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Intellectual Property is the Possession of a Curious Mind – Celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day 2024 at IIT Kharagpur

Intellectual Property is the Possession of a Curious Mind – Celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day 2024 at IIT Kharagpur

On the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day, the Intellectual Property (IP) Cell of the Office of Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy (SRIC), IIT Kharagpur organized a programme on Intellectual Property in Ben Gupta Auditorium of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) on 26th April, 2024. The programme accentuates the importance of IP in modern science and transformational technological pursuits and was inaugurated by Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur, in attendance by a large number of students, research scholars faculty and staff members. The theme of The World IP Day 2024 was to align…
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Order Order!! The 5th National Moot Court Competition was a star-struck affair at IIT Kharagpur

Order Order!! The 5th National Moot Court Competition was a star-struck affair at IIT Kharagpur

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSoPIL) of IIT Kharagpur conducted the 5th National Moot Court Competition from 29th to 31st March, 2024. The inaugural ceremony witnessed the presence of eminent law practitioners including Hon'ble Justice Mr. I P Mukherjee, Judge, Calcutta High Court who was the Chief Guest of the programme along with Prof. (Dr.) Dilip Ukey, VC, MNLU, Mumbai, the Guest of Honour. Prof. Dipa Dube and Dr. Shreya Matilal RGSoPIL were the convenors of the programme. IIT Kharagpur has been organizing the National Moot Court Competition (NMCC) with great enthusiasm. Through its rigorous and engaging format,…
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“All glories come from the daring to just begin” – SHAURYA ’23 at IIT Kharagpur

“All glories come from the daring to just begin” – SHAURYA ’23 at IIT Kharagpur

A Glimpse from the Table Tennis Tournament in Full Swing One of the biggest sports tournament of the country 'Shaurya '23, themed ‘Shadow Warrior,’ recently concluded at IIT Kharagpur, leaving behind a trail of excitement, innovation, and intense competition. The festival which was entirely managed by students; held within the iconic IIT Kharagpur campus, has undoubtedly set a new standard for excellence. This edition of Shaurya went above and beyond, featuring a diverse range of competitions catering to both male and female participants. The events showcased a wide array of sports, including cricket, volleyball, basketball, hockey, athletics, badminton, football, lawn…
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Steering Ahead into Steel Technology with SAIL & Vanitec

Steering Ahead into Steel Technology with SAIL & Vanitec

A ‘Workshop on the Recent Progress in Microalloyed Steels with High-Strength and Toughness’ was organized by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, and the Indian Institute of Metals, Kharagpur Chapter. The workshop was based on the project being investigated at IIT Kharagpur on the development of vanadium microalloyed high-strength steel in collaboration with the Research & Development Centre for Iron & Steel (RDCIS), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Ranchi, and with support from the Vanitec Limited, UK. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. Chandan Chakraborty, Head, Electrical Engineering, along with Prof. Karabi Das, Head, Department of…
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A happy soul, a fresh mind and a healthy body are achieved through Yoga – International Day of Yoga 2023

A happy soul, a fresh mind and a healthy body are achieved through Yoga – International Day of Yoga 2023

IIT KGP celebrates Yoga Mahotsav to commemorate the 9th International Yoga Day (IDY 2023) You cannot always control what goes on outside but you can always control what goes on inside. Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body and makes us find the peace that lies within us. Through Practice comes Yoga, through Yoga comes Knowledge, through Knowledge comes Enlightenment and through Enlightenment comes Peace. Technology Students’ Gymkhana, IIT Kharagpur in commemoration of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, 'FIT India Movement' and ‘Jan Bhagidari' in…
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International Workshop on Biodiversity & Climate Change

International Workshop on Biodiversity & Climate Change

We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and we are the last generation that can do something about it. We only get one home, one planet, there is no plan B. The climate has changed, we have changed, our tolerance and habits have changed. Biodiversity is our most valuable asset but least appreciated resource. Despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems including global climate change, energy dependency on unsustainable fossil fuels and loss of biodiversity. Therefore, there is a need to create an awareness about  maintaining ecology among…
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The Secret of Getting Ahead is Getting Started – Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2023

The Secret of Getting Ahead is Getting Started – Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2023

Entrepreneurship Cell of  IIT Kharagpur  conducted Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 Oprah Winfrey said ,"Do not worry about being successful but work towards being significant and the success will naturally flow." The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it and exploits it as an opportunity. Entrepreneurship is a state of mind, a can-do attitude, a capacity to focus on a vision and work towards it. Sometimes you have to cross the line of familiarity to explore what holds beneath the generic idea of representation and problem solving techniques considering the other variables. Entrepreneurship Cell, under the aegis of Rajendra Mishra…
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IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference 2022

IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference 2022

Bay Area Alumni Community of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur conducted the IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference 2022 in Santa Clara Convention Centre, California USA  on 27 August 2022. It is a nonprofit organization in California which is dedicated to the professional advancement of alumni from all IIT campuses who call the greater San Francisco Bay Area home. Every year towards the end of the summer, IITBAA organizes the IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference which is open to all IIT and non-IIT tech professionals. The annual conference typically brings together industry & academic luminaries, business leaders, engineers, startup founders, investors…
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The Home called Alma Mater – The Class of KGPian Millennials

The Home called Alma Mater – The Class of KGPian Millennials

Homecoming 2022 of the 10th, 15th & 20th Graduates of IIT KGP Every happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow. Sometimes you never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. This feeling was revived by our class of KGPian Millennials who revisited the home that nourished and shaped them...to make them what they are today. From 17th to 20th August 2022, along the lines of IIT Kharagpur's 72nd Foundation Day, the institute welcomed the classes of 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010 & 2012 batches who held nothing but gratitude and affection for their Alma Mater.…
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Sanskrit….The Language of Indian Sanskriti `वसुधैव-कुटुम्बकम्`

Sanskrit….The Language of Indian Sanskriti `वसुधैव-कुटुम्बकम्`

Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems (CoE-IKS) of IIT Kharagpur celebrated the 'Sanskrit Week'   सुखार्थिनः कुतो विद्या नास्ति विद्यार्थिनः सुखम्। सुखार्थी वा त्यजेद्विद्यां विद्यार्थी वा त्यजेत्सुखम्॥   There is no knowledge for the seekers of comfort, and no comfort for the seekers of knowledge. A seeker of comfort should give up knowledge, and a seeker of knowledge should give up comfort.​   Swami Vivekananda said, "Because the very sound of  Sanskrit words gives a prestige and a power and a strength to the race." Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems (CoE-IKS) of IIT Kharagpur celebrated Sanskrit Week…
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