About PSS Ganesan and Sons

P.S.S Ganesan & Sons has attained a pre-eminent position in exporting Senna products and other medicinal herbs due to the enthusiastic efforts and a sense of commitment of the visionary Mr. P.S.S. Ganesan . “Ganesan’s” active involvement ranges from organised cultivation to export of various grades of Senna, Senna tea cuts, Spices and other medicinal herbs.

Mrs. Indra Ganesan is a source of inspiration in this entrepreneurship. Ganesan’s two sons Mr. PSSG Thivakar and Mr. Ganesan Somasankar assist him in his accomplishment.

Our Humble Beginnings – Tuticorn 1904

Mission: To become a high quality herbal raw material supplier with extreme quality controls and trace ability of material.

The journey of Tiruneveli Senna began in a small village called POOCHAKAPATTI by Mr. Somasundara Nadar in the year 1904, and was doing Senna business along with other commodities.

The Somasundara Nadar family moved from the rural Poochakapatti the port oriented Tuticorin in order to develop the trade. He was succeeded by his son Sankaralinga Nadar who along with his wife Mrs.Thenammal the lady behind the success of firm P.S.SANKARALINGA NADAR which got international fame from 1940 onwards.





PSS Ganesan (Partner) -The third son of PS.Sankaralinga Nadar and was the livewire in PS.Sankaralinga Nadar Firm for more than 30 years.He was incharge of the overseas marketing and financial operations in the firm. So his extensive marketing worldwide more than 75 times from 1952 to 2004 has taken the company to great heights. 

He has started the company PSS.Ganesan and Sons in the year 1986 from the scratch and builds up this establishment and in the first initial years at the most difficult times the true friendship relationship was recognized by Dr.Yusuf Hamied, Chairman, Cipla who gave the first business and thus the company grew steadily with the help of the business friends.   

PSSG Thivakar (Partner) -The elder son of PSS.Ganesan, joined his father’s business after completion of his studies in the year 1979. Mr.PSSG.Thivakar was responsible for the mechanisation of the senna processing, production and local administration. 

The success of the company was the team work headed by him. He is married to Mrs.Thanganila and blessed with a daughter T.Thensubha and a son GT.Harishankar. 

PSSG Somasankar (Partner) – Second son of PSS.Ganesan actively involved in the international marketing who joined the business in 1991 after his education in Loyola college Chennai 91 batch with a schooling foundation at Monfort Yercaud 86 batch. 

He is a board member in the National Medicinal Plants Board and it’s Standing Finance Committe consecutively for more than 6 years. 

He is married to Mrs.Lakshmi and blessed with a daughter S.Abirami and two sons S.Anirudh Ganesan and S.Aryaan Ganesan.


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