOUNDER
He is responsible for the overall operations of the academy. He holds MA Journalism & Mass Communication degree from PSG college of Arts and Science. He was awarded the best NCC cadet in college and the only person from the state to have represented both shooting and flying competitions Nationally in 2009. Presently, He is the CEO of Defence Academy Chennai.
Ms Tanzeela Wajid | CO-FOUNDER
Frames strategy for the firm and is the point of contact for all business associations of the Academy. Previously, She was a journalist with the world’s largest circulated daily, The Times of India. She has a Bachelors Degree in Biotechnology and has done masters in Mass Communication.
Col C S Jayavel (Retd) | CO-FOUNDER
Is a Kargil veteran and a trained group testing officer. He is a former instructor at MIRC, Ahmedabad and is commando trained. He is an alumnus of Sainik School Amaravathi Nagar and Bijapur. Presently, he is the director and in-charge of group testing at Defence Academy
COLONEL .M. J. Anand | HEAD - OPERATIONS
He is an Alumnus of Sainik School, National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy and has served in the Army for 30 years. He commanded a field regiment for 2 years and worked in various coveted staff appointments on psychological operations, training, planning, operations, intelligence, recruitment, discipline and vigilance and coordination with the state government of South Indian.
Brig APS Pakianathan | FACULTY
He Was a Deputy Director general defence Security Corps. He did his schooling from Sainik School Amaravati Nagar and hails from Tamil Nadu. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and is re-employed in The Officers Training Academy. He was brigade major of an infantry brigade. He commanded 18 Sikh twice and was awarded the chief of Army staff commendation card and Vishisht Seva Medal. While serving as commander of Rashtriya Rifle Sector, the officer was awarded a second Vishisht Seva Medal in Aug 2008.
Col G Murali (Retd) | FACULTY
He is an experienced interviewing officer (Former deputy commandant, SSB Allahabad) and has conducted interviews of more than 3000 candidates at Services Selection Board. He passed out from National Defence Academy, Pune and is an alumnus of Sainik School Kazhakootam. He did his MSW and MBA – HR from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is presently the Director of operations at Defence Academy Coimbatore