Management

Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College for Women is managed by the C.T.T.E Trust which became a public trust in 2003. The Trust was started by the Founder of the schools, Chevalier. T. Thomas.

Our management team comprises the Chairman, Honourable Justice Thiru. N. Paul Vasantha Kumar and the Managing Trustee & Correspondent Thiru. L. Palamalai, IAS (Retd.). The Trust also manages five other institutions – four schools in Chennai and one in Kottayam, Kerala.

Hon. Justice N. Paul Vasantha Kumar

Chairman

Honourable Justice Thiru. N. Paul Vasantha Kumar took charge as the new Chairman of the CTTE Trust on February 21, 2022. We welcome our Chairman, honourable Justice Thiru. N. Paul Vasantha Kumar to the educational institutions under CTTE Trust with respect.

Biography

Honourable Justice Vasantha Kumar is a specialist in service law, labour law and education-related matters. He was the Senior Standing Counsel for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission and also was the Standing Counsel for the central government. For the past 41 years, he has served the country in legal fields as an Advocate, High Court Judge, Chief Justice, and Arbitrator. Arbitration is a way to resolve disputes outside the judiciary courts and he has 20 arbitrations to his credit.

He has been appointed in 5 High Court Commissions and Committees. He has been the Chairman of the Selection Committee that appointed  120 professors in  Tamil Nadu Government Law Colleges. 

Prominent Positions held

Apart from acting as our Chairman Hon. Justice N. Paul Vasantha Kumar has held several honorable positions during his extensive period of public service. Some of them are as follows.
  • Additional Judge of the Madras High Court from December 2005 and elevated as Madras High Court Judge
  • Permanent Judge of the Madras High Court from 2007
  • Elevated as Chief Justice of J&K High Court in 2015 and retired in 2017
  • Appointed as Senior Advocate by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in 2018
  • Administrator in CSI Tirunelveli Diocese for 2 years
  • Chairman of the recruitment committee of Dr. Ambedkar Law University

Thiru. L. PALAMALAI, IAS (Retd.)

Managing Trustee & Correspondent

Thiru.L.Palamalai IAS (Retd.), an exemplary officer in the Indian Administrative Services (government sector) was selected to assist Hon.Justice.J.Kanakaraj in the administration of the C.T.T.E Trust and educational institutions under it, including the Chevalier T Thomas Elizabeth College for Women.

Biography

Thiru. L. Palamalai I.A.S officer (Retd), is the Managing Trustee & Correspondent of CTTEWC. With his vision & commitment he has scripted the success story of all the institutions run by the Trust.

Prior to his role in Academia, Thiru. L.Palamalai has held several prominent positions while serving as an officer in the Indian Administrative Services (Government Sector).

Known for his honesty, fortitude and keen interest in serving people, he continues to contribute to our society in many forms & functions. For instance, the CTTEWC I.A.S Academy was his brain child, it aims to create more women I.A.S officers by providing proper coaching & access to resources.

Prominent Positions held

Apart from acting as our Correspondent & CTTE Managing Trustee, Thiru.L. Palamalai has held several honorable positions during his service period in the Government Sector. Some of them are as follows.
  • Sub Collector - Kumbakonam District
  • Collector - Pudukkottai District
  • Collector - Sivagangai District
  • Joint Commissioner - Prohibition and Excise
  • Joint commissioner - Commercial Tax Enforcement
  • Commissioner of Labour
  • Joint Secretary - Home - Excise
  • Managing Director - Overseas Manpower Corporation
  • Managing Director - Tamilnadu Water Supply & Drainage Board