Kanpur: Indranil Manna, renowned educator and a prolific researcher, has been appointed the new director of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K).
Manna, who is currently holding the post of the director of Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, has been appointed as director of IIT-K for a period of five years on contract with effect from the date he assumes the charge or till he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier.
An appointment letter in this regard has already been issued to Manna by the Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT-K, which has been accepted by him, a release by the institute said.
The tenure of Sanjay Govind Dhande ended on July 31 but he was on an extension till a new director was appointed....more
12:03 AM, Sep 13, 2012