Satyendra K. Dubey Memorial Award(SDA), started in the year 2006, has been instituted by IIT Kanpur in the memory of its alumnus Mr. Satyendra K. Dubey (BT/CE/1994) who sacrificed his life while upholding the integrity and dignity of his profession. The SDA award is conferred every year along with the Distinguished Alumnus Awards.
Any alumnus of any IIT who has distinguished himself by displaying the highest professional integrity in upholding human values.
The evaluation committee for the award, as approved by the board of governors of IIT Kanpur, comprises of:
(IPS Officer, DIG, Eastern Range Bhagalpur Bihar)