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ERP Software Developed by IIT Kharagpur Adopted by other IITs

ERP Software Developed by IIT Kharagpur Adopted by other IITs

The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software developed and extensively used by IIT Kharagpur is now to be adopted by IIT Ropar and IIT Jodhpur for institutional use. IIT Kharagpur has signed MoU with both the IITs for customization, installation and deployment of the ERP system. ‚ÄúThis indigenously developed software was deployed across all major functions of the Institute, to improve organizational administration and shifting operations to e-management, through both intranet and internet as well as desktops and mobiles. Close to 2000 of our teaching and non-teaching staff and more than 14000 students are using this software regularly; additionally, a large…
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STEP towards Innovation Drive

STEP towards Innovation Drive

IIT Kharagpur has been among the firsts to build industrial parks within an academic setup, in the country. While the Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP) was set up within and in the vicinity of the IIT Kharagpur campus, a Research Park has also been built in Kolkata to set up industrial laboratories involving researchers from IIT Kharagpur. STEP is aimed at encouraging and nurturing students to launch their startups through incubation facilities. Recently Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur in the context of mobile application development by Indian companies, has been vocal about start-up ecosystem in technical institutions.…
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