Four IITs get new directors

new directors

New Delhi

The Union government on Monday appointed new directors to the Indian Institutes of Technology in Delhi, Madras, Indore and Mandi.

Prof Rangan Banerjee from IIT Bombay has been appointed as the next director of IIT Delhi, while Prof V Kamakoti of IIT Madras has been appointed as director of the same institute. Prof Laxmidhar Behera of IIT Kanpur and Prof Suhas Joshi of IIT Bombay have been appointed as directors of IIT Mandi and IIT Indore, respectively.

Prof Banerjee, a Forbes Marshall Chair Professor in IIT Bombay, is a B Tech (Mechanical) from the same institute. Later, he obtained a PhD (Mechanical Engineering), also from IIT Bombay.