"Children have inherent potential to learn. They learn many things outside class room on their own without anyone teaching including to speak Mother tongue. Therefore if they fail to learn in the class room it is not their problem but ours! "
1981-83: Two years he spent with the then Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. as his Gazetted Personal Assistant
He served about 10 years in the area of Women and Child welfare including basic education and basic health
1993-96: Collector of Vellore District
Served as Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Chennai for three-and half years which was the second longest serving term among other Commissioner!!