IIT-Kgp alumnus, Lord Bhattacharyya, knighted in 2003

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After our newsletter was released last week, we quickly found out that we omitted another KGP alumnus who had been knighted. Our sincere apologies for this omission. We are very proud of Lord Bhattacharyya and Arun Sarin on their achievements.

Professor Lord Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya received his Mechanical Engineering degree with honors from IIT Kharagpur in 1960. He went on to earn a MSc and PhD from Birmingham, United Kingdom and has Honorary Doctorates from many universities. Lord Bhattacharyya was appointed CBE in 1997 and knighted in 2003. In 2004, he was made a life peer as Baron Bhattacharyya of Moseley in the County of West Midlands. He joined the Parliamentary House of Lords, London on 3rd June 2004 and sits on the Labour benches in the House of Lords.

Professor Lord Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya served as Engineer and Industrial  Manager, Lucas Industries Ltd. during 1961-67, Research Dept. of Engineering, Birmingham University during 1967-80, Professor of Manufacturing, Founding Director and Chairman, Warwick Manufacturing Group, Warwick University, United Kingdom from 1980.

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IIT-Kgp alumnus, Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, received knighthood in 2003

**We are pleased to announce that Lord Bhattacharyya received his knighthood in 2003. Our sincere apologies for the omission from last week's newsletter.**

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