We recall with a deep sense of gratitude the memories of the life and contribution of our Director, J. Sikile Management Centre, Late Prof. S. Victor, M.Sc.,D.C.E.,DAHE. (U.S.A.) who passed away on 13th December 1989. Prof S. Victor was an academician, intellect, able administrator, and a rare statesman. He was born on 19th August 1933 and completed his post-graduation in Physics with Electronics as a special subject.
HIS CHEQUERED EDUCATIONAL CAREER SPANNED OVER 38 YEARS:
HE HELD MANY KEY ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
HE WAS ALSO THE MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF:
HE WAS CONSTANTLY ON LECTURE TOURS BOTH AT NATIONAL AND INTER NATIONAL LEVELS AND VISITED THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:
U.S.A., West Germany, Sweden, Malaysia, Singapore, Burma and Thailand.
It is with a deep sense of gratitude that we recall the memories of the life and contribution of our former Chairman, Late Dr. T. John Ratnam, D.D., who passed away on 11.07.94.
Late Mr. V.S. Prakasham was born on 28.03.1931. He hailed from Narsapur, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. He married Mrs. Indira Prakasham daughter of late Dr. T. John Ratnam, D.D., of the same town, Narsapur, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh on 16.06.1961.
Dr. Mrs. P. Margaret Mudaliar was the Chairperson of J. Sikile School from 1997 to 1998 and had guided the institution with her rich experience as the Principal of Bains School, Kilpauk, and as Correspondent of five CSI Schools in Chennai.
It is with a deep sense of gratitude that we recall the memories of the life and contributions of Late VIJAYSHREE C. RAM MOHAN DOSS, who passed away on Saturday, 11.03.2001.
The Management, Staff, and Students of J. Sikile School and College deeply mourn the sudden demise of Mr. C. Ram Mohan Doss, EDP Director, Chennai Port Trust in a tragic road accident on Saturday, 11th March 2001. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, J. Sikile Foundation from its inception.
Vijayashree C. Ram Mohan Doss, son of late Mr. J. R. Chellap was born on the 11th June 1943 at Cuddalore. He graduated in Physics from the Annamalai University in 1963.
Thereafter, he secured a D.M.I.T (Instrumentation Technology), a Post Graduate engineering qualification from the Madras Institute of Technology.
Mr. C. Ram Mohan Doss a competent and successful computer professional, a genius in his own field rendered valuable services as Computer Consultant to most of the top ranking schools and colleges in Chennai and in various parts of the country.
He was an approved and authorized project guide and external examiner for B.Sc., M.Sc., M.C.A., B.E., B.Tech., M.E.M. Tech., M.B.A. with specialization in Computer Science and Management Information Systems, for various leading Universities and Colleges. He was a man with complete generosity, and he had helped a host of poor people in their education and career.
He was awarded the most prestigious title VIJAY SHREE by the International Friendship Society for enriching human life and outstanding attainments in India and abroad.
He was instrumental in designing and equipping J. Sikile College computer centre with the most modern computer systems in the year 1989 almost the first of its kind in this area when computer literacy was still in its infancy. He was far-sighted and had the intellectual and emotional strength to deal with any crises. He always extended his helping hand to the needy and deserving.
Mr. C. Ram Mohan Doss was a very dear family friend of the management and also a strong pillar of support at all times. His determination, drive, a deep sense of commitment, and genuine willingness to share his unique professional skills in setting up computer centres in various schools and Colleges are commendable. He strongly believed that:
“There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men.
There is no greater contribution than to help the weak.
There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.”
– Walter Reuther
We are grateful to him for his valuable advice, and thank God for his tireless efforts in contributing to the success of these institutions. We convey our deep-felt condolences to his wife Mrs. Sushil Mohan and his only son Mr. Robin Chellappa, Australia.
We praise God for his life as a devoted man of God whose work and memory will be a perpetual inspiration for all those who know him and all his associates, friends, and relatives in particular.
Served as Member, Board of Trustees, J. Sikile Foundation. His spiritual guidance and constant prayers were a blessing to the school. His Death Anniversary is observed each year on 14th January.
Prof. & Dr. C. Emmanuel worked abroad for many years, and he served the School as Management Consultant for the Psycho-Educational Guidance and Counseling Centre. He counseled the students and worked with those experiencing learning difficulties, Psychological, behavioral or health problems, fear complex, stress, and over-dependency leading to poor scholastic performance.
