Welcome to ORSI- Chennai Chapter

"The aim of the Operational Research Society of India (ORSI) is to promote the education and applications of Operational Research in the day to day environment in Business, Industry and other organisations. ORSI was founded in 1957 and the Chennai chapter is one of the chapters of the country."

About ORSI

The Operational Research Society of India was founded in 1957 to provide a forum for the Operational Research Scientists as well as an avenue to widen their horizon by exchange of knowledge and application of techniques from outside the country. To further that end, the Society is affiliated to the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS).
The headquarters of the Society is located in Kolkata, India. At present the Society has twelve operating chapters located in Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Durgapur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai and Tirupati.
The objectives of the Society comprise advancement of, conducting of research in, study of, promotion and propagation of knowledge in Operational Research and allied techniques through exchange of information, as well as establishment, improvement and maintenance of professional and academic standards of work known as Operational Research.
Contribution to the Society towards attainment of these objectives is eligible for exemption of income tax under Section 80(G)(5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act 1961.
The Society publishes a quarterly journal OPSEARCH, which brings out high quality and state of the art papers in Operational Research. The journal enjoys a wide spectrum of readership both in the India and aboard covering academics, professionals as well as industrial / service sector organisations.

Operational Research Society of India Chennai chapter was resurrected on 4th Feb 2002, with Late. Professor T. R. Natesan as the President of the chapter

ORSI Chennai Chapter - Executive Committee as on December 18th 2017



Prof. Usha Mohan, I.I.T. Madras

Vice-President (Academic)


Prof. V. Sankaranarayanan, B.S.Abdur Rahman University

Vice-President (Industry)


Thiru G. R. Janarthanan, M/s India Pistons Ltd.



Dr.S.Prasanna Devi, Dept of CSE, SRM IST , Vadapalani Campus, Chennai 26.

Joint Secretary


Dr.M.Rajmohan,Dept of Industrial Engg, Anna University, Chennai



Dr.Arivudai Nambi,Department of Mathematics, Anna University Chennai



1. Prof.C.Chellappan, DCSE, Anna University, Chennai
2. Thiru H. R. Mohan, M/s The Hindu
3. Prof. A. Vijayakumar, R.M.K. Engineering College
4. Prof. C. Rajendran, I.I.T. Madras
5. Prof. G. Srinivasan, I.I.T. Madras
6. Dr. P. Sakthivel,Anna University, Chennai
7. Dr. K. Viswanathan, M/s D.C. ELCOT
8. Dr. R. Baskaran, Anna University, Chennai
9.Dr. Toppur Badri, Rajalakshmi School of Business, Chennai
10. Director, RCC (Ex-officio)

11. Prof.K.Suryaprakasa Rao, Anna University, Chennai
12. Student Member(s).

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