Professor Uday Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad.
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“…..IN Australia, IITan is not a household word. It’s shorthand for engineering celebrity: a graduate from one of the elite Indian institutes of technology.
“If you go to Silicon Valley, that is where we started getting our fame,” says Uday Desai, director of Hyderabad’s new IIT. “Almost 60 per cent of the start-ups from Silicon Valley have a representative from an IIT.”
Source: Higher Education