IIT-Kgp and Tata Medical Center launch first Comprehensive Digital Archive of Cancer Imaging






Dear Reader,

The official dates for Homecoming, Convocation, and Distinguished Alumni Awards have been announced!

Homecoming will be held August 16-18, 2019 at KGP. Foundation Day will also be a part of the weekend's festivities. 

Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards will be held August 27, 2019.

We have copies of the book Battleground IIT Kharagpur--Chronicle of Maverick Chopra available. With a donation of $500 or more we will send you a copy of the book.

Get the book and help your KGP at the same time--Don't miss out!






August 16-18, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming

August 18, 2019: Foundation Day

August 27, 2019: Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet

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 and Tata Medical Center set up Comprehensive Digital Archive of Cancer Imaging

IIT Kharagpur and Tata Medical Center have set up an open architecture image biobank to aid cancer research in the country. Named CompreHensive Digital ArchiVe of Cancer Imaging (CHAVI).

Meet the IIT Kharagpur alumni who steered India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2

It was a week of celebration with India's moonshot Chandrayaan-2 being launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from the spaceport at Sriharikota at Andhra Pradesh.

Alumni Clock Tower structure built--see the newest photos!

The Alumni Clock Tower at IIT Kharagpur is close to being finished, the final enclosure will be completed very shortly--now students have no excuse for being late to class!

IIT Kharagpur researchers develop process to manage wet municipal solid waste

A research team at IIT Kharagpur has adapted a process called Hydro Thermal Carbonization (HTC) for the Indian conditions which can effectively manage mixed Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) with high moisture content.

IIT-KGP researchers using machine learning to develop pre-screening tool for cancer

Esophageal cancer or cancer of the food pipe is among common cancers that occur in India. Every year some 47,000 new cases are reported and 42,000 people die because of this disease.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

August 16-18, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming
August 18, 2019: Foundation Day
August 27, 2019: Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards
September 24-27, 2019: International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology

R. Gopalakrishnan ('67) to take over as Castrol India's Chairperson

Susim Datta, chairperson of Castrol India Ltd (CIL) has resigned from his role after 23 years career with automotive and industrial lubricant making company. R. Gopalakrishnan ('67) will take over as the new Chairperson effective 1 October 2019.

IIT-KGP Prof. Sanghamitra Basu ('04), helping fix century-old flaw in Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH)

A possible oversight during the construction of Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH), built nearly a century ago, is set to be corrected this winter with the authorities deciding to incorporate weep holes in a wall.

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!

IIT Kharagpur's thrust on funded programmes for international students

IIT Kharagpur is offering a range of scholarships to boost the presence of foreign students in its campus.

School Students to have live interaction with IIT Kharagpur mentors

In an initiative under the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur's Young Innovators Program (YIP), undergraduate students of the institute have organized a live interactive session for class VIII-X students with the mentors.

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!

Learn-Earn-Return--An IIT KGP initiative for future generations of KGPians

The 'Learn-Earn-Return' initiative aims to raise funding to create a financial support system for students and develop a culture of giving back to sustain the initiative.

Make a Quick Donation to IIT Kharagpur now!



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