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Shree Janardan Taldevkar Scholarship


Shree Janardan Taldevkar Scholarship

Shree Janardan Taldevkar Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2022 and is open to all B.Tech students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one B.Tech student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. B.Tech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible.

Mr Madan Taldevkar is a B.Tech alumnus of 2015 batch with a major in Mechanical Engineering. During his stay at IIT Gandhinagar, he was the recipient of the Merit-Cum-Means scholarship. After graduating, he joined Tata Motors and worked as a Manufacturing Engineer. He further completed his Master’s from Texas A&M University, USA. He is currently working as a Senior Industrial Engineer at Tesla, USA. ‘Shree Janardan Taldevkar Scholarship’ is instituted by him in honor of his father, Late Shree Janardan Taldevkar. Shree Janardan Taldevkar, born in Mumbai, could not continue his education beyond matriculation. He started to work at the Standard Mill, Prabhadevi, to support the family. He had worked until the mill closed in the 1990s during the Great Bombay Textile Strike. Later, he worked as a security guard and retired in 2015. His unbeaten grit, hard work, progressive outlook, and commitment to values were exemplary. The donor Mr Madan Taldevkar believes that his father's interest in mathematics and Science inspired him to choose Engineering as a career. Shree Janardan Taldevkar succumbed to Covid-19-related complications on 12th Dec 2021. He is remembered fondly by his family, relatives, and numerous lives he touched throughout his life. The scholarship of Rs. 1 Lakh per year would support the undergraduate students for their financial needs, for funding internships (international or domestic), or special projects and opportunities, etc.

Instituted By

Mr Madan Taldevkar

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year

Eligibility

B.Tech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5