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Kanchan and Harilal Doshi Chair

Mr Navin Doshi and Mrs Pratima Doshi of Los Angeles, California, have established a chair in water and sanitation in honour of Mr Navin Doshi’s parents, Smt Kanchan and Shri Harilal Doshi.

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Mr Navin Doshi with his parents
Smt Kanchan and Shri Harial Doshi

Mr Navin Doshi and Mrs Pratima Doshi of Los Angeles, California, have established a chair in water and sanitation in honour of Mr Navin Doshi’s parents, Smt Kanchan and Shri Harilal Doshi. The Kanchan & Harilal Doshi Chair supports research at IITGN on water purification and sanitation problems, including potential desalination solutions to harvest ocean water as the country has a vast coastline. The Chair is expected to identify and initiate research and develop cost-effective and sustainable technologies/solutions for water purification and sanitation.

Mrs Pratima Doshi and Mr Navin Doshi
Endowment

Navin Doshi, who grew up in Mumbai, is a graduate of Puna Engineering College and the LD Engineering College of Gujarat University, and holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Current Occupant

Dr. Jaichander Swaminathan
Kanchan and Harilal Doshi Chair
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering