IIT Gandhinagar

Indira Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series


Indira Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series was instituted at IIT Gandhinagar by a well-wisher of the Institute, Mr. Avinash Manudhane in memory of his mother. The lecture is to be held annually in the area of interest addressing wider audience on topics transcending several disciplines and latest researches.


Mr. Avinash Manudhane did his B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1975 and M.S. from Syracuse University, New York in 1977 and MBA with distinction from Northwestern University, Chicago in 1981. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1987, reaching to the position of Vice President in 1989 and Managing Director in 1996. He was elected as a Partner of the firm in 1998.