Name :


Date of Birth :

9 - 9 -1940


47, Charles Nagar - II,

Pudukkottai - 622005,

Tamilnadu, India.

Tel. +91-4322-222650


3 Palace Nagar,

Pudukkottai - 622005,

Tamilnadu, India.

Tel. +91-4322-230666


Academic Qualification :

Master Degree in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Experience :


Taught for 33 years at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Retired as Professor in 2000


3 years in industries in Haryana and in Gujarat


2 years in Centre for Rural development, IIT-Madras

2 years as National Coordinator for Watershed Development, Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti, Delhi

(Present Occupation)



A Centre for Arts and Culture

Pudukkottai, Tamilnadu


Setting up a centre to document the heritage of Pudukkottai district and provide opportunity to younger generation to appreciate Indian heritage through residential summer course in a specially designed campus.


Special Interests

Arts, Culture, Science and Society

Given lectures on and Literature prepared on

A Guide to Ajanta Paintings (Booklets, CD, Folios, Powerpoint presentations)

The Glory that was Nalanda

Monuments of Sittannavasal

Sound of Sanskrit

An Introduction to Tamil Prosody

A Glimpse of Ancient Tamil Literature

Development of Scripts for Languages of India and Indian Asia

Indian Musical Heritage

Towards Understanding Gandhian Approach