Skip to main content
Collections

Photographs

< Back

Mrs. Nirmala Medhi, wife of Mr. Bishnuram Medhi, chief guest and Governor of Madras, gives away a prize to a student on the occasion of the Fourth Institute Day in 1963

Institute Events , Students , Visiting VIPs

Trophies and prizes were distributed for academic and extra-curricular achievements to students, staff and faculty of the Institute. We know from the annual report of IIT Madras for 1962-1963 that twelve prizes were given to winners of literary competitions conducted during the year.

Collection:
Gourishankar Collection
Album Name:
4th Institute Day
Photograph ID:
001/0288/IMG_0009
Album ID:
0288
Date:
11 March 1963
Place:
Open Air Theatre (OAT)
Photographer:
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.
Event:
Fourth Institute Day
Event:
Institute Day

TELL US MORE ABOUT THIS PICTURE