Dr. R. LAKSHMIPATHY

Academic & Professional Qualification

1. Graduation in Chemistry  from Travancore Univerity
2. Diploma in Newspaper Management from University of Cardiff,UK
Service through education

Founded Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy Foundation (SLF) and in an endeavour to promote education established under the aegis of SLF.

1. Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
2. R.L. Institute of Management Studies Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
3. R.L. Institute of Nautical Sciences Approved by DG Shipping, Mumbai
4. Krishnamal Ramasubbaiyer School

Service through positions honoured with education

1. Senate Member – Madurai Kamaraj University (1989-1991)
2. Senate Member – Bharathiar Univesity (1997-2000)
3. Secretary – The Madura College Board (1986-1990)
4. President – Tamilnadu Unaided Colleges Management Association.
5. Senate Member – Bharathiar Univesity (1997-2000)
6. Syndicate Member – Madurai Kamaraj University (2003 – 2006)
7. Member – National Integration Council, Ministry of Home Affairs (Aug. 2005–2008)

Degrees conferred

1. Conferred with D. Litt (Hony. Causa) in recognition of the achievements in Education & Journalism by Alagappa University in 2003
2. Conferred with D. Litt (Hony. Causa) in recognition of the achievements in Education & Journalism by Bharathiar University in 2009
Pivotal positions occupied- Press Related

1.Chairman : Press Trust of India (1998-99, 2006-07 & 2012-13), Vice-Chairman (2011-12) and continuing as Director
2. President : Indian Newspaper Society (1992-93) & continuing as Executive Committee Member
3. Member : Press Council of India (2001-2004, 2011-2014)
4. President : Indian Language Newspapers Association. (2001-03)
Career Highlights

1. DINAMALAR, the largest selling Tamil language daily steering itto the current stature
2. THE ANTISEPTIC, a Medical Journal of 100 years of reputed presence
3. HEALTH, a General Interest Magazine of 60 years standing
4. SAGAR SANDESH, a Maritime Tabloid English Weekly Newspaper.