IIT-KGP named India's national institute coordinator for major research scheme


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Below is a clip of Director P P Chakrabarti and Foundation President Ron Gupta speaking with Tejinder Singh ('82), Editor of India America Today about the delegation trip to the US and their vision going forward. We have also included photos from each stop of the delegation in the below newsletter.





October 6, 2018: Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty Concert in the Bay Area

January 11-13, 2018: 16th Annual Alumni Meet

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IIT-Kharagpur named national coordinator for research scheme

IIT-Kharagpur has been named the national coordinating institute of the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

KGP Delegation Trip 2018 Photos and IIT-KGP Brand Store is Now Available

The KGP Delegation Trip was a success and brought about many positive developments for faculty recruitment, KGP and US university collaborations, alumni engagement, and continued growth of the KGP brand!

Update: MoU signed to establish "The Partha S. Ghosh Academy of Leadership"

A MoU was signed on October 2, 2018 to establish "The Partha S. Ghosh Academy of Leadership" at IIT-KGP.

KGP Alum, Ved Prakash Sandlas ('67), book released

Leapfroggers (HarperCollins) is the latest book by a KGPian to hit the stalls. The author is Ved Prakash Sandlas (1967/BTech/EC), who was among the first 50 engineers to join ISRO and was part of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's core team that launched SLV-3.

VGSoM HR Conclave 2018: Transparency is Indispensable to Trust

Trust and transparency are synonymous especially in the domain of Human Resources Development. In a recent conclave at IIT KGP's Vinod Gupta School of Management, this fact has been deliberated by leading HR professionals in the country.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

October 6, 2018: Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty Concert in the Bay Area
January 11-13, 2019: 16th Annual Alumni Meet

Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty: The Essence of Raaga Sangeet

Padmashri Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty is an acclaimed master of Hindustani classical music. He is a scholar, a practitioner, a performer, and teacher of the arts.

2017-2018 Alumni Annual Report Now Available Online!

Make sure to check out the annual report that was recently released by the IITKGP Alumni Affairs and International Relations Office!

IITKGP Foundation USA campaign to build Alumni Clocktower at 75% of fundraising goal

We need your help to meet our goal! Give back to help build the USA Alumni Clocktower at KGP!

The Antara Foundation: Public health delivery at scale

Ashok Alexander started Antara Foundation, drawing on his experience of leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Avahan, the world's largest HIV prevention program.

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