Rev. Dr. S. Jayaraj Krishnan, PhD, is the Founder and Executive Director of the Indian Christian Mission Center, an educational and charitable Trust with 33 years of experience that runs the Salem Christian College of Arts and Science. His cheerfulness coupled with an all-encompassing love and affection for the destitute makes him a gem of a person. With an innate interest in undertaking productive and practical projects in the greater interest of the educational as well as charitable sectors, he infallibly makes sure that his endeavours are brought to fruition. As a powerful orator, his speeches laced with wit and intellect, spontaneously touch the chords of the audience. He is astutely supported by his wife Dr. Mrs. Jayaseeli Christy who is the Secretary of the Trust and the Correspondent of all the educational institutions. She is an humble, genial and a benevolent person with a colossal interest in educating the have nots. She devotedly spends much of her time in prayer and is fruitfully occupied in sincerely managing the day-to-day affairs of ICMC on all fronts. She has been instrumental in motivating the principals and faculty members of all the institutes under the ICMC banner and is a role model to many women and students. With a flair for teaching, her insightful academic excellence and elegance has helped ICMC scale great heights. Rev. Dr. S. Jayaraj Krishnan and Dr. Mrs. Jayaseeli Christy have been blessed with three children – Rev. Dr. J. David Livingston (M. A., B. Ed., M. B. A., M. Div-USA, PhD.,), Dr. J. Neva Lily Esther (MBBS., PG Diploma in Diabetology., MD-Pediatrics,) and Rev. J. Basil Bright (B. Min – Australia, M. A., B. Ed., LLB).
Having been established in the year 1988, ICMC has veritably proved to be an iconic organization which caters to the amplifying demands of the children coming from the low strata of the society. With an enhanced workforce and a committed team of professionals, the Trust has been instrumental in shaping the lives of more than twenty thousand children so far by reaching out to them when they needed support, love and care the most. ICMC also manages the following institutions:
St. Bonnie White College of Nursing for Women (B. Sc Nursing – 4 years)
St. Grace Lilian College of Education (B. Ed – 2 years)
St. Basil College of Education for Women (B. Ed – 2 years)
St. Graham Memorial Primary School
St. Graham Memorial Higher Secondary School
St.Neva Miller Matriculation School
St. Basil Matriculation School
House of Peace Orphanages
Rev. Dr. J. David Livingston, M.A., B. Ed., M. B. A., M. Div (USA) is the Joint Director of ICMC and theManaging Director of the Salem Christian College of Arts and Science. He is keen on enhancing the holistic development of the students. His analytical skills as an academician and administrator have benefitted the college to an immense extent. He is persistent on augmenting the eco-friendly campus and the infrastructure of the college. Central government certified Leather Skill Development programme, value added courses like Tally, CorelDraw, MS Office and Photoshop, TNPSC coaching, imparting Spoken English and Communication Skills for the students are a few of the effective and long-lasting projects launched by him for the development of the students. He also arranges for guest lecturers and resource persons from countries like the USA, the UK, Northern Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia, etc. to promote pedagogy and maximise learners’ competency.
These indispensable courses have greatly helped the students in expanding their horizons by helping them secure their future with luminous job prospects. Due to his efficient and untiring leadership, the college has been witnessing an outstandingenrichment in the academic, sporting, intra and inter-collegiate events, extra-curricular activities, job-fairs, campus interviews and state-of-the-art laboratories for subjects like Computer Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Nutrition and Dietetics, Mathematics and English.He makes sure that all the faculty members are updated with the latest teaching techniques and plays a pivotal role in organising FDPs, seminars and conferences. His academic expertise is impeccably testified by the extension of the college library which encompasses a diverse range of books/titles/journals/ and study material. His keenness in offering free transport facilities for the students to and from the college and facilitating in-campus hostels embedded with magnificent amenities separately for boys and girls speaks volumes of his successful direction. The campus is secured with CCTVs to ensure the safety of the students. He is married to Dr. Sophia Livingston who is the Principal of the Salem Christian College of Arts and Science. They are blessed with two children Edena Christy (7 years old) and Nicholas Hayden Jay (4 years old).
Dr. J. Neva Lily Esther (MD-Pediatrics, PG Diploma in Diabetology) is the Joint Director of ICMC and the Administrative Director of St. Bonnie White College of Nursing for Women. Her practical approach in handling varied projects at the educational level coupled with a deep-seated interest in offering an array of prospects to girls in the medical and nursing sector has enabled ICMC group of institutions realize the vision and mission of the noble Trust. Her dedication, commitment and passion for the mission have produced maximum results. She is married to Mr.VeeraRagavan, (MBA, BD) an administrator at ICMC.
Rev. J. Basil Bright, (B. Min – Australia, M. A., B. Ed., LLB) is the Joint Director of ICMC and in-charge of the House of Peace orphanages. His prowess for perfection in managerial ethics and administrative principles combined with an undying affection for the have-nots of the world makes him one of the most sought-after directors at ICMC. He has been spearheading most of the benevolent schemes of the Trust and has capably helped ICMC attain the desired goals. Fondly referred to as Bright Anna by the House of Peace orphanage children, his persistence, enthusiasm and zeal in educating and enlightening the young souls is immeasurable.He is married to Dr. Joy Agnees, a Gold Medalist in Radiology and they are blessed with a son named Jeremiah Tomlin Jay (4 years old).
ICMC family welcomes your wholeheartedly and wishes you all the very best for your bright future and fruitful career.