MR. K.P. RAMASAMY – KPR Mill Limited



Beyond being a very successful Entrepreneur, all through strenuous and enduring efforts, the brilliance of a man is in contributing to the society from what he has earned. Understanding that the holistic approach to the wellbeing of the Employees is not restricted to physical wellness alone but also involves social wellbeing, he formulated an outstanding concept of empowering employees with higher education besides providing trendsetting facilities.

KPR  is a keen environmentalist and is passionate about sustainable business .He was instrumental in  planting more than  one lakh  trees in the Villages and at Units; Re-cycling waste water at all plants and uses it for productive purposes; Producing Bio-gas from human waste, thereby reducing usage of LPG; Installation of a massive Effluent Treatment Plant with zero discharge system and adoption of new technology  ensuring  economised water consumption at its Processing facility.  To quote a yet another social contribution, he himself has led the’ Swachch Bharat’ (Clean India) Campaign’ at various villages supported by his Employees in a massive way.

He also founded ‘KPR Charities’ a Public Trust, which through its innumerable work is serving our society at a large. It imparts high quality education through its Educational Institution ‘K.P.R Institute of Engineering &Technology ‘which has been ranked at 5th place among the 67 Private Engineering colleges at Coimbatore and is also ranked as one of the Top 20 Institutions in Tamilnadu as per the survey done by ‘Higher Education Review Magazine’. The Master Piece of his service towards Education is the establishment of ‘KPR IAS Academy’ that offers excellent coaching for IAS, IPS, UPSC, TNPSC exams. Many of its aspirants have cleared the Exam under various categories, which were once considered as inaccessible Career.

KPR has multiple awards to his credit. To quote a few -‘Star of India ‘Award from the hands of former Prime Minister of India Shri Deva Gowda;‘Best achiever of Kongu region ‘Award from Dr.Mahalingam Memorial  Trust; ‘Best Entrepreneur’ Award from Coimbatore Management Association; ‘Best Citizen of Coimbatore’ Award from Lions Club;‘Kalingarayar’ Award from Kongu Charitable Trust; ‘Self-made Entrepreneur’  from Ananda  Vikatan Group.

As an active Rotarian sponsored several projects for the welfare of the society like providing basic amenities at villages, dedicating class rooms for schools, donating books to rural children.