Madras – A place we call home, a city we love, cherish and have grown with!

We celebrate this city every day, but over the years we have launched several special ways to celebrate Madras in the form of music, quizzing, sports and heritage

Here is a line-up of ways in which we felicitate the city year on year:

The Murugappa Madras Quotient (MMQ) Quiz:

A quiz for school children, aimed at encouraging kids to know about the legacy and culture of our city. Conducted by renowned quizmaster Dr. Navin Jayakumar, the quiz attracts over 1000 students each year with prizes worth over Rs. 1 lakh to be won.
This year the quiz is scheduled for Saturday, 3rd September 2016 at St. Bede’s Auditorium, Santhome. More information about this quiz is available here

The Madras Quiz:

The largest open Quiz of its kind, the Madras Open Quiz is hosted each year by the Murugappa Group in association with the Quiz Foundation of India. The quiz is open to quizzing enthusiasts of all age groups in and around the city of Madras and is conducted by ace quizmaster Dr Sumanth C Raman.
This year the quiz will be held on 28th Aug, 2016 at AMM School, Kotturpuram. More details about this quiz is available here

Upcoming Events

Heritage Cycle Ride to Sadras Fort

August 21, 2016

Storytelling: Madras Nalla Madras

August 26, 2016

Fascinating Tales of Madrasapattinam

August 27, 2016

Murugappa Madras Open Quiz

August 28th,2016

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz

September 3rd,2016

The Murugappa Madras Song :

Launched to celebrate and commemorate the city’s 375th year, the song was an attempt at capturing the essence of the city .  The song struck a chord with music and Madras lovers across the globe.


The Murugappa Group has also been a proud patron of sports. Standing testimony to this are multple noteworthy sports-related initiatives by Murugappa including the Gold Cup Hockey tournament, inauguration of the pavilion at Murugappa Cricket Ground, Avadi, Chennai and supporting the ATP World Tennis Tournament, Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Tournament since its inception.

MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey

The MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament is one of the foremost Hockey tournaments in India and is also among the oldest, having been around for over 8 decades now.

Chennai Open ATP Tennis Tournament

The Murugappa Group has been instrumental in keeping the tournament in Chennai by being a patron and proud sponsor Tournament ever since its inception.