Dr.T L Shantha superannuated as Principal Grade II, Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women on 31st March 2007 after serving the institution as Principal for over 30 years. She is currently the Director of  the institution and the Ex-Officio Secretary of Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College Trust.

As Principal, Dr.T.L.Shantha held various positions in Principals’ Association and represented the Academic Council for 6 terms, senate for 6 terms and was an active syndicate member. She was also member of Board of Studies and Board of Examiners. She was an active member of the Task force which was constituted to plan and implement the semester system.

Her dream and vision to empower women and provide quality education at the Pre-University and the Degree levels and to help the academic achievers to pursue Post Graduation and Research has come true with the establishment of the Post Graduate and Research Centers.