PRESS RELEASES


2013

MIDAS orientation programme 2013
Chennai, August 3, 2013 MARG Institute of Design and Architecture, Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS), a niche institution for architecture education, addresses the global need for high quality architects and providing an experiential and Integrated Learning Environment, organized
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High powered 'Strategic Detailing' workshop
Chennai, July 25, 2013 - MIDAS , a niche institution for architecture education organized a 9 day design workshop with renowned architect Michael Corr, Director of Pie Architecture Ltd, London from
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SWARNABHOOMI ACADEMY OF MUSIC (SAM) Piano faculty MANUEL VALERA nominated for a Grammy Award
Chennai, Dec 7, 2012: MANUEL VALERA, the Piano faculty at SAM's spring 2013 program has just been nominated for a Grammy Award for his album 'New Cuban Express' in the prestigious 'Best Latin Jazz' category.
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Swanrabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM) brings international keyboard wizard Jordan Rudess to Chennai
Chennai, Oct 15, 2012: Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM) - the professional music college under the aegis of MARG Ltd, has drawn internationally celebrated musicians as faculties for its Fall 2012 program.
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2012

MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya celebrates 'Teachers Day' on 'Techonology Enabled Education' Theme by distributing Tablet PCs
Chennai September 5, 2012: MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya, a CBSE School offering affordable education to first generation students around the neighbourhood of MARG Swarnabhoomi celebrated this Teachers Day with the launch of ‘Technology Enabled Education’.
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MIDAS - Orientation Day
Chennai, August 22, 2012 – MARG Institute of Design and Architecture, Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS), an educational initiative to address the global need for high quality architects by MARG, one of the fastest growing infrastructure companies in the country, organized a orientation programme to welcome the second set of new batch students who enrolled themselves into MIDAS through the counseling process in Anna University.
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EXCITING FALL 2012 SEMESTER PROGRAM
Chennai July 28, 2012: Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM) - the professional music college under the aegis of MARG Ltd, is all set to welcome the Fall 2012 batch of students for the Diploma certificate program. The one and two year diploma course is scheduled to commence on 22nd August 2012. .
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STUDENTS OF MARG INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE SWARNABHOOMI (MIDAS) EXHIBIT THEIR EXCELLENT CREATIVITY
Chennai, July 07, 2012 – MARG Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi organized a 6 day exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademi in Chennai to showcase the excellent work done by its students throughout the year. World renowned architect Mr. Sanjay Mohe participated in the exhibition and addressed the students of MIDAS and leading architects in the City on Saturday, July 07, 2012.
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MARG BAGS THE PRESTIGIOUS MMA AWARD FOR MANAGERIAL EXCELLENCE 2012
Chennai, July 06, 2012 – MARG LTD, one of India’s leading Infrastructure companies has bagged the prestigious “MMA Award for Managerial Excellence” (MAME 2012) in Services Sector. This award was presented to GRK Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, MARG Group by Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director – IIT, Madras at MMA’s 56th Annual General Meeting. Also gracing the occasion were N. Srinivasan, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, The India cements Ltd, Mr Ravi Viswanathan, President MMA, Mr K. Kumar, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd and Mr Venky Rajgopal, Senior Vice President, MMA. MMA Awards are given to companies, institutions who have excelled in their business segment.
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MARG CONTINUES GROWTH WITH ROBUST PERFORMANCE IN FY 2011 – 12 FY12 revenue at Rs.1501 crores
Chennai, May 15, 2012: MARG Limited, one amongst India's fastest growing infrastructure companies, today announced its financial results for the year ended March 31, 2012.
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INDIA’s MOST PRESTIGIOUS CSR AWARD to MARG LIMITED
Chennai, April 30, 2012: MARG Limited, one amongst India's fastest growing infrastructure companies, has bagged the prestigious “Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility”. The award was presented amidst an august gathering of corporates & bureaucrats by His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education, Govt. of UAE at a special gala awards night during the 7th International Conference on Social Responsibility in Dubai (U.A.E). The award was presented in the esteemed presence of Justice M N Venkatachaliah, Chairman, IOD India and former Chief Justice of India, Lt Gen J S Ahluwalia, PVSM (retd), President, Institute of Directors, India and Dr Graham Wilson, Leadership and Organization Development, OXFORD, UK.
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Globally reputed Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia, to offer innovative programmes at MARG Swarnabhoomi
Chennai, May 07, 2012: MARG Limited, one among India’s leading Infrastructure companies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Malaysian based Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. The MoU was signed at MARG premises between AP Ganessh Ram, CEO - MARG Swarnabhoomi and Education Services and Dato Prof. Gail Phung, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Worldwide in the presence of GRK Reddy, CMD, MARG Group.
