Office of Development and Alumni Affairs


To encourage bright young faculty to pursue cutting-edge research, the Institute plans to award several named Young Investigator positions at the level of Assistant Professor. This would supplement the salary of the faculty member, enabling them to acquire world-class research infrastructure and pursue revolutionary research.

Contribution: One-time contribution of Rs. 1.05 crores per position (Rs. 1 crore for the endowment and Rs. 0.05 crores for institute administrative overheads). Each Position will be named after the Contributor for perpetuity.

Funds Raised

1.05 crores contributed by Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for “R.I. Mazumdar Young Investigator” position.

1.05 crores contributed by Adventz Finance Pvt. Ltd. for “Saroj Poddar Foundation Young Investigator” position.

Young investigator positions also supported by the Infosys Foundation under existing endowments.



Ways to Give

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US-based donors can contribute through the IISc Foundation. Contributions made to the Foundation will enjoy tax benefits as allowed by the IRS under Section 501 (c3).