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Padma Shri Dr.G.Bakthavathsalam,

MS.,FICS.,FCCP.,FAMS.,FMMC.,
Chairman, K.G. Information Systems Private Limited is also the founder-Chairman of KG Hospital.

  • Dr. G. Bakthavathsalam, fondly known as "Dr GB," is a multifaceted personality---a visionary, a renowned surgeon of 50-year reputation, a philanthropist, an orator, a leading industrialist, a dedicated teacher, a successful professional, an entrepreneur and an ardent believer in social work.
  • As the founder and head of the renowned multi- super-specialty high-tech 500-bed KG Hospital, Dr GB has also established this Centre of Excellence as an Affordable and Advanced Healthcare Institution.
  • For Dr Bakthavathsalam quality is of paramount importance and this admirable trait in him has made KG Hospital one of the few hospitals in Tamil Nadu to be recertified for Quality by the NABH of Quality Council of India, New Delhi.
  • For the past 50 years, Dr. GB has been doing yeomen service in the healthcare sector, benefiting the society in general and the people of Coimbatore in particular. He has also established successful enterprises in the fields of Education, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Housing and Renewable Energy.

  • Born on April 5, 1942 in Annur village, Coimbatore district, Dr G.Bakthavathsalam completed his graduation and post-graduation from Madras Medical College. After his postgraduate training in Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, the US, he returned to India to set up KG Hospital which has now attained international reputation. The hospital has so far treated over 4.5 million patients.
  • He has also founded KG Eye Hospital which has restored eyesight to more than 85,000 poor and visually impaired patients, free of cost.
  • His professional ethics is such that he never turns away any patient for want of money and in deserving cases he is magnanimous enough to extend concessions. It is noteworthy that he has provided liberal monetary concessions to the tune of Rs 149 crores to thousands of patients for various medical treatments.
  • KGiSL Software Park of Excellence which provides outsourced support to some of the world's major Fortune 1000 companies and NASDAQ listed companies.
  • Coimbatore Hi-Tech Infrastructure Private Limited (CHIL) which has created the First Special Economic Zone IT Park -- the largest operational IT/ITES Special Economic Zone in Tamil Nadu, outside Chennai--generating 50,000 direct and indirect jobs and achieving exports worth Rs. 2,500 crores.
  • India’s first and largest Solar Thermal Power Research Institute set up to generate solar energy to supplement Government's efforts in tapping renewable energy sources and to provide employment opportunities to thousands of rural people.
  • KG Design Services (Government of India recognized in-house R&D unit) has successfully set up the Solar Multi-Effect Distillation System, with an installed capacity to produce 36,000 kilolitres of desalinated potable water per hour, to meet the drinking water requirements in arid areas and that of over 7,000 coastal families. This innovative system has won FICCI's (Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) first prize.
  • Dr GB believes in recognizing doctors and other eminent personalities who have put in tireless efforts in saving lives and made valuable contributions to the society. So far he has conferred "Doctor of Excellence Award" on 400 doctors and "Teacher of Excellence Award" on 450 teachers. He has also bestowed the "Personality of the Decade Award" and "Dynamic Indian of the Millennium Award" upon 100 personalities for their significant contributions in various fields.

    Dr. GB has won several awards for his meritorious and outstanding services rendered to the society in the field of healthcare. Some of these honours are:

  • Dr. B.C. Roy Award from Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi(1984)
  • Seva Ratna Award from The Centenarian Club (1999)
  • Vaidya Ratna Award from Sri Adichunchanagiri Math (2001)
  • Padma Shri Award from the President of India (2005)
  • PSG Distinguished Alumni Award (2005)
  • The Jewel of Coimbatore Award (2005)
  • Doctorate (Honoris Causa – D.Sc) from Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai (2009)
  • Dr Rajammal P. Devadas Oration Award from Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore (2010)
  • Life Time Achievement Award from Madras Medical College (2010)
  • Pro-Life Award from Life for All and Life International USA (2011)
  • Honorary Fellowship from Quality Council of India, New Delhi (2011)
  • Life Time Achievement Award from The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai (2011)
  • Shiksha Vibhushan—Educational Excellence the Highest Award from
  • Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, Mount Abu (2015)
  • Dharma Veera Award from the Medical Fraternity of Coimbatore region (2016)
  • FICCI-TANCARE Life Time Achievement Award (2017)
  • TAMPA-LIMRA Excellence Award from the Tamil Nadu Medical Practitioners' Association (2017)
  • Vaidya Ratna Award & Seva Ratna Award
  • A number of Life Time Achievement Awards
  • Manithaneya Maruthuva Sigaram Award
  • Manithaneya Maruthuva Maadava Maamani Award
  • Maruthuva Dharma Semmal Award
  • Rotary Vocational Excellence Award
  • Jewel of Coimbatore Award & Good Samaritan Award

Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam, BE., MS., Ph.D.,

Managing Director, KG Information Systems Private Ltd (KGiSL).

  • Mix a healthy dose of charisma, sharpness, quick thinking and a lot of grit and you have the ingredients that describe Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam. As the Founder & Director of KG Information Systems Private Limited, Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is responsible for KGISL's growth by playing a key role in both leadership and management of the company.
  • Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is a successful entrepreneur who has built much of his success on an almost prescient ability to stay ahead of industry trends. It is this business acumen that led to the growth of IT Services and BPO services at KG Information Systems Private Limited. Tenacious, passionate and determined, Ashok helped the company quickly achieve a high level of prominence in a very competitive business environment.
  • Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam received a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, NY, and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. Ashok helped the company quickly achieve a high level of prominence in a very competitive business environment. His business acumen is perfectly complemented by the several years of valuable experience in technology management that he gained while working for leading Silicon Valley based high tech companies. He served as a Senior Software Engineer at the startup company Domestic Automation Company, San Carlos, California, USA (now Cellnet Schlumberger) from 1991-1993. He participated in architecting CELLNET, a distribution automation and demand side management (DA/DSM) system for the American Electric Utility Industry.
  • Dr. Ashok also consulted on the development of KIOSK, a software reuse tool using hypertext technologies during his work as a Research Consultant for three years at the Hewlett Packard laboratories, Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is also the Trustee & Chief Executive Officer of a not-for-profit organization that owns and operates KG Hospital, a 27-year old, multi-specialty 300-bedded tertiary care hospital, recognized internationally for its excellence in healthcare services to the community.

  • Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of India
  • Convenor, CII Tamil Nadu Panel on CSR & Past Chairman, CII Coimbatore Zone
  • Dr.Sc. (Honoris Causa) from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
  • Best ICT Entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu, 2011 - from Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in Information Technology - Lions Club International
  • Best Entrepreneur Award for 2009 - Coimbatore Management Association
  • The Outstanding Young Person (TOYP) Award, National Level - India, Junior Chamber International (JCI)

Dr. R. Ravichandran, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Secretary, K.G. College of Arts and Science

  • Dr. R Ravichandran received his BSc Applied Sciences degree from PSG College of Technology in 1981 and MSc Applied Maths with computer Science Specialization from PSG College of Technology in 1986. He received his Master of Philosophy in Case Base Reasoning (CBR) from Bharathiar University in 1994. He received his Ph.D in Computer Science in the field of Software Engineering from Bharathiar University in 2013.
  • He has 28 years of teaching experience in PSG College of Arts and Science teaching Post Graduate courses and research in Computer Science.
  • He has 10 years of software consulting experience at KG Information Systems and he is responsible for design and development of software solutions. at KGiSL. He was instrumental in getting CMM - Level 4 and ISO 9001 for KG Information Systems in 2003 and ISO 9001 for KGiSL Institute of Information Management and KG College of Arts and Science.
  • He has designed and implemented e-Governance solution for Coimbatore Corporation which has won 2 National awards by the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India for best e-Governance portal. He has also designed an on-line educational tool for a university in USA and implemented the on-line educational tool at KGiSL Institute of Information Management. He has published more than 15 papers in International and National Journals and guided more than 200 projects at post graduate level. Also he has guided 15 M.Phil scholars to get their research degrees.

