Alumni In Focus

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Shri Amit Agrawal

was appointed as the CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). He is an officer of the 1993 batch IAS from the Chhattisgarh cadre. He has served as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
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Shri Upender Singh Rawat

The Ministry of External Affairs appointed Shri Upender Singh Rawat as the next High Commissioner to Uganda. Shri Rawat is an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1998 batch.
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Prof. Rohit Verma

was appointed as the Dean of Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. He currently serves as the founding provost at VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam, and is also a professor of operations, technology and information management at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business.
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IITK alumnae, Prof. Sandhya S. Visweswariah(MSC2/CHM/1980), Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash(Phd/CHM/2003), and Prof. Sudeshna Sinha(MSC5/CHM/1985) were featured in Vigyan Vidushi: Indian Women Scientists, an initiative of Vigyan Prasar to highlight the contributions of Indian scientists since 1848.

Vigyan Vidushi, published by Vigyan Prasar, honors and recognizes the contributions of Indian women scientists who have strived hard to break the glass ceiling.


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Dr. Rathin Datta

He was a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kanpur 2010 and recipient of the Director's Gold Medal in 1970. He was a renowned chemical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in developing and commercializing process and product technologies for both established and emerging companies.
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Mr. Anil Bhandari

He served as the Chairman of the Wheels Global Foundation (WGF)Advisory Board. He was known for his philanthropy and had instituted Gopal Das Bhandari Memorial Distinguished Teacher Award at IIT Kanpur. He was deeply involved in alumni activities and played a significant role in the construction of the Outreach Building on the IIT Kanpur campus. He was also involved in PanIIT alumni outreach.