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Sri. C.M. Ateequlla

Sri C Mohamed Ateequlla (30th October 1949) was a Mechanical Engineer known for his involvement in mechanical design and fabrication of research equipments at Raman Research Institute. He retired from RRI as In-charge of Mechanical Engineering group.

Early Years and Education

Sri Ateequlla was born on 30th October 1949 to Late M. Khudrathulla and Mrs. Fatimunisa at Bangarpet, Kolar district in Karnataka. His early education was at Municipal High school of Bangarpet and Pre-Uinversity education at Kolar. Further he graduated from University of Mysore as Mechanical Engineer in 1972.


Sri Ateequlla began his career as an Engineering Trainee at Widia India (P) ltd, Bangalore in Dec 1972. From July 1973 – October 1973 he worked as lecturer at SIT, Tumkur. He also worked as a Graduate Trainee engineer in BEML, K G F during Dec 1973 to Mar 1974. He moved to NAL as Technical assistant in the Materials science division during 1974 to 1977. From April 1977 to Nov 1980 he worked as Assistant Development Engineer in the R & D Division of Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, KGF. He joined Raman Research Institute in November 1980 and was associated with RRI until his retirement in 2011 as Mechanical Engineer In-charge of Mechanical Engineering Services.

Scientific Work

Sri Ateequlla was initially involved in the Mechanical fabrication of antenna and drive system for the 10M mmw radio telescope project which was completed in 1985. He was associated in the design and fabrication of Mauritius Radio Telescope and he was deputed to University of Mauritius for one year during 1990-91. He was responsible for the mechanical design and fabrication work of the GMRT 21 cm wave guide, horn and enclosure for the front end electronics. Sri Ateequlla was involved in the design and fabrication work for the components and assemblies of the Ultra light power glider. He was also associated in the design and fabrication of the 12m Preloaded Parabolic Dish Telescope which has been located at Gauribidanur 90 Km from Bangalore. He was involved with the curvature measurements of the Dish using precision theodolite and later coordinated for the photogrammetric measurements. He was also involved in the catamaran project and design and fabrication of X-Ray polarimeter detector assemblies of the RRI, X- Ray lab. As an In-charge of Mechanical engineering services of RRI, he has coordinated and assisted in all the mechanical jobs for various divisions of RRI.


Travelling and reading are the hobbies of Sri. Ateequlla.

Born 30th October 1949
Bangarpet (Kolar District), Karnataka, India
Field: Mechanical Engineering
Institutions Widia India (P) ltd, Bangalore
SIT, Tumkur
NAL, Bangalore
Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, KGF.
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Alma mater University of Mysore

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