Visiting VIPs , Administrators , Faculty
Mr. Tata visited IIT Madras in December, 1969. He visited some of the laboratories and facilities at the Institute.
On the same day that Mr. Tata visited IIT, he met Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at the latter’s residence. The previous day, he received the Business Leadership Award from the Madras Management Association (MMA) on 15 December 1969, and delivered a lecture at the event after receiving the award.
The photograph was taken in the Conference Room on the fifth floor of the Administration Block. The Administration Block had been completed and occupied in 1968.
From left, Prof. S. Sampath (Deputy Director), Mr. H. V. R. Iengar (Chairman, Board of Governors), Mr. J. R. D. Tata, Prof. A. Ramachandran (Director) and Prof. M. V. C. Sastri (Chemistry Department).