Sir. M. Visvesvaraya
AIMO was founded by Bharat Ratna Sir. M. Visvesvaraya over 75 years ago. The Organisation has established itself as a body committed to Industrial progress with the motto "Prosperity through Industry". It has been recognized by Government as an apex Organisation of industry and given representation on most of the policy making bodies of the Central and State Governments. The Tamil Nadu State Board continues to be represented on number of Government / Quasi Government Bodies.