Tagged: GIAN


A fauji at heart

An account of Shib Sankar Das, Network Engineer (VC), Centre for Educational Technology, and one of the superstars leading the initiative of eLearning through online classroom at IIT KGP I had joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 31, 1981, as an Airman after completing my high school. I...


To get the ball rolling

Swarajya Magazine       Indian Express SPARC website launched by IIT Kharagpur, which is the national coordinator for MHRD’s new initiative in higher education The launch of the website of the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration or SPARC on September 28, 2018 marks the formal beginning of...


Forging a global connection

IIT Kharagpur is the national coordinator of GIAN, an MHRD-run international outreach programme The Global Initiative of Academic Networks or GIAN was launched on November 30, 2015 by the then Union minister for human resources development, Ms Smriti Irani. The initiative intended to enhance the quality of higher education in...