IITKGP Foundation supporting COVID Innovation at IIT Kharagpur






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IIT Kharagpur Foundation of USA will provide INR 45L to support Field Validation of the New Covid-19 Detection Device developed by IIT Kharagpur, under the leadership of Prof. Suman Chakraborty. Of this amount, INR 25L is being donated by Anand Rajaraman, an IIT Madras alumnus based in Silicon Valley, USA. You can read more about this important innovation in the below newsletter article.





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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


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Supporting COVID Innovation at IIT Kharagpur

IIT KGP Foundation and an IIT Madras alumnus to support COVID-19 Innovation at IIT Kharagpur related to the New Covid-19 Detection Device developed by IIT Kharagpur, under the leadership of Prof. Suman Chakraborty.

IIT-Kharagpur alumnus develops robot to sanitize train coaches, hospitals

A 'remote navigated ultraviolet robot (RNUR)' developed by Bhagalpur-based IIT-Kharagpur alumni Ajit Kumar ('13, ME, DD) to sanitize train coaches and other establishments amid Covid-19 pandemic has found many takers.

IIT-KGP Nostalgia: Silver Jubilee Commemoration Volume 1975

The National Digital Library (NDLI) brings you the Silver Jubilee Commemoration Volume 1975: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

IIT-Kharagpur alumnus founded EvrCare provides support system service to senior citizens

EvrCare is an AI-based hyperlocal support system through which one can take care of the assistance, companionship, and wellness needs of senior citizens from any part of the world.

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 as speakers and Devin Banerjee, LinkedIn, as moderator.

Sanjiv Saraf ('80): Saving India's Urdu heritage, one book at a time

Priceless pieces of Urdu poetry and books on art, literature and history confined to dark corners of private homes and public libraries have found a new home--all 1,00,000 of them digitized and ready to access for students, researchers and bibliophiles.

PanIIT USA releases August 2020 newsletter

PanIIT USA recently released their August 2020 newsletter.

IIT Kharagpur wraps up successful e-symposia on "Gandhian Thoughts and Philosophy"

IIT Kharagpur recently completed an e-symposia on Gandhian thoughts and philosophy. The month-long event featured talks by experts from across the world. All the talks were recorded and are available for you to view on YouTube.

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

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

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

Make a Quick Donation to IIT Kharagpur now!



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