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Building Knowledge Portal of India

National Digital Library of India digitizing India’s knowledge and literature legacy For most people outside the country, India is a land of antiquity, of ancient wisdom and knowledge. The preservation of said antiquity and the wealth of cultural heritage, however, has proved to be a challenge in our country. Locating...

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Happiness Run : The 2.2 Marathon

IIT Kharagpur Alumni enthusiastically take part in the Happiness Run braving a cold, windy Sunday morning 12th January 2020, 6:30 AM. Technology Students’ Gymkhana was bubbling with some 100-150 students, both past and present. A very unusual scene, especially on a Sunday morning. Packets of Glucon-D were being constantly poured...

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Yeh Papa ka college hai…

IIT Kharagpur welcomes back its alumni and their families for the 17th Annual Alumni Meet “Papa yahan khelta thha?” lisped a 3-year-old Ghrishneshvar, as he pointed out to the Tata Steel sports ground, just opposite to the Ramanujan Complex. He, along with his elder sister, Ujjavalaa, both toddlers, were at...

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All in days’ work

Two SPARC workshops on new technologies for green energy sources and construction processes were recently held at IIT Kharagpur Two back-to-back workshops organized by the Bioprocess & Bioproduct Development Laboratory (PI: Prof. Ramkrishna Sen) of the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur along with the collaborators from USA and Australia from...

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Book Review: The Telecom Man

Telecom Man is the story of the father of internet in India and IIT Kharagpur Alumnus Shri B K Syngal — a riveting and inspiring chronicle of change Much to the surprise of friends and family, in 1991, Brijendra K. Syngal resigned from a plush, tax-free job with Inmarsat in...

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Joining forces

Former directors and alumni brainstorm over IIT Kharagpur at the Institute’s 17th Annual Alumni Meet IIT Kharagpur had the rare honour of hosting four former directors who flagged off the opening ceremony of the 17th Annual Alumni Meet of the Institute on Friday, January 10, 2020. Prof. K.L. Chopra, Prof....

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Innovating for Rural Healthcare

IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Low-cost Compact Disc Facilitating Blood Test for Rural Healthcare Financial Express           Times Now           Economic Times           The Hitavada             The Week           Amar...

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From the Desk of the Director

Director Prof. V K Tewari shared his vision with The Kgp Chronicle Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, faculty member and former Head of the Dept. of Agricultural and Food Engineering has been appointed as the Director of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur effective from December 31, 2019, for a period of...

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Mentoring Startup for Industry 4.0

IIT Kharagpur’s Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Collaborates with Startup in Eastern India to promote Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Business Standard           Republic            UNI              India Today          Hindustan Times    ...

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In the quest for the hidden past

Drying of Saraswati like river and Meghalayan drought caused the decline of Harappan city Dholavira: Reveals IIT Kharagpur Study Hindustan Times          Economic Times         India Today       The Hindu BusinessLine           Republic       Swarajya       The Sentinel Assam      The...