The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India, awarded IFDC President and CEO Dr. Amit Roy the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Roy was honored at the 57th Convocation August 18. The Institute was ranked as the best engineering college in India by Outlook magazine in 2009 and 2010. It is also recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the government of India. The Institute is an autonomous engineering, technology and management-oriented institute of higher education.