Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu

Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu

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<!-- Unsourced image removed: -->G. D. Naidu (Gopalaswamy Doraiswamy Naidu)() (b: 1893 - d: 1974) was an Indian inventor and engineer who is also referred to as the Edison of India. article Coimbatore says "G. D. Naidu who is called the "Thomas Alva Edison of India", started the industrial revolution here." He is credited with the manufacture of the first electric motor in India. His contributions were primarily industrial but also span the fields of electrical, mechanical, agricultural (Hybrid cultivation) and automobile engineering. He had only primary education but excelled as a versatile genius. Among his hobbies was train travel to nearby cities..

Early life

Naidu was born on March 23, 1893, in a kamma naidu family at Kalangal, near Coimbatore.His Father's name was Gopalaswamy Naidu. He began his transport business in 1920, with the purchase of an automobile coach. He drove it between Pollachi and Palani. In a few years, his Universal Motor Service (UMS) owned the most efficient fleet of public transport vehicles in the country. In 1937, the first motor to be produced in India, was brought out from G D Naidu's UMS factory.


G.D.Naidu went to Europe to spend his summer time at 1932. G.D.Naidu went to Marshalls and Hanavel cities first in Germany. Kun's couple gave the warm welcome to G.D.Naidu and they treat him well. At 1929, Kun's couple came to the Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. They have come to...
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