Tagged: environment

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Green Innovation by IITKGP Students Stands Second at NEC Hackathon

Students  from IIT Kharagpur have secured 1st Runners-up position at the NEC Hackathon: Environment for developing environment-friendly and revenue maximising business application for the farming community to manage crop residue. Vaishnav Katiyar, Pranav Agarwal, Paras Chaudhary and Shivam Tiwari, final year students from the Dept. of Architecture & Regional Planning have...

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Earth Day 2020 e-Celebration

IIT Kharagpur is organizing the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Earth Day through an online visual exhibition and competition. About Earth Day Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 gave a voice to an emerging...

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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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The show begins

The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators Program. For many of the children and their teachers and parents, it had been a long journey from home,...

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It’s Illumination Time

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Clean India, Healthy India

Hindustan Times      ET Health World (Economic Times)      India Today        The Week       UNI India       Millenium Post       Business Standard       Republic World Does economic growth have a positive correlation with clean drinking water in...

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Towards a Greener, Cleaner World

Sarve bhavantu sukhinaḥ; Sarve santu nirāmayāḥ Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu; Mā kashchit duḥkha bhāgbhavet ‘May all be prosperous and happy, May all be free from illness, May all see what is spiritually uplifting, May no one suffer. A 16-YO global icon of climate activism, Ms Greta Thunberg took on national and...

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IEI Young Engineering Award for Kgpian

Alumnus Sneha Gautam has been conferred the IEI Young Engineering Award 2019 – 20 by the Institution of Engineers (India), in recognition of his contribution to the field of Environmental Engineering. Dr. Gautam completed his PhD in 2015 from IIT Kharagpur’s Dept. of Mining Engineering in the area of Environmental...

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Way to Zero Waste

Economic Times       ET Energy World       India Today         Careers360       Millenium Post       DD News       Business Standard       The Week        NDTV          Shiksha While passing through the newly developed,...

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Earth Day on IIT KGP campus

Vision Prabaho, the eco-conservation-cum- awareness forum of IIT Kharagpur, observed Earth Day 2019 with its program for “Un-nailing Trees”. Volunteers of the group went around the campus armed with pliers to pull out nails, brackets, iron rods, wires and screws from tree trunks. This was their attempt to prolong the...