For A New & Vibrant India

Defence Expo Empowering MSME
 15-17 June 2021 INDIA 
Chennai Trade Centre. Nandambakkam. Chennai.

Defence Expo Empowering MSME 2021

Swatantra Foundation is organising this unique Defence Expo Empowring MSME, to connect the Indian MSME, particularly the Micro & Small with the Indian Medium & Large defence manufacturers towards (a) smoothening supply chain in the defence manufacturing sector (b) defence manufacturing capacity build up (c) speeding up of indigenisation process (d) to create awareness and to promote Make in India initiative and (e) towards a vibrant Indian MSME sector & economic progress.

It enables industry professional to gain market insights, announce new developments and gain media coverage. This EXPO offers a unique platform tier-1 & tier-2 Large defence manufacturers to connect with their potential supply chain partners and MSME sector to meet up with Industry leaders.

Defence EXPO EMPOWERING MSME 2021 provides opportunity to demonstrate products to the potential customer and investors. In this show Exhibitors are likely to showcase their products using latest technologies to the potential customers. This is an important event likely to be attended by thousands of business visitors.

The feature will be breakout B2B sessions where the potential supply chain partners from the Large – Medium – Small – Micro segment can meet up and exchange details.

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Our story
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The forum was formed in memory of one of the greatest statemen of India Bharat Ratna. C. Rajagopalachari, who was a visionary.

Our philosophy

For a New & Vibrant India

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The philosophy of Swatantra Foundation is to involve youth in Nation Building through our various activities and to hand over a society with Progress with Equity and Knowedge & Wisdom to the next generation.


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Bharat Ratna C. Rajagopalachariar’s 141st Birth Anniversary
8th Dec 2019

Chief Guest: Thiru. Banwarilal Purohit ji, Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu distributed prizes to students

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Team Swatantra

The Team Swatantra consist of Eminent Personalities in the Advisory Board and active people as Trustees and Governing Body members

Sri. T.S. Krishnamurthy, IRS
Member, Advisory Board

Former Chief Election Commissioner of India
Stalwart in Organising Elections across India
Presently Chairman, REPCO Home Finance
Former Secretary, Department of Company Affairs, GoI
Former Secretary to the Government of India
Former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Bombay
Director in 
– Shriram Life Insurance Company
– DSP BlackRock Trustee Company Pvt Ltd
– RRB Energy Ltd
– Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd
– SBL Private Limited
– The Hindu Educational Organization

Sri. M.R. Sivaraman, IAS Retd
Member, Advisory Board

Former Revenue Secretary

Sri. S. Seetharaman
Member, Advisory Board

Industrialist and Philanthropist

A qualified Mechanical engineer, started a small manufacturing shop in 1970, growing it into a 700 Cr. firm, exporting over 450 Cr. of this,  employing over 1600 persons now.

Sri. M.S. Sundara Rajan 
Member, Advisory Board

Former Chairman & Managing Director of Indian Bank
Honorary Chairman, Institute of Chairman [TN & Pondy Regions]

Sri. G. Subramanian, FCA
Member, Advisory Board

President, Rajaji Centre for Public Affairs
President, Mahalakshmi Welfare Association
Former President, Young Men’s Indian Association [YMIA], a 100+ years organisation founded by Dr. Annie Besant
Former Chairman, Hindustan Chamber of Commerce, Chennai

Maj. Gen. Prasad [Retd]
Member, Advisory Board

Sri. R. Rajagopalan
Member, Advisory Board

Senior Journalist, Delhi

Cdr. R.S. Vasan, IN Retd
Member, Advisory Board


Sri. S. Ramasubramanian [CS. Ram]
Founder & Managing Trustee

Honorary Secretary, Rajaji Centre for Public Affairs
Co-Ordinator, The Triplicane Cultural Academy
Co-Ordinator, The Kasturi Srinivasan Library
Member, Tamil Nadu Small & Medium Industries Mutual Association [TASMIA]
FOunder & Managing Trustee, SIRU THULI PERU VELLAM [A Non-Profit Trust in the field of Medical Care]

Sri. G. Krishnan

Former ISRO Scientist
Trustee, Tejas Foundation
Founder, Sri Sudarshana Community College
Former Chairman, Indian Institute of Chenical Engineers
Founder President, Tamil Nadu Small & Medium Industries Mutual Association [TASMIA]
Fellow of Institution of Engineers
Former Executive Committee Member of Space Engineers Association

Sri. N. Muthuraman

Financial Consultant
Cp-founder & Director, Riverbridge Investment Advisors P. Ltd
Co-founder, Director & CFO, Swarajya Magazine
Former Director – Ratings at CFISIL Ltd

Sri. Ramesh Sethuraman

Senior. Director in a leading global IT services company
Founder secretary of Digital Security Association of India.
Panelist in main stream media

Sri. M. Rajaram 

Chartered Insurer
Director – Voice Snap Services P. Ltd
Founding Trustee – Siru Thuli Peru Vellam

Smt. Suchithra Balasubramanian
Advisor, Arts & Culture

Carnatic Vocalist & Harikatha Exponent
Performed more than 1600 programmes across India & Overseas.
Awarded with
– Yuva Kala Bharathi
– Bharat Ratna M.S. Subbalakshmi Fellowship Award
– Pravachana Prabha
– – Madhura Murali Puraskar

Sri. P. Sritharan
Member, Governing Body

Social Activist

Sri. Sengurichi Balaji
Member, Governing Body

Software Professional

Dr. Abhijeeth Chandrasekaran
Member, Governing Body

Bard for Indic causes
Founding Trustee – Siru Thuli Peru Vellam

Swatantra Awards

Awards in memory of greate leaders & statesmen

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Registered Office:
Swatantra Foundation
#301, Challa Mall
No. 11, Thyagaraya Road
Chennai 600017.
TN. India
Email: swatantramag@gmail.com