Author: Sreeparna

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Happiness Run : The 2.2 Marathon

IIT Kharagpur Alumni enthusiastically take part in the Happiness Run braving a cold, windy Sunday morning 12th January 2020, 6:30 AM. Technology Students’ Gymkhana was bubbling with some 100-150 students, both past and present. A very unusual scene, especially on a Sunday morning. Packets of Glucon-D were being constantly poured...

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Yeh Papa ka college hai…

IIT Kharagpur welcomes back its alumni and their families for the 17th Annual Alumni Meet “Papa yahan khelta thha?” lisped a 3-year-old Ghrishneshvar, as he pointed out to the Tata Steel sports ground, just opposite to the Ramanujan Complex. He, along with his elder sister, Ujjavalaa, both toddlers, were at...

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Three decades and counting!

Mr Animesh Kumar Naskar, Deputy Registrar, Establishment Section, IIT Kharagpur shares his journey with The KGP Chronicle “September 24th 1982. I joined IIT Kharagpur as a Lower Division Clerk, giving in to my parents repeated requests. Today, after spending more than two-thirds of my life here, I do not regret...

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I Came. I Saw. I Played.

Olivier Jean Bouchet, Post-Doctoral Fellow from France, talks about how he turned Midfielder in the 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet 2019 at IIT Kharagpur “When I came here in July this year, I found a few students playing football at the Tata Steel Sports Complex. That intrigued me. I also...

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54th Inter IIT Sports Meet Flags Off at IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bhubaneswar co-host 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet 2019   IIT Kharagpur, 15th December: IIT Kharagpur flagged off its 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet on 14th December 2019. The nine-day event is co-hosted by IIT Bhubaneswar with more than 2600 students participating from 23 IITs. The mega...

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Around the Campus in 60 minutes…

Young Innovators Program 2019 participants take a tour of IIT Kharagpur campus “How big is the campus, and how long would it take to see everything around?” asked an inquisitive voice. Pratyush Bansal, a 9th grade student from Global Indian International School, Singapore had come as a participant to IIT...

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Gaaner Opaarey – My Parallel Universe of Rabindrasangeet

Ms Alokananda Roy – an eminent Rabindrasangeet vocalist at IIT Kharagpur shares her journey The first person to introduce me to Tagore’s music was my mother, a trained Rabindrasangeet singer herself and alumna of ‘Geetabitan’ an eminent music institute in Kolkata. Thus, one could say, I was born listening to...

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Taare Zameen Par

An evening with international students at the SRRF Lab, IIT Kharagpur Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These...

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Evolution of Office Automation – A Personal Experience

Interview with Mr Tapas Kumar Sensarma – Secretary to the Director, IIT Kharagpur “I was a naïve, confused 21-year old when I joined IIT Kharagpur in 1982 through an open advertisement. Having appeared for a three-step test which included written, typing and interview, my first posting was at the Department...