SRM, PPG Asian Paints to collaborate on various domains


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Kattankulathur signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PPG Asian Paints Pvt. Ltd. Sriperumbudhur.

The key highlights of this MoU include: FIIP-Faculty Industry Immersion Program for SRMIST Faculty members; to offer internships and projects; Scheduled training programs to SRMIST faculties, technical assistants and students at various emerging domains; Support to SRMIST in various Institute Committees (BOS-Board of Studies, CAB-Corporate Advisory Board, Syllabus framing); Mutual sharing of Infrastructure and Test Facilities (GCMS, FTNIR, SRM-BRIN, NRC & RI); Training of PPG-Asian Paints executives at our SRM BRIN Centre of Excellence in Automation Technologies; Educational Enhancement Programs for PPG-Asian Paint Executives (B.Tech., M.Tech. & Ph.D Programs).

Present for the signing were from PPG Asian Paints: Mr. P. Parthasarathy – Plant Head, Mr. K. S. Samuel – Head Technology, Mr. A. S. Sridhar – Head Quality, Mr. C. Suresh – Head Operation, Mr. K. Niranjan, Head HR, Mr. Chandrashekaran – Manager Quality, Mr. Anand – Senior Executive Quality.

SRMIST team was headed by Vice Chancellor Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan, Registrar Dr. S. Ponnusamy, Dean (College of Engineering & Technology) Dr. T. V. Gopal, Dean (School of Mechanical Engineering) Dr. D. Kingsly Jeba Singh, Dean (Research) Dr. B. Neppolian, HoD (Automobile Engineering) Dr. V. Edwin Geo, Visiting Professor, Automobile Engineering Mr.K.N.Balaji and Assistant Professor (Automobile Engineering) Mr. P. Baskara Sethupathi.                   


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) is accredited with the highest grade of A++ by NAAC and graded by UGC/MHRD as Category I university with 12 B status. All Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, and MBA programs are approved by AICTE. SRMIST has secured the third rank in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA). SRMIST is ranked globally by QS and rated by QS with ‘4 Star’ globally and awarded India centric QS IGAUGE Diamond rating.

SRMIST carries out cutting edge research in frontier areas with more than 238 government-funded research projects at an outlay of Rs.150 Crores. It has 23 both national and international patents also. The institute recently opened Sir C V Raman Research Park at an estimate of Rs.120 crores with state-of-the-art equipment. The facility was opened by Hon’ble Minister of HRD, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

The University functions from four campuses in the country, namely, at Kattankulathur in Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu, Ramapuram and Ramapuram Part in Chennai city and Modi Nagar, in NCR New Delhi, built over a total land area of about 380 acres with a built-up area of over 12 million square feet.

SRMIST has over 50,000 students and nearly 3,300 faculty across all the campuses offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Science and Humanities, Agricultural Sciences and a School of Law.