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Chetan Dhande Scholarship


Chetan Dhande Scholarship

Chetan Dhande Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2020 and is open to all BTech students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one BTech student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible.

Chetan Dhande Scholarship is set up jointly by fifteen BTech alumni of the class of 2013 in honor of late Chetan Dhande (BTech/ME/2013)

Chetan Dhande was a Class of 2013 BTech Mechanical Engineering undergraduate. After graduation, he worked at Honda Cars India for two and a half years and at Honda R&D Japan for two years. Unfortunately, he passed away on February 10, 2018, in a hiking incident leaving a void in every person lucky enough to interact with him. Fondly remembered by everyone around him as just “Dhande”, his friends and family cherish him for his helpfulness, patience, and wisdom.

His friends mention him as "one of those people who, once focused on something, would commit their body and soul to it. Gaming, member of the best Dota team in the country; Fitness, went from a couch slob to pro hiker; Engineering, sweated for hours in a workshop to get the perfect chamfered edge; Friendship, the beating heart of our group. It is said that no one is ever really gone when there are people who remember them. It is with this thought in mind that we honor his spirit. Even though his time with us was short, he touched the very core of our souls, and in turn, left lessons for us all. Many people have “passions”. But he was someone who followed through on his passion. And excelled at them. May his perseverance, rapt attention, kindness and inexhaustible joie de vivre continue to inspire us all”

Meet the Recipients

Current Recipient

Akshay Dilip Navalakha | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Arth Patel | B Tech Chemical Engineering
Bhavin Chauhan | B Tech Mechanical Engineering
Gourav Dubey | B Tech Mechanical Engineering
Himanshu Dewangan | B Tech Mechanical Engineering
Jainil Parekh | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Pratik Thacker | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Rahul Jeshnani | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Rahul Pancholi | B Tech Chemical Engineering
Shashank Sheohare | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Shashank Pandey | B Tech Mechanical Engineering
Siddharth Gora | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Suresh Ramasamy | B Tech Mechanical Engineering
Sushant Suman | B Tech Chemical Engineering
Vishnu Vijay | B Tech Mechanical Engineering

Instituted By

Fifteen BTech Class of 2013 alumni

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year

Eligibility

Open to all UG students