"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,
but also believe."
Chairman Dr. P. Senthil Kumar has been the backbone of Palpap success
and growth. Aptly called a Youth Icon, he stands today as a role model for Young
Entrepreneurs. A man, who from early childhood nurtured strong dreams and high hopes
of starting his own Multi National Company, and who assiduously achieved it.. His
twelve years of experience in the field of Software and Business Development in
reputed companies like Hitachi Software- Japan, have empowered him in being a part
of the Software Revolution.
Senthil Kumar represented India in the Tokyo City International Conference on the
topic "Business Relations between Nations" at the young age of 24. This presentation
explains the diplomatic relationship between Japan and India, and provides various
solutions to overcome barriers that impede this robust relationship.
Bachelor's Degree in Production Engineering
Master of Business Administration
Post Graduation in Computer Science
Doctor of Honors
16 Years experience in the field of software and business development overseas,
the last assignment being Business Development Manager in Hitachi Software, Japan.
The book "IT Gateway to Japan", authored by Dr Senthil Kumar, is based on his experiences
with the Japanese. This book lays a strong foundation for all people who wish to
start businesses in Japan, and furnishes all vital information with relevant data
concerning business, social life, culture and travel in Japan.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES (Research and Awards)
Dr. Senthil Kumar is currently on a research that strings the minds of youngsters.
Most students who have their schooling in rural areas face immense difficulties
initially to cope up with the challenges of urban life. As Senthil Kumar was a native
of the countryside, he realized the need to support such students.
This research is based on student's mind transition from village atmosphere to the
City environment, the transformation extending from a minimum of six months and
more depending upon the subject. This project is teamed with Anna University Dr.
A.P.J Abdul Kalam, President of India.
Dr. Senthil Kumar says, "I would like to reaffirm my commitment to do everything
I can to promote the development of a society based on respect for independence,
individuality and diversity; the development of a vibrant, private sector-led economy
based on principles of corporate responsibility; and, the development of a socioeconomic
system that has the confidence of the global community"
"RASHTRIYA RATTAN" Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements and Distinguished
Services to the Nation by Honorable Shri.Karia Munda, Union Minister, Govt. of India
on 23rd January 2002 at Hyderabad, India.
"INTERNATIONAL GOLD STAR MILLENNIUM" Award for Excellence in Promoting Global Integration
and Economic Development by His Excellency Mr. Vichian Khemthong, Minister for foreign
Affairs, Govt. Of Thailand on 24th April 2002 at Bangkok.
"RAJIV GANDHI SHIROMANI AWARD" for meritorious accomplishment in diversity of activities
that immensely contribute for the Nations Progress on 19th August 2002 in Bangalore.
"INDIRA GANDHI SADBHAVNA AWARD" crowned for the Outstanding Services, Achievements
and Contributions to the Nation on 22nd November 2002 at New Delhi.
"JEWEL OF INDIA AWARD" awarded for Outstanding Achievements in IT Industry on 2nd
December 2003 at New Delhi.