Feb Outing 2020 

36th Annual General Meeting 

Christmas Party 2019 

Secretary of the Year Contest 2021 

Secretary of the Year Contest 2019 

Secretary of the Year Contest 2017 

Secretary of the Year Contest 2015 

Workshop on March 15, 2014 

Workshop conducted by Facilitator- Mrs. Hyacinth P. Arya - Trainer & Facilitator- Corporate
Finesse, on March 15, 2014.

The Training Module was titled "A storm in the tea cup". It was held at Pleasant Days, Chennai

The areas that will be covered were:

  •  Is there a storm - and if so - Where, When and Why. Who are concerned and What are the tangible measures that can be applied?
  •  KRA's - is this really understood?- or is this the real creator of the storm in our tea cup?
  •  Tools for Innovation and Creativity to avoid a storm in the tea cup.
  •  "Delegation"- the misunderstood and underestimated term.
  •  Measures to avoid wearing a cap that does not suit.
  •  The bonding and benefits of teaming and steaming up.
  •  Working towards a healthy work lifestyle through self management.
  •  Humor at work - the missing ingredient.

The Workshop was followed by a talk on "Breast Cancer awareness initiative" by "Pinkathon" brand ambassador Mr Milind Soman, the handsome model and actor. See the pictures taken at the event.


A number of members registered for "Pinkathon" to be held in Chennai on April 13 and many more committed to support the cause.


The venue for the Christmas Party was the plush Llyods Hall in the newly renovated wing of ITC Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers– The three-hour long celebration; full of fun and games started at 3 PM. Members and their families arrived for the Christmas party in their fine clothes. The hall was beautifully decorated in the Christmas colours including the flowers. Loads of gifts colourfully wrapped were neatly arranged and the Christmas tree was prettily dolled up and lit up with bright lights. The young and old were seen eyeing the gifts trying to guess what was inside. The ambience added to the glamour of the picture perfect set up for the Christmas party.

Monthly meetings: 

Members with the guest speaker Ms. Nandini Raman, November 2013. Ms. Nandini Raman, Counseling Psychologist was the speaker of the day on the evening of November 30, 2013.She addressed IASAP members on how to cope up with Life and Manage Stress.

Secretary & Administrative Professional of the Year Contest, 2013 

The Secretary & Administrative Professional of the Year contest was held successfully at the magnificent ITC Grand Chola on August 31, 2013. The grandeur and the colossal structure of the Hotel left the invitees in awe. The members of the Jury were impressed with the performance of the finalists and the committee was thrilled when one of the judges commented that it was a flawlessly organised event. After judging our contestants at the Group Discussion and Personal Interview, they even said they were just as nervous as the contestants seeing how well they presented themselves. The morning and the evening sessions went as per schedule. Our smart emcee Saadiya took us through the events perfectly in sync with the time.

Monika Bansal, Project Manager, Capgemini was crowned ‘Secretary & Administrative Professional of the Year’ while R B Sudha, Manager – Administration, Tannex Power Generation Ltd. is the first Runner up and Sunita Muralikrishnan, Manager, TCS is the second Runner up.

Secretary & Administrative Professional Day, April 2013 

To remember the roots of our profession and to celebrate the growing and diverse contributions to corporate successes. Administrative Professional Day is most widely celebrated in April every year. The members of the TamilNadu Chapter gathered at EVOLVE 2, the Ballroom of The Westin Chennai Velachery on Saturday, 27th April to celebrate Administrative Professionals Day.

Secretary's Day 2012 

Week-end get away to Nellikuppam and Pondicherry - Ashoka Resort, February 2013 

It was a weekend get-away for some fun and relaxation. A educational tour to the first sugar factory of the country – EID Parry (East India Distillery) in Nellikuppam. Before hitting hotel Ashoka, Pondicherry we visited Aurobindo Ashram. A great campfire and barbeque evening and fun at the beach the next morning was memorable.

SAPC 2011 

The Secretary and Administrative Professional of the Year Contest was held on August 28, 2011 at the Residency Towers. After gruelling training sessions, the finalists took their places to compete for the crown. Surekha Johnson was crowned the winner, Mary Margaret, the first Runner-up and Diana Brisson, the second runner-up.

Secretary of The Year Contest (SOTYC) 

To participate in the 11th Secretary of the Year Contest download the application here