Tagged: environment

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The show begins

Smiles, lots of curiosity, hope and some anxiety. IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program 2019 begins with this precious mix The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators...

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It’s Illumination Time

Gone Green for Four Decades – IIT Kharagpur’s tradition of eco-friendly Diwali shows the path for pollution-free Diwali The Hindu             Business Standard      DNA        Janprahari Express        ANI        Rediff        Zee 24  TAAS...

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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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Towards a Greener, Cleaner World

An Inter-School Poster and Model / Prototype Competition organized by Vision Prabaho – a team of campus green evangelists from IIT Kharagpur Sarve bhavantu sukhinaḥ; Sarve santu nirāmayāḥ Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu; Mā kashchit duḥkha bhāgbhavet ‘May all be prosperous and happy, May all be free from illness, May all see...

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IEI Young Engineering Award for Kgpian

Alumnus Dr. Sneha Gautam awarded for research contribution to Environmental Engineering Alumnus Sneha Gautam has been conferred the IEI Young Engineering Award 2019 – 20 by the Institution of Engineers (India), in recognition of his contribution to the field of Environmental Engineering. Dr. Gautam completed his PhD in 2015 from...

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Way to Zero Waste

IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop ‘Zero Loss’ Process for Wet Municipal Solid Waste Management Economic Times       ET Energy World       India Today         Careers360       Millenium Post       DD News       Business Standard       The Week     ...

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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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The Healing Ozone

IIT KGP Study Confirms Antarctic Ozone Hole is on a Healing Path India Today    India Blooms   Business Standard   Economic Times    Financial Express   FirstPost   Outlook   The Week   CanIndia  New Indian Express   Quint  NDTV   AsiaNet  Manorama  Eenadu  India TV   Jagran Josh  Hitavada  Dainik Bhaskar While the world is debating on climate change and global warming, researchers...

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Say No to Single-Use Plastic

Students at IIT KGP are working towards preventing single-use plastic usage Business Standard    The Week    The Echo of India    Indian Express (PTI)   NDTV    Indian Express   Indian Express (Print)  NewsBytes   The Telegraph  The Telegraph (Print)   About 30 students at IIT KGP have taken up the task of reducing single-use plastic usage...