Monthly Archive: November 2018

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Business Analytics Program Ranked 2nd in QS Asia

Times of India  The Week   Jagran Josh  Business Standard   The Hindu BusinessLine   Outlook  Millenium Post The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM  Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute has been ranked as top in India and 2nd in Asia by QS in the category business analytics...

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The Healing Ozone

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 at IIT Kharagpur have given the environmental evangelists a reason to rejoice....

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Strategic Engagement with Auckland

Business Standard   Times of India   Yahoo News  Outlook   Times Now    Jagran Josh   NDTV Global News, NZ   Indian Weekender, NZ IIT Kharagpur and the University of Auckland signed an MoU to foster academic exchange and research collaboration, faculty exchange and visiting/adjunct appointments, and student mobility. The institutes will typically explore opportunities for...

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Preserving a palimpsest

Indian Express   The Telegraph, The Week   Outlook   Millennium Post   Business Standard   Ei Samay  The Times of India In keeping with the spirit of the ongoing World Heritage Week, a Heritage Fest was organized in Chandernagore on November 25 by a local project team in partnership with the University of Liverpool and IIT...

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Alumnus Honours Former Faculty

Who Was Prof. A S Davis? It was 1965 . . . few pairs of eyes rolled watching a boy being grabbed by his neck from his room D-231 at RK Hall, by a Professor and taken to the laboratory. The Professor was A S Davis from the Department of...

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Social Media to Help Disaster Relief

Economic Times   Gadget Now   India Today   Business Standard  Business Standard (PTI)   Devdiscourse  VC Circle Your posts on social media and internal messaging applications can now help victims receive relief during natural disasters. While you tweet about the situation of the victims in specific locations in English or Hindi, a computer program can...

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From the lab to the hospital

Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Head, School of Medical Science and Technology, talks about the thrust areas, ongoing programmes, research, achievements and long-term goals of one of the youngest and most ambitious departments of IIT Kharagpur Could you talk about the genesis of SMST? The department started its journey in 2001 against...

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Step on the gas!

Financial Chronicle      Economic Times    Business Standard    Zee Business Economic Times Energy World    The Week     Millenium Times    Outlook Jagran Josh  NDTV   Devdiscourse    Suryaa    Sify   Energy Infra Post   The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has been an immensely successful government program. Launched in May 2016, it aimed to...

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A man with a mission

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 the birthday of Maulana Azad as the National Education Day on November 11. This year too, educational Institutions all over the...

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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...