Founder Secretary & Chairman

The Chairman and the Founder Secretary of the Association, Shri A.K. Gopalan continues to be the guiding star and moving spirit behind the Asan Memorial Educational Institutions. Shri A.K. Gopalan, an eminent civil engineer with experience of over 60 years in the construction industry, is the founder secretary of the Asan Memorial Association, which runs seven educational institutions in and around Chennai. A visionary with extraordinary capabilities, his dynamic leadership has made the Asan Group of Educational Institutions a force to reckon with in the education field.


“Paving way in creating a new trail for education is what we look upon every day to engage students to discover, learn and thrive,” says the President of Asan Memorial Associations, Dr. C. K. Revi.

Son of Sri. C. R. KesavanVaidyar a renowned social worker, Dr. C. K. Revi is an educationist, author, philanthropist, industrialist and the person behind the success of the acclaimed Chandrika Ayurvedic Soap.

Though an eminent doctor by profession, his unambiguous ideas play a key role in vitalizing education to a new level. A lifetime Trustee of Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Technology (Coimbatore), S. N. Trust (Quilon), and the Chairman of the Sree Narayana Guru Educational Society (Irinjalakuda); he also manages a Primary School, Senior Secondary School, a Teachers’ Training Institute, and a School of Nursing under his family trust. He established the first and so far the only Institute of Continuing Medical Education in Kerala recognized by the National Academy of Medical Sciences. Serving as the General Secretary of Kerala Ophthalmological Society until 1996 he went on to be elected as the President of the society during the Silver Jubilee year 1999-2000. A true educationist Dr. C. K. Revi is currently the President of Asan Memorial Associations.

Vice President

Vice President

Mrs. Shyamala Jayaprakash
General Secretary Asan Memorial Association
Chairperson Asan Group of Educational Institutions

With over 35 years of experience in the field of education Shyamala Jayaprakash brings to the table her vast knowledge in managing educational institutions. Under the able guidance of her father the founder Secretary and Chairman Sri AK Gopalan she learnt the nuances of building and running various institutions ranging from schools to colleges. She took over the reins of the management as the General Secretary in 2011. The group has since grown both in size and eminence. The Asan group of institutions started with Asan Memorial Senior Secondary school in the year 1966 which went on to become the first private CBSE school in Chennai. 55 years later the groups portfolio include schools, play schools, arts and science college, engineering college and a dental college. Shyamala Jayaprakash vision is to build further on the solid foundation laid by her late father Sri AK Gopalan.

Shyamala Jayaprakash is an active social worker rendering yeoman service to the community through her association with organisations like the Rotary and other social organisations. She is the past President of Rotary club of Madras South one of the oldest and prestigious club in the city, She was the Vice President of Confederation of Malayali Associations of Chennai, Vice President Dakshina a social organization. She is also the current the President of the Association of private schools managements (Chennai Zone)

Dr. Gautham Babu
Joint Secretary

Dr. Gautham Babu is a dentist by profession and a educationist by passion. After completing his dentistry, Dr Gautham entered private practice in Chennai. He was called upon by our founder General Secretary Shri AK Gopalan to realise his dream of building a dental college in the outskirts of Chennai. He was the force behind the implementation of the Dental College having worked from the design stage to building completion. Recognising his management skills the founder secretary entrusted him with various additional responsibilities. After the passing of his mentor he took upon the role of joint secretary and has since been steering the Asan Group of institutions under the leadership of General Secretary Shyamala Jayaprakash. Gautham is a passionate animal lover with a deep rooted interest in the environment. His eye for detail and design is visible in all our newer developments and renovations.


Excecutive Committee Members

Sl.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. E.K.Purushothaman Committee Member
2 Sri. K.S.Sethumadhavan Committee Member
3 Mrs. SheilaPavitran Committee Member
4 Mrs. NinaGopalkrishnan Committee Member
5 Sri. A.P.Kunnhikannan Committee Member
6 Dr. C.G.Rajendra Babu Committee Member
7 Capt. Vinod Narayanan Committee Member
8 Mr. Manish Kishore Committee Member
9 Smt. KumariGovindan Committee Member
10 Sri. P.K.Manoj Committee Member
11 Mr. KalyanJayaprakash Committee Member
12 Mr. VivekRevi Committee Member
13 Mr. G.Vijayakumar Committee Member
14 Mrs. Nisha Dilip Committee Member
15 Mr. SureshVipinChandran Committee Member
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