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Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

AI4ICPS of IIT Kharagpur launches certification course on Artificial Intelligence with TCS iON Press Conference on launch of HAAI AI for Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (AI4ICPS), a national AI Hub, established by IIT Kharagpur under the aegis of DST, Government of India, on the occasion of third anniversary of National Educational Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), announces the launch of its latest and highly anticipated program, “Hands-on AI for the real-world applications (HAAI).” The course was launched by Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, along with Prof. Amit…
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IIT Kharagpur wins at the ADB Knowledge & Innovation Hub’s Transport Technology Innovation Challenge

IIT Kharagpur wins at the ADB Knowledge & Innovation Hub’s Transport Technology Innovation Challenge

Technology Innovation Challenge Independent verification of the results Publications of lessons learned by all the parties Reference site and report for ADB and development member countries Recommendations for next steps to scale-up the proposed solutions, including for future ADB-funded projects Have a vision, plan and capability for future implementation/commercialization of the innovative technology solutions in DMCs A user-friendly interactive system through the Technologies for Urban Transit to Enhance Mobility and Safe Accessibility (TUTEM) project that aims to enhance the last-mile security & safety of transit passengers in Hyderabad by providing commuters with safe access enroute to transit stations through mobile…
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IIT Kharagpur conducts a Press Conference on Strategic Implementation Initiatives undertaken by the Institute on NEP 2020

IIT Kharagpur conducts a Press Conference on Strategic Implementation Initiatives undertaken by the Institute on NEP 2020

Under the aegis of commemorating the 3rd Anniversary of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, IIT Kharagpur conducted a Press Conference on NEP 2020 on 24.07.2023 (Monday) at 11:00 am in Netaji Auditorium of the Institute. The press conference was chaired by Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. M Ramgopal, Dean, FoEA and Shri Amit Jain, Registrar, IIT Kharagpur along with the senior Deans and Head of the Departments on the Strategic Implementation Initiatives on NEP 2020 undertaken at IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur has reviewed and updated it curricula for UG Programmes for both the UG…
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IIT Kharagpur gets a New Website

IIT Kharagpur gets a New Website

  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur gets a new website. From the previous version of Beta IIT KGP, this newly launched website is much more interactive and visually more attractive, aligned with respective up-to-date data representation. Prof. V K Tewari, Director along with Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Shri Tamal Nath, Outgoing Registrar; Prof. Prabir Kumar Biswas, Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering and Prof. Pralay Mitra, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur inaugurated the new website. Prof. Joy Sen, Chairman, Indian Knowledge System, IIT Kharagpur was the convener of the inauguration ceremony. "There was a need for a…
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Appointment of Captain Amit Jain (Retd.) as Registrar IIT Kharagpur

Appointment of Captain Amit Jain (Retd.) as Registrar IIT Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur welcomes Captain Amit Jain (Retd.) as the new Registrar of IIT Kharagpur effective from 3rd July, 2023. Served as a Senior Advisor to Indian Navy, INS Angre Mumbai in 2021, he was also in-charge of admin logistics for ships as the Commanding Officer for Indian Navy, INS Dwarka Okha in 2019. Captain Jain started his career with the Indian Navy in positions like Navigating Officer, Operations Officer and Executive officer for more than three decades. A product of National Defence Academy in 1986, he has also completed his M.Sc in Defence and Strategic Studies from…
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On the eve of National Doctor’s Day, IIT Kharagpur inks a MoU with AIIMS Kalyani on medical amenities and research collaboration

On the eve of National Doctor’s Day, IIT Kharagpur inks a MoU with AIIMS Kalyani on medical amenities and research collaboration

On the propitious occasion of National Doctor’s Day, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Kalyani, a beacon of medical excellence under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, created by an Act of Parliament under the initiative of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). The MoU was signed in the august presence of Dr. Ramji Singh, Executive Director, AIIMS Kalyani and Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur along with Dr. Kalyan Goswami, Head, Department of Biochemistry and Dean, Academics,…
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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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Hult Prize 2023 for Team StrawDeshi of IIT Kharagpur secures a spot in the Global Accelerator

Hult Prize 2023 for Team StrawDeshi of IIT Kharagpur secures a spot in the Global Accelerator

Ideas and creativity are the most important human resources of all. Without ideas and creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns. Creativity is thinking up new things and innovation is doing new things.  Team StrawDeshi comprising of fourth year students Ayushman Agrawal (Mechanical Engineering), Daivik Agrawal (Mechanical Engineering), Purva Agrawal (Mining) and Tanishq Mittal (Metallurgy) from IIT Kharagpur emerged as winners at the Mumbai Summit of the Hult Prize 2023. StrawDeshi competed among 40 teams in the campus round of the Hult Prize. Team StrawDeshi’s idea was to use agro-waste rice straw…
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IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with HCLTech to Jointly Develop Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Petroleum Industry

IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with HCLTech to Jointly Develop Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Petroleum Industry

IIT Kharagpur inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HCLTech, a leading global technology company on 31 May 2023, to collaborate in the field of petroleum engineering and earth sciences. HCLTech and IIT Kharagpur will jointly develop innovative and sustainable solutions to address critical challenges of the petroleum industry including reduction of carbon footprint and provide significant sustainable solutions towards net zero carbon emissions. “We are pleased to work with HCLTech on this path-breaking initiative. Academia and industry need to forge such symbiotic partnerships that will be instrumental in advancing research and innovation in technology, besides creating a skilled workforce.…
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IIT Kharagpur Incubated Start-up Designed NavIC Chip for India’s Navigation Systems

IIT Kharagpur Incubated Start-up Designed NavIC Chip for India’s Navigation Systems

Elena Geo Systems, a Bengaluru-based space startup incubated in IIT-Kharagpur, has unveiled an indigenously designed NavIC chip that can use India's own navigation satellite system to provide positioning services. The chip can have applications in civilian and defence sectors. The chip was delivered to Gen. Anil Chauhan, Chief of the Defence Staff on 13 April 2023. Dr. Samir V. Kamat, Chairman of DRDO and also an Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff also graced the occasion with their presence. An Indian-designed NavIC chip with potential in both the civilian and defence…
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