" The Great Indian Educationist " Jeppiaar Dies At 85 - Know About His Life And Achievements
Jeppiaar, a Well known politician turned educationist and Founder of Jeppiaar Educational Trust passed away in Chennai on Saturday. The 85-year-old Educationist died at the Global hospital in Chennai.
Jeppiaar died soon after experiencing breathlessness, sometime between 8.30 PM and 8.45 pm .Sathyabama University officials said that Jeppiar was travelling in his car when he experienced breathlessness between 8.30 and 8.45 pm. He was rushed to the emergency ward of Global Hospital at around 8.50 PM, Perumbakkam, where he was declared dead upon arrival.
Know About the history and great achievements of Jeppiaar.
Who is Jeppiaar ?
Jesadimai PangiRaj, also called Jeppiaar is an Indian educationist from born on 11 June 1931 in Muttom (near Nagercoil),Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu.
He obtained his Bachelor of Law (B.L.) from Madras University, and his Ph.D. from Anna University. He is the founder and Chairman of Jeppiaar Educational Trust and Founder and Chancellor of the Sathyabama University.
He is the president of the Consortium of Professional, Arts and Science Colleges of Tamil Nadu.
How he started his career ?
Jeppiaar started his career as an politician and later turned as an Educationist and Industrialist .
- Acted as the Government chief whip of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council.
- The Secretary of the Chennai District in DMK party from 1972 to 1987 and was a special envoy to the Chief Minister.
- The chairman of Madras Water supply and Sewage Board.
- Honorary services as Elected Member of Legislative Council
- Director of Tamil Nadu Fisheries Development Corporation
Jeppiaar commissioned as Colonel on June 21 2011
Educational institutions Established and Owned By Jeppiaar :
Here are the educational institutions Established By Jeppiaar :
- St.Joseph's college of engineering
- St.Joseph's Institute of Technology
- St. Mary’s School of Management Studies
- Panimalar Polytechnic
- Panimalar Institute of Management Studies
- Panimalar Engineering College
- Jeppiaar Engineering College
- Jeppiaar Maamallan Engineering College
- Sathyabama Dental College
- Panimalar Institute of Technology
- JEPPIAAR SRR Engineering College
- Jeppiaar Institute of Technology
- Panimalar school of Management
- Jeppiaar International School
- Sathyabama University
Jeppiar As An Industrialist :
Not only in the field of education even in the field of business he has done many achievements . He is only of the greatest industrialist ever.
Here are the top companies established by Jeppiaar :
- Jeppiaar Water Division
- Jeppiaar Furnace Division
- Jeppiaar Milk
- Jeppiaar Steels
- Jeppiaar Travels
- Jeppiaar Cements
- Jeppiaar Technologies
- Jeppiaar Salt
- Jeppiaar Fishing Harbour
Greatest Achievements :
His greatest achievements are many and here are some his incredible achievements :
- He became The Vice President of the Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi.
- The President of Tamil Nadu Self-financing Engineering Colleges Association.
- Leadership award for "VALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO ENGINEERING EDUCATION”