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consultant , Chemicals executive

Umashankar L. Rajanahally, Indian chemicals executive, consultant. Recipient Vijayshree award International Friendship Society, 1994, Certified Merit National Confederation Small Industry, Madras, 1994-1995.


Rajanahally, Umashankar L. was born on June 2, 1946 in Davangere, Karnataka, India. Son of Lakshman Setty B. and Sundaramma L. (Kanchi) Rajanahally.


B. Technology Chemical Engineering, Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India, 1969. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 1972. Education, Columbia University, 1975.


Teaching assistant Columbia University, New York City, 1970-1971, graduate research assistant College Physicians and Surgeons, 1972-1974. Systems engineer Allied Chemical Corporation, Morristown, New Jersey, 1974-1976. Associate industrial research Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1976-1978.

Managing director Lakshman Chemicals (Davangere) Private Ltd., Davangere, India, since 1978. Member apex committee Canada India Institutional Project, DRR Poly, DAvangere.


Member regional advisory committee central excise Belgaum Government of India, since 1988. Promoter best rural industry KLN Foundation Trust, 1983. Trustee Karnataka Chinmaya Seva Trust, Bangalore, India, 1984.

Fellow Indian Institute Chemical Engineering, Institution Engineers India (corporation). Member Rotary Club Down Town (secretary Bangalore, India), Chitradurga District Small Scale Industries Association (secretary since 1978), R.L. Law College Bapuji Education Association (chairman since 1995), Phi Lambda Upsilon (Gamma chapter), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Hindustani vocal music, photography, bridge.


Married Suneetha University Holenarsipur, June 25, 1972. Children: Pallavi, Kalpana.

Lakshman Setty B. Rajanahally

Sundaramma L. (Kanchi) Rajanahally

Suneetha University Holenarsipur

Pallavi Rajanahally

Kalpana Rajanahally