Palani G. Periasamy

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Palani G Periasamy
Born Muthugapatti Village, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Alma mater M.A & M.A — Economics in Presidency College, Madras
PhD in Economics from University of Pittsburgh, USA and schooling in Sendhamangalam high school
Occupation Founder — Chairman of PGP Group of Companies
Spouse(s) Visalakshi Periasamy

Palani G Periasamy is an Indian industrialist and educationalist. He is chairman of Chennai based PGP group of companies.


Periasamy operates the PGP Group of companies. This includes Dharani Sugars & Chemicals Limited. shares in which are traded on the Chennai, BSE and NSE stock exchanges.[1] Other past and present ventures include Dharani Finance Limited, Dharani international Sourcing & Trading, Dharanai Developers Limited and Appu Hotels Limited, primarily a vehicle for acquisition of hotels.[citation needed]

Dharani Cements Limited was formerly in the group. Established in Ariyalur District, it was later sold to the Aditya Birla Group.[2]

He was honoured with Padmashree Ma.Po.Si award for the year 2012.[citation needed]


  1. ^ myIris - Dharani Sugars & Chemicals Limited
  2. ^ Why has Giant Grasim Bought Dwarf Dharani? - India via internet archive

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