The Institute has set up the HDFC Bank Chair of Banking and Finance. This Chair is funded by HDFC Bank, a leading private sector bank in India. The HDFC Bank Chair on Banking and Finance (“HDFC Chair”) is established to focus on research in the areas of banking and finance, macroeconomics, financial economics, monetary economics, financial market regulation and other related fields. The Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Chair on July 29, 2022, with the HDFC Bank for a period of five years.

In addition to the Chair Professor, there are two Assistant Professors positions under the Chair.