Monthly Archive: October 2019

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International Outreach Programme @ VGSOM

Economic Times         Jagran Josh       India Today       Times of India IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management has signed an MoU with Singapore Management University for ‘SMU-IITKGP Inclusive and Immersive Experiential Learning (I2XL) Programme’. The programme is aimed at providing a managerial...

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Lighting up lives

Economic Times (Rise),  Economic Times (Energy World),  Business Standard,  Republic World,  Yahoo News, KGP Chronicle,  Odisha Post Although the government of India announced 100% electrification in December 2018, it admitted at the same time that it would continue to identify households left out of the scheme. According to an estimate, around 25 per cent of...

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Taare Zameen Par

Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These students, enrolled for various postgraduate courses and programs at IIT Kharagpur,...

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It’s Illumination Time

The Hindu             Business Standard      DNA        Janprahari Express        ANI        Rediff        Zee 24  TAAS           News18 Bengali          Zee 5          Reddit...

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Do-It-Yourself

India Today IIT Kharagpur is ready with the DIY Laboratory to inculcate innovation spirit among the first-year undergraduate students through the concept of Do-It-Yourself. The Lab which is located in J C Bose complex was inaugurated on October 22 by Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattachayya, Officiating Director. This lab will act...

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Clean India, Healthy India

Hindustan Times      ET Health World (Economic Times)      India Today        The Week       UNI India       Millenium Post       Business Standard       Republic World Does economic growth have a positive correlation with clean drinking water in...

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A composite approach

Had she known it, Greta Thunberg – the teenage Swedish environmental activist who has given up airline travel to cut down on her carbon footprint – would have been doubly upset. The airline industry is far more polluting than she can imagine. The commercial aircraft industry relies on composite materials...

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Urbanizing the Brownfields of India

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 and Regional Planning has come up with its second collaborative research programme with the Department of Urban Studies...

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Evolution of Office Automation – A Personal Experience

“I was a naïve, confused 21-year old when I joined IIT Kharagpur in 1982 through an open advertisement. Having appeared for a three-step test which included written, typing and interview, my first posting was at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. By 25, I graduated to the secretarial post...