Monthly Archive: November 2018

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Business Analytics Program Ranked 2nd in QS Asia

Tri-institutional Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) Ranked 14th Globally by QS Times of India  The Week   Jagran Josh  Business Standard   The Hindu BusinessLine   Outlook  Millenium Post The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM  Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute has been ranked as top in...

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The Healing Ozone

IIT KGP Study Confirms Antarctic Ozone Hole is on a Healing Path India Today    India Blooms   Business Standard   Economic Times    Financial Express   FirstPost   Outlook   The Week   CanIndia  New Indian Express   Quint  NDTV   AsiaNet  Manorama  Eenadu  India TV   Jagran Josh  Hitavada  Dainik Bhaskar While the world is debating on climate change and global warming, researchers...

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Strategic Engagement with Auckland

IIT KGP and Auckland University MoU for Tech Boost to Healthcare, Secured Digitization and Outreach Centers Business Standard   Times of India   Yahoo News  Outlook   Times Now    Jagran Josh   NDTV Global News, NZ   Indian Weekender, NZ IIT Kharagpur and the University of Auckland signed an MoU to foster academic exchange and research...

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Preserving a palimpsest

The Hugli River of Cultures Project organized Heritage Fest in Chandernagore as part of the 2018 World Heritage Week Indian Express   The Telegraph, The Week   Outlook   Millennium Post   Business Standard   Ei Samay  The Times of India In keeping with the spirit of the ongoing World Heritage Week, a Heritage Fest was organized...

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Alumnus Honours Former Faculty

Prof. A S Davis honoured with Chair Professorship by IIT KGP Alumnus Who Was Prof. A S Davis? It was 1965 . . . few pairs of eyes rolled watching a boy being grabbed by his neck from his room D-231 at RK Hall, by a Professor and taken to...

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Social Media to Help Disaster Relief

IIT KGP Researchers Develop New Technology to Use Social Media Posts for Disaster Management Informatics Economic Times   Gadget Now   India Today   Business Standard  Business Standard (PTI)   Devdiscourse  VC Circle Your posts on social media and internal messaging applications can now help victims receive relief during natural disasters. While you tweet about the...

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From the lab to the hospital

The School of Medical Science and Technology of IIT Kharagpur has set afoot ambitious plans Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Head, School of Medical Science and Technology, talks about the thrust areas, ongoing programmes, research, achievements and long-term goals of one of the youngest and most ambitious departments of IIT Kharagpur Could...

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Step on the gas!

The decision support system of IIT KGP could help the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana maximize LPG connections in BPL households Financial Chronicle      Economic Times    Business Standard    Zee Business Economic Times Energy World    The Week     Millenium Times    Outlook Jagran Josh  NDTV   Devdiscourse    Suryaa    Sify   Energy Infra Post  ...

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A man with a mission

On National Education Day, IIT Kharagpur paid homage to Maulana Azad and recalled his emphasis on the transformative role of education An inspiring leader, dedicated nationalist and a visionary, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the first Union minister for education of independent India. Since 2008, the nation has been celebrating...

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Because the night belongs to us

IIT KGP’s unique tradition of Illu and Rangoli is all about bonding and sharing He shakes his head and guffaws a little. He is pointing to the huge sheets drawn around one side of the RP hostel. “They do all kinds of measurements and can apprehend where the wind is...