The OM that was released on May 30 says that it was issued in reference to the OM issued by the MHRD. It also says the new revised fellowship rates were approved by the Director on May 28, 2019. The discrepancy in the dates has created a lot of hue and cry among the IIT Kanpur researchers. The PhD students also tell us that nobody in the institute has received the revised stipend yet. This has.