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Management Profile





Late Shri. M.S. Chokalingam, a textile wizard and philanthropist, who always evinced an abiding interest in professional education as a means to industrial and economic growth and prosperity of the country, founded Sona College of Technology. The vision of Sona’s Founder Chairman was to have a vibrant Engineering and Management Institution that is equal in educational excellence to the best in the world that is why this institution has gathered momentum to reach phenomenal height today.


Mr. C. Valliappa, is the Chairman of this institution and the illustrious son of Founder Chairman. His passion and commitment to the cause of education, able guidance and devoted care of the various needs of this institution has established SONA as a  veritable haven of educational brilliance which is moving towards greater heights of achievement and glory.


Mr. Chocko Valliappa, the Vice Chairman of this institution and he has made a triumphant venture into the highly competitive IT industry and has accumulated a vast experience in developing and exploring innovative technologies. He is a passionate and a multifaceted industrialist who co-founded the incubation company, Valliappa Software Techpark. He is the founder of Vee Technologies, which has become a gold standard Global services company focused in Revenue Cycle Management, Healthcare and Engineering services and it features in information Week List – 100 Top Global Outsourcing Compaines.

Thyagu Valliappa

Mr. Thyagu Valliappa, the Vice Chairman of this institution and he heads Textile and Garment sector and is very keen in elevating the institute to very big standards on par with globally renowned colleges. He is the founder and CEO of Storage and Movement (SAM) division of Valliappa Software Tech Park (VSTP), which offers a total solution in the areas of logistics and warehousing. He is also the CEO of Sona Sports & Entertainment.