Monthly Archive: October 2018

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Paving Way to Future of Mobility

IIT KGP and Technical University of Munich Join Hands to Shape India’s Emerging Intelligent Mobility Landscape Business Standard (IANS Feed)  Times of India  Business Standard (PTI Feed)  NDTV Economic Times Auto   Canada Today  CanIndia   Outlook  NewsBytes Jagran Josh In an effort to evolve and give direction to the emerging intelligent mobility landscape in...

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Young Innovators Spread Wings @IITKgp

Urban Challenges and Girl Innovators are Top Picks at IIT KGP’s Young Innovators Program 2018 Economic Times     Business Standard (PTI)   Business World (Education)  Telangana Today   Indian Express   The Week   Yahoo News   Quint   NDTV  Ei Samay   Anandabazar Patrika   News18 Bangla Challenges of urban India were the top picks at this year’s Young Innovators...

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SciTech Boost for Greenhorns

IIT KGP promoting technological innovation among school students through the Young Innovators Program Business Standard (IANS)  Outlook IIT KGP has organized the second edition of the Young Innovators Program, the much-coveted science and technology competition for students from grades VIII – X. The finale is scheduled on October 27-28, 2018...

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Say No to Single-Use Plastic

Students at IIT KGP are working towards preventing single-use plastic usage Business Standard    The Week    The Echo of India    Indian Express (PTI)   NDTV    Indian Express   Indian Express (Print)  NewsBytes   The Telegraph  The Telegraph (Print)   About 30 students at IIT KGP have taken up the task of reducing single-use plastic usage...

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Catch them young, watch them grow

The unique ‘C minus 4’ programme helped IIT Kharagpur reach out to several rural schools and assist students in enhancing their confidence and developing their personality The Telegraph In one of the many social initiatives undertaken by IIT Kharagpur, the Institute launched a study model that equips students, especially those...

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Harvesting the Oceans

Business Standard   The Week    NDTV    Jagran Josh   Indian Express      IIT Kharagpur and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have signed an MoU on October 11, 2018 at New Delhi to facilitate cooperation in research and education between the two institutions. NTNU is an expert in Hydro...

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Humans of KGP

Samarth Mahajan (Dual Degree, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2009 -2014, Director and Producer, The Borderlands) From being a typical JEE aspirant to being a typical ‘job-material’ IITian. This summarizes my first three and a half years in Kharagpur. Luckily, while being a dual degree student, I got a PPO from...

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Adding value

Professor Tiwari’s gurukul If you happen to take a midnight stroll across the academic complex of IIT Kharagpur, somewhere close to the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, you are likely to come across a group of students in deep conversation with a professor. Classes at odd hours of the...

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Turning the tide

IIT Kharagpur will play a critical role in the preservation of Hugli’s heritage Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is all set to play a critical role in conservation efforts in Bengal. The Institute’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, in association with the University of Liverpool, UK¸ has initiated a...

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Eat, pray, love Artificial Intelligence

In one of the most impressive student events organized at IIT Kharagpur, teachers, students, industry experts came together to talk Artificial Intelligence. Spelled up.AI and pronounced “Upay” or ‘solution’ in Hindi, the up.AI summit from October 5-7 tried to delve into the problems – illiteracy, hunger, disease, natural disasters –...