Smt. Padma S, our Member, was born on 24-05-1956 to Smt. L. Ponnammal (late) and Shri K. Subramania Iyer (late) at Thiruvananthapuram. Smt. Padma spent her childhood at Thiruvananthapuram. Did her schooling at Fort Mission Girls High School (Zenana Mission) and higher studies at Women’s Polytechnic, Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram. Joined in Central Government Telephones Department on 4th February 1976 at the office of the Sub Divisional Office (Telephones), Kaithamukku, Thiruvananthapuram. On bifurcation of Postal and Telephones Department, Smt. Padma opted Postal Department and joined as Stenographer to APMG (Staff), O/o Chief PMG, Kerala Circle, Thiruvananthapuram on 01.11.1977. Smt. Padma has rendered her service at Circle Office and Thiruvananthapuram Postal Division. She got her Grade II promotion on 29.09.1999 and Grade I promotion on 01.01.2006 and at fag end of her service was promoted to Gazetted Cadre and joined as Private Secretary to Postmaster General, Central Region, Kerala Circle, Kochi on 07th April 2016.
In AIPSA, now she is holding the office bearer-ship of Organising Secretary and she is active in all activities of AIPSA. After rendering of more than 40 years of service Smt. Padma is retiring from Service on superannuation on 31st May 2016.
Smt. Padma was married to Shri A. Mohankumar on 2nd June 1976. They have two daughters viz. Savitha Mohan and Sunitha Mohan. Both the daughters are married. Smt. Savitha married to Shri Balasubramaniam and Smt. Sunitha married to Shri Ramesh and well settled with their children at Singapore and Dubai, respectively. Shri A. Mohan kumar, husband of Smt. S. Padma retired from State Government Service as Section Officer, Home Department, Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram and later attained lotus feet on 25th July 2012.
Smt. Padma told to us that now her only sorrow is loneliness due to bereavement of her husband. But says, she always believes in the quoting “When Life gives you a hundred reasons to cry show the world that you have thousands reasons to smile” – “Love is the only way to get love”.
AIPSA Kerala wishes her a happy & healthy Retired Life.