ABOUT THE FOUNDER
The Dhakshina Academy is a potential learning place that exclusively offers courses in civil engineering and related subjects to the aspiring candidates.The visionary who is instrumental in starting this Academy is Mr. P.GOKULABALAN, who is very enthusiastic and very interested to serve society through education. Mr. Gokulabalan holds bachelor degree in civil engineering with an advanced diploma in architecture.
He started his career in Chennai corporation as a licensed surveyor and continued with this position for nearly thirty years.His interest in civil engineering did not restrict him to this position alone.He drifted his attention towards construction activities.He was instrumental and a guiding force behind the construction of more than hundred independent villas and apartments in Chennai and its peripheral areas.He was also involved in the construction of many Schools and Hospitals under the Viswa Hindu Parishad welfare scheme.
To be update with latest software trends he also attended and completed the following courses
- Swift professional course conducted by NIIT in 1999.
- Advanced Architectural CADD by AUTO DESK in 2000.
- Graphics specialist by C & M COLOUR GRAFX & MULTIMEDIA in 2002.
He has also attended specialised managerial training courses and training programme on land survey using total station conducted by reputed institutions. He has authored a book in Tamil “KATTUNGAL KANAVU ILLATHAI”which will give very useful tips for those constructing new independent houses.
Apart from his professional activities,he has associated himself with many social activities.He is the president of LIONS CLUB of Mount City Chapter.As a member, he got membership growth award in 2015-16 and has been selected "DISTRICT CHAIR PERSON FOR 2016-17".
He is also a founding member in BNI in CBD-B-Region of Jewels chapter holding the post of one to one coordinator.