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AI4ICPS Setting Pace for India’s Transition to Smart Industry Hub

IIT Kharagpur is all set to transform the nation’s industrial sector with scalable application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). The Institute has recently set up a special purpose vehicle, the IIT Kharagpur AI4ICPS I...

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Cucumber Peels for Ecofriendly Food Packaging

Are you throwing away the cucumber peels after preparing your salad? You may soon have them back in your kitchen as the eco-friendly packaging material for food items. IIT Kharagpur researchers have developed cellulose nanocrystals from cucumber peels with high cellulose content, compared to other peel wastes, which can be...

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IIT Kharagpur to set stage for Centre for Indian Knowledge System

Shiksha Mantri Announces Setting up of Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge System at IIT Kharagpur at the inaugural ceremony of an international webinar Shiksha Mantri Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced the Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge System to be set up at IIT Kharagpur. Inaugurating the international webinar...

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How safe is your tea in a paper cup?

IIT Kharagpur Research Gives Evidence of Microplastic Pollution in the Hot Liquid Consumed from Disposable Paper Cups With the current crusade against single-use plastic, disposable paper cups are on the rise especially for consuming water and hot beverages. But even these cups are not without peril. Recent research by IIT...

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Bharata Tirtha – IKS Webinar

International Webinar by IIT Kharagpur on Indian Knowledge Systems to Explore Revival of Indian Scientific Heritage Studies  in Technical Institutes IIT Kharagpur is organizing an international webinar on Indian Knowledge Systems from November 6-8, 2020. Titled Bharata Tirtha after Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore poem, the webinar aims to trace the philosophical...

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Stepping up Industry 4.0 Manufacturing

Novel Industry 4.0 Technology Jointly Developed by IIT Kharagpur and TCS to Set New Trends in India’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector In an industrial collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services, IIT Kharagpur has developed novel Industry 4.0 technology for remotely controlled factory operations and real-time quality correction during industrial production.  At this...

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ICMR Certifies IIT Kharagpur’s COVID19 Testing Technology

IIT Kharagpur’s COVIRAP – Novel Technology of COVID-19 Test Gets ICMR Certification This new testing method implements a highly reliable & accurate molecular diagnostic procedure, conducted in an ultra-low-cost portable device unit & costs only around Rs. 500 per test. ‘COVIRAP,’ the diagnostic machine developed by IIT Kharagpur researchers, has...

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More Towards Global Living Experience

Hon’ble Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Inaugurates International Faculty Visitors’ Accommodation at IIT Kharagpur “I am sure IIT Kharagpur will take the Indian education standards to a new unparalleled level:” Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank, Hon’ble Education Minister In an initiative towards attracting more faculty from prestigious foreign universities, the...

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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Industry-grade Silica from Rice Biomass

Rice husk is one of the most widely available agricultural wastes. The process of disposal of rice husks looks more crucial as burning the material each year during the winters has been creating a severe environmental challenge. While the husk is often used to meet energy requirements for rice milling,...

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International Webinar on India the Global Destination for Higher Education, post-NEP 2020

IIT Kharagpur and IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation India, October 10, 2020, IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation (India) in partnership with IIT Kharagpur organized an International Webinar on ‘India: The Global Destination for Higher Education: Post NEP 2020 Scenario’. Spread over the two days on October 9 and 10, 2020, eminent experts...