January 6, 2023
IIT Kharagpur Director has a Face to Face Session with Global Alumni
IIT Kharagpur Director, Dr. Virendra Tewari, had a virtual conversation with KGP alumni from around the world. The meeting was graced by the presence of Mr. Peter Chan (1962/EE), a famous Bonsai expert and author, who also gave the 2022 convocation speech. Mr. Arjun Mahotra (IIT KGP Foundation Board Member) spoke on behalf of the Foundation President, Asoke DeySarkar. Addressing the virtual participants, Director Tewari asked alumni to help IITKGP meet its goals to upgrade infrastructure, support innovations and student startups, develop endowed scholarships, and finance/support students for research internship experiences by creating a corpus or endowment of Rs. 4,000 crores (approx. $500 million).