SEARCH

`Siris’ Raju passes away

Our Bureau
Comment   ·   print   ·  
Industrialist G.S. Raju. (file photo)
Industrialist G.S. Raju. (file photo)

Industrialist G.S.Raju passed away after prolonged illness at a hospital in Hyderabad. He was 93.

He is known to all as SIRIS Raju, for the company South India Research Institute Private Limited, founded by him in 1966.

Born in Juvvalapalem in West Godavari district, he did his MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California, San Francisco.

He was Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council during 1958-64 when Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was the Chief Minister of the state.

Raju, a pioneer in the pharmaceutical industry, was also instrumental in its development in the state.

Under his leadership, SIRIS was the first company in India to manufacture Analgin. His accent was on to cut costs.

rishikumar.vundi@thehindu.co.in

(This article was published on June 17, 2013)
XThese are links to The Hindu Business Line suggested by Outbrain, which may or may not be relevant to the other content on this page. You can read Outbrain's privacy and cookie policy here.
Please Wait while comments are loading...
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

DATA BANK

Exchange Rate

Dollar Spot Forward Rate

Open-Ended Mutual Funds

MCX-SX Currency Futures

NSE Currency Futures


O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in Companies

Changes in Gabriel India board

Gabriel India Limited, a manufacturer of shock-absorbers and ride control products, has announced several changes in its board of direct... »

Comments to: web.businessline@thehindu.co.in. Copyright © 2014, The Hindu Business Line.