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IIT KGP’s SATHI for Industries and Academia

Govt. of India’s SATHI Centre at IIT Kharagpur to support startups, manufacturing units and industries in neighbouring regions Jagran Josh      Outlook     Times Now       NDTV       Business Standard      Economic Times     India Today      Money Control IIT Kharagpur has...

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IEI Young Engineering Award for Kgpian

Alumnus Dr. Sneha Gautam awarded for research contribution to Environmental Engineering Alumnus Sneha Gautam has been conferred the IEI Young Engineering Award 2019 – 20 by the Institution of Engineers (India), in recognition of his contribution to the field of Environmental Engineering. Dr. Gautam completed his PhD in 2015 from...

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Written on the walls

Do the buildings of IIT Kharagpur have a story to tell? As a former detention centre for freedom fighters during the Raj and then as the first Indian Institute of Technology that laid the foundation of the IIT system, IIT Kharagpur’s heritage is widely known and acknowledged. The academic building,...

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Book Review: Chronotantra

Eminent journalist and alumnus Sandipan Deb reviews alumnus and former faculty Prithwis Mukherjee’s debut science-fiction novel A Unique Science Fiction Novel That Brilliantly Blends Hi-Tech With Vedanta ~ Sandipan Deb  The reviewer is a senior journalist and author, Former Editorial Director, Swarajya magazine, Founding Editor, Open, Former Editor, Financial Express and...

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India’s Own AI Resource Platform

IIT Kharagpur collaborates with Amazon Web Service to develop a National AI Resource Platform (NAIRP) Indian Express     Outlook    NDTV    Careers360      Quint     Gadgets Now     The Week     The Statesman      NavBharat Times        Business Standard      Hindustan Times IIT Kharagpur today...

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Remembering Indramohan Asthana

“My buildings will be my legacy…they will speak for me long after I’m gone,” Julia Morgan, world famous architect, had said after a long and prolific career. Her sentiment would have been echoed by Indramohan Asthana, a much admired alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and a renowned architect. We are deeply...

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East’s 1st Research Park

Eastern India’s First Research Park launched at Kolkata by IIT Kharagpur on its 65th Convocation Times of India     Financial Express     Business Standard      Careers360     DevDiscourse The 65th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur was marked by the launch of the Institute’s first ever Research Park. This...

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An evening to remember

Although separated by decades, two Distinguished Alumnus Awardees remain equally indebted to IIT Kharagpur, their alma mater, for the success they have achieved in life You would have mistaken him for a student. Dark cropped hair, back-pack in place, an incredibly young-looking Debendra Das Sharma approached me for his interview...

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The magic touch

How IIT Kharagpur recorded a sharp rise in the number of PhD students India Today   Careers360 At its 65th Convocation, IIT Kharagpur gave away PhD degrees to 372 scholars. The numbers showed a sharp rise from the earlier figure of 295 from last year.  Taking the 5 years’ figure the...

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A moment to cherish for a lifetime

Snapshots from the 65th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur It was their day. A time they had been waiting to celebrate with their families and friends. Some of them brought over the family’s oldest, perhaps a grandparent who could still walk. And some the youngest, even if only a few months...