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MIDAS ‘TRIKONA FEST 2012’
Chennai, April 16, 2012: MARG Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS) an educational initiative to address the global need for high quality architects, by MARG, one of the fastest growing
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MARG JOINS HANDS WITH CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, AUSTRALIA
Chennai, April 23, 2012: MARG Limited, one among India’s leading Infrastructure companies, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Central Institute of Technology, Australia to offer various vocational courses in India by setting up a centre at MARG Swarnabhoomi. The MoU was signed in the presence of Neil Fernandes, Managing Director, Central Institute of Technology & AP Ganessh Ram, CEO - MARG Swarnabhoomi and Education Services. The other officials present were Dr.Kiran Sandhu – International project officer and Mr.Jamie Mackaway – GM – Strategy & development of Central Institute of Technology.
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MARG Swarnabhoomi launches ‘Swarnabhoomi Cityscapes’ – a wide range of highly appreciable villa plots on scenic ECR
Chennai, March 26, 2011: MARG Swarnabhoomi, the flagship project of MARG Limited, has launched yet another milestone project, ‘Swarnabhoomi Cityscapes’
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MARG SWARNABHOOMI SIGNS MOU WITH TECPRO ENERGY SYSTEMS
Chennai, Feb 15, 2012 – MARG Ltd., one among India’s leading Infrastructure companies today announced that its flagship project, MARG Swarnabhoomi, christened as the city of education, research and innovation has signed
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MARG Limited revenue grows by 52%
Chennai, January 27, 2012: MARG Limited, India's leading diversified infrastructure development company, announced its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2011.
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2011

A colloquium on "Catalyzing Research and Innovation to address emerging needs"
Chennai, November 18, 2011: Indo-American Chamber of Commerce in association with MARG Ltd & Virginia Tech today organised a colloquium on "Catalyzing Research and Innovation to address emerging needs." The discussion focused on the urgent need for R&D to develop new or customized products and services that address features of affordability, scalability, durability and sustainability.
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VIRGO ENGINEERS GROUP INAUGURATES ITS NEW VALVE MANUFACTURING FACILITY AT MARG SWARNABHOOMI
Chennai, November 7, 2011 – Virgo Engineers Group, a Rs. 700 crores Pune based Valve manufacturing company is expanding its manufacturing capacity by setting up a new plant near Chennai at MARG Swarnabhoomi. The new facility in MARG Swarnabhoomi located on scenic East Coast Road (ECR), mid-way between Chennai and Puducherry, has proximity to the Auto & Electronic industrial belts of the nation and is fast emerging as the city of education, research, innovation, industry and living.
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MARG JOINS HANDS WITH THE ‘GREEN KALAM’ INITIATIVE
Chennai, September 30, 2011: MARG Ltd., one of the leading infrastructure companies in India today announced its association with the inspiring ‘Green Kalam’ movement, a mega environment friendly initiative undertaken to plant 1 million saplings across Tamil Nadu. As an environmentally responsible corporate, MARG today planted 25,000 saplings at MARG Swarnabhoomi. This is not just a onetime contribution to this noble cause but MARG, in the process, is carrying forward its vision of planting 1.5 lakh saplings at MARG Swarnabhoomi and MARG Karaikal port.
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MARG bags two prestigious awards from “Construction Week”
Chennai, September 2, 2011: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company left an indelible mark in the Construction Week Awards 2011 held at Hotel Taj, Mumbai by bagging two prestigious awards of “Infrastructure Person of the Year” and “Seaport project of the Year”. Construction Week India Awards recognise outstanding achievements spanning infrastructure development as well as real estate. The annual event serves as a grand platform for the industry to come together and celebrate accomplishments.
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MARG INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE, SWARNABHOOMI (MIDAS) LAUNCHED AT MARG SWARNABHOOMI
Chennai, August 22, 2011 – MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today announced the launch of MARG Institute of Design and Architecture, Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS) at MARG Swarnabhoomi, the city of education, research and innovation. The inauguration was done by Padma Shree Thotta Tharani in the esteemed presence of Prof. Jayashree Deshpande, Director I/C,National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA),Center for Development Studies & Activitites (CDSA) Campus, Pune & Ex- India Cricketer cum current Mumbai Indians coach Robin Singh.
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MARG SWARNABHOOMI EMERGING AS AN EDUCATION CLUSTER FOR A NEW ECONOMY
Chennai, July 20, 2011 : MARG Ltd., one of India’s leading Infrastructure companies today announced that its flagship project, MARG Swarnabhoomi, christened as the city of education, research and innovation is fast emerging as an major education cluster for new economy.
