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The Stenographers’ Guild is the only non-profit Professional organization in India which has emerged, with the passage of time, to provide Shorthand, Computer and Secretarial training under one roof. By virtue of its accomplishments over the years, the Stenographers’ Guild has earned a reputation for itself. Many Government departments, private and public sector organizations are time and again utilizing the expertise of the Guild for training, selection/recruitment, Refresher training programmers through workshops, etc. Shri Rajaji inaugurated the Guild in the year 1937. Since then, dignitaries of eminence who include all Governors of Tamil Nadu viz. Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, Shri K.K.Shah, Dr.Bhishma Narain Singh, Dr.P.C.Alexandar, Dr.Channa Reddy, (Ms.) Justice Fathima Beevi, former Presidents of India Shri A.P.J Apdul Kalam, Shri R.Venkataraman, former Chief Election Commissioners Shri T.N.Seshan, Shri T.S.Krishnamurthy, Central Vigilance Commissioner Shri N.Vittal, Union Ministers and Ministers of State, Chief Justices and Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts, Directors General of Police, academicians, bureaucrats, industrialists etc. have visited the Guild on various important occasions and appreciated the activities of the Guild.

Mr. Peter Pitman, grandson, Mr.Christopher Miller, the great grandson and Ms Margaret Miller, the great grand daughter of Sir Isaac Pitman, the Inventor of English Shorthand have visited the Guild. Ms. Margaret Miller donated a rare bronze statue of Sir Isaac Pitman to the Guild, the only of its kind available, and the same has been installed at the entrance of the Guild. This Bronze statue of Sir Isaac Pitman is being Worshipped, Garlanded and Revered everyday by the office bearers, staff and the students of the Guild. The Stenographers’ Guild has been affiliated to the Cambridge University as Cambridge Affiliation Centre for offering training and sponsoring candidates for the examinations conducted by them in Secretarial Skills and Information Technology.