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Smt. Sumitrabai Manohar Kanade Scholarship

Smt. Sumitrabai Manohar Kanade Scholarship

Saurabh Sandeep Vaichal is a B.Tech alumnus of 2016 batch with a major in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently working as a Senior Data Analyst at The Home Depot, USA. While at IITGN, he interned at the Underwriters Laboratory (UL), USA and Greaves Cotton Limited, India. He was a winner of Underwriters Laboratories - IIT Gandhinagar (UL-IITGN) Water Challenge 2013, which allowed him to visit UL, Chicago, during that summer. After graduating from IITGN, he worked at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and later on went to pursue his Master's from Texas A&M University, USA. “Smt. Sumitrabai Manohar Kanade Scholarship” is set up by him in the honor of the legacy of his maternal grandmother, Smt. Sumitrabai Manohar Kanade. The scholarship of Rs. 1 Lakh per year would support the undergraduate students for their financial needs, funding internships (international or domestic), or special projects and opportunities, etc.

Meet the Recipients

Current Recipients (AY 2022-2023)

Shantanu | B.Tech Chemical Engineering

Past Recipients

Sanskar Anil Nalkande | B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Instituted By

Mr. Saurabh Sandeep Vaichal

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships



B.Tech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible