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Erach and Meheroo Mehta Dakshana Memorial Scholarship

Erach and Meheroo Mehta Dakshana Memorial Scholarship

Erach and Meheroo Mehta Dakshana Memorial Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2022 by Mr. Ruintan (Ron) E. Mehta and is open to first year BTech students who are the cohort participating in the Dakshana Scholars program organized at IIT Gandhinagar during September 2022. The award of the scholarship will be based on the JEE Advanced rank of the student within his/her category of admission (Open, General-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST). The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is renewed every year until their graduation subject to satisfactory academic progress and not under disciplinary sanction.

Mr. Ruyintan (Ron) E. Mehta has been a serial entrepreneur in the plastics industry. Prior to starting Crystal Clear, Inc., in New Jersey, his first startup in plastic blow moulding in 1990, Mr. Mehta was General Manager at Combustion Engineering Environmental (now ABB) and was president of an engineering services company in Flemington, New Jersey, called Andersen Engineering Services. Mr. Mehta is a licensed Professional Chemical Engineer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, in 1970 and also received master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut (1972) and in engineering administration from the University of Utah (1974). Mr. Mehta is passionate about giving back to the society and is an active supporter of Clean Drinking Water Plants (CDWP) in remote, impoverished villages in India. He has instituted this scholarship in the honor of his departed parents.

Meet the Recipients

Current Recipients (AY 2022-2023)

Pannala Naga Sheshu Reddy | B.Tech Electrical Engineering
Nandkishor Kumar Pandit | B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Instituted By

Mr. Ruyintan (Ron) E. Mehta

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships



Cohort participated in the Dakshana Scholars Program at IIT Gandhinagar during September 2022 and took the admission at IIT Gandhinagar in AY 2022-23 (Based on JEE Advanced rank irrespective of category).