Rajesh Santhanam

Master of Science – Life Sciences
Bachelor of Science – Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry
Bachelor of Education
UGC Master’s Level for Lectureship

Accomplished and dedicated educator with over two decades of experience in teaching, academic leadership, and community service. Adept at fostering transformative learning experiences, promoting environmental consciousness, and contributing to the holistic development of students. Comes with a wealth of experience in expertise in biology, biotechnology, and educational administration. He is currently serving as the principal of Sahyadri.

What inspires me to be at Sahyadri is the profound sense of tranquility and deep connection with nature that permeates this place. There’s a silent yet immense influence that the environment here has on one’s being, a sense of peace and harmony that is truly transformative. The bond I am beginning to form with Sahyadri, with its majestic trees, radiant flowers, and melodious birds, feels indescribably special. The glorious sunrises that herald each new day and the smouldering sunsets that paint the sky in brilliant hues are daily reminders of the beauty and wonder that surround us. Equally special are the connections with the children, teachers, staff, and parents who make up this wonderful community. Being at Sahyadri is more than just an experience; it is a profound and enriching journey.

Python Hill unfolds like a masterpiece, with vast expanses of verdant fields rolling gently into the horizon. The flowing hills meander gracefully, their lush greenery a testament to nature’s quiet majesty. Below, aquamarine waters wind serenely through the landscape, mirroring the clear, boundless sky above. Stately trees are scattered across the terrain, their presence adding a timeless elegance. At the Hill’s edge stands a lone Neem Tree, its sturdy branches and deep roots embodying resilience and grace, a silent sentinel watching over the tranquil scene below.

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts”.

Rachel Carson