S. Ramadoss CEO of GTC Kuwait, Honoured with the Prestigious Pravasi Bharati (Kerala) Award

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ramadoss is the CEO of Kuwait’s fast-growing telecom and IT services company, the Global Technology Company WLL. The Award is a great honour not only for Ramadoss, a hardworking, ambitious and visionary businessman and a humble, kind and spiritual person, but also to the Indian community in Kuwait in general.Born to an ex-serviceman, Mr. Subbiah, who had served with the Indian Army during the Second World War, Ramadoss lived in a small village named M. Duraisamipuram near Sivakasi in the state of Tamil Nadu. He used to walk three kilometers every day to attend school. Ramadoss graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from ANJA College at Sivakasi. Later he acquired Engineering Degree (AMIE) and MBA in Operations Management.

He joined the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India in 1980 as a Junior Engineer. His work took him across India and he worked in multiple states during his tenure. he was deputed to Kuwait in 1991 as part of TCIL’s team for rebuilding the telecom networks damaged during the First Persian Gulf War.He moved to KNETCO as a Project Engineer and climbed the professional ladder swiftly. With his dedication and hard work, he rose to the position of General Manager of KNETCO in a short time. Ramadoss later moved to Oman in 2009 to establish Al Jassar Telecommunications as part of Al Jassar Group of Companies, and soon got promoted as the Group CEO. During his tenure in Oman, he was instrumental in setting up Duraline’s factory in Sohar, a JV with Beasuk Engineering, South Korea for mechanical works in PDO, Oman, and many others.

He then moved back to Kuwait in 2010 and joined Global Technology Company WLL (GTC) as its Chief Executive Officer. Under his dynamic leadership, GTC grew rapidly to become one of the main contractors for ICT solutions in Kuwait for various Ministries, KOC, KNPC and major private players.
His visionary and ambitious personality led him to spread GTC’s business to other countries in the region, with branches in Qatar, Oman & Malaysia. In Kuwait, Ramadoss also manages two other companies, Nettelecom and Zena Technologies.

Ramadoss has a strong belief that ‘If you give fish to a person to eat, you are helping him for a day. But if you teach him to fish, you are helping him for a lifetime’. With this belief, he has been helping people to get jobs in Kuwait and to qualify and equip themselves. He has provided livelihood to thousands of Indians, from labourers to engineers, in Kuwait and other countries.

He has been active in social and cultural aspects of the Indian community in Kuwait. He served as President of Kuwait Tamil Sangam, and supported scores of Indian associations and organizations in their cultural and charitable activities.

His wife, Dr. Subhadra Devi is a gynecologist by profession. She was born in Hyderabad and completed her professional degree (MD, DGO) from Osmania Medical College. She worked as a Senior Medical Officer in Central Government of India's Health Scheme before joining Al Salam Hospital in Kuwait. She has been a cornerstone in her husband's passion for serving the society. "God's grace, hard work and sincerity have helped us to achieve whatever we wanted. We feel gratified if we can help others with our wealth, education and wisdom in whatever little way we can." say this couple in unison.

Ramadoss has two children. His elder daughter, Ms. Jayashree is a B.Tech. graduate in Biotechnology and MBA in Human Resources. She is currently the Director of Heguru Kuwait. His son, Karthik, graduated in B.Tech. in Pulp & Paper Engineering from IIT Roorkee and M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS). He moved to Kuwait to support his father in his great mission.

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K. Uthaman
Friday, February 2, 2018
Hardmwork pays off with recognition!

Sridhar Padmanabhan, Kuwait
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Congratulations Sir.. for your efforts, achevement and May God Bless for all success.Proud of you sir. Sridhar.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Congratulations and nice to read the great success story of Mr.Ramadoss.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Congratulations on your achievement!
You made us so proud!!
May your life always shower you with Success & Happiness!!!

Monday, January 22, 2018
Congratulations Sir.. you really deserve for this honor.. May god bless you and family with good health and wealth to serve our community and nation...

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