2005 – 2011
Dr. G. Rangaswamy internationalized the education at PSG by establishing PSG Institute of Advanced Studies to promote Inter-Institutional and International collaborative programs with Universities in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg and so on. A tie-up was established with San Diego State University, USA for student exchange. The MoU with Toledo University was revived by him and the first batch of students got admitted in 2006. In recognition of the successful partnership, the University of Toledo conferred an honorary Doctorate upon Mr. Rangaswamy. Student exchange programs were also established with Australian University. As a staunch environmentalist, he promoted various activities for the same. He was the force behind construction of a new library building, the Institute of Pulmonology and the Aesthetic Centre at PSG IMSR. Additional buildings were added in PSG College of Technology for the new courses introduced in the fields of Biomedical and Nanotechnology. A Fitness Centre, the International Students’ Block and a Food Processing Unit were started at PSG CAS under his aegis. He laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new hospital at Karadivavi on 2 acres of land donated by Mr. K. L. Varadarajan and Family. Trusting the PSG Group and Dr. G. Rangaswamy’s unwavering dedication, The Badugas Association of Kotagiri donated land to construct a hospital at Kotagiri during his tenure.