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The Unforgettable Soul – Markose Thomas Memorial Award

The Unforgettable Soul – Markose Thomas Memorial Award

'Be in love with your life. Every minute of it' - Markose Thomas The loss of a life is always mournful. The pain of losing someone is a shared emotion that we as humans endure with the silent grief of remembrance. No one can heal the heart that lost its purpose of existence, the least we can do is have empathy towards the departed soul. The physical presence may have perished but the aura of their beautiful soul shall remain forever. When we recollect to remember their attributes, we think of the ways they have contributed in our respective lives,…
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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 Mighty Miner

The Mighty Miner

May tender memories soften your grief, May fond recollection bring you relief, And may you find comfort and peace in the thought Of the joy that knowing your loved one brought... For time and space can never divide Or keep your loved one from your side. When memory paints in colors true, the happy hours that belonged to you. Bidding adieu to Prof. Madisetti Anant Ramlu, who served as the founder and first Head of the Department of Mining Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur from 1958 until 1987 and retired as the Deputy Director & Acting…
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Science is Nothing but a Refinement of Everyday Thinking – National Science Day 2023

Science is Nothing but a Refinement of Everyday Thinking – National Science Day 2023

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Science of today is the technology of tomorrow. The whole of science is nothing but a refinement of everyday thinking. It is simply the word we use to describe a method of organizing our curiosity. Knowing our science is our way of thinking. Every year on February 28, National Science Day is commemorated to mark the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ by Indian Scientist and Physician C.V. Raman, which became operational on February 28, 1928.…
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Sustainable Alternatives in Energy, Environment & Healthcare for Science & Society

Sustainable Alternatives in Energy, Environment & Healthcare for Science & Society

INDO-US, INDO-AUSTRALIA AND INDO-CANADA INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOPS AT IIT KHARAGPUR The Bioprocess & Bioproduct Development Laboratory of the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur along with the collaborators from USA, Australia, and Canada organized three days workshop under the Government of India’s Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) from 24th to 26th February 2023. The workshops were inaugurated by Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director, IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Dr. Prachi Kaul, Director, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and Prof. Saswat Chakrabarti, Dean BTBS, IIT Kharagpur. The workshop saw a footfall of  more than 80 participants from both within…
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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 Kharagpur handed over Industry 4.0 solution to GRSE

IIT Kharagpur handed over Industry 4.0 solution to GRSE

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (CoEAMT) of IIT Kharagpur has handed over its Industry 4.0 solution to Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), under Ministry of Defence. The Centre has developed a software for GRSE, named iWeld wherein AI will detect the defective portion from weld radiography images and classify the type of defect. Tested over large number of samples at GRSE, it gives a very high accuracy of 93.18%. The software has been developed by Mr. Avishek Mukherjee, Doctoral Scholar of IIT Kharagpur under the supervision of Prof. Surjya K Pal, Chairperson of the CoEAMT and…
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Great Innovations only happen when people aren’t afraid to do things differently – YIP 2022

Great Innovations only happen when people aren’t afraid to do things differently – YIP 2022

Young Innovators Programme (YIP)  2022 conducted by IIT Kharagpur Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turns into an innovation. Today it is not about how creative, how economical or how formative your idea is, it is about the thought and purpose of making an idea happen. We call India a diversified country, where solutions are evaluated based on the problems related to our socio-economic dynamism. As the nation with the youngest population, our GenZ also known as the Millennials, bring out fresh ideas to our age old problems in their unique…
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The Dreamers of Young India – IIT Kharagpur celebrated its 68th Convocation

The Dreamers of Young India – IIT Kharagpur celebrated its 68th Convocation

Look who we are, we are the dreamers We make it happen, ’cause we believe it Look who we are, we are the dreamers We make it happen ’cause we can see it Here’s to the ones, that keep the passion Here’s to the ones, that can imagine... Dedicated to the Kgpians 2022!   Creating a historic benchmark by crossing 1600 plus offers in the Phase I of placement season 2022, IIT Kharagpur celebrated its 68th Convocation on December 24, 2022. Shri Peter Chan, Founder & CEO of Herons Bonsai, United Kingdom graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Rajendra Prasad…
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IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ONGC

IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ONGC

Under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed an MoU with the Institute of Drilling Technology (IDT) of Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited to undertake several collaborative R&D projects in the domain of drilling, drilling fluids, cementing fluids and completion fluids. The MoU was signed between Shri. G.A.V.S. Prasad, HOI, IDT, ONGC and Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Dean R&D, IIT Kharagpur in the presence of Shri. O. P. Singh, Director, Field and Technical Services, ONGC who was the special guest of honour. Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Dean R&D, IIT Kharagpur remarked, “I believe that…
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