LEXINGTON, MA– Puran Dang, was recently appointed Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Entrepreneurship at Adamas University in Kolkata, has been named Lifetime Trustee at IIT Kharagpur Foundation.
“It is a very high honor for me. I am very fortunate to be a Life-Time Trustee of the IIT Kharagpur Foundation,” Mr. Dang said. “My Institute, IIT Kharagpur, has been repeatedly rated as one of the top universities of the nation. To be inducted to the Foundation is all because of my education at my alma-mater. I have been blessed with so many honors but being a Life-Time Trustee of the Foundation tops all honors. It is very humbling.”
Late last month, Mr. Dang, an Indian-American community leader and a patron of music and arts in Greater Boston, was appointed “Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Entrepreneurship” at Adamas University in Kolkata, India. Adamas University, a new university which wants to build relationships with US universities, awards degrees in various disciplines from BS to Ph.D.
Mr. Dang is founder oF first IIT Alumni Society of the world (IIT-SINE), which has grown as PAN-IIT worldwide. He serves as Chairman Emeritus of the organization now. He is also Chairman Emeritus of MIT Heritage of The Arts Of South Asia as well as of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, USA, and chairman of Board of Advisors of Vision Aid.