K. Pandiarajan

K. Pandiarajan

Honb’le Minister for Tamil Official Language & Tamil Culture


K Pandiarajan (KPR) is one of the most well respected business leaders in India with more than30 years of experience in Management and Human Resources. As the founder of Ma Foi Management Consultants, he was at the forefront of the transformational changes that swept the HR landscape over the last two decades and pioneered the HR outsourcing concept in India.
After his pioneering role in defining HR industry, he moved to Consulting, Analytics and Education businesses with the incorporation of Ma Foi Strategic Consultants P Ltd as a holding Company in the year 2012. The new venture focuses on providing high end consulting solutions to Indian Industries with the special focus on SMEs. With his inherent HR expertise he is the Chairman of the new-age HR services company, CielHr which offers recruitment, staffing and HR consultancy services across India.

KPR keenly believes in the fundamental principle of empowerment at all levels and is actively involved in the CSR activities that focuses on empowering children, women and youth through education, healthcare and livelihood support. He is also a Member of Legislative Assembly of the State of Tamil Nadu in India representing the Avadiconstituency. He represented Virudhunagar constituency in his first term as an MLA from 2011 to 2016 and made significant improvements in the infrastructure and essential services. Various projects were initiated and executed with a long term perspective.

Brief Profile

& bull; B.E from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
& bull; M.B.A. in PM & IR from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur.
& bull; Founded Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd and built it to be one of the largest HR service providers in the Country making significant contribution to the HR landscape in India.He was the founder President of the Indian Staffing Federation and also pioneered HR Business Process Outsourcing in India.
& bull; Ma Foi created employment opportunities for more than 4,00,000 professionals in 36 countries with offices all over India and in various other countries.
& bull; Founder Chairman of the Ma Foi group which runs businesses in the domain of Strategic Consulting, Analytics and Education.
& bull; Is the Chairman of CielHR , a new age HR services company which offers recruitment, staffing and HR consultancy.
& bull; Has been on the Board of various companies and is now associated with companies likeIcanD, Naethra Technologies
& bull; Member of Governing Council in Kalasalingam University, Hindustan University, Ethiraj College, Velammal Institute of Management, A.D.M. College for Women, Center for Social Initiatives and Management
& bull; Eisenhower Fellow from India – Member of the prestigious Eisenhower network of 1800 global leaders from over 100 countries
& bull; Member of the State Council of CII Tamil Nadu.
& bull; Member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) global forum for young achievers in the industry
& bull; Charter – Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Chennai, a global forum comprising over 6000 entrepreneurs of Indian origin.
& bull; Founder-Trustee of Sornammal Educational Trust (SET) and The Ma Foi Foundation that has touched the lives of more than 1,00,000 families through its various schemes.
& bull; Founder-Trustee of Confederation of Indian Organisations for Service and Advocacy (CIOSA), a forum representing over 247 NGOs in Chennai.
& bull; Active Rotarian.
& bull; Author of You are Appointed and AyirathilOruvan, career guidance books in Tamil for Youth and has motivated more than a lakh of students through his speeches.
& bull; Has groomed a number of young entrepreneurs and has been the Founding member of institutions like Native Lead and YES.