The founder of the Mehala Group is a visionary and a progressive entrepreneur with a strong belief in himself.
Popularly known as ‘Mehala Mani’, he has made Mehala synonymous with quality and service. His phenomenal compassion for people has ensured the commitment from his employees, the satisfaction of his customers, the trust of his principals and the love of the people and the families he has helped through his various community service endeavours.
Mr.Subramaniam is a graduate in Tamil Literature and a store house of mechanical knowledge and know-how. Mr.Subramaniam is a member of the Tirupur Exporters Association, Tirupur, Sewing Machine Traders Association, Singapore, Rotary Club of Tirupur South, Tirupur. He is a trustee in Avinashi Matriculation School, Avinashi and in Apparel and Textile Machinery Association (AATMA), Bangalore.
Mr. Subramaniam was awarded the Udyog Patra Award of the CII by the Hon. Vice President, Mr.P.Venketaraman in the year 1991. In 1996, he was awarded the Udyog Jyothi by the CII.
In the year 2015 Mr.Selvan was promoted as the Executive Director. In addition to this existing role Mr. Selvan is the head of the manufacturing & new product development activities that is undertaken by Mehala. Mr Selvan’s technical expertise has been a steering force for the sourcing activities of Mehala, which has helped the company offer quality products at affordable prices. Mr.Selvan is one of the pillars of the company and he continuous to be a guiding force.
Mr. Selvan was educated in Tirupur and Coimbatore during his school years. He earned his Diploma in Electronics from Sri Narayana Guru Institute of technology. Having a mechanical bent of mind, he spent most of his vacations from school in workshops. This experience and his early interest in mechanics have proved mutually beneficial for him and Mehala.
Mr.Selvan believes in providing solutions to customers and enhancing the solutions by simplifying further with attachments and automations. “We should always give specialized automations to increase productivity, quality and ease of operation for the customers.”
Customer is our key focus. Our sales representatives can only be successful when they know all the customers as well as their needs. Understanding the customers’ needs is what enables us to convert our marketing efforts into sales.
‘People will never regret buying from Mehala. Why? Because even in case a solution is not found suitable after a sale has been made, we try to rectify and customize it to the client’s needs. 'Mehalana nambi vangalam.’
He is noted for having won nine gold medals and standing first in the University. He has always excelled in school, standing top of the class in the tenth and twelfth standards. Another remarkable event is his being sponsored by his University to pursue research studies at the Harvard Medical College, US for a year.