Born on 17th March 1913 in an Agricultural family to Amarar Thiru Malayathevar and Amarar Thirumathi Angammal, founder of Shri Krishnaswamy group of schools Amarar Thiru. M.A.Krishnaswamy, A.M.I.S.E.,M.I.C.E.(U.S.A.), F.I.M.I was a revered educationist par excellence. Thiru .M.A.Krishnaswamy was a brilliant student secured proficiency in both school and college.
To mould young minds and serve the society by educating the student community, he chose teaching as his noble profession.
Superintendent of a tea estate in Srilanka, he started the College of Engineering technology at Nungambakkam in 1960, he could help to realize the dream of young engineers and entrepreneur through the course A.M.I.E.
One of the board members of the institution of Engineers in Kolkatta, Membership in M.I.C.E. from the international corporation of America, A.M.I.S.E. membership from the institute of Science, membership from the institute of motor industry speak about his passion for the cause of education. The Krishnaswamy educational trust was the offshoot of his initiatives to enable a chain of schools on a self financing basis. He established the schools at Nungambakkam(1965),Anna nagar (1973), K.K.Nagar (1979),Ashok Nagar (1984) and at Villivakkam (1986).
Following the footsteps of his father Thiru.M.A.K.Balakrisshnan,rendered moral support and continued the committed service of the founder and established the Matriculation school at Annanagar West(1992) and Ayapakkam ( 2002). Also “SHRI KRISHNASWAMY COLLEGE FOR WOMEN” was established in the year 2010 to cater to the needs of young women.