Mangaluru, March 01, 2016: Well-known academician Prof PCM Kunhi passed away on Feb 29, Monday night. He was 74.
Renowned Academician Prof PCM Kunhi no more. He had a stroke on Feb 28, Sunday evening and was rushed to a private hospital. His condition had become stable, only to deteriorate again on Monday. He was then put on life support system, said PC Raheez, youngest son of Prof Kunhi. He is survived by his wife and three sons.
He was the director (Academic and Administration) of Yenepoya University.
He was recipient of several awards, including Aryabhata Award in 2011 in recognition of his contribution to education and entrepreneurship, and the district Rajyotsava Award in 2014 in the field of education.
He was the convener of Yenepoya Foundation and chairman of Peecee Group of Industries.