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Today, I had an interesting morning session, attending my alma mater’s alumni association general body meeting. I graduated more than two decades ago from Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE, Sriperumbudur), Electronics and Communications (ECE) department. The keynote was delivered by Sri A.C.Muthiah, Chairman of SPIC and Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE), Sriperumbudur, who recalled the early days of how the college management was handed over to him by His Holiness Kanchi Mutt’s Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, and, the importance of Alumni for any educational institution. Sri A.C.M. expressed his dream of seeing an industry innovation centre in the…

Unbelievable! A Government project to build a dam that cost 15% less than the budget estimate. It happened in British India in 1862 for the construction of Pooniar Annicut on the Pennar river in (1973) South Arcot District. I am not able to identify this dam in modern-day Tamil Nadu, which one is it now? PS: I found this page in one of the old Lifco Publishers Private Limited stotra (religious hymns) books.