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Ramkumar Singaram

  • PR Consultant

  • Freelance Journalist

  • Author of Four Books

  • Entrepreneurship Trainer

Professional Resume

Name : Ramkumar Singaram
Designation : Chief Executive Officer
Office Address : Catalyst Public Relations Pvt. Ltd.

# 3, ‘D’ Block, II Floor

Gemini Parsn Apts.

599, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 006

Phone / Mobile : 2822 0003 / 8 / 98410 47455
Fax : 2822 0008
E-mail :,
Date of Birth : 18th August, 1972
Education : M.F.C. (Master of Finance & Control)

Madurai Kamaraj University

B.Sc. (Physics)

Thiagarajar College, Madurai

Work Experience : Project Officer

Centre for Entrepreneur Development

(May – June 1994)
Equity Research Analyst

Bull’s Eye Magazine (July – Sep. 1994)

Sub Editor

Valar Thozhil Magazine (Oct. 1994 – June. 1997)

Business Ventures

Promoted : Catalyst Public Relations (July. 1997 onwards)

Catalyst Communication Campus (June 2006 onwards)

Career Highlights: Handled PR mandate for more than 400 clients throughout India
Served as media consultant for big clients like

Shriram Group, Syntel Inc., Goldwinner, Sakthi

Masala, Aachi Masala, Eagle Diaries, Ethiraj College, Velammal Group of Institutions etc.
Interviewed more than 500 entrepreneurs for ‘Valar Thozhil’ magazine and wrote 20 cover stories
Wrote articles in Kumudam, Kumudam Bakthi, Kungumum, Dinamani, Gokulam Kadir etc.
Wrote serials on entrepreneurship in Mangayar Malar & Valar Thozhil
Currently contributing series of articles to Kalkandu on Personality Development (from July 2013 onwards).

Media Appearances : Compered in Radio One FM – Theiveega Raagam, from Jan 2012- Mar 2014
Anchored Neengalum Mudalali Aagalam a Live Phone-in program in Jaya Plus, which briefs franchisee opportunity for the viewers, from 2011-2013
Anchored more than 200 live phone-in programs – 1 hour each in Makkal TV on business, education & job opportunities, from July 2008 – Sep 2010

Anchored Budget Review 2010 in Podhigai TV

Compered in Jaya Plus TV on Education & share market (Nov 2011-Dec 2012)

Profiled in Aval Vikatan, Mutharam, Valarthozhil, Gokulam Kadir, Kalaignar TV, All India Radio, Astro, Vanavil TV (Malaysia), Minnal FM (Malaysia) and Makkal Osai (Malaysia), Radio Derby (UK), Derby Telegraph (UK)

Special Reference : Published 4 books

  • ‘Selavai Kurainga Sir’ – About how to reduce expenses

  • ‘Thozhil Seyya Virumbu’ – About how to start a business

  • ‘Asathal Thozhilgal 64’ – About 64 Business Ideas

  • ‘Thozhilalee to Mudalalee’ – for people who aspire to start up a business/company

Foreign Visit : Visited UK for 28 days under ‘Group Study

Exchange’ program sponsored by Rotary International District 3230 during Sep – Oct 2010

Also Visited Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong, France, Italy and Norway.
Positions Held : Event Coordinator for Thirukkural Elocution

Competition, Shriram Ilakkia Kazhagam – 2003 onwards

Coordinator for Aram Award Committee, Shriram

Group – 2003 onwards

Served as Secretary in Tamil Media Club –

Jan. 2008 to Dec. 2009

Served as Executive Committee Member in

Ad. Club Madras – 2006-07

Served as Executive Committee Member in

Public Relations Society of India, Chennai Chapter – 2006-07

Served as Executive member in Rotary Club of Madras North (2011-2013)

Lectures Delivered : Conducted seminars on Entrepreneurship for

Companies like Naturals, Cadd Centre, Viduthalai, Tamil Osai etc.

Delivered Guest Lectures in D2D Organization - Malaysia; GKM College - Chennai; SRM University-Chennai; Jepiaar SRR Engineering College – Chennai; St. Michael College of Engineering & Technology -Kalayar Koil; NPR College of Engineering, Natham; Globe Fist Organisation, Madurai, Various Rotary Clubs in Chennai etc.

Awards Received : Received ‘Payanezhutthu Padaippaali’ from Tamil

Nadu Magazine Publishers Association (2011)

Received ‘Best Young Achiever Award’ for Thiruvanmiyur Mandram, Chennai (2011)

Member : Public Relations Society of India

Public Relations Council of India

Rotary Club of Madras North

The Indus Entrepreneurship (TiE)


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