$80K donated by Prith Banerjee ('81) for 'Prithviraj & Swati Banerjee Chair Professorship in E&ECE'

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Prith Banerjee ('81) establishes the 'Prithviraj and Swati Banerjee Chaired Professorship in E&ECE' at IIT-Kharagpur.

Prith is a 1981, E&ECE KGP alum, and also won the President's Gold Medal that year. He has served on the board of the IIT KGP Foundation previously and is currently a Prominent Alumnus on the PanIIT USA Board also.

Our thanks to Prith and Swati for their generosity and love for the IIT system.

                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Famed Kolkata Businessman Dr. Sanjiv Goenka has been nominated as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur by the Honourable President of India for the 5th time. 

Director V.K. Tewari posted about the news on his Facebook page: 

"The whole institute is delighted to get Dr. Goenka's guidance and direction for the next one year and take this Institute to higher grounds of excellence."  

Congratulations, Dr. Goenka!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur This week's speaker is Prasenjit Mitra ('93)

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

February 1-4, 2022: National Symposium on Cryogenics and Superconductivity 28

                                                                                                                   

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

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Famed Kolkata Businessman Dr. Sanjiv Goenka nominated for the 5th time as IIT Kharagpur Chairman

Dr. Sanjiv Goenka has once again been nominated as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur by the Honourable President of India.

Unique Talents of KGPians: Peter Chan ('62), Cycle Race Champion to Bonsai Master

Peter Chan, a 1962 IIT-Kharagpur graduate of Electrical Engineering and RK Hall resident, went from cycle race champion in Calcutta to Bonsai Master.
 

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks": This week's speaker is Prasenjit Mitra ('93)

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

Embassy of India, Washington DC launches "Scholarship Program for Diaspora Children" for 2021-22

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India has launched a scheme called "Scholarship Program for Diaspora Children" (SPDC), for the academic year 2021-22 on May 31, 2021.

IIT-KGP alumni founded KidEx, is helping children engage in extracurricular activities online

Amritanshu Kumar ('07) and Kapish Saraf ('08), have developed a data-driven digital platform that offers classes and conducts competitions for children such as extracurriculars, co-curricular activities, life skills, etc.

IIT Kharagpur Offers Free Online Course on Machine Learning

IIT Kharagpur has invited applications for a free 8-week long online course on introduction to machine learning this time on the SWAYAM NPTEL platform.

PanIIT USA releases June 2021 newsletter

PanIIT USA recently released their June 2021 newsletter. This month's issue focuses on the COVID Relief Aid that has been sent to India, including ten oxygen concentrators, which were sent to IIT-Kharagpur.

Employer Matching Gift Programs

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

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur
February 1-4, 2022: National Symposium on Cryogenics and Superconductivity 28

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