The contribution by Prof. Chandralekha Singh of the amount INR 6,65,58,380.24 helped in the construction of the New Opportunity School on IITK campus. The school, which was inaugurated in February 2020, is equipped with science laboratory, library, computer laboratory and a multi-purpose activity room for art & craft and music. The school currently has nine classrooms, a staff room and a principal's room. The new building was inaugurated by Shri Devendra Singh 'Bhole', MP, Lok Sabha. Prof. Chandralekha Singh and Dr. Jeremy Levy named it in the memory of Dr. Singh's father, Shri Harihar Prasad Singh.
IITK extends its heartfelt gratitude to Prof. Singh, who is an Indian-American physicist and a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh and the Founding Director of the Discipline-Based Science Education Centre. She is an alumna of IITKharagpur.