Director’s Profile

Dr. C. Satish is the Sr.Principal & Director of Paavai Group of Schools. He has 30 years of experience in educational field. He was with DAV Gopalapuram for the past 28 years as teacher and principal for 18 years before joining Paavai Group. His professional and administrative experience has benefitted the teachers, parents and students through his interviews in national and state television channels as well as through leading newspapers. He was awarded Ph.D. in commerce by the University of Madras for his research on HRD practices.

D.A.V. Gopalapuram under his leadership was rated 5 times as one of the best schools in the country by leading magazines such as Outlook, Rediff.com, Education World Magazine and ‘C-fore Survey’. He was rated the best in leadership in the entire country among school principals in the year 2009 by C-fore survey and awarded a certificate and medal in recognition of his services. He holds a post graduate diploma in Yoga Studies recognized by Government of Tamil Nadu Health Ministry.
He was the recipient of President Award for best teacher in 2006. He received the award from the Honorable President of India Smt. Prathiba Patil.

He was also appointed by CBSE to inspect schools for affiliation. He played the role of mentor for CBSE schools for CCE implementation up to class X.

He was also the recipient of Vocational Excellent Award in 2007 from His Excellency Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, Governor of Tamil Nadu. He has also received the Best Principal Award from many organizations such as Lions Club, Rotary Club and other professional organizations.

He has also authored many books on personality development for students. He is also the Director of MITRA Leadership Academy. Thousands of participants, students and professionals have been benefitted from his training programme on leadership skills. He has produced 100% results in Class X & XII Board Exams for DAV Gopalapuram with most of the students securing 90% and above in various subjects. On an average, 18-20 students have joined IIT and many students have joined National Institute of Technology (NIT) and reputed Medical Colleges.

With best regards.
Dr.C.Satish, M.Com, B.Ed., Ph.D
National Awardee,
Senior Principal & Director
Paavai Group of Schools