His educational assessments and resource services for the students were commendable. His reports focused on the cognitive, emotional, and academic strengths, and weaknesses of the individual students, and he submitted to the Administration, the recommendations for educational intervention.
He enjoyed the challenge of finding the answers to the complex questions of underachievement and organized training and awareness programs so that students develop strong personalities with effective communication and interaction skills.
Barbara Joy Crawford Tilsley was an embodiment of love, joy, and hope. Her sacrificial service, courage, and deep faith in God turned many to Christ, and she earned the love and admiration of all who knew her.
Ms. B.J.C. Tilsley was born on 27th June 1928 at Miraj in Maharashtra. Her parents Mr. Crawford and Ms. Marjorie Tilsley, Grandparents, and five(5) generations of her family served in West Godavari Dist., A.P., India.
She established Holland Wharf Girls’ Hostel in June 1955 with 24 students, and with the simplicity of purpose, and steadfast perseverance, she has transformed the lives of orphaned, poor girls by providing a home, education, and a future to lead independent successful lives.
Ms. B.J.C. Tilsley was a member of J. Sikile School Managing Committee since its inception in the year 1983. Her experienced advice and her commitment to impart value-based education are deeply appreciated.
Ms. B.J.C. Tilsley conducted the first VBS in J. Sikile School in the year 1984 and since then she attended VBS sessions every year until 2010. She seized every opportunity to deliver short exhortations with visual aids so that children can understand, apply and grow into God-fearing and responsible individuals.
She participated actively in every event of the school. Even towards the end of her remarkable life in her frail condition, she used to telephone and inform her inability to attend committee meetings but always assured her prayers for God’s leading and blessings.
We thank God for her faithful life of service. David Livingstone as a young man wrote an incredible prayer in his diary.
“Lord, send me anywhere, only go with me.
Lay any burden on me, only sustain me.
Sever any ties but the tie that binds me to Thy service and to Thy heart”.
We the Board of Trustees of J. Sikile Foundation, and Members of J. Sikile School Managing Committees, continue to cherish the memories of Ms. B.J.C. Tilsley who passed away on 04 July 2011 at the age of 84 years. We express our gratitude for her contribution to the growth and success of the School.
He was born on 05 December 1928 in Annavanapudi Village near Gudivada, Krishna District to Tappita Rajaratnam & Rukmini. He was second of the 5 siblings & graduated from AC College, Guntur. He was a well-known singer, and musician, and played piano & organ.
He was married to Chadalavada Elsie Premavathi, the youngest daughter of Chadalavada Jonah, renowned Lace Merchant of Narsapur for 54 Years. God blessed their marriage with 4 daughters, 7 Grand Children & 3 Great Grand Children. He was a mentor, guide & inspiration to family & friends. He guided them with Godly wisdom, and love & took a keen interest in their accomplishments & success.
He died on 11 January 2018 at the age of 90 Years. We thank the Lord for his exemplary life and one to be emulated. We honour his life & legacy.
The life of Mr. T P Solomon Raj, father of Mrs. Umagrace Sikile, Director, of J Sikile School is a testimony to God’s sovereignty, providence, steadfast love & faithfulness.
He was passionate about education, which is essential for success in global development and nation-building. Since the inception of J Sikile School, he played a pivotal role in setting the standards of school administration, service rules, employee benefits & expansion plans. He firmly believed that every child should have access to a high-quality education that facilitates an optimized learning environment and encourages students to remain intellectually curious.
With a career spanning over 40 years starting as a Mine’s Assistant at Singareni Colleries, Kothagudem he eventually retired as Chief of Administration, B H P V, Visakhapatnam. He held many senior administrative, and managerial positions during his long career and strategically led organizations to greater levels of growth and performance.
Mr. T P Solomon Raj was an avid reader, statesman, and administrator who possessed strategic foresight, enthusiasm, unflinching determination, and optimism regardless of seemingly ominous circumstances.
He was a fervent advocate of justice, and human dignity, and served on several boards of voluntary organizations. He courageously stood up in defense of fairness for the welfare of the downtrodden and pursued their cause with dedication and determination. He led an exemplary life and set a high standard of work ethics in public sector companies.
In a career spanning over four decades, he served in various public sector companies and was instrumental in resolving industrial relations issues, earning the respect of his company & the affection of the workers. He was mindful of serving the downtrodden and passionately worked for social justice & equality. He implemented various welfare & savings schemes that gave thousands the opportunity to own a place they can call their home.