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SORNAMPILLAI CHIDAMBARANATHAN

education advisor

Sornampillai Chidambaranathan, Indian Education advisor.

Background

Chidambaranathan, Sornampillai was born on April 28, 1930 in Kombankulam, Tamilnadu, India. Son of Sornampillai and Santhanathammal Chidambaranathan.

Education

University of Madras, 1951-1954, Bachelor of Science (Honours), 1954-1955, Master of Science. Spoken languages: English, Tamil.

Career

Assistant professor physics, U. Madras, 1955-1958;executive secretary Indian national committee, World U. Svc., Madras, 1958-1960;associate secretary international secretariat, World U. Svc., Geneva, 1961-1966;associate general secretary, World U. Svc., 1967;general secretary, World U. Svc., 1968-1975;senior governmental and institutional relations, United Nations University, Tokyo, 1976-1980;Executive officer, officer of rector, United Nations University, 1980-1988;director office, United Nations University, New York City, 1989-1991;special advisor to rector, United Nations University, New York City, since 1992. Honorary secretary, vice president International Council Voluntary Agilysys, Geneva, 1969-1975. Chairman special commission on 2d development decade United Nations Economics & Social Council non-governmental organization Conference, Geneva, 1970-1974.

Membership

Member: International House of Japan, Tokyo. International Union of Health Education, Paris.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Honourary Secretary & Vice President, International Council of Voluntary Agencies, Geneva, 1969-1975. International Member, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada, since 91. Reading; classical music.

    Walking; swimming; cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Leela Subramaniam, February 2,1955. 1 child, Sornakumar.

father:
Sornampillai Chidambaranathan

mother:
Santhanathammal Chidambaranathan

spouse:
Leela Subramaniam

child:
Sornakumar Chidambaranathan