Capt Haridasan, started his career in Indian Navy after his graduation in Mechanical Engineering. He was in active service during 1971 India - Pakistan war. He had undergone much specialised training in IT and was in the team that pioneered Computerisation in the Indian Navy.
After taking premature retirement from Navy, he served as General Manager (IT) in Mazagon Dock Ltd, and in senior positions in many IT companies like Tata Infotech. He has widely travelled in Europe, North America, Africa and Middle East.
He believes that, retirement is only a life style change, and life must go on and on. He realised that the best way of living retired life is remaining active by doing creative work and upgrading one’s skills or do something useful for the society.
For the benefit of senior citizens he, developed and has been maintaining a website www.lifegoeson.in, which gives information on how to grow old gracefully by enjoying retired life. His family tree, which he hosted on web, has details of 1200+ family members and the history dating back for more than 200 years. He teaches Business Management students at reputed management schools in Mumbai & Thane. He keeps in touch with technology, young professionals and industry. He is also life member of Bombay Management Association.
His passion for nature made him do a course in Biodiversity. He is a member of BNHS. He is an ardent birdwatcher and has been birding in many bird sanctuaries all over India and in North America and United Kingdom.
He is also actively involved in social work, to pay back his share, to the society with gratitude. He works with NGOs engaged in senior citizens welfare. His objective is to motivate senior citizens to live their silver innings, as Robert Browning stated, "Grow old with me the best is yet to be". He is also an RTI activist and registered RTI consultant with All India RTI consultant Association.