Tagged: Covid-19

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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Novel Technology for COVID-19 Rapid Test

The entire rapid test can be conducted in an ultra-low-cost portable device with the test results available in a customized smartphone application for dissemination within 1 hour without requiring manual interpretation. All of this at a cost of around ₹ 400/- per test. In a unique effort, researchers at IIT...

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IIT Kharagpur Start-up Launches Low-cost Surgical Face Masks

IIT Kharagpur incubated start-up has developed P3 layered surgical face masks. Anigiene Technical Textiles, led by a group of researchers at the Institute’s Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park, has developed the product keeping in mind the affordability by India’s low income groups as well as the quality requirement by those...

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Cleaning Automation Post COVID-19

IIT Kharagpur Develops Mechanised Mobile Broom for Cleaning Large Public Spaces Business Insider      Outlook      Times Now          India Today       News18 Hindi          The Week       Navbharat Times        Republic World Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have...

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Kgp Cares: Student Outreach

Campus Lockdown: How IIT KGP is facilitating students on-campus and beyond Business Insider         Outlook        Times of India         IIT Kharagpur has recently sent about 35 students to their hometown in Kolkata. This is one among the several student outreach initiatives...

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Chipping in

Students of IIT Kharagpur working with the Gopali Youth Welfare Society pool in their resources to rush both essential goods and protective gear to the underprivileged in Gopali and neighbouring gram panchayats Hindustan Times,  Indian Express,  The Telegraph,  Business Insider,  Outlook, NDTV,  India Today,  Yahoo News, Gadgets Now,  Republic The fight against Covid-19 is an...

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IIT KGP Lends Support to COVID Quarantine

Dr. B. C. Roy Institute of Medical Science and Research, the super specialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur has become COVID Quarantine Centre for Inter-state Travellers to West Bengal The Telegraph      Outlook        Business Insider         NDTV Bangla         Business Standard      Times of India   ...

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You’re Home: IIT Kharagpur tells international students

Hindustan Times    The Week     India Today     Millennium Post      Outlook     Economic Times      NDTV    Jagran An early morning tweet on Earth Day woke up a few students at IIT Kharagpur. A fellow Kgpian student, pursuing internship at Georgia, Atlanta, USA, had tweeted seeking help from the...

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Reaching Out to the Extended Family

IIT Kharagpur and its Alumni to Support COVID Lockdown Affected Poor People Around the Campus Times of India        The Telegraph            Careers360         IndiaBlooms          Hindustan Times       The Week       Business Insider      Business Standard   ...