  • Chairman of Board of studies of Computer Science Board in Bharathiar University for more than 6 years
  • Member of Board of studies of Computer Science Board for MCA in Bharathiar University
  • Chairman of Evaluation Board in Computer Science for more than 10 years in Bharathair and Bharathidasan University
  • Member of advisory committee of V.L.B Janakiammal College of Arts and Science and Engineering college
  • Chairman of Student chapter of Coimbatore Computer Society of India
  • Member of Board of studies of PG and UG programmes of computer science at PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
  • Member of Board of studies in Computer Science in Kongu Nadu College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
  • Convener of Inspection committees of Bharathair University for several years
  • Resource person for Orientation and Refresher courses for teachers in computer Science conducted by Bharathair University
  • Subject expert in the syllabus board for matriculation schools computer science subject
  • Audit expert for external audits for Educational Institutions at TUV Reniland, Bangalore
  • Member in the Program advisory committee for Non-formal education of Bharathiya Vidhya Bhavan, Coimbatore
  • Member of Board of studies of MCA board in PSGGR Institute of Applied Computer Technology
  • Member of Board of studies of MCA in GRD College, Coimbatore
  • Member of Board of studies for computer education in schools at Bharathidasan University, Trichirapalli
  • Member of Board of studies of MCA at Sri Ramakrishna College of Engineering, Coimbatore
  • Member of board of studies of BSc Mathematics (CA) board in PSG College of Arts and Science
  • Member of board of studies of MSc Computer Science board in PSG College of Arts and Science
  • Member of board of studies of MA Tamil board in PSG College of Arts and Science
  • Member of board of studies of MCA board in Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology
  • Member of board of studies of Computer Science board in KSR College of Arts and Science , Tiruchengode
  • Member of Board of studies of MCA in Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology
  • Member of Board studies at Karpagam College of Engineering in the Department of Applied Sciences
  • Member of Program Advisory Committee in the CSE department of PSG College of Technology
  • Member of Program Advisory Committee at GRG Polytechnic, Coimbatore
  • Member in IEEE and Computer Society of India

Vice-Principal (Administration)

Dr.N.Eswaran

Qualification:

MA.,MBA.,M.Com.,MPhil.,Ph.D.,

Experience:

19

Specialization:

Economics

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Vice-Principal (Academics)

Dr.P.Krishnapriya

Qualification:

MCA., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Experience:

16

Specialization:

Image Processing

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Dean Academics - Science

Dr.P.Ajitha

Qualification:

MCA., M.Phil., SET., Ph.D.,

Experience:

19

Specialization:

Data Mining

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Dean Academics - Commerce

Dr.K.G.Senthilkumar

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M.B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Experience:

15

Specialization:

Human Resources & Marketing

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senthilkumar.kg@kgcas.com

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Dean Academics - Management

Prof.P.Rajendran

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MBA., UGC-NET., DLL., [Ph.D].,

Experience:

20

Specialization:

Finance & Operations

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Dean Academics - Research

Prof.Dr.Adalarasu Balraj

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MBA, M.Phil, PGDPMIR, HDSE, Ph.D.,

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16

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Marketing

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Director - IQAC

Dr.S.Vidhya

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MCA, M.Phil., Ph.D., NET.,

Experience:

14.5

Specialization:

Network security

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Dean - Student Affairs

Dr.L.Poovalingam

Qualification:

M.A., M.Phil., DF., D.litt., (Ph.D).,

Experience:

18

Specialization:

Ariviyal Tamil

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l.poovalingam@kgcas.com

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Dr.Ashok Bakthavathsalam

Managing Trustee,
KGiSL Institutions,
Coimbatore.

Dr. R. Ravichandran

Secretary,
KG College of Arts and Science,
Saravanampatti , Coimbatore.

Dr.E.Chandra

Professor & Head,
Dept. of Computer Science,
Bharathiar University, CBE.

Dr.Loganathan

Principal,
Maharaja College of Arts and Science,
Avinashi Road, Neelampur, Coimbatore.

Sri.P.Ayyappan

Member,
Industrialist,
Coimbatore.

Mr.M.Thavamanian

Office Manager,
KG College of Arts & Science,
Coimbatore.

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