Category: Spotlight

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A New Page in India’s History

IIT Kharagpur Study Reveals Climate Change Induced Human Migration from Gujarat in Post Harappan Period Times of India         Hindu BusinessLine         Hindustan Times      Nature Asia      UNI      DownToEarth        NewsLive (North East 24×7)     India Today...

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Dance of the rain

A study by researchers at IIT Kharagpur and Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology shows how abrupt changes in the Indian monsoon during the last 900 years decided the course of human history in the subcontinent Reduced rainfall was among the factors that created multicentennial-scale drier conditions that may have contributed...

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What’s in my water?

A joint SPARC workshop by IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne identifies the key challenges to integrated urban water management Tomatoes grown with the contaminated water of the Varthur Lake of Bengaluru reach the nearby markets of the city every morning and are bought by unsuspecting city dwellers. Almost a...

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Gandhipedia

IIT Researchers to offer an AI-based one-stop repository on Mahatma Gandhi The Hindu BusinessLine      The Hindu        Careers360        The Week         India Today (Web)       India Today      Deccan herald        News18      ...

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Lighting up lives

The Micro Solar Dome project of IIT Kharagpur that is being implemented together with NBIRT will not only provide a cheap, clean energy source to the marginalized but also empower them Economic Times (Rise),  Economic Times (Energy World),  Business Standard,  Republic World,  Yahoo News, KGP Chronicle,  Odisha Post Although the government of India announced 100%...

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Clean India, Healthy India

IIT Kharagpur study shows significant impact of sanitation and socio-economy on improving water quality and human health – progress towards Sustainable Development Goals Hindustan Times      ET Health World (Economic Times)      India Today        The Week       UNI India       Millenium...

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Urbanizing the Brownfields of India

IIT KGP and MIT conducted a collaborative study for integrating brownfield sites of India into the urban fabric Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is geared up to bolster Professional Partnerships, expand Study Abroad Programs and initiate Research Collaborations with select Global universities.  In line with this, the Department of Architecture...

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IIT KGP’s Clean Energy Dialogue

DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy to focus on technical challenges to achieve national mission of Clean Energy and Climate Change Business Standard       Devdiscourse     UNIIndia PK Sinha Center for Bioenergy and Renewables at IIT Kharagpur has organized the DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy (DNWB 2019) in...

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Agenda for the future

The International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT) at IIT Kharagpur discussed new trends and new possibilities in the field Natural biopolymers made from silk, chitosan, collagen, gelan gum are now not only used to make scaffolds for tissue engineering, but they can also be used...