ICAR-CIRCOT & Indian Society for Cotton Improvement (ISCI), Mumbai jointly organized Dr. V. Sundaram Memorial Lecture on 1st May 2018 & celebrated his 90th birth anniversary. Dr. P. G. Patil, Director, ICAR-CIRCOT welcomed the guests and felicitated the family members of Dr. V. Sundaram and retired employees. Dr. Venkatesh Sundaram, Son of Dr. V. Sundaram, Former Director, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mrs. V. Sundaram and their family members graced this occasion and shared their memories. Dr. A.J. Shaikh, Secretary of ISCI and Former Director, ICAR-CIRCOT recalled his memories of association with Dr. V. Sundaram and cherished his hard working, calm & quite nature. Shri. Suresh Kotak, Chariman of ISCI & Chairman, Kotak & Co Ltd, remembered his close association with CIRCOT during 1970s and 1980s and recollected the devotion of Dr. V. Sundaram in leading the Institute. The Dr. V. Sundaram memorial lecture was delivered by Dr. N. Vigneshwaran, Principal Scientist on “Nanotechnology & its Application in Cotton”. Dr. P.K. Mandhyan, Senior Scientist and I/c. Head, Quality Evaluation and Improvement Division presented the vote of thanks.