About

Mridula Ramesh is the author of critically acclaimed The Climate Solution – India’s Climate Change Crisis and What We Can Do About It, and the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water management. She is an active angel investor in cleantech start-ups, with a portfolio of over a fifteen start-ups. Mridula sits on several angel investment groups and is involved in initiatives to spur entrepreneurship to build climate resilience.

A graduate with distinction of Cornell University (with majors in Chemistry and Microbiology), with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Mridula worked at McKinsey in Silicon Valley before returning to India. She teaches a class on climate change at the Great Lakes Institute of Management and is a regular columnist for Firstpost and has written for the Hindu, Live Mint, Bloomberg Quint and Conde Nast. She is the Executive Director of Sundaram Textiles and lives and experiments in Madurai in a net zero-waste house with her husband and two children. She is part of the Advisory Committee, UNDP India National Circular Economy Project, part of the Board of Trustees of World Wildlife Fund, India and the Chairperson of the Board of Governors, of NIT, Andhra Pradesh.

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  1. M.Prasanna

    Dear sir,

    ARavindar Professional Excellance (APEX) Trust was started in 2005 and we are now running the Aravindar Polytechnic College in Ambathurai near Gandhigram University, Dindigul. With 800 students and 70 teaching and non teaching staff, we are offering Diplomas in Mehanical, Tool and Die, Electrical, Automobile and Civil Engineering. We have close working relationship with TVS Groups through Training programmes of TVS Training and Services Ltd, Chennai.

    We are very much interested to involve in the Climate Change Programmes of your esteemed institution. We are having nearly 10 acres of land in our college campus and now we are planning to form a sustainable agriculture demonstration site in this land.

    We request you to give us an appointment to meet you and discuss the possible involvement in your future programmes.

    With regards,

    Mrs. M. Prasanna
    Chairman
    S.Venkatapathy Raja
    Secretary
    Aravindar Polytechnic College
    Ambathurai – 624302
    Dindigul District

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