Celebrating 379 Years of Madras –
A place we call home, a city we love, cherish and have grown with!

Founded on 22nd August 1639, Madras is home to millions of people, making it the sixth-largest city in India by population. This August, the Murugappa Group celebrates Madras’ 379th Birthday with a few special events dedicated to the eternal history, distinct culture and pure traditions that our beloved city has come to be known for.

A series of messages and memories from Madras …

Relive these memories and share them with everybody who’s
ever been to this magical city!

Together, let’s celebrate 379 years of Madras! #CelebratingMadras

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The Murugappa Madras Quotient (MMQ) Quiz

The 8th edition of the Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz saw the participation of over 1100 students on 1st September 2018.

The event conducted by veteran quizmaster Dr. Navin Jayakumar was a fitting finale to the Madras Week celebrations. After the exciting prelims, 6 teams were shortlisted for the finals. The team from AMM Matriculation Higher Secondary School represented by Sai Krishna, Abhijit Aravind and Rohan were declared the winners.

The awards and prizes were distributed by the chief guest for the event, Mr. Ramesh K B Menon, Director – HR and Lead Director, Diversified Business Group, Murugappa Group.

Date: Saturday, 1st September 2018 Time: 1.00 p.m. onwards Venue: St. Bede’s Auditorium, No: 37, Santhome High Road, Santhome, Chennai – 600004

The Madras Quiz

The Murugappa Group kick-started the Madras Week celebrations with the Madras Open Quiz 2018!

Hosted in association with the Quiz Foundation of India, the annual quizzing competition was conducted on 19th August 2018 by ace quizmaster Dr. Sumanth C. Raman at the Madras Management Association Auditorium.

The event witnessed the participation of over 350 quizzing enthusiasts across the city, among which 6 teams qualified for the grand finale. The team of Mr. Jayakanth and Mr. Sankhya emerged victorious and took home the champion’s trophy. Until next year!


On the eve of the 379th birthday of the city of Madras, come relive the memories of ‘The Madras Song.’ Launched in 2015 by the Murugappa Group as a tribute to the spirit and beauty of our city. Over the years it has been loved, cherished and shared for the nostalgia and memories it evokes about Madras.

Madras Open Quiz

19th August 2018

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz

1st September 2018

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