Monthly Archive: August 2019

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Going with the flow

IIT Kharagpur will lead a EU-funded project to evolve technologies to facilitate Reuse of treated water Indian Express,  India Today, Down to Earth As the lead Indian partner, IIT Kharagpur will be steering the multi-institutional, multi-crore Saraswati 2.0 project for the rejuvenation and treatment of water funded by the European...

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Look back in hope

The just released book by Prof. Anjali Roy, a Partition scholar at IIT Kharagpur, looks into the afterlife of this traumatic event in the subcontinent’s history Can there be looking ahead without looking back? The 73rd Independence Day of India could be a good time to ask the question. But...

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A well deserved honour

IIT Kharagpur’s YAA awards of 2019 honour its diversely talented young alumni The list of Young Alumni Achiever’s Award (YAAA) winners for 2019, announced recently by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, straddles an amazing breadth of talent among young KGPians. The list not only includes pioneering researchers, indefatigable bureaucrats,...

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Making Blood Tests Affordable

IIT Kharagpur Researchers Innovate Ultra-Low-Cost Blood Test Device Business Standard          Indian Express         NDTV       The Federal         Hindustan Times      Livemint         India Today          NavBharat Times        The Week...

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Engineering is fine

IIT Kharagpur helps a high school student make up her mind about her future course of study If you happened to visit the Mechanical Engineering department or the Microfluidics Lab recently, you would have found a teenager deep in conversation with the research scholars. Not unusual? Then consider the fact...

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Passing by

KGPian Dr. Soumyajit Mandal wears many hats – scientist, educator and even author for children’s books. He spoke to KGP Chronicle on his recent visit to IIT Kharagpur Dr. Soumyajit Mandal, T. and A. Schroeder Assistant Professor from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of Case Western Reserve...

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Dadagiri with Sourav Ganguly

IIT Kharagpur rejoices as Piyush Kedia wins Zee Bangla Dadagiri Unlimited Season 8, Episode 1 Zee Bangla Dadagiri, a unique quiz show hosted by former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguly kicked off in 2009. Since then, the show has completed 7 successful seasons and today, 10 years later, it steps into its...

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Building Scalable Water Access for Rural Assam

An article by Rohit Sar, Batch of 2019, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur This summer I had the incredible opportunity, to work with the Tata Trusts and their Tata Water Mission (TWM) initiative, exploring avenues to provide scalable water access to stakeholders in rural Assam. TWM is one of...

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IIT KGP recommended for IoE

UGC recommended IIT Kharagpur for Institution of Eminence status Careers360 IIT Kharagpur has been recommended by the University Grants Commission for Institution of Eminence (IoE). In a recent announcement, UGC recommended that IoE be granted to IIT Kharagpur. The UGC, in its 542nd meeting held on August 2, 2019, has...