MoU

IIT Kharagpur inked a MoU with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth in Digital Farming Solutions

IIT Kharagpur inked a MoU with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth in Digital Farming Solutions

IIT Kharagpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Parbhani, Maharashtra on 03 May 2022 under the World Bank and ICAR sponsored project named "NAHEP-CAAST-DFSRDA" in the presence of Dr. Ashoke Dhawan, Vice Chancellor, VNMKV. The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) - Centre of Excellence for Digital Farming Solutions enhances productivity by Agri - Bots, Agri - Drones and Agri – AGVs. This institutional collaboration in various spheres of education will enable the students to acquire industry relevant education, training and skills. Both the institutions will indulge in the scope of cooperation in…
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IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ORMAS

IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ORMAS

Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG) of IIT Kharagpur signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS) to facilitate rural technological innovation for the growth of Producers’ groups and Producers’ companies providing technological solutions to improve the efficiency of production along with value addition. Both the institution will entail to identify technological needs of the product-based livelihood and engage in relevant R&D to upgrade the existing technology by modifying, redesigning and standardization of the users at grassroots level. Prof V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur stated – “The intent of this MoU is to create…
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IIT Kharagpur inks two MoUs with AARDO & RFRF

IIT Kharagpur inks two MoUs with AARDO & RFRF

IIT Kharagpur signed two MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) with African-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) and Research for Resurgence Foundation (RFRF) on strategic collaboration and mutual cooperation in research, sharing of knowledge & resources. AARDO will cooperate with IIT KGP to achieve common objectives in the field of agriculture and rural development through technological innovations, solutions, interventions and capacity enhancement to benefit and strengthen rural societies by establishing cordial ties, strengthening cooperation and initiating an association between the two organizations for the benefit of rural communities in Africa and Asia. With RFRF, it is a strong academic collaboration by mutually undertaking…
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Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: Benevolent act of IIT Kharagpur alumnus helps in the materialization of the process

Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: Benevolent act of IIT Kharagpur alumnus helps in the materialization of the process

IIT Kharagpur has established the “Prithviraj Banerjee and Swati Banerjee Chair Professorship” with an endowment of $ 81,082, received from its eminent and distinguished alumnus, Dr. Prithviraj “Prith” Banerjee (1981/B.Tech./E&ECE/Azad). In this regards, virtual signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prithviraj Banerjee was arranged on July 02, 2021, where Prof Virendra Kumar Tewari, the Director of IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prith Banerjee, the Chief Technology Officer of ANSYS had signed the MoU in the presence of Prof Amit Patra, the Deputy Director; Prof Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, the Dean Outreach; Prof Surjya Kanta Pal, the Associate Dean…
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MoU with NCDC to Promote Developments in Cooperatives, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

MoU with NCDC to Promote Developments in Cooperatives, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

Highlights: This MoU will promote greater collaboration towards sustainable development in cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors It will involve advancement of training, action research, studies, policy analysis, policy advice, consultancy, monitoring, evaluation, system development and technology development. It will provide support towards Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producer Organisation It shall have opportunities for trainee/student exchange program including providing internships IIT Kharagpur and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU towards greater collaboration in issues and areas related to the development of cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors and to the holistic approach towards sustainable development. The scope…
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IIT Kharagpur and NIUA Collaborate to Build Accessible, Safe and Inclusive Indian Cities

IIT Kharagpur and NIUA Collaborate to Build Accessible, Safe and Inclusive Indian Cities

IIT Kharagpur has inked an MoU with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) for ‘Building Accessible Safe and Inclusive Indian Cities' (BASIIC). The collaboration is aimed towards developing a framework for universal city planning which would be more accessible and inclusive for various sections of the community with age-friendly disabled-friendly measures. Talking about the significance of such an initiative, Director, Prof. Virendra K Tewari said, “India is a young country with a population growth rate of 1% as of 2019. Such a growth figure along with the current status will create a dynamic need for housing and urban planning…
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Thrust to 5G and AI

Thrust to 5G and AI

Business Standard    Business Standard (PTI)     Times of India    India Today    Indian Express    Careers360      Economic Times      Money Control    Jagran    Equity Bull Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and IIT Kharagpur, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 28, 2019 to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and AI. Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals. IIT Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialization of the joint…
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IIT KGP signs MoU with ZHAW

IIT KGP signs MoU with ZHAW

IIT Kharagpur and the School of Applied Psychology of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Europe, signed an MoU on February 7, 2019, to explore opportunities for academic exchange and collaboration in research efforts. The academic exchange between the two institutions will not only encompass the exchange of faculty members, researchers and students but also lead to the organization of joint research projects, workshops, conferences and symposia. The two institutions will also work towards the offering of joint or dual programs or projects that allow for joint supervision and credit…
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IIT KGP Partners with AOTS Japan

IIT KGP Partners with AOTS Japan

Financial Express   The Week   Navbharat Times   Business Standard  Techgraph    NDTV    Millenium Post     Gadget Now    NewsNation   The Indian Wire   DevDiscourse IIT Kharagpur and Japan’s The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) have signed an MoU on January 21, 2019, to explore opportunities for an Indo-Japanese Research Centre at IIT Kharagpur to showcase research and technology developments in thematic areas. The two organizations shall focus on state of the art joint certification courses in the domains of technology and management to be co-taught by faculty/experts in both countries including visits to the host institutions. This…
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IITKGP-TUM Center for Intelligent Transportation

IITKGP-TUM Center for Intelligent Transportation

  Business Standard     India Today     Money Control     Outlook      Millenium Post     Indian Express     Economic Times Auto IIT Kharagpur and the Technical University of Munich from Germany have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up an Indo-German Collaborative Research Center on Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Center will be located at IIT Kharagpur with the possibility of a similar center being replicated in Germany in the future. The goal of this Center will be to bring together Indian and German researchers, as well as industry partners from the two countries to work on…
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