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April 11, 2011

Press Release: CCCL CEO R Sarbeswar to deliver Entrepreneurship lecture at IIT-Madras

Interactive lecture to feature as part of research firm Venture Intelligence’s “Entrevista” series

Venture Intelligence, India’s leading research service focused on Private Equity/Venture Capital and M&A deal activity, has partnered with IIT Madras’ C-TIDES, to produce multimedia recordings of interactions with successful Indian entrepreneurs from across sectors. Branded as ‘Entrevisa’, the interactions in this series will be available for free and downloadable in audio (mp3 “podcasts”) and streaming video formats from the Entrevista website at http://www.entrevista.in.

As part of the partnership, Venture Intelligence and IIT Madras propose to invite, on a regular basis, successful entrepreneurs from across the country to deliver interactive lectures at the IIT campus. Mr. R Sarabeswar, Chairman & CEO of leading construction services firm, Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd., will deliver the first such lecture at the Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras on Friday, April 15, 2011 (7.30 pm to 9.00 pm).

“The main objective of Entrevista is to create a single point archive for the best entrepreneurial thought leadership content for the benefit of budding entrepreneurs in India,” said Arun Natarajan, CEO of Venture Intelligence. "At IIT-Madras, we have been observing and encouraging the rising interest in entrepreneurship among our students and faculty in recent years. We are therefore happy to associate with the Entrevista initiative which aims to disseminate a realistic view of entrepreneurship in the Indian context and examine various business models in-depth," remarked Professor Job Kurian, Dean of the Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (IC&SR) of IIT Madras.

Interested members of the media can register for the April 15 program by contacting Varatharajan at media@ventureintelligence or +91-44-4218-5180.

About CCCL & Mr. R Sarbeswar

Consolidated Construction Consortium Limited (CCCL) is a publicly listed, ISO-certified company with a turnover of around Rs. 18.41 billion. CCCL’s services encompass Construction, Engineering, Procurement, and Project Management. The company has been involved in projects ranging from IT Parks, Biotech Parks, Resorts and Hotels, Commercial, Industrial & Institutional structures and Infrastructure facilities. The company’s various divisions span Mechanical and Electrical Division (M&E), Consolidated Interiors Limited (CIL), Building Products Division, Information Technology Department (Yugasoft), Software Design Division (Yuga Design), Noble Consolidated Glazing Limited (Glazing Solutions). Further, CCCL’s Specialty projects involving Precast Pre-stressed Structures, Pre-engineered structures and Shell Structures are remarkable for their innovative and revolutionary application of technology and expertise. It has offices in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Pune and Trivandrum. It has also recently opened an office in the Middle East marking the beginning of its international operations.

Mr. R. Sarabeswar is CCCL’s Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He was a gold medallist and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Regional Engineering College, Trichy, and holds a Management Degree in strategy from London University. Mr. Sarabeswar has over 30 years of experience in the construction sector and has previously worked for Larsen and Toubro Limited, SPIC and the Shobhakshi Group, Saudi Arabia. In 2007, he was awarded the best alumnus award by the Regional Engineering College Thiruchirapalli.


About Venture Intelligence

Venture Intelligence, a division of TSJ Media Pvt. Ltd., is the leading provider of data and information on Private Equity / Venture Capital and M&A deals in India. Its research and analysis is used extensively by financial and strategic investors, the media as well as government/regulatory agencies. Its customers include leading PE / VC Firms, Limited Partners, Investment Banks, Law Firms, HR Services Firms, Corporations and Consulting Firms. For more information on Venture Intelligence, please visit http://www.ventureintelligence.in.

About IIT-Madras C-TIDES
C-TIDES, the Cell for Technology Innovation, Development and Entrepreneurship Support is responsible for promoting entrepreneurship and related activities in IIT Madras. More information about C-TIDES is available at http://www.c-tides.org.