Mr. R. Venkataraman (chief guest and Minister of Industries, Government of Madras) addresses the audience on the occasion of the Fifth Institute Day in 1964
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On the dais from right: Student Secretary P. Ananda Bhat, Gymkhana President Prof. Venkateswarlu, Director Prof. B. Sengupto and Chairman of the Board of Governors Dr. A. L. Mudaliar. The Student Secretary P. Ananda Bhat was a student of Chemical Engineering who hailed from Karkala, Karnataka. According to the Annual Number of 1963-64, he played most games and collected stamps as a hobby.
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C. Gourishankar (1936-2002). A geologist by qualification, Gourishankar started his career as a photographer after working for many years with the Geological Survey of India. In everything that he did, Gourishankar strove to achieve flawlessness and impeccable quality. Thus his photography too was characterised by this drive for perfection. Every photograph that Gourishankar took was meticulously planned and shot and printed with diligence and patience. Gourishankar carried out most of the official photography at IIT Madras in the 1960s.