Prof Ajaya Mohanty Chair in Electrical Engg

$178,968.57 Raised
$150,000.00 Target

Prof Ajay Mohanty Chair Professor Fund

Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.

Create an endowment for the Chair Professor Position in the Department of Electrical Engineering, named as Prof. Ajaya K Mohanty Endowed Chair Professor. The endowment is created with contributions from many alumni of NITR as a mark of respect for their teacher late Prof. Ajaya K Mohanty. The position aims at attracting an outstanding researcher as Chair Professor to enhance the research output, the reputation and the ranking of NITR.

The Endowment is funded with an initial contribution of Rs. 1 crore from NITROAA in USA, NITRAA in India, and the family members of Late Ajaya K Mohanty. This endowment fund will remain in perpetuity and will always remain open to donations for future years.

Alumni Endowment Point of Contact: Mr. S. P. Rao (ME Graduate, Batch of 1972)

Endowment Selection & Allocation

  • The initial appointment of the chair professor is made for 3 years.
  • Tenure can be extended for another 2 years or for re-appointment.
  • Endowment pays Rs. 25,000 per month top up salary to the Chair Professor.
  • Endowment pays Rs. 300,000 per annum to be spent for research purposes.

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