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When Ratan Tata visited SRM

The changes in rules have paved the way for prosperous private institutions to scout for talent from across the globe to fill the post of vice chancellors. SRM has appointed Dr Prabir K Bagchi from the School of Business, George Washington University. SRM, like other private educational institutions, presented celebrities from Delhi in frequent seminars and lectures. A recent masterstroke was getting Ratan Tata as guest.  

    Ratan Tata had a long-standing invitation from Bagchi to visit his University. It is gathered Tata couldn’t make it at Washington. He chose to do this at SRM! In a short visit in his private jet, Tata seems to have spent a few hours on this visit interacting with Bagchi and his senior colleagues. He has also spent time with 40 brilliant students, all done without the glare of the media, including Puthiya Thalaimurai TV, promoted by the owner of SRM.

    The education baron Pachamuthu aka ‘Pari’ Vendhar should have been doubly pleased.

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