Category: Spotlight

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Protecting the Protectors

Making Face Shields for Healthcare Workers During Lockdown India Today          Financial Express       The Telegraph     Hindustan Times        Indian Express    Business Standard    Yahoo News         Business Insider NDTV            Outlook       ...

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A changing world

A joint study by the Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management and the University of Leeds is trying to look into how Covid-19 might change social activities and travel patterns A national lockdown for 21 days. Work from home. Classes on Zoom. Shopping for essentials only...

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Exploring COVID Lockdown

IIT Kharagpur Study Explores the Urgent Need for COVID Lockdown Times of India             Hindustan Times            Economic Times             NDTV            Outlook           Edex Live       ...

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IDBI Trusteeship CSR Funding for IIT KGP’s Electric Vehicle

IIT Kharagpur gets CSR Funding from IDBI Trusteeship for Developing Light-Weight Parts for Indigenous Three-Wheeler Electric Vehicles The Week      Outlook       India TV        Business Standard          Economic Times       Hindustan Times      Gadgets Now         DevDiscourse  ...

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BES is the best

An Indo-Belgium SPARC workshop at IIT Kharagpur brought to the fore world-wide efforts to improve bioelectrochemical systems for wastewater treatment and bioenergy recovery In a remote boarding school in Kisoro, Uganda – the Seseme Girls’ School – lighted toilets had changed the way the girls lived. Around 86% of the...

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Reaching Out to Rural Community

IIT Kharagpur Reaches out to Village Youth at the Agri Food Expo 2020 for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Rural Technologies with contributions from Guru Sanjeev Kumar The Dept. of Agriculture & Food Engineering organized the Agri Food Expo 2020 during February 14-16, 2020, under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan programme...

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Celebrating the ‘Macromolecule’

It was in 1920 that Hermann Staudinger, the legendary German organic chemist, proposed the concept of ‘macromolecules’. Since then macromolecules have revolutionized the materials sciences and biosciences and supported the rapid growth of the plastics industry. It is not without surprise that the Rubber Technology Centre of IIT Kharagpur, which...

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New Repurposed Drugs & Methodology Identified by IIT Kharagpur Researchers

India Today,  Times Now,  Millennium Post.  Outlook,  Can India,  The Week   Headlines Today    Hans India Daiji World Researchers from the School of Medical Science & Technology at IIT Kharagpur have identified new drug repurposing candidates for induction of fetal hemoglobin to treat beta-thalassemia patients Blood disorders or hemoglobinopathies such...

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What’s Heating India?

Green-less Urbanization leading to India’s Heat Islands Economic Times        The Week          News 18           Prabhat Khabar             Hindustan Times        The Republic World        The Hindu           Indian Express ...

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Outlining a heritagescape

  A joint workshop at IIT Kharagpur tries to take heritage conservation from yearnings for the past to a vision for a resilient future The Baluchari sari has long been accepted as a reflection of Bengal’s rich artistic heritage. Does this idea of heritage also stretch to lives of the...