President Pranab Mukherjee has nominated B.V.R. Mohan Reddy as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Hyderabad.
"It is a matter of immense pride to head the Board of Governors of this esteemed institution. We will strive to make this top technological institute in India a name to reckon with globally and set new standards in engineering education," Mohan Reddy, Founder and Chairman of Infotech Enterprises, a leading global engineering services company, said in a statement on Tuesday.
The board comprises several industry leaders and educationists and is responsible for administering the activities of the institution.
Mohan Reddy is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and is a recipient of the distinguished alumnus award in recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial and managerial skills in the field of engineering design and geospatial data and technology services.