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Make sure to get signed up for the next PanIIT Virtual Conference on September 10 being organized by Ron Gupta (IITKGP Foundation President). The topic is 'The New Global FINTECH Norm: Post COVID-19' and will feature frequent Bloomberg News guest Vinay Nair and Bombay Stock Exchange MD Ashish Chauhan.

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August 2020: E-Symposia on "Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy"

September 10, 2020: PanIIT USA Virtual Conference, "The New FINTECH Norm: Post COVID-19" (Ron Gupta is organizing the event)

Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur


If you have an event you would like to add to the calendar, please send an email with details to info@iitkgpfoundation.org.



IIT Kharagpur researchers awarded for generating power from wet clothes

A group of researchers from IIT Kharagpur has conferred the 'Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020' for developing a mechanism for generating electricity from wet clothes left under sunlight to dry.

Lallit Anand ('70) has new book 'Continuum Mechanics of Solids' published

Lallit Anand ('70) recently had his new book 'Continuum Mechanics of Solids' published by the Oxford University Press.

Join Ron Gupta, IITKGPF President, conduct the PanIIT Virtual Conference on FINTECH on September 10

The conference, 'The New FINTECH Norm: Post COVID-19,' will be held on September 10, 2020 at 09:00am PDT, featuring Vinay Nair, a serial entrepreneur, and Ashish Chauhan, MD of Bombay Stock Exchange.

Despite Shut Campuses, IITs lend a helping hand

IITKGP has just started the third phase of distribution for all workers, that will provide support through the end of September.

Department of Mechanical Engineering starts bi-annual e-newsletter

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur has started publishing a bi-annual e-newsletter. The June 2020 edition features the 'Metal Forming Laboratory' and 'Learning in the Times of a Pandemic'.

IIT-KGP Nostalgia

One of KGP's earliest graduates, Bala Natarajan ('57), shared a photo from the 1957 Mechanical Engineering graduation.

IIT-KGP grad aces UPSC, fulfills dad's dream

The sixth time was the charm for V Teja Deepak ('12), who secured All India Rank (AIR) 279 in the UPSC examination 2019 and fulfilled his late father's dream of seeing him as a civil servant.

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

The third phase of distributions has just kicked off and will provide support through the end of September.

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If you've donated to the IITKGP Foundation, you may be able to double your donation! We're here to help you with the process!

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

August 2020: E-Symposia on "Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy"
September 10, 2020: PanIIT USA Virtual Conference, The New FINTECH Norm: Post COVID-19
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

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