IIT-Kharagpur to hold first of its kind Agri-Food Techathon (AFT 2021)

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IIT Kharagpur in association with NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) is organizing the first of its kind Agri-Food Techathon (AFT 2021). The event aims to promote the participation of India's youth in innovation and entrepreneurship in different domains of the Agri-Food sector. An opening ceremony will be held on January 25, 2021. Hon'ble Shiksha Mantri Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', Hon'ble Minister of Education, Govt. of India, will be in attendance at the event. Read more about the event in the below newsletter article.                                                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

                                                                                                                      

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UPCOMING EVENTS

January-March 2021: Agri-Food Techathon (Opening Ceremony January 25, 2021)

February 5-7, 2021: Purvodaya 2021

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IIT Kharagpur to Incubate Agri-Food Entrepreneurial Ventures to Support Food Security

IIT Kharagpur in association with NABARD is organizing the first of its kind Agri-Food Techathon (AFT 2021), to promote the participation of India's youth in innovation and entrepreneurship in different domains of the Agri-Food sector.

IIT-Kharagpur's Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) calendars are now up for sale on Amazon

You can now purchase copies of the Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) calendars developed at IIT-Kharagpur's 'Center of Excellence on Indian Knowledge Systems', through Amazon.
 

Prof. Surjya K Pal pens article about Industry 4.0 in transitioning India's Industrial Sector

Prof. Surjya K Pal of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Prof-in-Charge, Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology, and Associate Dean of Alumni Affairs/Branding, shared an article on Industry 4.0 with "The KGP Chronicle".
 

Follow Up: Lt Col Romil Barthwal ('12), helps organize 'Away from Gadgets' boot camp for teenagers

Facilitating reconnection with nature, Delta105 has curated a mountaineering camp for teenagers in Delta105, Army theme-based adventure park close to Manesar, which will start from January 22, 2021, and will continue till January 24, 2021.
 

AgNext, founded by an IIT-KGP alumnus, onboards another KGP alumnus in its CTO role

Dr. Subrat Panda ('02) has been added as CTO of AgNext, which was founded by IIT-Kharagpur alumnus Taranjeet Singh Bhamra ('02).
 

Spotlight Article by Prof. K N Tiwari: Promotion of Micro-irrigation to improve production

Prof. K N Tiwari from the Dept. of Agricultural and Food Engineering, IIT-Kharagpur, has written an article about how the installation of micro-irrigation systems improves horticultural production.
 
 

Purvodaya, annual B-school fest of VGSOM, to be held February 5-7, 2021

Purvodaya, the annual B-school fest of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur will be held February 5-7, 2021. This year's theme is "Purvodaya '21: Excellence Through Resilience".

PanIIT USA releases January 2021 newsletter

PanIIT USA recently released its January 2021 newsletter--check it out here!
 
 

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

January-March 2021: Agri-Food Techathon (Opening Ceremony on January 25, 2021)   
February 5-7, 2021: Purvodaya 2021
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur
 

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