Prof S S Pani Chair in Metallurgical & Material Engg

Create an endowment for the Chair Professor Position in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, named as Prof. Sakya Singha Pani Endowed Chair Professor. The endowment is created with contributions from many alumni of NITR as a mark of respect for their teacher late Prof. Sakya Singha Pani. 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 Prof. Sakya Singha Pani. This endowment fund will remain in perpetuity and will always remain open to donations for future years.

Details about the governance are in the Memorandum of Understanding.

Besides, online payment here, your donations can be sent directly to the following Endowment account:
State Bank of India, NITR Branch
Professor Pani Endowment Chair
Account# 37777218546
IFCCode# SBIN0002109

Alumni Endowment Point of Contact: Mr. Bharat Bhusan Mohanty (BE Electrical, Batch of 1969)

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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