The Institute has set up a TATA Chair on Information Technology. This Chair is funded by Tata Sons, a promotor of Tata Companies. This Chair is established to conduct research in the area of Information Technology with a focus on research in the following areas: contribution of ICT to productivity; growth accounting; economics of information; information and communication technology; government policy and regulation; industrial structure and structural change; service sector growth; and telecommunication.

The Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding for this chair on June 16, 2022, with Tata Sons for a period of five years.
In addition to the Chair Professor, there are two Assistant Professors positions under the Chair.