IIT-KGP Announces Distinguished Alumnus Awards for 2019






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IIT-KGP announced their Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2019 this week. Make sure to check out the press release in the below newsletter article.

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                                                                                                                                                               UPCOMING EVENTS

August 10-11, 2019 (Tentative): Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards

August 15-17, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming

August 18, 2019: Foundation Day

September 24-27, 2019: International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology

December 16-20, 2019: International Conference on The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet except the 50th Golden 2020 Reunion for the 1970 batch which will be from January 24-26, 2020

January 6-8, 2020: International Conference on Functional Materials

January 17-19, 2020: Techno-Management Festival (Kshitij)

January 24-26, 2020: Golden 2020 Reunion for 1970 Batch

January 24-26, 2020: Spring Fest

January 25, 2020: KGP Alumni Clocktower Dedication Ceremonies

January 25, 2020: Class of 1970 ADDA Dedication

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



IIT Kharagpur Announces Distinguished Alumnus Awards for 2019

IIT Kharagpur is conferring the Distinguished Alumnus Award on a record number of alumni this year. The list has been announced by the Institute and as many as 20 alumni will receive their award during the Convocation ceremony held in August.

Persistent Systems, founded by Anand Deshpande ('84) to acquire Youperience

Pune-headquartered software services company Persistent Systems Ltd is acquiring Youperience, a European consulting partner of cloud and consumer relationship management (CRM) software major Salesforce.

Maritime technology centre at IIT Kharagpur to bring India on par with Germany, Russia: Mandaviya

To catapult India into the league of nations like Germany, Belgium and Russia that possess advanced maritime technology, the government has decided to set up a state-of-the-art centre for shipping research at IIT Kharagpur.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

August 10-11, 2019 (Tentative): Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards
August 15-17, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming
August 18, 2019: Foundation Day
September 24-27, 2019: International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will train IIT Kharagpur students to write 'smart codes'

As disruptive technologies begin to touch every part of our daily lives, the world today needs builders who can write Cloud-driven smart algorithms to help companies deliver customer experiences.

IIT Kharagpur offers financial assistance to every student based on their needs

Students at IIT Kharagpur can take financial assistance from the institute and return it back once they are capable of. Top JEE Advanced scorers can apply for 'Learn-Earn-Return' scholarship.

Embassy of India announces "Know India Programmes" (KIPs)

The Embassy of India, Washington DC has asked us to share information on their upcoming "Know India Programmes" (KIPs).

SandHI Center for the Ancient, New and the Developing Arts (SandHI)

An IIT Kharagpur initiative towards rediscovering the classical arts of India. Join us to make this initiative a success!

Alumni Clocktower structure complete--finishes underway

The Alumni Clocktower at IIT Kharagpur structure is now complete and finishes are underway!

Punjab girl who graduated from IIT Kharagpur felicitated by Pranab Mukherjee

Sumel Kamal (VGSoM, '18) and her mother Dr Navjot, resident of Nanowal village of Gurdaspur district are one of the three finalists who were felicitated by former president Pranab Mukherjee for winning the 'Best Selfie with Daughter' contest.

Employer Matching Gift Programs

Does your employer have a matching gift program? You Donate, They Match, Double the Impact of your Donation! The IITKGP Foundation is here to help you with the process!

IITKGP is provider of one of the largest MOOC's (Massively Open Online Course) libraries

Did you know that you can join in on courses being taught at IIT-KGP via NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)?

Make a Quick Donation to IIT Kharagpur now!



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