IIT Madras Establishes ‘Venkataramani Fellowship In Clean Energy And Green Mobility’
The Endowment is being set up by the family of the late N. Venkataramani, who was the Chairman and Managing Director of India Pistons & was a Fellow of The Institute of Mechanical Engineers
‘Venkataramani Fellowship in Clean Energy and Green Mobility’ has been established at IIT Madras to encourage and motivate graduate students to undertake research in the areas of Clean Energy and Green Mobility.
The Endowment is being set up by the family of the late N. Venkataramani, who was the Chairman and Managing Director of India Pistons and was a Fellow of The Institute of Mechanical Engineers
An MoU towards setting up the Endowment with a sum of Rs. 50 lakh for this Fellowship was signed today (4th Aug 2021) by Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean (Alumni and Corporate Relations), IIT Madras, and Sita Venkataramani on behalf of Amalgamations Inc and the Venkataramani family, in the presence of Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, other officials and family members of Shri. Venkataramani.
Dr R. Mahadevan, Director India Pistons and an alumnus of IIT Madras outlined the various initiatives that Venkataramani had taken in the Amalgamations Group in the areas of Clean Energy and Green Mobility. Mr Ram Venkataramani and Gautam Venkataramani shared the steps that are being taken in the component companies to implement their father’s vision.
This Fellowship will provide monthly scholarships to the two graduate students of the MSc, MS, MTech and/or PhD programs for two years consecutively.
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