K.Somanandan acquired B.Tech degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Kerala and M.Tech degree course completed in Power Systems from University of Kerala. He retired from VSSC as Engineer -in-charge, Electrical Section and Divisional Safety Officer(Electrical). He has 21 years experience as Maintenance Engineer in the field of maintenance of 11 KV/ 415 V Sub stations, Diesel Generator Sets rating from 12.5 KVA to 500 KVA, various types of sophisticated equipments such as 1250 KW Vaccum Induction Furnace, CNC Machines including 4 mtr dia VTM and filament winding machines, Hydroclaves upto 3 mtr dia, Autoclave upto 4 mtr dia(1000 KW), Heavy duty Ovens and Furnaces, Impregnation plant machinery, Heavy duty Incinerator, 23 Nos EOT cranes and material handling equipments etc.