"Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision"


Mr.Rajasundaram, is the Founder of Sundaram Engineering Works, was born on March 24, 1921 in Mathicode, Nagercoil. His father Nesamani and his mother Gnaburam. He had one elder brother Sathiyadas and two younger sisters Gnana Jessy and Gnana Grace, He did his SSLC in a government school, Eachanvadalivalai.

In 1950 he married Roslin daughter of Daniel a teacher in Puthalam and the couple had five children named Daniel Nasakumar, Paulraj, Jeyachandran, Albert Christober Das and Justin Harris. He took up a job in Tata Tea, Munnar as a mechanic. He was a pious man, smart looking, kind hearted, Helping handed, hard working and sincere in his job, He worked there for 21 years and got retired.

While he was planning about his future after retirement, director of Tata Tea, Munnar, Mr.N.S.S.Moorthy gave him an idea to start an Industry at Coimbatore and he also said that he will guide him. In March 5, 1979 by the grace of God he started the company, Sundaram Engineering Works as God had promised him with the verse "For this very thing I did raise thee up, that I might show in thee My power, and that My name might be declared in all the land"-Romans 9:17, God raised him high

Rajasundaram passed away on December 5, 1999, He fought a good fight, He had finished his course, and He had kept the faith.