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SWARNABHOOMI ACADEMY OF MUSIC COMMENCES ITS FALL 2011 SESSION
Chennai, June 14 2011: It is time to string a new string on your guitar, get your beats in rhythm and add a new tune to your life. Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), the prestigious musical academy from the aegis of MARG is all set to announce their forthcoming Diploma Certificate Program. A 5 month program is commencing from August 8, 2011 and will end on December 16, 2011.
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MARG GROUP BAGS A HATRICK OF AWARDS
Mumbai, April 22, 2011 - MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company left an indelible mark in the India Leadership Conclave 2011 today by bagging three prestigious awards under the categories India’s Most Admired Infrastructure Company 2011, Excellence in Social Service for its inclusive growth business models towards social & community development and GRK Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, MARG Group as the Innovative CEO of the year.
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MARG Swarnabhoomi announces the launch of Exemplarr Worldwide’s New State-Of-The-Art “Operations Facility” & “Finishing School”
Chennai, March 23, 2011: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today announced the launch of Exemplarr Worldwide’s New State-of-the-Art Operations Facility and Finishing School at Amrita Research and Innovation Park in MARG Swarnabhoomi. Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice-Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions inaugurated the world class facilities. Mr. T TRangarajan, founder, Alma Mater, Dr. Santosh Babu, IAS, MD-ELCOT, Mr. V Ramagopal, ED-Indian Bank, Mr. GRK Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, MARG Group and Mrs. Rajini Reddy, Managing Director, Exemplarr Worldwide Limited also graced the occasion.
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3rd in a row CSR award for MARG
New Delhi, March 7, 2011: MARG Ltd., India’s leading diversified infrastructure and Real Estate Company has become a name to reckon with in the realm of Corporate Social Responsibility. In a glitterati event in New Delhi, the company was awarded with the prestigious “CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2011”. This is the 3rd major award in CSR that the corporate has won within a short span.
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MARG GROUP SHINES AT PRESTIGIOUS CSR AWARD CEREMONY
Mumbai, February 19, 2011: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company was today announced as the proud recipient of the “India Shining Star CSR Award in the Infrastructure Sector” award. The award has been instituted by the Wockhardt Foundation to recognize outstanding contribution made by the Corporates towards Corporate Social Responsibility.
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2010

MARG BAGS 2 PURA PILOT PROJECTS
Chennai, December 3, 2010: MARG Limited, India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company, today announced that it will work actively with Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India for implementing 2 PURA Pilot projects, designed under Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework, with active support of the Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Governments.
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SWARNABHOOMI ACADEMY OF MUSIC COMMENCES ADMISSION FOR DIPLOMA PROGRAM IN MUSIC EDUCATION
Chennai, April 06, 2010: Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music, India’s first professional music college for contemporary Jazz, Rock and World Music being established in a 4-acre campus at MARG Swarnabhoomi, by MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, in partnership with world renowned guitarist and composer Prasanna, has announced the commencement of admission process for Diploma Program in Music Education for the year 2010. The first fully-residential 6-month Diploma program commencing on July 26, 2010 will offer students an all encompassing music education that will prepare them the right skill set to adapt and perform in a variety of musical situations both live and in the recording studio.
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SWARNABHOOMI ACADEMY OF MUSIC Presents VICTOR WOOTEN in Master class and Concert
Chennai, April 04, 2010: Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), India’s first professional college for contemporary Jazz, Rock and World Music being currently built in a 4 acre campus at MARG Swarnabhoomi is presenting the world’s most acclaimed bassist and five-time Grammy Award winner Victor Wooten in a series of masterclasses and concerts from April 4 to April 8, 2010 in Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai. While Mr. Wooten will present the masterclasses himself, he will perform the concert in each city with top class musicians from India including guitarist and President of SAM Prasanna, ghatam maestro Dr. S. Karthick and Khanjira maestro Bangalore Amrit.
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VIRGINIA TECH COMES TO MARG SWARNABHOOMI
Blacksburg Virginia 8th March 2010: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the US based Virginia Tech, to establish a university campus, ‘Virginia Tech MARG Swarnabhoomi, India’ at Marg Swarnabhoomi Chennai.
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ROTARY CLUB OF PONDICHERRY & MARG SWARNABHOOMI JOIN HANDS FOR PUDUVAI MARATHON 2010
Puducherry, February 14, 2010: Rotary Club of Pondicherry and MARG Swarnabhoomi, the mega-infrastructure project of MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today, joined hands to organise the Puduvai Marathon 2010. The marathon, aptly themed ‘Go Green. Save the Earth. Stop Global Warming’, saw the participation of over 8000 runners from all walks of life. The objective of the marathon was to spread awareness about global warming, which is a burning issue today.
