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Centre of Excellence for Advance Manufacturing Technology develops grounding projects in AI – iWeld & iToFD

Centre of Excellence for Advance Manufacturing Technology develops grounding projects in AI – iWeld & iToFD

IIT Kharagpur has proven its Tryst with Innovation with its latest dominant supremacy in the field of Artificial Intelligence with two of its ground breaking projects on AI-enabled non-destructive testing for weld defect analysis, from Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (CoEAMT),  IIT Kharagpur led by Prof. Surjya K Pal, Chairperson, Centre of Excellence in Advance Manufacturing. These two innovative solutions have been shortlisted by TATA STEEL for "TechEx 2024" exhibition. The first, "iWeld, an AI-enabled NDT" software is an innovative solution developed for Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE)  Kolkata, Ministry of Defence. iWeld is designed to identify,…
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IIT Kharagpur launches PUBBS: 4th Generation Public Bicycle Sharing Systems

IIT Kharagpur launches PUBBS: 4th Generation Public Bicycle Sharing Systems

IIT Kharagpur launches 4th generation “Make in India”  Public Bicycle Sharing system including a smart electro-mechanical IOT module for locking bicycles and its software. Integrated Hardware, Software and Firmware development for a fully automatic bicycle lock and a cloud-based sharing system which is freely available on a subscription basis so that the system can be setup by private individuals without specialized equipment and personnel. This project is funded by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and involves pilot-scale demonstration within the IIT Campus.  Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Education inaugurated the Public Bicycle Share System in the…
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated infrastructural development projects worth Rs. 230 crores to IIT Kharagpur virtually

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated infrastructural development projects worth Rs. 230 crores to IIT Kharagpur virtually

Under the able leadership of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, IIT Kharagpur witnessed the testimony towards the road that leads to a Vikshit Bharat @2047, the vision of a Sashakt Bharat. Today Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the Nation the Infrastructure Development Projects worth about Rs. 230 crores at IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office; Shri Manoj Sinha,  Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir along with other ministers and members of parliament through video conferencing. Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Hon'ble Minister of State for…
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IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Ericsson announced a long term co-operation for joint research in the area of AI, Compute and Radio.  As part of the occasion two mile-stones agreements were inked between both the organizations which will allow researchers from both organizations to collaborate to develop novel AI and distributed compute technology towards 6G research. Additionally, a symposium on Radio and Network research was organized at G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications (GSSST) where leaders from Ericsson Research and IIT Kharagpur participated to discuss the developments and advancements for the future of networks and communication. Prof. Virendra Kumar…
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“Guru Dakshina” – the Divine Manifestation of Giving Back to the Alma Mater

“Guru Dakshina” – the Divine Manifestation of Giving Back to the Alma Mater

"Guru Dakshina hoye Guru ka Pratham Samman Bhav Bhakti hoye Guru ka Pratham Upahaar Shri Vasudev Krishna hoye Arjun ke Tattvagyaan Ekalavya hoye Dronacharya ke  Aitihasik Guru Samman" Guru Dakshina is the first respect that a student gives to his teacher The emotional devotion of the students is his first present Shri Krishna was the philosophical teacher for Arjun and Ekalavya was Dronacharya's respectful master from history Guru Dakshina is the pure and selfless connection between a teacher and their disciple. By adhering to the qualities and learning of their Guru, the students bring the greatest smile of achievement, love,…
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Yuva Sangam Phase III – IIT Kharagpur hosts 50 students from Madhya Pradesh  

Yuva Sangam Phase III – IIT Kharagpur hosts 50 students from Madhya Pradesh  

The Ministry of Education kick-started the 3rd phase of Yuva Sangam starting from 21st to 30th November, 2023 with a delegation of 50 students belonging to diverse parts of Madhya Pradesh travelling to West Bengal for a cultural and education tour. A nation-wide Student Exchange Programme, as we say might say it, Yuva Sangam under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative endeavours to promote experiential learning and introduces the youth of the country to the rich diversity of our country. It also aims to provide an immersive experience into the unique facets of life, developed landmarks, architectural and engineering marvels, industrial…
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Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Department of  Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Kharagpur conducted an international conference on "Interweaving Anthropology, Science, and Narrative: Post-anthropocentric Mappings in the Era of Climate Crises," last week that saw the footfall of many eminent national and international academicians, experts, researchers and scholars. The conference was organised by Dr. Saswat Samay Das & Prof. Bhagirath Behera, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur in association with Prof. Anton Kirchhofer & Dr. Anna Auguscik, University of Oldenburg, Germany and Dr. Ananya Roy Pratihar, Institute of Management and Information Science, Bhubaneswar, India. Dr. Anna Auguscik, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Institute…
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IIT Kharagpur ranked 5th in India in QS Asia University Ranking 2024

IIT Kharagpur ranked 5th in India in QS Asia University Ranking 2024

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) overall ranked 5th in India and 59th in Asia, according to the latest edition of QS Asia World University Ranking for the year 2024. The largest and first IIT of the country has made its entry in the top 7% in the QS Asia University Rankings with an overall score of 54.5. Speaking on the QS Asia University Rankings 2024, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, "IIT Kharagpur has upheld the nation’s resolve to excel the standards of globalization with advance manufacturing systems and transportation, safety engineering and analytics, quality and…
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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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