IIT-KGP start-up develops low-cost mask for both India's low income groups and the healthcare sector






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Don't forget to join the PanIIT Event on Global Economy with Arundhati Bhattacharya (KGP Trustee & Former SBI Head), Raghuram Rajan (Former RBI Head) and moderator Dipak Jain today, July 23, 2020 at 9:00am PDT/11:00am CDT/12:00pm EDT/9:30pm IST.

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Director V.K. Tewari posted the following information on his Facebook page July 21, 2020:

"IIT Kharagpur has declared results for the academic year 2019-20. 2630 final year students have completed successfully their academic degree programs. This includes B.Tech.--508, B.Tech./M.Tech. Dual--534, B.Arch.--34, M.Sc. 2 year--177, M.Tech.--637, MMST--6, MCP--35, LLB--33, LLM--16, MHRM--15, MBA--126, EMBA--19, PGDBA--57, MS--15, PhD--202.

The numbers are expected to increase in the coming weeks as more MS and PhD students qualify for their degrees. The graduating students include about 15% girl students across all levels of study (UG, PG, RS). The provisional certificates will be available soon from the Academic Section.

My congratulations on the well-deserved success of all the graduating students and best wishes for their future endeavours."


The IITKGP Foundation would also like to congratulate the new graduates on their achievements and wish them the best for the future!                                                                                                                      




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July 23, 2020: PanIIT USA Virtual Conference on 'THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC NORM: POST COVID-19', featuring KGP Trustee & Past SBI CEO Arundhati Bhattacharya, Former RBI Head Raghuram Rajan, Dipak C. Jain, Former Dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management as moderator and hosted by IITKGP Foundation US President Ron Gupta ('70)

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IIT Kharagpur Start-up Launches Low-cost Surgical Face Masks

IIT Kharagpur incubated start-up Anigiene Technical Textiles has developed a P3 layered low-cost surgical face mask.

IIT Kharagpur 'develops' weather forecast system to help farmers

The institute in collaboration with the India Meteorological Department started offering an agro-advisory to cultivators to improve their production in different weather conditions, the IIT-KGP spokesperson said.

IITKGP and WIN Foundation Project: Water Treatment System Developed

The global water crisis is an alarming problem and a top priority across the globe. The Indian scenario is no different and the Government of India has also rolled out several strategies for conservation of water resources.

IIT Kharagpur to present upcoming e-symposia on "Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy"

IIT Kharagpur is organizing an e-symposia on Gandhian thoughts and philosophy. The month-long event will feature talks by experts from across the world.

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

The second phase is well underway and we still need your help!

Prabhjeet Singh ('04) takes over as President of Uber in India, South Asia

Ride-hailing form Uber on Thursday announced the appointment of Prabhjeet Singh ('04) as President of Uber in India and South Asia.

IIT Kharagpur Offers Free Online Course on Cloud Computing for Engineers through NPTEL

IIT Kharagpur is offering a free online course on cloud computing on NPTEL for computer science, electronics and communications, and electrical engineers.

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

August 2020: E-Symposia on "Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy"
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

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