Professor L.K Maheshwari (Vice-Chancellor, BITS) set up a Trust in the name of "Professor L.K. Maheshwari Foundation" at BITS mainly to help the students of EEE and Instrumentation. He started the trust with a contribution of Rs. 2.00Lakhs to the Foundation. He said - "Many alumni have indicated their desire to contribute to the Foundation. Over time I estimate that Trust Funds to be built up to Rs. 50.00Lakhs so that future batches of students derive the benefits from the interest income of the Foundation."The Trust Office is C/O EEE Gropup BITS,Pilani and the Group Leader of EEE is its Secretary.
Few of the objectives of the trust include -
To encourage Education and Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation engineering and other related areas at BITS, Pilani by scholarly publications, educational material development and project work etc
To award scholarship (full or partial) to needy and meritorious students of EEE and/or Instrumentation at BITS, Pilani and also award Travel Assistantship to students and young faculty of EEE and/or Instrumentation for presenting Quality Research Papers in national and international conferences.
To arrange technical seminars/workshops, talks or any other related activities promoting the disciplines of EEE and/or instrumentation on a regular basis.
Contributions to the Trust Fund are exempted u/s 80G of the Income-Tax Act. Please get in touch with Professor L.K. Maheshwari if you wish to extend your helping hand for the Foundation.