P. Pandiyan - A Multi-faceted Entrepreneur
An energetic and enthusiastic multidimensional personality with unbound futuristic vision, Pandiyan has many feathers to his cap in terms of establishing and successfully managing different entrep-reneurial enterprises. With a great work experience from Singapore, Pandiyan founded the 'Multi-Purpose Manpower Agency' that has since trained, moulded and supplied more than 35 thousand work force to various countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and an increasing list of companies across the globe. An avid believer in treading new routes in business, Pandiyan developed a new brand called 'Prime Roaster' that introduced many mouth-watering chicken dishes to the foodies of Chennai and with a passion in hospitality services created an unique four star category resort called 'Mantra Koodam (Mantra Veppathur)' near the well-known temple town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu. Mantra Koodam (Mantra Veppathur) is a pure vegetarian resort flocked by both Indians and foreigners throughout the year and keep getting appreciative feedback from the visiting guests. Expanding his vision beyond the visible horizon, he also extended his experiments in stretching his business beyond the national boundary by successfully exporting various food products to different countries. In spite of his hectic business schedule, Pandiyan is keen maintaining his physical fitness and evolves quality life through quality living and also spread this message to the society by setting example by himself. A silent contributor to the upliftment of the society, he encourages students through various contributions for a bright future. His enthusiasm in creating new dimensions in life motivated him to the establishment of Mongoose Camps that plays a vital role in the upliftment of the fast growing modern society that need quality enhancement programmes for the bright transformation of the future generations for a better future.
Capt KR Subramoniam (Capt Subbu) - A Facilitative Trainer
An Author, Motivational Speaker, Facilitative Trainer, Adventurous Explorer, Naturalist, Multifaceted Personality & a Recipient of Army Bravery Medal
Author of a well-acclaimed book on Self-Engagement titled ‘Romancing de Life: Live Smart – Live a Royal Life’ published in 2012, Capt Subramoniam sails the ‘Slingshot Academy for Personality Engineering’ that steers the Skill Enhancement / Leadership programmes for various sections of the society.
An active Motivational Speaker, Capt Subbu, as called in the known circle, also carries out Unique 360° Personality Engineering Programmes for Corporate Teams & Student Groups that include I Can, I Will & I Do (Self-Empowerment), Conquer Your World with Confidence (Self-Development), Lead with Leadership & Elevate without Elevator (Self-Moulding & Leading), in addition to Out Bound Training (OBT), Teambuilding Programmes, Soft Skills, Managerial Skills & Special Skills Training, Nature Trails, Treks & Camps with Jungle Survival Activities, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Jummaring (Climbing with Technique), Counseling on Stress Management & Time Management, Basic Foundation Course for Competitive Exams, etc.
Recipient of a Bravery Medal from the Indian Army, an Appreciation Medal from the US Navy, Young Multifaceted Achiever Award from the local society, Capt Subbu got appreciations from corporate world and educational institutions for his contribution on positive approach towards life.
Recently Capt Subramoniam has started a Multifaceted Campsite on the outskirts of Chennai called ‘Mongoose Camps’ at a stone-throw distance from the well-known Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary where he carries out various Management Trainings, Adventure Activities, Nature Trails, Entertainment & Rejuvenation Camps. The camp is well equipped with in-house kitchen, dining and overnight stay facilities in tents and remains an ideal place for corporate teams as well as student groups to enhance various management and living skills in a practical way.
A Short Service Commissioned Officer from the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai and served the Indian Army’s elite Armoured Corps,Capt Subramoniam acquired a wide & wild experience in different fields of work that include Hotel & Hospitality, Oil & Natural Gas, Tours & Travels, Conference Management, Safety & Security, Training & Development, Telecommunication, Senior Citizen Active Living Management, Facilities Management Services, etc. over the past 30 years.
A Certified Rock Climbing Trainer and a Member of Indian Mountaineering Foundation, Capt Subbu has climbed up to 21000 feet on the mighty Himalayas. As a Social Person, he is a Member of Madras Naturalists Society (MNS), Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association and Palm Grove Ecological Park & Sports Complex of the Indian Army. As a Multifaceted Personality, he practices more than 30 Hobbies on a regular basis that come handy while facilitating various training activities in a skillful way with confidence, comfort and ease.
Capt Subbu’s Hobbies: 1. Rock Climbing, 2. Rappelling, 3. Jummaring (Climbing with Technique), 4. Rope Knots, 5. Birding, 6. Wildlife Watching, 7. Nature Trails, Treks & Camping, 8. Sky-Gazing, 9. Snake Handling, 10. Archery, 11. Shooting, 12. Slingshot, 13. Angling, 14. Stand Up Paddling, 15. Rowing, 16. Travelling, 17. Long Distance Driving (2 / 4 Wheeler), 18. Photography, 19. Magic, 20. Juggling, 21. Solving Rubik’s Cube, 22. Roller Skating, 23. Driftwood Making, 24. Gardening, 25. Martial Arts, 26. Nunchaku, 27. Silambam (Long Stick Fight), 28. Physical Fitness, 29. Yoga, 30. Games (Basket Ball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, etc.), 31. Collection Hobby (Stamps, Coins, Stones, Knives, Antiques, etc.), 32. Reading, 33. Writing, etc.
Capt Subbu – A ‘Nature Lover’ by Nature & a ‘Human Being’ by Culture!
A man is great by deeds, not by birth! – Chanakya
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC receiving the book 'Romancing de Life: Live Smart - Live a Royal Life' authored by Captain KR Subramoniam in the presence of Lieutenant General Ashok Shivane, VSM, General Officer Commanding, 1 Corps and Colonel of the 50 Armoured Regiment