IIT Gandhinagar bids adieu to its founding director Prof Sudhir Jain; Prof Amit Prashant to take over as the officiating director



Gandhinagar: The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) today bid adieu to its founding director Prof Sudhir K Jain, who has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. Prof Amit Prashant, Professor of Civil Engineering, IITGN, will take over the charge of officiating director of the institute from tomorrow.


As a parting note from IITGN, Prof Sudhir Jain said, “It’s overwhelming for me, but I am sure that the Institute is in great hands. IITGN will continue to scale newer heights with fresh ideas, opportunities, and collaborations. There is a great future here. I am grateful to all for being with me during these 12 years and for all the affection and support.”