Oben EV, co-founded by Madhumita Agrawal ('12), unveils its first electric motorcycle

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Madhumita Agrawal, a 2012 graduate of IIT Kharagpur's Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL), and her company Oben EV has unveiled its first electric motorcycle. The range of distance is expected to be 200 km per charge and the cycle will be launched in India by next month, with deliveries beginning in the second quarter of 2022. Congratulations to Madhumita on this monumental innovation!

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                  

Due to Covid, the Annual Alumni Meet, celebrating the IIT-KGP batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, and 1997 was postponed. The new dates are March 10-13, 2022.

                                                                                                                      

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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 Parthasarathi Mandal from the University of Manchester

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

Ongoing: MITHAS and LearnQuest Academy of Music present, "Blue Planet Music Festival"

February 27, 2022: PanIIT USA webinar, "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally"

March 10-13, 2022: 18th Annual Alumni Meet--Celebrating the IIT-KGP Batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, 1997

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Oben EV, co-founded by Madhumita Agrawal ('12), unveils its first electric motorcycle

The Oben Rorr has been unveiled with a claimed range of 200 km per charge. It will be launched in India by next month while the deliveries will begin in the second quarter of 2022.

KGPians Getting Together: Young KGPians meet for dinner with Distinguished Alumnus

A group of 15+ KGPians from the Bay Area, representing batches from 2012-2020, met for dinner with distinguished alumnus, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Vinod Gupta ('67).

INSPIRATION: Puran Dang (Class of 1959) shares his experiences with MITHAS

MIT Heritage Arts of Southasia (MITHAS) and LearnQuest Academy of Music are holding the "Blue Planet Music Festival", which will feature 21 different performances. Alumnus Puran Dang speaks on his experiences working with MITHAS through the years.

Agrim, co-founded by IIT-KGP alumni, raises $10M in funding led by Kalaari Capital, Axis Bank

Agrim, co-founded by Avi Jain ('09) and Mukul Garg ('09), has raised $10M in a funding round by Kalaari Capital. The startup is a business to business (B2B) platform for agri-inputs.

IIT-KGP alumni co-founded, Skeps, works to move credit away from card-based point-of-sale

Skeps, co-founded by IIT Kharagpur alumni, Mayank Tewari ('08) and Prerit Srivastava ('09), along with IIT Delhi alumnus Tushar Srivastava, aims to move credit away from card-based point-of-sale to an embedded experience.

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks", This week's speaker is Parthasarathi Mandal

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

In memory of Prof. Sujoy Ghose ('76)

Prof. Sujoy Ghose, an emeritus professor of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, passed away January 18, 2022.

NEHRU HALL KA TEMPO

A 2021 Project by IIT-Kharagpur Alumni from Nehru Hall to modernize Nehru Hall of Residence with modern day amenities, while still keeping the charm and characteristics of when it was first opened.

Own Your Hall Room

The IIT-Kharagpur Office of Alumni Affairs has kicked off a campaign that allows you to have your hall room named after you for perpetuity for modernizing its infrastructure--OWN YOUR HALL ROOM!

Register for IIT Kharagpur-AlmaConnect

The IIT-KGP Office of Alumni Affairs has shifted their alumni website to a new platform, hosted by Alma Connect. Make sure to get registered!

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

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