In 1949, Shri. C. Rajam, gave the newly independent India-Madras Institute of Technology to establish a strong technical base it needed. It merged with Anna University in the year 1978. MIT has produced great scientists like Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, versatile geniuses like Sujatha and many more.
In February 1984, Personality Development Association (PDA) was started by the efforts of Shri K.V.Narayanan along with 5 students. From it's modest beginning the, PDA thrives for the overall personality development of the students in MIT to make them better and more refined.