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Exploring the Leadership Role in Public Service

Exploring the Leadership Role in Public Service

Partha Ghosh Academy of Leadership (PGAL) at IIT Kharagpur is back again with a Leadership Talk Series and this time with the most renowned and celebrated leaders of  time, Mr. Amitabh Kant, Ex-CEO of NITI Aayog and India's G-20 Sherpa who will speak on Leadership in Public Service on 28th May 2024. He is the man who is an exceptional bureaucrat and a driving force behind transformative initiatives such as 'Make in India,' 'Start Up India,' and 'Ease of Doing Business.' His deep understanding of ethical leadership, inclusive policymaking, and innovative mobility solutions has positioned him as one of India’s…
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IIT Kharagpur launches PUBBS: 4th Generation Public Bicycle Sharing Systems

IIT Kharagpur launches PUBBS: 4th Generation Public Bicycle Sharing Systems

IIT Kharagpur launches 4th generation “Make in India”  Public Bicycle Sharing system including a smart electro-mechanical IOT module for locking bicycles and its software. Integrated Hardware, Software and Firmware development for a fully automatic bicycle lock and a cloud-based sharing system which is freely available on a subscription basis so that the system can be setup by private individuals without specialized equipment and personnel. This project is funded by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and involves pilot-scale demonstration within the IIT Campus.  Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Education inaugurated the Public Bicycle Share System in the…
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IIT Kharagpur Signs MoU with Uneverse Mobilty, a Kolkata based Startup, for the Development & Commercialization of Sodium Ion Batteries in India

IIT Kharagpur Signs MoU with Uneverse Mobilty, a Kolkata based Startup, for the Development & Commercialization of Sodium Ion Batteries in India

These Cost-Effective Batteries Will Boost the Rapid Growth Envisaged For E-Vehicles Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uneverse Mobility Pvt Ltd, a Kolkata based startup focusing on next generation battery technology and e-mobility segments for commercialization and further development of the Sodium Ion technology. A team headed by Prof Amreesh Chandra from the Department of Physics at IIT Kharagpur have been working extensively on the development of Sodium-ion based energy solutions. They were amongst the first group of researchers in India who were funded by the Department of Science and Technology under their flagship…
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Steering Ahead into Steel Technology with SAIL & Vanitec

Steering Ahead into Steel Technology with SAIL & Vanitec

A ‘Workshop on the Recent Progress in Microalloyed Steels with High-Strength and Toughness’ was organized by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, and the Indian Institute of Metals, Kharagpur Chapter. The workshop was based on the project being investigated at IIT Kharagpur on the development of vanadium microalloyed high-strength steel in collaboration with the Research & Development Centre for Iron & Steel (RDCIS), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Ranchi, and with support from the Vanitec Limited, UK. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. Chandan Chakraborty, Head, Electrical Engineering, along with Prof. Karabi Das, Head, Department of…
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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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Make in India, make at IIT KGP

Make in India, make at IIT KGP

India Today  Education Times  Jagran Josh  Financial Chronicle The nine projects being handled by IIT Kharagpur’s DHI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology in partnership with some premier private and public sector companies are destined to change the face of the manufacturing industry in India. From evolving new specialty materials, a fully automated system to monitor and control all activities on the shop-floor in large industrial units, setting up a 3D metal additive manufacturing facility for the heavy engineering sectors to developing selection guideline for materials, processes or process parameters for additive manufacturing that will enhance the capability of…
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