Subir Chowdhury ('89) bestowed with prestigious SAE Siegel Humanitarian Award


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Subir Chowdhury ('89) bestowed with prestigious SAE Siegel Humanitarian Award

Chowdhury received the award for his pioneering work in the field of Quality Engineering and Management, outstanding works to promote STEM among nation's youth, and global philanthropic works within educational institutions.


Congratulations to Subir on this well-deserved award!





We have come to know that Neep Hazarika (1983/AE/RK) has passed away. Our condolences to his family and friends.


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

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

Ongoing: Weekly Zoom Presentation Sessions hosted by Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

May 8, 2022: The Boston Pledge presents "Reset India", a discussion on India towards 100: A call for Reset! Need a missionary Zeal, a book by Partha Ghosh ('71)

May 8, 2022: PanIIT USA Seminar: "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally", presented by Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate)

May 14, 2022: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

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IIT Kharagpur girl tops 3rd online round of National Inter-College Crossword Contest

Aaditri Vaibhav, a 2nd year student of IIT Kharagpur, took the first spot and became the national topper at the end of the third online round in Stage I of the National Inter-College Crossword Expedition (NICE) 2022.

Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee named to "75 UNDER 50: Scientists Shaping Today's India" list

Mukherjee has been one of the primary contributing authors of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2022 (WWDR2002) and was awarded the 2020 Bhatnagar Prize.

Director V K Tewari a key speaker on the challenges and opportunities in smart farm mechanization

Director Tewari was a speaker at the recent National Campaign on "Farm Mechanization" event, organized by the ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering.

Webinar: 'Reset India', featuring Partha Ghosh ('71) and Puran Dang ('59), to be held May 8

The webinar, presented by The Boston Pledge and focusing on the book, "India towards 100: A Call for Reset! Need for a missionary Zeal", will feature Dr. Partha Ghosh ('71), Puran Dang ('59), R. Gopalakrishnan ('67), Sam Pitroda, and Suresh Prabhu.

Recent IIT Kharagpur faculty awards

Prof. Amrita Sen, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), and Dr. Arjita Banerjee, Dr. B C Roy Multi-speciality Medical Research Center, were both recently awarded for within their respective fields.

Event Announcement: Weekly Zoom Meeting with Hosts Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

1969 Batch members Arvind Jain and Prabjit Singh have been hosting weekly Zoom meetings that feature different presenters/topics every session.


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.

Upcoming Event: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

The Southern California Chapter of PanIIT USA, invites you, your family, and friends to its annual picnic on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

PanIIT USA releases April 2022 newsletter

PanIIT USA recently released their April 2022 newsletter. Make sure check it out in this article!

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!

PanIIT USA presents, 'Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally' seminar

Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate), will speak about preventing and reversing chronic diseases naturally. The webinar was already held once before, but due to demand it will be held again.

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


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