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IITK alumnus donates USD 175,000 to set up Faculty Chair at Institute

Kanpur, Jun 7(UNI) Dr Dev Joneja, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur, has donated USD 175,000 towards the setting up of Pavitar Joneja Chair in the Humanities and Social Science Department at IIT Kanpur.
This Chair to be set up in honour of his mother, Smt. Pavitar Joneja has been conceptualised to develop new learning paradigms and training methods for dissemination of knowledge by formulating training programs and promote excellence in research and leadership.
The broad disciplines identified include English, Fine Arts, Philosophy, Psychology & Sociology and would involve published research work in reputed national and international conferences, journals, articles, books, consultancy projects etc as well.
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