Monthly Archive: May 2019

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Shape of water

Vijay Kiyawat, KGPian and renowned water-colourist, talks to KGPChronicle about his art, some long cherished memories and ‘giving back’ “Wherever you are is the entry point” – Kabir We don’t know if Vijay Kiyawat (1967/BTech/ME/NH) came across these words of Kabir, the great mystical poet and saint. But the trajectory...

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Loophole Games

Book Review: Loophole Games: A Treatise on Tax Avoidance Strategies by Kgpian Smarak Swain Kgpian Smarak Swain (B.Tech./EE/2006), IRS 2008 batch, Jt Commissioner of Income Tax, Bengaluru has published his seventh book Loophole Games: A Treatise on Tax Avoidance Strategies. The book reveals loopholes available within the ambit of law,...

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Preparing for the role

IIT Kharagpur’s LEAP (Leadership for Academicians Program) is turning out to be an intense learning experience IIT Kharagpur is currently holding the MHRD inspired and sponsored LEAP program (May 13-24). Announced in November 2018 by the MHRD, LEAP is a three-week flagship ‘Leadership development’ training programme for second level academic...

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The Impact We Made

IIT Kharagpur Ranked as India’s Best in Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2019 Careers360     India Education Diary In the launch edition of Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, IIT Kharagpur has been ranked as the best performing institution from India. This unique ranking initiative by THE is the only...

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A brave new start

The Joint Workshop on Rural Water Quality and Management (RWQM-2019) organized by the University of Edinburgh and IITKGP is part of a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary drive for better rural water quality and management India Today  Careers360  Jagran Josh Many of India’s villages may witness a sea change in water quality, management...

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Simple and viable

The Rural Drinking Water Technology Hackathon at IIT KGP showcased cost-effective and simple methods of water purification Careers360 Jagran Josh Supply of clean drinking water is considered to be the hallmark of a truly developed and integrated society. Owing to the largescale agriculture and anthropogenic stress, improving drinking water quality...

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That’s what friends are for

TAAB, or the Bangalore chapter of IITKGP’s alumni network, is playing a major role in the Institute’s outreach efforts. Here’s how… While inaugurating the Nagpur Alumni chapter in March, Dean, Alumni Affairs, Prof. Subrata Chattopadhyay, talked about the hub-and-spoke model of Alumni connectivity. “If the two major Alumni foundations (of...

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Where credit is due

A merit scholarship, like the one instituted by Tower Research Capital India, addresses both student needs and aspirations   Perhaps the best way to describe what a scholarship does for a student besides giving the recipient instant acclaim is that it gives him/her the opportunity to earn an education. For...

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Sheltering from Fani

Shelters designed by IIT Kharagpur House Fani Hit Thousands in Odisha India Today      Careers360       Indian Express    Telegraph    Jagran Josh As the extremely severe Cyclone Fani hit Odisha and Bengal, the grand old IIT  at Kharagpur has again turned out to have a not...