Mukund Padmanabhan ('87) has given over $150K to IIT-KGP Arts Academy and student internships

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UPCOMING EVENTS

April 10, 2021: PanIIT USA in collaboration with WHEELS Global Foundation presents "Beyond COVID-19: The New Paradigm" webinar

April 15, 2021: "India's Technological Evolution" Virtual Conference

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur This week's speaker is Prof. Pradip Dutta ('83)

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Generous Contribution by Mukund Padmanabhan ('87) to fund seven research fellows in ACFA

A generous contribution from alumnus, Mukund Padmanabhan ('87) will support a total of seven research fellow positions in IIT-Kharagpur's Academy of Classical and Folk Arts (ACFA).

IIT Kharagpur Law Students to Draft Real-time Patents for Institute's Innovations

IIT Kharagpur had in 2006 introduced a new academic discipline in the IIT system – Intellectual Property Law.
 

IIT-KGP's Prof. Suman Chakraborty selected for GD Birla Award for Scientific Research

Professor Suman Chakraborty has been selected for the 30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for his outstanding contribution to engineering science and its application in developing technologies for affordable healthcare.
 

INSPIRATION: Two IIT Kharagpur Alumni take the lead to help the Vision Impaired in India

M.S. Raju (1956) and Puran Dang (1959), graduates of IIT Kharagpur, have led the charge of meaningful change for Vision Impaired in India.
 

PlayShifu, founded by Vivek Goyal ('08) & Dinesh Advani ('08), raises Rs 124 crore in Series B round

Augmented reality startup PlayShifu has raised Rs 124 crore in its Series B round of funding, valuing it at Rs 480-500 crore.
 

IIT-Kgp's test kit set for mass production

The Covirap testing device, developed at IIT-Kharagpur, has now received an international patent.
 

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks": This week's speaker is Prof. Pradip Dutta ('83)

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT Kharagpur has kicked off a year-long webinar megaevent titled, Saturday Manufacturing Talks.
 

Circus Social, co-founded by Ram Bhamidi ('96), receives $1M in Pre-Series A Funding

Ram Bhamidi ('96) co-founded Circus Social, a social media analytics and big data SaaS company. The company recently announced they have raised $1M funding in a Pre-Series A Round.
 

"Holi Song" composed and recorded by Sri Bandyopadhyay ('68) AKA 'Bandy the Singing Professor'

Sri Bandyopadhyay, a 1968 graduate of IIT-Kharagpur, composed and recorded a song in celebration of Holi.
 

"India's Technological Evolution" Virtual Conference to be held April 15

On India's 75th year of Independence, the Consulate General of India, San Francisco and IIT Startups are holding a virtual conference. The conference features a number of IIT-KGP alumni as speakers.

Upcoming Webinar: "Beyond COVID-19: The New Paradigm" to be held April 10, 2021

PanIIT USA in collaboration with WHEELS Global Foundation invites you to a webinar with Ambassador Kapur and Dr. Chalil, the authors of Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic book.

Calling all Nehruites

As many of us have visited IIT for our reunions, this one pilgrimage was sacred: visiting our room and taking a photo in front of it. Whether it was five years ago or fifty, our attachment stays strong.

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

April 10, 2021: PanIIT USA in collaboration with WHEELS Global Foundation presents "Beyond COVID-19: The New Paradigm" webinar
April 15, 2021: "India's Technological Evolution" Virtual Conference
Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing at IIT Kharagpur

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