Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy Biography

Published On Dec 30, 2016
Facts of Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy
Date of Birth: 1925 , November-8
Birth Nation: India
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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Rajalakshami Parthasarathy is a social worker, journalist, educationist also founder and CEO of the P.S.B.B. Chennai, India. She is well known as Dr. YGP. Rajalakshami (age 91) was born on November 8th November, 1925 in Chennai, India. Her parents were Parthasarathy and Alamelu. She belongs to South Asian ethnicity and holds an Indian nationality. She had completed her study from St. John’s School and joined Holy Cross College and Post Graduation in journalism from Madras University in 1947. 

After completing her Degree, she starts her career working with “The Hindu” and “Tamil-weekly Kumudam” and became the first woman journalist from India. Later, she got married to Y.G. Parthasarathy. She started Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan with 13 students in the terrace of her house in 1958. 

Now, the institution is a highly praised education entity in all Indian education system. According to 2011 survey, P.S.B.B. has 7211 students and 335 teachers. On January 26, 2010, she was awarded the Padma Shri award which is India’s Fourth highest civil honor. She has an approximate net worth of U.S $ 3 million.

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November 8 , 1925

Rajalakshami Parthasarathy born on November 8, 1925, in Chennai, India. She is awarded India’s fourth highest civil honor named “PADMA SHRI” for the conspicuous contributions in the field of journalism, literature and education. She is one of the first female journalist in India.

Madras University


After graduating from St. John’s School and Holy Cross College located in Madras, Rajalakshmi Join Madras University in 1947. At Madras University, she had completed her post-graduation in Journalism and later completed M. Ed and done master’s in History.

Started Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan


In 1958, Rajalakshmi and members of Nungambakkam ladies Recreation Club, Started school with 13 students in her own house terrace. It was named as Padma Seshadrt Bala Bhavan. After few years they had own their own building for school.

Awarded with the Padma Shri award.

January 26 , 2010

On January 26, 2010, she was awarded with the Padma Shri award. It is India’s Fourth highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna and Padma Bhushan award which was awarded by the Government of India, for her remarkable dedication to literature and education.

P.S.B.B. Survey


Rajalakshami and others had started P.S.B.B. School in 1958 with 13 students. According to the 2011 survey, it has found out that P.S.B.B. holds 7211 students and 335 teachers. Today P.S.B.B. is ranked as 3rd top school among all India day shift school.

Rajalakshami Parthasarathy Net worth


Rajalakshami is well-educated person and had been working actively. She is  founder and CEO of the P.S.B.B. group of institution. Her contribution to the CBSE education system is marvellous worthy. It has been estimated that she has approx. net worth of 3 million dollar.