Pawan Goenka gets 2nd term as IIT-Madras Board Chairman

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd managing director Pawan Goenka will continue to be the chairman of the board of governors of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) till June 2020.

President of India as head of the institution has approved his nomination for a second term, IIT-M said Tuesday.

“The President of India, in his capacity as visitor of IIT-Madras has approved the nomination of Dr. Pawan Goenka, as Chairman BoG, IIT-Madras for a second term for three years with effect from 09.06.2017,” the IIT said.

He has been serving as chairman since 9 June, 2014 when he was first nominated to the position for a three-year period.
Chairman of an IIT board has a say in most of the administrative matters and he or she automatically gets elected to the IIT-Council, the apex decision making body of the IITs.

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