Alumni Association

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kelkar Alumni Lecture Series


S No

Speaker

Topic

Secretary

Date
25 Prof. C. N. R. Rao
National Research Professor and Honorary President & Linux Pauling Research Professor
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research - Bangalore
Can India Be A Global Leader in Science and Education
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Prof. Kripa Shanker
2015 - till date
June 27, 2016
24 Mr. Gurcharan Das
Fmr CEO of Proctor and Gamble, author of India Unbound, and The
Elephant Paradigm, columnist with The Sunday Times
India’s Future Dr Vinayak Eswaran
2006 – 2008
Mar 17, 2007
23 Mr. Arvind Kejriwal
Founder, Parivartan
Right to Information- a tool for holding Government accountable Dr Vinayak Eswaran
2006 – 2008
Mar 25, 2006
22 Dr Bindeshwar Pathak
Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organization
Endeavors In Environmental Sanitation Dr Ashok Khanna
2002 – 2004
Apr 04, 2004
21 Dr S R Rao
Former Deputy Director General,
Archaeological Survey of India
Archaeology sheds new Light on the less known aspects of Civilizations Dr Sanjeev Bhargava,
2000 – 2002
Jan 6, 2002
20 Dr Anil Kakodkar
Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary To the Government
of India,
Department of Atomic Energy
Strategies for the Development of Thorium Based Power Systems Dr Sanjeev Bhargava,
2000 – 2002
Dec 30, 2000
19 Dr K Subrahmanyam
Defense Analyst
Consulting Editor (Times of
India & the Economic Times)
Indian Nuclear Doctrine Dr Vinod Tare
(96-2000)
Jan 22, 2000
18 Dr C Rangarajan
Governor Andhra Pradesh and
Former governor RBI,
An eminent economist
Science Technology and Economic Growth Dr Vinod Tare
(96-2000)
Mar 20, 1999
17 Dr Najma Heptulla
Dy Chairperson, Rajya Sabha
Golden Jubilee of Independence And Vision for the next millennium Dr Vinod Tare
(96-2000)
 
16 Dr Jayant V Narlikar
Astronomist
Astronomy and the Widening
Horizons of Knowledge
Dr Vinod Tare
(96-2000)
Jan 19, 1997
15 Dr Lekha Pathak
Cardiologist
Affairs of the heart Dr P K Kalra
(93-95)
Jan 28, 1995
14 Mr Laurie Baker
Architect
Architecture: Work or Way of life Dr P K Kalra
(93-95)
Jan 22, 1994
13 Mr Arun Shourie
Journalist
Maintaining Islands of Excellence

in an Environment Such as ours
Dr P K Kalra
(93-95)
Feb 20, 1993
12 Dr Irfan Habib
Historian
Role of Reason in Our Civilization Dr CVR Murthy
(91-93)
Sep 26, 1992
11 Mr J P Sethi
Jaipur Foot Fame
The Technology of Medicine Dr CVR Murthy
(91–93)
Nov 2, 1991
10 Mr Shyam Benegal
Film Director
Cinema, Television and India Dr Anil Kumar
(89-91)
Mar 24, 1990
9 Mr R K Laxman
Cartoonist
History of Political Satire in
cartoons
Dr Anil Kumar
(89-91)
Mar 25, 1989
8 Mr S L Bahuguna
Environmentalist
The ecological crisis and the
Direction of Technology to face it.
Dr Sanjay Gupta
(87-89)
Jan 31, 1988
7 Mr N A Palkihivala
Sr Advocate,
Supreme Court of India
Education and Culture, Science and

Humanism
Dr Sanjay Gupta
(87-89)
Mar 7, 1987
6 Prof M G K Menon
Scientific Advisor to the Prime
Minister
Social responsibilities of the
Scientific Community
Dr D Kunzru
(85-87)
Sep 6, 1986
5 Dr Raja Ramanna
Chairman, Atomic Energy
Commission
Role of Nuclear power In India Dr D Kunzru
(85-87)
Jan 5, 1985
4 Dr C N R Rao
Director, IISc, Banglore
Excellence – Kelkar’s Dream Dr S P Mehrotra
(82-85)
Oct 2, 1983
3 Prof Norman C Dahl
Founder Director, Kanpur Indo American Programme

The Role of IIT’s in 1980
 

Dr J P Gupta Dec 28, 1980
2 Mr B V Chandiramani
Engineer and Educationist
Technical Education in India Dr J P Gupta Feb 10, 1980
1 Prof Jai Krishna
Eminent Civil Engineer &
Earthquake Engineering Expert
Progress of Earthquake Engineering
Research
Dr J P Gupta
(78-80)
Mar 3, 1979