Dr.C.Satish is the Senior Principal and Director of the Paavai Group of Schools. He has more than 30 years of experience in the educational field. He was with D.A.V Gopalapuram for about 28 years as a Teacher and Principal for 18 years before joining the Paavai Group of Schools. His professional and administrative experience has benefitted teachers, parents, and students through his interviews on national and state television channels as well as through leading newspapers. He was awarded a Ph.D in Commerce by the University of Madras for his research on HRD practices. D.A.V Gopalapuram, under his leadership, was rated five times as one of the best schools in the country by leading magazines such as Outlook, Rediff.com, Education World Magazine, and ‘C-Fore Survey'. He was rated as the best in leadership in the entire country among school principals in the year 2009 by C-fore Survey and was awarded a certificate and a medal in recognition of his services.
He holds a postgraduate diploma in Yoga Studies recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu Health Ministry. He was the recipient of the National Award for The Best Teacher in 2006. He received the award from the then Honorable President of India, Smt. Prathiba Patil. He is also appointed by CBSE to inspect schools for affiliation. He is also the recipient of the Vocational Excellence Award in 2007 from His Excellency, Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, the Governor of Tamil Nadu. He has also received the Best Principal Award from many organizations such as the Lions Club, Rotary Club, and other professional organizations. He has also authored many books on personality development for students. He is also the Director of MITRA Leadership Academy. Thousands of students and professionals have benefitted from his training program on leadership skills. He has produced 100% results in class X and XII Board Exams for D.A.V Gopalapuram with most of the students securing 90% and above marks in various subjects. On an average, 18–20 students have joined IIT, and many students have joined the National Institute of Technology (NIT) and reputed Medical Colleges. Similarly, the results of Paavai with academic support from Allen is consistent in getting excellent results year after year in CBSE Board Examination as well as NEET and JEE with many securing admissions in Premier colleges like JIPMER, AIIMS, Govt. Medical Colleges, IIT, NIT and Reputed Arts and Science colleges. He constantly guides and monitors the Paavai and Allen Staff in academics to achieve excellent results.
Paavai Vidhyashram Global School is a CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Syllabus based International School for Kindergarten to 12th Grade that focusses on holistic development of Children and working on turning everyone to be a Leader.