Kick-Off Event for Nehru Hall's Major Modernization Project a Huge Success!

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Nehru Hall held a kick-off/pooja event on March 29th to mark the beginning of their major modernization project. This event brought together (both in person and virtually) Nehruites, past and present, students, administrators and distinguished guests to introduce and formally launch the alumni-initiated modernization project. You can view a recording of the event by clicking here.                                                                                                      

Also, a formal award ceremony was held at IIT KGP on March 27th to honor notable alumni and eminent professors. The alumni honored were Mr. Vinod Gupta ('67) with the DSc. Honoris Causa Award, Mr. Asoke Deysarkar ('71) with the Life Fellow Award, and Mr. Kalyan Chakrabarti ('63) with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. You can read more about the ceremony and awards in the newsletter article below.

Congratulations to the awardees and to Nehru Hall on kicking off their renovations!                                                                                                                       


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Kick-Off Event of Nehru Hall's Modernization Project a Huge Success

Nehru Hall held a kick-off/pooja event for their major modernization project on March 29th. The event was a huge success and ushers in the beginning and continued progress towards the remodel of the hall.

IIT Kharagpur along with the Governor of WB, felicitate notable alumni and eminent professors

An award ceremony was held at IIT Kharagpur on March 27, 2022, celebrating notable alumni and eminent professors.

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A 2021-22 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.

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