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First Lady Deputy Director for the First IIT of the Nation

First Lady Deputy Director for the First IIT of the Nation

It is an immense pleasure and delight to welcome Prof. Rintu Banerjee as the new Deputy Director of IIT Kharagpur. Prof Banerjee has created a historical breakthrough by being the first woman to take over the charge of a Deputy Director of the first IIT of the country and the world. Prof. Banerjee is the Founder Head and is presently the Chairperson of P K Sinha Centre for Bioenergy and Renewables. She has also served as the Head of the Centre for Rural Development, Innovative and Sustainable Technology and Head of the Department of Agricultural & Food Engineering at IIT…
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Hands-on Training on CAD/CAM Application on CNC Machine

Hands-on Training on CAD/CAM Application on CNC Machine

Smart manufacturing exemplifies the importance of digital transformation in the manufacturing industry. It represents a holistic integration of cutting-edge technologies across all facets of the manufacturing process, encompassing product design, supply chain management, production, distribution, and sales. Central to this transformation is the shift towards automation and robust data collection and analysis systems, which are fundamental in enhancing production efficiency and product quality. CAD, or Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), is technology designed for creators to design, draft and produce technical documentation–replacing manual hand-drawn and drafting techniques with a digital-first process. Whether you’re an architect, designer, or engineer, you’ve probably used 2D…
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Exploring the Leadership Role in Public Service

Exploring the Leadership Role in Public Service

Partha Ghosh Academy of Leadership (PGAL) at IIT Kharagpur is back again with a Leadership Talk Series and this time with the most renowned and celebrated leaders of  time, Mr. Amitabh Kant, Ex-CEO of NITI Aayog and India's G-20 Sherpa who will speak on Leadership in Public Service on 28th May 2024. He is the man who is an exceptional bureaucrat and a driving force behind transformative initiatives such as 'Make in India,' 'Start Up India,' and 'Ease of Doing Business.' His deep understanding of ethical leadership, inclusive policymaking, and innovative mobility solutions has positioned him as one of India’s…
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“Visiting IIT KGP is the greatest joy and a timeless experience,” said Prof. Sudipta Seal on receiving the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2018

“Visiting IIT KGP is the greatest joy and a timeless experience,” said Prof. Sudipta Seal on receiving the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2018

Prof. Sudipta Seal is an eminent scientist, entrepreneur and a distinguished professor who was honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2018 by IIT Kharagpur in the 64th Convocation of the Institute. Recently, he revisited his Alma Mater after a gap of many years to take a walk down the memory lane, reminiscing his college days and reuniting with his mentors and professors. While visiting his department and his hall, he sank into the depths of memorabilia and the evergreen nostalgic pages of his life. He was bestowed with Distinguished Alumnus Award which he was unable to collect previously, by Prof.…
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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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IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and The University of Melbourne continue to develop their strategic partnership through the Melbourne India Postgraduate Academy (MIPA), offering opportunities for research collaboration and engagement. Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean R&D and Prof. Debashish Chakravarty, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs & International Relations welcomed the Melbourne team and discussed on the further areas of collaborations. A team from University of Melbourne visited IIT Kharagpur, to call for project proposals from engineering, IT, science, medicine, dentistry and health sciences to establish up to three pairs of supervisors (PIs), with each supervisory…
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DST Secretary Prof. Abhay Karandikar inaugurates SATHI facility at IIT Kharagpur

DST Secretary Prof. Abhay Karandikar inaugurates SATHI facility at IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) visited Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institute (SATHI) facility, a flagship programme of DST, GOI, hosted at IIT Kharagpur and inaugurated the highly sophisticated R&D infrastructure: Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (TOF-SIMS) and High-Resolution Aberration Corrected Transmission Electron Micron (HRTEM), one of its kind, on 12th April, 2024 in the presence of Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean, R&D; Prof. Rabibrata Mukherjee, Chairman, SATHI of IIT Kharagpur along with the students, faculty and staff members of the institute and other officials of…
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IIT Kharagpur introduces major curriculum reforms for UG students for the academic year 2024-25

IIT Kharagpur introduces major curriculum reforms for UG students for the academic year 2024-25

In line with the spirit of National Educational Policy (NEP 2020), IIT Kharagpur introduced several path-breaking reforms in its UG programmes starting from the academic year 2024-25. 1. From the academic year 2024-25, admission to all UG programmes will be for 4-year, B.Tech and B.S levels only. The students will get an opportunity to opt for the 5-year dual degree programmes after 2nd or 3rd year of their study. Depending upon their suitability and interest, the students can choose a 5-year dual degree programme in his/her parent department or he/she can also choose the Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Programmes (IDDP) offered…
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IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Indian Navy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 20th March, 2024 at Naval Headquarters, New Delhi, symbolizing their commitment to promote technology development, innovative solutions and joint R&D. Rear Admiral K Srinivas, Asst. Chief of Materiel (Dockyard & Refit) at Naval Headquarters and Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean, R&D, IIT Kharagpur signed the MoU in the august presence of Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director of IIT Kharagpur.  MoU signing with Indian Navy : New Delhi The spheres of studies include propulsion systems, systems and controls, instrumentation and sensors, industrial engineering and operational research, nanotechnology…
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IIT Kharagpur Partners with Jindal Stainless to Execute R&D Projects in Metallurgical Research & Development

IIT Kharagpur Partners with Jindal Stainless to Execute R&D Projects in Metallurgical Research & Development

India’s premier educational institution IIT Kharagpur signed an MoU with Jindal Stainless, the country’s largest stainless steel manufacturer, marking a pivotal moment in the advancement of metallurgical research and development.  In a bid to foster industry-academy collaboration, Jindal Stainless and IIT Kharagpur will work together on metallurgical projects, such as process optimization, materials characterization, and primary alloy production. This strategic alliance signifies a significant step forward in metallurgy, promising ground- breaking advancements and fostering a culture of innovation, as both organisations leverage their strengths to drive meaningful progress and contribute to the industry's growth. Prof. Virendra K Tewari, Director, IIT,…
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