Monthly Archive: April 2019

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Stronger Economy, Cleaner Waters

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 key factor causing water-borne diseases in the densely populated Indo-Ganges-Brahmaputra river basin. About 100,000 children...

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A Kgpian for A Kgpian

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 Prof. Bagchi to this effect. The objective of the ‘Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya Chair...

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New Course with Jindal Stainless

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 Times   Jagran Josh   Deccan Chronicle  Steelguru  Swarajya   Indian Express IIT Kharagpur and Jindal Stainless have tied-up to...

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Champions of EXL EQ

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 IIT Kharagpur secured the 1st position and Team...

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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 DJ Has Arrived

Kgpians are known for their dynamic talents beyond being technologists, researchers, corporate leaders, administrators. While some choose the offbeat career, some go with a balance between the two worlds of an IITian’s career as well as pursuing their passion in other creative fields. Dhananjay Collur, who studied to become an...

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The Social Salesperson

Economic Times    Economic Times (Bangalore)    Economic Times (Delhi)    Economic Times (Kolkata) Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new marketing model for influencing sales on social media. While customer reviews play a critical factor in online sales through social media, the researchers have developed an advanced model...

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Feathers in the Cap

Careers 360    India Education Diary IIT Kharagpur has emerged among the country’s best and as the only IIT to qualify and excel in four disciplines – Architecture (1st), Engineering (4th), Law (4th) and Management (6th), taking on specialized schools in their domains. Speaking about the feat of excelling in...

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For the Kgpians, by the Kgpians

Times of India   The Asian Age    India Education Diary  The Telegraph The IIT KGP Foundation founded by the alumni of IIT Kharagpur in USA has announced international internships to be awarded to 15 students from the Institute this year at top global universities. The IIT KGP Foundation, a...

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And then there were some more

Forbes Asia’s 2019 list of 30 Under 30 features 300 young innovators and disruptors from 24 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Listed across 10 categories, they are an ambitious yet socially conscious bunch of entrepreneurs, leaders and stars who are re-inventing their industries and driving change across this diverse region....