Prof. K. P. Singh has been appointed as new Director
Prof. K. P. Singh has been appointed as new Director for Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi. He took charge with effect from Feb 1, 2010. He is currently Head of the Department of Electronics Engineering at the Institute.
(Prof. K. P. Singh)
His appointment is for the period of two years or until the HRD Ministry appoints a new Director. Our institute is expected to become an IIT in next few months. Then a new Director will be appointed from among the faculty of existing 7 IITs.
He has stated in a local daily newspaper (Dainik Jagran) that IIT Conversion is one of his first priorities
Prof. K. P. Singh can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. S. N. Upadhyay left office as IT Director
Prof. S. N. Upadhyay left office as IT Director on 31 January, 2010. He is from the Department of Chemical Engineering. He was IT director for past 5 years. A farewell was held on February 1 in IT-Directorate office.
He was involved in pursuing our institute’s case for IIT conversion and actively lobbying to the Human Resource Development Ministry for the same.
Prof. Upadhyay also helped our alumni association to set up Indian counterpart (IT-BHU Global Alumni Association-India).
Prof. S. N. Upadhyay can be contacted at: email@example.com
(Prof. S. N. Upadhyay)
List of Directors for IT-BHU
(Source: office of the IT-Directorate)
1. Gopal Tripathi 1968-71
2. S. S. Saluja 1971-81
3. T. R. Anantharaman 1981-86
4. V, V, Challam 1.10.86-30.4.88
5. S. L. Malhotra 1.5.88-31.3.92
6. V. S. Subbarao 1.4.92-31.7.92
7. R. N. Singh 1.8.92-31.1.93
8. R. B. Singh 1.2.93-31.3.94
9. N. K. D. Talukdar 1.4.94-31.10.96
10. M. Bhattacharya 1.11.96-26.4.99
11. P. M. Prasad 27.4.99-31.3.2001
12. G. S. Raju 1.4.2001-30.6.2001
13. B. N. Roy 1.7.2001-20.7.2002
14. S. Lele 20.7.2002-31.1.2005
15. S. N. Upadhyay 1.2.2005-31.1.2010
16. K. P. Singh 1.2.2010-
Website of the institute
Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi 221005, UP