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The show begins

Smiles, lots of curiosity, hope and some anxiety. IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program 2019 begins with this precious mix The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators...

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What’s in my water?

A joint SPARC workshop by IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne identifies the key challenges to integrated urban water management Tomatoes grown with the contaminated water of the Varthur Lake of Bengaluru reach the nearby markets of the city every morning and are bought by unsuspecting city dwellers. Almost a...

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Gandhipedia

IIT Researchers to offer an AI-based one-stop repository on Mahatma Gandhi IIT KGP has joined hands with National Council of Science Museums and IIT Gandhinagar to develop Gandhipedia, a one-stop portal for browsing Gandhian literature, life-events and his social network. The phase I of the project will involve digitization and...

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Dream Catcher

Professor Farrokh Mistree, distinguished alumnus of IIT KGP and L.A. Comp Chair at the University of Oklahoma, on dreams and learning “Farrokh’s passion is to have fun in providing an opportunity for highly motivated and talented people to learn how to define and achieve their dreams.” That is how University...

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Gaaner Opaarey – My Parallel Universe of Rabindrasangeet

Ms Alokananda Roy – an eminent Rabindrasangeet vocalist at IIT Kharagpur shares her journey The first person to introduce me to Tagore’s music was my mother, a trained Rabindrasangeet singer herself and alumna of ‘Geetabitan’ an eminent music institute in Kolkata. Thus, one could say, I was born listening to...

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International Outreach Programme @ VGSOM

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) Launches Collaborative Programme with Singapore Management University Economic Times IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management has signed an MoU with Singapore Management University for ‘SMU-IITKGP Inclusive and Immersive Experiential Learning (I2XL) Programme’. The programme is aimed at providing a managerial education...

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Lighting up lives

The Micro Solar Dome project of IIT Kharagpur that is being implemented together with NBIRT will not only provide a cheap, clean energy source to the marginalized but also empower them Economic Times (Rise),  Economic Times (Energy World),  Business Standard,  Republic World,  Yahoo News, KGP Chronicle,  Odisha Post Although the government of India announced 100%...

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Taare Zameen Par

An evening with international students at the SRRF Lab, IIT Kharagpur Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These...

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It’s Illumination Time

Gone Green for Four Decades – IIT Kharagpur’s tradition of eco-friendly Diwali shows the path for pollution-free Diwali The Hindu             Business Standard      DNA        Janprahari Express        ANI        Rediff        Zee 24  TAAS...

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Do-It-Yourself

IIT Kharagpur’s DIY Lab to Boost Student Innovations India Today IIT Kharagpur is ready with the DIY Laboratory to inculcate innovation spirit among the first-year undergraduate students through the concept of Do-It-Yourself. The Lab which is located in J C Bose complex was inaugurated on October 22 by Prof. Sriman...