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2009

HIS HOLINESS SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR LAYS THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THREE PROJECTS AT MARG SWARNABHOOMI
Chennai, November 27, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today laid the Foundation Stone for MARG Utsav, Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music [SAM] and the Art of Living centre at their mega-infrastructure project MARG Swarnabhoomi, at the hands of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, the Art of Living, one of the largest voluntary organisations in the world.
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MARG & GREAT LAKES ORGANISE SEMINAR ON ‘INSPIRATION FOR BUSINESS, LIVING & LEARNING’
Chennai, November 26, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, in association with Great Lakes Institute of Management today organised a Seminar, which saw the participation of eminent thought leaders from various professional and societal fields. The topic for the Seminar was ‘Inspiration for Business, Living & Learning’.
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MARG ORGANISES DIVYA SATSANG AT SWARNABHOOMI
Chennai, November 26, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today organised a ‘Divya Satsang’ at MARG Swarnabhoomi, which was addressed by His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, the Art of Living, one of the largest voluntary organisations in the world. The Satsang, organised to experience ‘blissful Singing, Profound knowledge and Deep meditation’, saw the presence of a gathering of over 10,000 people at MARG Swarnabhoomi.
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EXEMPLARR WORLDWIDE LTD initiates rural BPO at MARG Swarnabhoomi – SEZ
Chennai, October 12, 2009: EXEMPLARR WORLDWIDE LTD has announced the initiation of a new BPO facility at MARG Swarnabhoomi. This facility was initiated by the Honorable IT Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. Smt Poongothai. Commending Exemplarr worldwide Dr. Poongothai highlighted how this facility will generate employment opportunities for people in the surrounding area in a phased manner. This facility has been initiated with the vision to generate employment opportunities for rural workforce with special emphasis on women employment. The recruits will be provided free of cost training before they are employed.
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MARG ORGANISES SEMINAR ON‘NEW PARADIGMS FOR BUSINESS, LIVING & LEARNING’
Pondicherry, October 7, 2009: MARG Limited (formerly MARG Constructions Limited), India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company, today organised a Seminar, which saw the participation of thought leaders from various professional and societal fields. The topic for the Seminar was ‘New Paradigms for Business, Living & Learning’.
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MARG Swarnabhoomi to host AR Rahman Concert in aid of The A R Rahman Foundation and The Shakti Foundation
Chennai, October 01, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company is playing host to the Mozart of music A R Rahman at MARG Sawrnabhoomi on the East Coast Road (ECR), after Mahabalipuram, in Chennai on October 11th. The concert is a fund raiser for The Shakti Foundation, an organisation striving to make a difference and bring about a change in the lives of the physically challenged and the A R Rahman Foundation that endeavours to make poverty history by setting up educational institutions to offer world class, state-of-the-art infrastructure and education to underprivileged children. The Live In Concert, is a part of A R Rahman’s ‘Jai Ho World Tour’ and is the first in Chennai after the Oscars.
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MUSICIANS - UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH PRASANNA, DAVID GILMORE, MIKE POPE AND RODNEY HOLMES IN CHENNAI!
Chennai, October 01, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company is playing host to the Mozart of music A R Rahman at MARG Sawrnabhoomi on the East Coast Road (ECR), after Mahabalipuram, in Chennai on October 11th. The concert is a fund raiser for The Shakti Foundation, an organisation striving to make a difference and bring about a change in the lives of the physically challenged and the A R Rahman Foundation that endeavours to make poverty history by setting up educational institutions to offer world class, state-of-the-art infrastructure and education to underprivileged children. The Live In Concert, is a part of A R Rahman’s ‘Jai Ho World Tour’ and is the first in Chennai after the Oscars.
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PRASANNA, DAVID GILMORE, MIKE POPE, RODNEY HOLMES ENTHRALL THE AUDIENCE IN CHENNAI
Chennai, August 22, 2009: Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music [SAM], the professional music college being established at MARG Swarnabhoomi, by MARG Limited, India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company, presented the ‘Prasanna, David Gilmore, Rodney Holmes & Mike Pope Live Concert’ today, commemorating the ‘Madras Day’ at the Centenary Hall, University of Madras.
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MARG SIGNS MOU WITH BSNL
Chennai, June 1, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure company, today inked an MoU with BSNL, India’s leading telecommunication company, to provide world class telecommunication facilities in the upcoming mega infrastructure project, MARG Swarnabhoomi. As part of the MoU, BSNL will provide complete telecom solutions, including voice, data, WiFi hotspots, video and audio conferencing facility, broadband, leased lines and wireless services at MARG Swarnabhoomi.
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