P. R. Subramanian a longtime resident of Mylapore passed away on July 27 at the age of 79.
After obtaining a diploma in civil engineering he joined Chennai Port Trust and was assigned the project of laying and maintaining railways tracks within the Harbour area. He served at Chennai Port Trust for 35 years. During his tenure he specialised in this field and was responsible for commissioning major expansion schemes in mechanical handling of iron ore and coal projects.
He is survived by his wife Shanta, sons P. S. Krishnan, P. S. Panchapakesan and P. S. Chandramouli. His family can be reached at 138, TTK Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 98407 25255.