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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...

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Stronger Economy, Cleaner Waters

Economic Growth is Reducing Fecal Pollution of Groundwater in North India, says IIT Kharagpur Study Business Standard    The New Indian Express     NDTV A study by IIT Kharagpur researchers has connected the dots between the impact of economic growth reducing fecal coliform (FC) pathogens in groundwater which is a...

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A Kgpian for A Kgpian

Alumnus Prof. Tapan Bagchi to set up Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya Chair Professorship Award Alumnus and eminent academician Prof. Tapan Bagchi (DSc/2012), is setting up a Chair Professorship in the memory of illustrious alumnus Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya who recently passed away. An MoU to this effect was signed last week with...

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New Course with Jindal Stainless

IIT Kharagpur collaborates with Jindal Stainless to introduce an elective course on stainless steel and advanced ferrous alloys New elective course to commence from July this year as part of PG & UG curriculum Business World     APN News   Business Standard  The Week    Asian Age   Economic...

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Champions of EXL EQ

IIT Kharagpur Students Win EXL Excellence Quotient 2019 India Education Diary   Careers360    Times of India    Jagran Josh Two teams from IIT Kharagpur swept 3 out of 4 awards at the final round of EXL Excellence Quotient 2019. Team Ninety Degrees of Anmol Thakkar & Ayush Bansal from...

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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...