IIT-Kharagpur alumni help casual workers, 'safai dadas' that helped them when they needed it most

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The Inter Hall (Inter Generation) Quiz Finals were held June 27th. This unique event was a culmination of a series of intra-hall quiz competitions and fundraisers being held by IIT-Kharagpur alumni to raise funds for the "IITKGP Directors Fund for Campus and Vicinity Staff due to COVID-19". The event was a huge success and garnered many pledges for the fund. Below is a link to the recorded quiz event. Make sure to check it out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1QjRmTMoIo

                                                                                                                     

KGPian Pradeep Khosla ('80), Chancellor of University of California, San Diego and Sudhir Jain, Director IIT Gandhinagar; star in a PanIIT USA Virtual Conference on 'The New Education Norm: Post COVID-19,' hosted by our President Ron Gupta on June 25, 2020. See the below link for a recording of the conference.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV5SNXHuFaY

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                   

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July 23, 2020: PanIIT USA Virtual Conference on 'The New Global Economy,' featuring Raghuram Rajan, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, also hosted by our President Ron Gupta ('70)

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IIT alumni help for casual workers, 'safai dadas'

Help is pouring in for the 'safai dadas' and casual workers of IIT Kharagpur, all thanks to the alumni. The financial assistance, however, is not limited to mess workers and 'safai dadas'.
 

Batch of 1993 makes pledge to KGP campus workers in the name of fallen batchmate

The Inter Hall (Inter Generation) Quiz Finals were held June 27th to support the "IITKGP Directors Fund for Campus and Vicinity Staff due to COVID-19". The Batch of 1993 came forward and made an additional donation in the name of their fallen batchmate.

IIT Kharagpur and University of Alberta, Canada, Launch Joint Doctoral Program

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, or IIT Kharagpur, and University of Alberta, Canada, have jointly launched a Joint Doctoral Degree Program (JDP) to create academic exchange between faculty and students.

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IIT-KGP alumnus founded AgNext to use AI powered tech to revitalize the tea industry

Agri-tech startup AgNext was incubated at IIT Kharagpur, in 2016, with a vision to benefit the various stakeholders in the agri value chain. Taranjeet Singh Bhamra ('02), CEO & Founder, AgNext Technologies, speaks about the company.
 

IIT-KGP's unsung heroes need your help--please donate now!

Director V.K. Tewari: "After a roaring success of our first phase of relief operation, we've now plunged into the second phase from 17th of this month."
 
IIT Kharagpur celebrated International Yoga Day by conducting a workshop for limited number of campus residents. About 50 people participated in the event while maintaining social distancing, hygiene and sanitization norms.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

July 23, 2020: PanIIT USA Virtual Conference on 'The New Global Economy,' featuring Raghuram Rajan, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, also hosted by IITKGP Foundation US President Ron Gupta ('70)
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

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