Dr. M. S. Ramaiah was an educationist and philanthropist with a vision and foresight far beyond his times. Envisioning the need of a developing nation for qualified, skilled personnel and cutting edge technology, he established M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology in 1962, subsequently M. S. Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital and other Health and allied sciences institutions under the umbrella of Gokula Education Foundation. Ramaiah Advanced Testing Laboratory, formerly, MSR Drugs and Allied Products Testing Laboratories was established in 1995.
Dr. M. R. Jayaram is Chairman, Gokula Education Foundation, Chancellor, Ramaiah University and Chairman of Valdel Corporation, a conglomerate, encompassing Education-Healthcare-Engineering-Design-Retail Enterprises. A passionate philanthropist, he heads Kaiwara Kshetra, a center for religious activities that works to restore and rejuvenate old temples, besides providing for the health, welfare and education of needy people belonging to this region. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Coventry University in 2006.
RATL, a unit of Gokula Education Foundation Trust is an International Standards Testing Lab with ultra-modern, sophisticated instruments augmented by an experienced team of PG-PhD's and constantly upgrading to stay world class and Internationally benchmarked, reflecting the quintessence of our infrastructure and human resource capabilities. Located adjacent to the 120 acre Ramaiah University Campus Bangalore, with a dedicated multi-floor building and segregated areas for Instrumentation, Microbiology, Toxicology and Training.
SRI M R SREENIVASA MURTHY
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GEF(M)
SRI T. S. VENUGOPAL SASTRY
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER GEF(M)
SRI H G SRIVARA
HEAD - HR & LEGAL, GEF (M)