Founder Chairman

FOUNDER CHAIRMAN

Late.P.K.Das


Our Founder Chairman’s name is synonymous with Nehru Colleges, which stands as Hall Mark of Quality in the field of Higher Education. Starting from the scratch in 1968, this great leader, spent each ounce of his energy and sweat to establish 19 prestigious institutions in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Through his hard toil, sweat, firm determination and strict self-discipline, he established Nehru College of Aeronautics and Applied Sciences at Kuniamuthur, Coimbatore in 1968. Besides this college, he was the force and the inspiration for establishment of 19 institutions, as of now, including an ITI offering Arts, Science, Engineering, Technology, Medicine, Pharmacy , Nursing, Law, Architecture, Business and Management at the diploma,graduation,post-graduation and Ph.D He was hardly 29 years of age in 1968, when he started his career as Academician at Coimbatore.The meteoric rise of this great personality in the field of technical and higher education was phenomenal and great. A humble beginning was made. Despite innumerable difficulties and insurmountable obstacles he had to face with, he didn’t budge an inch, but forged ahead with firm determination and iron will, to accomplish success after success. Year after year, he was reaping rich dividends and accolades. He was standing like Colossus.

The flag ship institution namely Nehru College of Aeronautics and Applied Sciences has emerged as a unique in this country. This college is the only one of its kind.Though he left us in 2009 June, he has groomed his sons Adv. Dr. P.Krishnadas, the present Chairman and Managing Trustee and Dr.P.Krishnakumar,CEO & Secretary, Nehru Group of Institutions at Coimbatore into succcessful academicians and administrators. They have taken over the reins of administration of these institutions in an admirable manner. It was our founder-chairman’s dream to establish a great university in the name of Nehru university which will soon be materlised by the effort of his illustrious sons.

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