vaibhavIIT KGP Setting India's VAIBHAV Roadmap

The KGP Chronicle (October 2, 2020)

IIT Kharagpur to lead High-Performance Computing, Internet of Things, Agro Economy and Food Security at Govt. of India's VAIBHAV Summit

Ron Gupta, IITKGP Foundation President, was asked to give a brief talk during the inauguration ceremony. Click here to view the recording of the event (Ron begins his presentation at approximately 35:00).

Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit, a global summit of overseas and resident Indian scientists and academicians are being organized by the various science & technology and academic organizations under the Govt. of India. The Summit, which will be launched by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi on October 2, 2020, (0630 PM IST), aims to enable deliberations on thought processes, practices and R&D culture with a problem-solving approach for well-defined objectives. IIT Kharagpur has been selected to champion the verticals of ‘Communication Technology’ and ‘Computational Sciences’ both pertaining to the domain of Electrical Sciences and ‘Agro Economy and Food Security’.

Under the first two verticals, the Institute is organizing two horizontal sessions namely

1) High-performance computing and its application and

2) Internet of Things: Integrating Sensing, Communication and Computing All Together.

The initiative will be led by Prof. Niloy Ganguly and Prof. Pralay Mitra from the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering. (Read More)