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KGP Chronicle (August 19, 2019)

From school children to the IIT Bombay Director to the young alumni, everyone played a part in the 69th Foundation Day celebrations at IIT Kharagpur.

"We can always aspire to better our place, but we should not worry too much about rankings," said Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri ('85), Director, IIT Bombay, who was Chief Guest at IIT Kharagpur's 69th Foundation Day celebrations. He added, "If our products, that is our students and alumni are doing well, that is justification enough of what the IITs are doing."

Prof. Chaudhuri ('85), who is a Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardee and also recipient of the IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award, put before the audience the unique challenges that all IITs, his own alma mater as well as IIT Bombay under his administration, are facing in what he called their "3.0" version. (Read More)