Graduation Day 2017

Fifth Convocation of DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore will be held on 30 July 2017 at its campus in Othhakkalmandapam, Coimbatore. Chief Guest Mr MM Murugappan will deliver the Graduation Day Address in the presence of Mr Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, Chairman, Governing Council, D J Academy of Design. Two of the Academy’s alumni Mr Ramakrishna Saiteja and Mr Palash Jain will be honoured on the occasion for their outstanding achievements in Design.

Mr.M M Murugappan is the Vice Chairman of the corporate and Supervisory Board of the Murugappa Group .As a member of the Board he chairs the Investment committee and oversees Technology and Research across the Murugappa Group.  In addition he is the Chairman of businesses falling under the Engineering sector i.e. Tube Investments of India (TII), and Carborundum Universal (CUMI).  He is also on the board of several companies outside the Murugappa Group such as Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Mumbai) and Cyient Ltd. (Hyderabad). He served on the Board of Governors of IIT Madras, for six years till November 2011 and has enabled many industry-academic partnerships.  He now serves on the board of the IIT-Madras Research Park and is a mentor to many companies incubated there. As trustee of the groups AMM Foundation, he is actively involved in various social initiatives in education, healthcare, professional arts and sports.


Posted on 27/07/2017