Category: Campus

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A day of action

Students and campus residents share a yoga session together on the 5th International Yoga Day IIT Kharagpur celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2019 by holding yoga sessions at the Technology Students’ Gymkhana (TSG). Mr Sudhir Kumar, Physical Training Instructor (G-1) and Health Educator from TSG,...

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Life after Fani

An account of Fani Relief Work and Victims at Puri as observed during a visit by IIT KGP team to support relief actions It has been a month since Cyclone Fani hit the coastal areas of Odisha. Recently, a team from IIT Kharagpur visited one of the worst affected places,...

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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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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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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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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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A man with a mission

On National Education Day, IIT Kharagpur paid homage to Maulana Azad and recalled his emphasis on the transformative role of education An inspiring leader, dedicated nationalist and a visionary, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the first Union minister for education of independent India. Since 2008, the nation has been celebrating...

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Because the night belongs to us

IIT KGP’s unique tradition of Illu and Rangoli is all about bonding and sharing He shakes his head and guffaws a little. He is pointing to the huge sheets drawn around one side of the RP hostel. “They do all kinds of measurements and can apprehend where the wind is...