Update: MoU signed to establish "The Partha S Ghosh Academy of Leadership"
IITKGP (October 3, 2018)
An MoU was signed on October 2, 2018 to establish "The Partha S Ghosh Academy of Leadership" at IIT-KGP.
IIT KGP is all set to establish India's first of its kind Academy of Leadership envisioning the advancement of education. The academy intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy, reasoning, and liberal arts.
"It is indeed an opportune time to expand the scope of the value proposition of the academic excellence at IIT Kharagpur by developing the next phase education process. This is to be based not only on scientific and technical training, but the teachings of ancient philosophies, reasoning, intuitive thinking, systems engineering and the past successes and failures of humanity," remarked Prof. P P Chakrabarti, Director, IIT Kharagpur. He is optimistic that this initiative will place students of IIT Kharagpur on a fast track to be creative problem solvers and inspiring leaders, both in their professional careers and their communities. (Read More)