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Mr. Ajai Chowdhry

Founder, HCL and Padma Bhushan Awardee

Mr. Chowdhry is one of six founding members of HCL, a pioneer in Information Technologies. His profound impact in the industry was duly recognized when he was honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2011, the highest civilian award in India, acknowledging his consistent and significant contributions.

In addition to his accolades, IIT Roorkee has bestowed Mr. Chowdhry with an Honoris Causa Doctorate of Science, further exemplifying his remarkable achievements and expertise in the field.

Furthermore, his appointment as the Chairman of IIT-Patna by the Hon’ble President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, underscores his stature and influence in the academic and technological spheres. Mr. Chowdhry’s legacy as an industrialist and visionary leader continues to inspire generations.