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Faculty Chairs

B S Gelot Chair

IIT Gandhinagar has setup a faculty chair in honour of Late Shri Bakshirambhai S Gelot through a donation by his son Shri Gordhanbhai B Gelot.

Shri B S Gelot

Shri Bakshirambhai S Gelot was a self-made successful farmer who was extremely passionate for education, born to a humble family of farmers in Deesa, Mr Gelot was deprived of formal education in his childhood. Led by his passion for education and knowledge, Mr Gelot as he grew up, found himself in company of educated people from whom he learnt how to read and write in Gujarati, His admiration for education and knowledge, made him promise to himself to provide the best education to his children. backed by his perseverance, Mr Gelot gradually established himself from a wage earner to a successful entrepreneur dealing with farm products.

Shri Gordhanbhai B Gelot

Shri Gordhanbhai B Gelot, has a post graduate degree in Industrial Microbiology from Gujarat University. He has been running a Small Scale Industrial (SSI) unit for ready-to-use clinical microbial analytical tools at GIDC Industrial Estate in Umargam for the last 44 years. Prior to setting up the SSI, Shri Gordhanbhai B Gelot has also worked with American and French pharma multinational corporations.

Current Occupant

Dr. Chinmay Ghoroi
B S Gelot Chair
Professor of Chemical Engineering