The Dean of Resources and Alumni Relations (DORA) office is a key pillar of IIT Mandi. The office is currently headed by Prof. Chayan K. Nandi as the Dean (Resource Generation and Alumni Relations). Prof. Varun Dutt helps the DORA office as its Associate Dean (Resource Generation and Alumni Relations).
DORA’s aim is to establish sustainable relationships with alumni, corporate, and other stakeholders, for resource generation. The office works extensively towards arranging financial resources to meet the growing needs of IIT Mandi through corporate connections, philanthropic and alumni. The office actively conducts several activities including campaigns involving fundraising to support research and excellence at the Institute, creating centres in emerging areas of science and technology, endowments for faculty chairs, honouring and awarding alumni, providing scholarships/fellowships to students, and promoting infrastructure growth of the Institute. DORA office engages in creating multiple events and global outreach programmes with our alumni, corporates, and philanthropic organization.
IIT Mandi has had several notable alumni who have gone on to scale newer heights of success. The Institute acknowledges the achievements and contributions of its alumni and donors. IIT Mandi has a special place for its alumni, and it works hard to stay connected with its alumni and other stakeholders to ensure mutual growth and success. The Institute is grateful for generous and philanthropic contributions from different alumni and stakeholders, which has enabled the Institute to become self-sustaining in times to come.