Shri Jagdeo Narain Gupta & Smt. Murti Devi Gupta Chair

Mr. Jitendra Nath Gupta (BT/EE/1977) is the Executive Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India in Mumbai. Prior to this, Mr. Gupta has served as the Group CFO of Kazstroy Service Group. Mr. Gupta has held senior positions in State Bank of India, Grasim Industries Limited, Indo Gulf Fertilisers and Kazstroy Service Group and has worked in SEBI from July 1994 to July 1996. A B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur, Mr. Gupta also holds qualifications in CAIIB and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mr. Gupta instituted Shri Jagdeo Narain Gupta & Smt. Murti Devi Gupta Chair in memory of his parents. The Chair is open to all departments of Sciences and Engineering and can be occupied for a period of three years.




Current Occupant


Prof. Jitendra K. Bera

Feb. 2021-Jan. 2024

Prof. Jitendra K. Bera, Department of Chemistry, specializes in the area of Organometallic Catalysis, and his research interests are in the fields of Bimetallic Synergism, Small Molecule Activation, Metal-Ligand Cooperativity, N-Heterocyclic Carbene, Green Chemistry. He earned his doctorate IISc Bangalore (1999).