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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated infrastructural development projects worth Rs. 230 crores to IIT Kharagpur virtually

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated infrastructural development projects worth Rs. 230 crores to IIT Kharagpur virtually

Under the able leadership of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, IIT Kharagpur witnessed the testimony towards the road that leads to a Vikshit Bharat @2047, the vision of a Sashakt Bharat. Today Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the Nation the Infrastructure Development Projects worth about Rs. 230 crores at IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office; Shri Manoj Sinha,  Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir along with other ministers and members of parliament through video conferencing. Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Hon'ble Minister of State for…
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IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Ericsson announced a long term co-operation for joint research in the area of AI, Compute and Radio.  As part of the occasion two mile-stones agreements were inked between both the organizations which will allow researchers from both organizations to collaborate to develop novel AI and distributed compute technology towards 6G research. Additionally, a symposium on Radio and Network research was organized at G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications (GSSST) where leaders from Ericsson Research and IIT Kharagpur participated to discuss the developments and advancements for the future of networks and communication. Prof. Virendra Kumar…
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Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

AI4ICPS of IIT Kharagpur launches certification course on Artificial Intelligence with TCS iON Press Conference on launch of HAAI AI for Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (AI4ICPS), a national AI Hub, established by IIT Kharagpur under the aegis of DST, Government of India, on the occasion of third anniversary of National Educational Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), announces the launch of its latest and highly anticipated program, “Hands-on AI for the real-world applications (HAAI).” The course was launched by Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, along with Prof. Amit…
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IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with HCLTech to Jointly Develop Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Petroleum Industry

IIT Kharagpur inks MoU with HCLTech to Jointly Develop Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Petroleum Industry

IIT Kharagpur inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HCLTech, a leading global technology company on 31 May 2023, to collaborate in the field of petroleum engineering and earth sciences. HCLTech and IIT Kharagpur will jointly develop innovative and sustainable solutions to address critical challenges of the petroleum industry including reduction of carbon footprint and provide significant sustainable solutions towards net zero carbon emissions. “We are pleased to work with HCLTech on this path-breaking initiative. Academia and industry need to forge such symbiotic partnerships that will be instrumental in advancing research and innovation in technology, besides creating a skilled workforce.…
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Virtual Reality – The New Tool for SMART Education

Virtual Reality – The New Tool for SMART Education

iVAR Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has joined hands with a Gurugram-based ed-tech startup iXRLabs to explore the use of VR as a pedagogical tool in higher education. Under this collaboration, iVAR lab will share students’ experience of virtual reality modules across branches such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical developed by iXRLabs. The collaboration will enhance students' learning experiences through immersive VR modules. The modules will cover a wide range of industrial settings which include machinery, plant tours, and experiments such as a jet engine, thermal power plant and universal testing machine. This will promote…
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IITKGP Entry, CodAR, Wins The Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C)-2021

IITKGP Entry, CodAR, Wins The Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C)-2021

IIT Kharagpur’s entry to The Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C)-2021, Cod AR, has won this year’s challenge in the Innovation category. The Serious Games Showcase and Challenge is a premier destination for recognition of excellence in the field of Serious Games development. This year, awards were presented in the following categories - Best Government Game, Best Student Developed Game, Best Business Developed Game, and Best XR Game. CodAR, developed by Mr. Vandit Sharma, a 2021 graduate from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, under the supervision of Dr. Kaushal Kumar Bhagat, Assistant Professor in the Advanced Technology…
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IIT Kharagpur has set “Specialty Friction Reducers” in motion

IIT Kharagpur has set “Specialty Friction Reducers” in motion

IIT Kharagpur researchers have contributed to product development and commercialization of specialty friction reducers for challenging unconventional oilfield environments. Recently, IIT Kharagpur researchers have contributed towards a new domain of indigenous innovation, “Specialty Friction Reducers” for unconventional oilfields and most significantly, this technique has led to commercialization of this product by an Indian Manufacturer, for the first time, for the global oil and gas industry. “We have developed the technique for characterizing the specialty friction reducers involves a unique combination of drag reduction and viscometric measurements, specifically replicating the complex oilfield environment. The work further enabled correlation between the fundamental…
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IIT Kharagpur students have participated in a leadership talk- Second MIC Driven Activity

IIT Kharagpur students have participated in a leadership talk- Second MIC Driven Activity

MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) has conducted a leadership talk (Second MIC Driven Activity of Quarters 3 and 4) with Dr. Anand Deshpande, the founder Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems, where the postgraduate students and research scholars of IIT Kharagpur have participated enthusiastically with effective learning outcome. The discussion has been on the topic “From Ph.D. / Master’s Thesis to a Start- Up”, where Dr. Anand Deshpande has laid emphasis on promoting innovation and entrepreneurial concepts in students.  “Nearly about 1 million students graduate every year. Among them, 6% are into Masters and among these 6% students, few venture…
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IIT Kharagpur develops e-Classroom software for Indian academia – DEEKSHAK

IIT Kharagpur develops e-Classroom software for Indian academia – DEEKSHAK

Dataquest                                 Careers 360                       Dainik Jagran      Indian Express Hindustan Times The Tribune Outlook NDTV   Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an e-classroom software, DEEKSHAK. With COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing, educational institutions across the world have shifted to electronic mode. Meeting software platforms are being popularly used for online classes. But the users are frequently experiencing challenges with regard to security issues, and more importantly, the operational requirements of an electronic classroom which…
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Get down to business, say IIT KGP Experts

Get down to business, say IIT KGP Experts

A Market Opportunity for Indigenous Players - IIT Kharagpur Experts on Mobile App Ban. Director, Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari is affirmative about IIT Kharagpur's role in filling this void through sponsored projects and startups Careers360           Times of India       Indian Express         India Today          Business Insider        Outlook        Live Mint India on June 29 witnessed an unprecedented action in the area of mobile applications. 59 mobile applications developed in China have been banned by MEITY, Govt. of India citing prejudicial activities to…
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