A bust of Srinivasa Ramanujan was gifted by the Agastya Foundation to the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India.
The event was presided over by Prof. M.S. Ananth, Director of IIT, Madras and Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Chairman of MSSR Foundation unveiled the statue. Mr. Ramji Raghavan, Chairman of Agastya Foundation gave a special address.
Mr. Raghavan also announced a competition for IITM students to create low cost science experiments to add to the ones the Agastya Foundation uses to educate children in rural India with their mobile vans. This competition is sponsored and supported by the MurthyNayak Foundation, Baltimore, USA.
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