In 1991 All India Radio Administrative staff Association (AIRASA) was started with limited members at Madras with the efforts of Comrade S.N. Somu. Later it was decided to conduct South Zone conference of AIRASA. Comrade Somu had travelled all over south to mobilise the support and to reconstruct the of administrative staff association. South Zone convention was conducted during October 1991 at Chennai. Comrade Somu was elected as President of ADASA and served during 1993-96. He traveled all over India to campaign for ADASA and to bring unity among administrative staff. His efforts to strengthen ADASA are remarkable and unforgettable. He has joined the service in 1976 as CG.II. He got promotion in 1984 as CG.I. and in 2007 as Head Clerk at AIR, Tuticorn. He has worked at Bangalore, Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Kodikanal also. Now Comrade Somu is going to retire on 31st of May, 2011 as Head Clerk from AIR, Chennai. We, the members of ADASA salute the leader Comrade S.N. Somu. We can never forget the support extended to ADASA. We wish him a happy and peaceful retired life.