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Web Workshop by Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability

Web Workshop by Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability

In the present scenario of global competition, the Quality and Reliability of products and processes play a vital role in the design, maintenance, operational safety/security and management of engineering systems. Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability, the first of its kind in India and a unique School of excellence focuses on overall improvement in engineering skills of students by exposing them to theory and practices in Quality and Reliability Engineering. The School is organizing a Web Workshop exclusively for the faculty members of IIT Kharagpur on Robust Engineering and Optimization, on February 24, 2021, 6.30 pm-10.30 pm IST. This…
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Reaching Out to the Extended Family

Reaching Out to the Extended Family

IIT Kharagpur and its Alumni to Support COVID Lockdown Affected Poor People Around the Campus Times of India        The Telegraph            Careers360         IndiaBlooms          Hindustan Times       The Week       Business Insider      Business Standard      Outlook      India Today IIT Kharagpur has come forward to support the needy people in and around its campus for a period of 6 months. It has set up a temporary fund for those who have been severely affected economically due to COVID-19. The short duration fund is…
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Tech4Bharat

Tech4Bharat

Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur shares his vision on technology development for common man at the strategic conclave Tech4Bharat organised by PAN IIT Alumni India PAN IIT Alumni India (PIAI) recently organised Tech4Bharat, a strategic conclave aimed at synergy between policy and technology and review and realignment of the current initiatives and launch fresh ones. The event featured panel discussions bringing Academia, Policy makers and the Industry leaders. The expert panel moderators from PanIIT led the discussions to gather the diverse views and galvanize them into a common pursuit of excellence for the fine institutions of technical education. The key feature…
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Driving force

Driving force

Recruiting, encouraging and retaining talent becomes imperative for the success of an educational institution of the stature of IIT Kharagpur, recognized already as an Institution of Eminence. Chair Professorships are critical to this exercise. Institute Chairs, Faculty Excellence awards and alumni-funded Chairs all contribute to creating an ecosystem that nurtures creativity, rewards excellence and provides an incentive for hard work. It is a privilege for IIT Kharagpur that its alumni understand this connection. Over the years, several Chairs have been created by the alumni to encourage excellence. Alumni-endowed Chairs are, in fact, increasingly driving research in critical and challenging areas…
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Adding to the glory

Adding to the glory

Business Standard , The Week , Financial Express, NDTV, India Today, Manorama, Devdiscourse The Distinguished Alumnus Awards for 2019 has been announced by the Institute, and as many as 20 alumni will receive their DAA during the Convocation ceremony held every year in the month of August. The Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of IIT Kharagpur alumni. Among the awardees are eminent scientists, industry experts, technocrats, and social activists, some of them pioneers in their respective fields and some even Padma Shri holders. Prof. Soumen Chakrabarti and Prof. Sunita Sarawagi of IIT Bombay, Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray (Padma Shri) of IIEST, Shibpur,…
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That’s what friends are for

That’s what friends are for

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 India and USA) form the hub of the connectivity efforts, the chapters are the spokes. The chapters channelize our efforts to reach out to the Alumni in every nook and corner of the country.” The Technology Alumni Association Bangalore (TAAB) of IIT Kharagpur has been doing this for years, and now more proactively. Its assistance in facilitating summer internships this year is a prime example of this. Each year, students –…
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The DJ Has Arrived

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 engineer in the field of Electronics and Electrical Communications at IIT Kharagpur, is among the latter. After being a corporate professional and entrepreneur for 35 years, he has turned to his heart's call - Music. Dhananjay, popularly known as DJ among his IIT KGP peer group, has released his maiden…
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For the Kgpians, by the Kgpians

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 non-profit organization headquartered at Nebraska, would offer upto USD 3000 per student towards expenses like airfare, stay and so on. The students will pursue their summer internship for 2019 starting at some of the top global universities including California Institute of Technology, MIT, University of Illinois-Urbana, Georgia Tech and the…
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Alumni Gift on Alumni Meet

Alumni Gift on Alumni Meet

Times of India Giving back at the Annual Alumni Meet is a ritual at IIT Kharagpur. In keeping true to the tradition, close to 400 alumni from the 1969, 1979, 1994 and 1997 batches have donated Rs. 3.6 crore to their Alma Mater on the occasion of the 16th Annual Alumni Meet scheduled from January 11-13, 2019. The annual giving is among the several alumni fundraising campaigns conducted by the grand old IIT during the year. The donation has been made towards their respective batches in endowment mode, partial interest out of which will be utilized every year to support…
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We’re Home

We’re Home

Times of India (Alumni Outreach)   Times of India (Alumni Gift)      Business Standard (DSA) IIT Kharagpur is celebrating its 16th Annual Alumni Meet scheduled on January 11-13, 2019. Alumni Meet is an occasion when close to 300 alumni visit every year from the batches celebrating their 50th, 40th and 25th year of graduation. This year it was no different as the Institute welcomed the alumni from across the globe starting from the evening of January 10. The boys and girls who once cycled around the hallowed boulevards of the campus are now heading various corporations essaying the roles of…
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