Alumnus institutes Scholarship and Chair Professorship Awards

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IIT Kharagpur announces the Shyamal and Sunanda Ghosh Endowment Scholarship and the Shyamal and Sunanda Ghosh Institute Chair Professorship Award from the Academic Year 2016-17 with a recent contribution of Rs. 40 Lakhs from alumnus Sri Shyamal Ghosh (ME /60/ RP) and his wife Smt. Sunanda Ghosh.

The scholarship will be awarded to the best student of each year for the class of 1st to 4th year of B.Tech.(Hons.)/Dual Degree courses of Mechanical Engineering Department having his/her annual family income not exceeding 10.00 lakh. While the Chair Professorship Award will be awarded for a period of 3 years to a permanent Professor, with research interests in the area of Design and Manufacturing of Mechanical Structures and Mechanisms at IIT Kharagpur in addition to his/her usual Institute salary.

Sri Shyamal Ghosh (ME 226/60, RP) pursued a career in mechanical engineering for 30 years in the field of Material Handling Machine Design. He