07 July 2017 10:02:19 IST

Sanjiv Goenka picked again as IIT-Kharagpur chairman

He will be Chairman for three years

RP Sanjiv Goenka Group Chairman, Sanjiv Goenka, has been selected as the Chairman of the Board of Governors at IIT-Kharagpur. He will be Chairman for three years. Goenka’s name was nominated by President Pranab Mukherjee in his capacity as Visitor of the Institute. This will be Goenka’s second stint as the Chairman of Board of Governors of the Institute. His previous stint was between 2002 and 2007. The RP-SG Group chairman has also been a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry and has been associated with several academic institutions as member and chair of its governing bodies. “I am privileged and honoured,” Goenka was quoted as per a release issued by the institute.

“We are delighted to have Sanjiv Goenka back with us in the Institute to chair the BoG. We look forward to reaching greater heights under his guidance,” said PP Chakrabarti, Director, IIT Kharagpur.Our Bureau