About Us

Donations are pilaster of IIT Madras that helps keep our banner high and strong. Our outreach activities are aimed at strengthening relations with the donors; and by way of it, contribute directly to society at large and to spread awareness in the community about the important contributions of IIT Madras.

A specialized wing, office of institutional advancement, started in the year 2015, is dedicated to fundraising through our alumni network and corporate. This office acts as an enabler to achieve strategic plan 2020. Initially set up with three-member alumni, essentially focused towards engaging alumni, Corporate, foundations and trusts, to work with IIT Madras, for mutually beneficial ways.

This office of institutional advancement plays a pivotal role in raising funds for the institution towards endowments and projects, thereby creating huge societal impact. It functions under the aegis of IIT Madras Alumni Charitable Trust and based out of Office of International & Alumni Relationship, ICSR Building IIT Madras.

Taking donor relation to the next level, we are here to provide a one-stop solution to all the contributors.

Office of Institutional Advancement

This office has been set up in 2015 as an enabler to achieve strategic plan 2020. Initially set up with three alumni, essentially focused towards engaging alumni, Corporates, foundations and trusts, to work with IIT Madras, for mutually beneficial ways. This office has a key role in raising funds for the Institution towards endowments and projects. This office functions under the aegis of IIT Madras Alumni Charitable Trust and based out of Office of International & Alumni Relationship, ICSR Building IIT Madras.

Meet Our Team

Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula
1984-BT-MT

Dean ACR

Kaviraj Nair
1999-BT-CE

Chief Executive Officer

Sujatha Dube
1983-BT-CH

Vice President

Joseph Thomas
1982-BT-AE

Vice President

Vasudha Narasimhan

Vice President

Padma Thommandram

Assistant Vice President

JawaharBabu SundarRaj

Assistant Vice President

Shweta Jha

Assistant Vice President

S Rajesh

GM - Operations

Swetha Bhupathi

Senior Advancement Officer