Monthly Archive: February 2019

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Green Horns to offer Industrial Solutions at SIH2019

MHRD’s Smart India Hackathon 2019 at IIT Kharagpur to Offer Software-based Industrial Solutions Times of India     India Today   Business Standard   Zee Business IIT Kharagpur is hosting the Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2019, Software Edition on March 2-3, 2019. This year 186 students from various colleges including...

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Home furnishing

Second year civil engineering students have some grand ideas for the IIT Kharagpur campus Feel like going to the nearest city? You can take a flight from the mini airport of IIT Kharagpur. In a hurry to go to class? You can either hop onto the toy train going around...

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IITKgp Full Scholarship for SAARC Nationals

International Relations Office Launches Full Scholarship Program for Full-time SAARC Students Economic Times    Times of India (TNN)  Times of India (PTI)   India Today  The Week    Business Standard   Times Now    Jagran Josh   Telengana Today  Swarajya IIT Kharagpur is launching a full scholarship program for SAARC nationals. The program will be...

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Honda Y-E-S award for three students of IIT Kharagpur

India Today Three students from IIT Kharagpur have won the Young Engineer and Scientist’s (Y-E-S) Award for 2018-19. They are Lakshmi Vasanta Majety (3rd year, Chemical Engineering), Nirmalya Panigrahi (3rd year, Mechanical Engineering) and Sabyasachi Sen (3rd year, Mechanical Engineering). The Y-E-S Award, instituted by the Honda Foundation in India...

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Humans of KGP

Dulal Kumar Chanda, Librarian, Nehru Hall of Residence I have spent 38 years on this campus and the one thing that I can tell you as a result is this: I shall die a happier and more contented man than many others on this planet. The lure of KGP is...

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The future of medicine

The Bioelectronics Innovation Laboratory of IIT Kharagpur is challenging the paradigms of medical treatment In May 2018, IIT Kharagpur set up India’s pioneering Bioelectronics Innovation Laboratory to develop futuristic battery-free implantable medical devices for the treatment of brain, nerve, muscle or spinal cord disorders that are untreatable by using standard...

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Netting a windfall

A bioactive product from an IIT Kharagpur start-up, Zelence, is revolutionizing aquaculture The Economic Times     India Today     Business Standard   NDTV A bioactive product invented by a start-up incubated at IIT Kharagpur’s STEP (Science and Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park) is silently changing the face of aquaculture in Eastern Midnapore. ‘Mr Fish’,...

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IIT KGP signs MoU with ZHAW

IIT Kharagpur to collaborate with School of Applied Psychology, ZHAW, one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland IIT Kharagpur and the School of Applied Psychology of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Europe, signed an MoU on...

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Young and honoured

Keshav Jain of the 2013 Batch makes it to the ET Young Leaders 2018 list Keshav Kishor Jain (2013/B Tech/AG/HJB) has received the much coveted Economic Times Young Leaders 2018 award. The EYTL identifies and rewards India’s most promising young managers in the age group of 26 to 32 years...

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The Institute’s Eleven

IIT Kharagpur alumni dominate the 2019 Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list Forbes India has just published its sixth edition of ‘30 Under 30 list’. The 2019 list features young achievers who are on the top of their game in their chosen fields. Of that list of 30, close to...