Monthly Archive: April 2019

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Stronger Economy, Cleaner Waters

Economic Growth is Reducing Fecal Pollution of Groundwater in North India, says IIT Kharagpur Study Business Standard    The New Indian Express     NDTV A study by IIT Kharagpur researchers has connected the dots between the impact of economic growth reducing fecal coliform (FC) pathogens in groundwater which is a...

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A Kgpian for A Kgpian

Alumnus Prof. Tapan Bagchi to set up Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya Chair Professorship Award Alumnus and eminent academician Prof. Tapan Bagchi (DSc/2012), is setting up a Chair Professorship in the memory of illustrious alumnus Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya who recently passed away. An MoU to this effect was signed last week with...

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New Course with Jindal Stainless

IIT Kharagpur collaborates with Jindal Stainless to introduce an elective course on stainless steel and advanced ferrous alloys New elective course to commence from July this year as part of PG & UG curriculum Business World     APN News   Business Standard  The Week    Asian Age   Economic...

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Champions of EXL EQ

IIT Kharagpur Students Win EXL Excellence Quotient 2019 India Education Diary   Careers360    Times of India    Jagran Josh Two teams from IIT Kharagpur swept 3 out of 4 awards at the final round of EXL Excellence Quotient 2019. Team Ninety Degrees of Anmol Thakkar & Ayush Bansal from...

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Earth Day on IIT KGP campus

Vision Prabaho, the eco-conservation-cum- awareness forum of IIT Kharagpur, observed Earth Day 2019 with its program for “Un-nailing Trees”. Volunteers of the group went around the campus armed with pliers to pull out nails, brackets, iron rods, wires and screws from tree trunks. This was their attempt to prolong the...

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The DJ Has Arrived

Kgpian Dhananjay Collur releases his maiden music album Kgpians are known for their dynamic talents beyond being technologists, researchers, corporate leaders, administrators. While some choose the offbeat career, some go with a balance between the two worlds of an IITian’s career as well as pursuing their passion in other creative...

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The Social Salesperson

New Social Media Marketing Model developed by IIT Kharagpur Researchers Economic Times    Economic Times (Bangalore)    Economic Times (Delhi)    Economic Times (Kolkata) Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new marketing model for influencing sales on social media. While customer reviews play a critical factor in online sales...

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Feathers in the Cap

IIT Kharagpur demonstrates all-round excellence in NIRF 2019 Careers 360    India Education Diary IIT Kharagpur has emerged among the country’s best and as the only IIT to qualify and excel in four disciplines – Architecture (1st), Engineering (4th), Law (4th) and Management (6th), taking on specialized schools in their...

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For the Kgpians, by the Kgpians

IIT KGP Foundation USA Awards International Internships to IIT Kharagpur Students Times of India   The Asian Age    India Education Diary  The Telegraph The IIT KGP Foundation founded by the alumni of IIT Kharagpur in USA has announced international internships to be awarded to 15 students from the Institute...

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And then there were some more

IIT Kharagpur draws a rich haul at Forbes Asia’s list of 30 Under 30 for 2019 Forbes Asia’s 2019 list of 30 Under 30 features 300 young innovators and disruptors from 24 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Listed across 10 categories, they are an ambitious yet socially conscious bunch of...