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A brave new start

A brave new start

India Today  Careers360  Jagran Josh Many of India’s villages may witness a sea change in water quality, management and distribution when the ideation of five projects that evolved out of a joint workshop between IIT Kharagpur and the University of Edinburgh (UoE) on Rural Water Quality and Management bear fruit. The workshop held at IIT Kharagpur during May 14-16 brought together scientists, engineers, social scientists, social workers as well as people from industry from India and abroad to brainstorm about an issue that is critical to promote socially inclusive development throughout the world. The workshop was funded by the Global…
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Simple and viable

Simple and viable

Careers360 Jagran Josh Supply of clean drinking water is considered to be the hallmark of a truly developed and integrated society. Owing to the largescale agriculture and anthropogenic stress, improving drinking water quality has become a nationwide issue and tackling it depends on the young generation of students who can draw upon their creativity to provide simple and effective solutions which may be readily adopted by the rural communities. A rural drinking water technology hackathon was conceptualised by the IIT Kharagpur Director, Prof Partha Pratim Chakrabarti, who has been mentoring the Design Innovation Centre (DIC) ever since its inception. The…
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