IIT-KGP to host 100 finalists for Young Innovators Program






Dear Reader,

IIT Kharagpur is set to welcome 100 finalists from across Asia for the grand finale of the Young Innovators Program to be held at KGP November 8-10, 2019. You can read more about the program in the below newsletter article.

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October 17-18, 2019: DBT National Workshop on Bioenergy (DNWB-2019)

November 7-8, 2019: International Conference on Ship and Offshore Technology--India 2019

November 8-10, 2019: Young Innovators Program Finals at IIT-KGP

November 17, 2019: Bay Area PanIIT-Diwali Dhamaka 2019

November 22-25, 2019: 85th Annual Conference of Indian Mathematical Society

December 14-22, 2019: 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet hosted by IIT-Kharagpur

December 17-20, 2019: International Conference on The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet, honoring the 1980 and 1995 batch years (Registration now open!)

The Golden 2020 Reunion for 1970 Batch will be held January 24-26, 2020

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.



100 Asian school students to participate in IIT Kharagpur's Young Innovators Programme

As many as 100 school students from all over Asia are all set to participate in Young Innovators Programme scheduled to be held from November 8 to 10, 2019 at IIT Kharagpur.

VGSoM revamps its curriculum for the current batch (2019-21) of MBA students

The Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur has introduced a brand-new curriculum for its flagship MBA program which combines traditional classroom learning with real-world business applications.

Seeking help for Niladri Sekhar De ('96, IE, LLR)

IIT KGP alumnus, Niladri Sekhar De ('96) is in a coma/critical condition in ICU at Kaiser Santa Clara, CA. He went for a late evening swim and was found unresponsive in the swimming pool.

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

The Alumni Clock Tower at IIT Kharagpur is now completed and the donor plaque is being prepared--now students have no excuse for being late to class!

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet (inviting the 1980 and 1995 batch years) (Registration now open!)
January 17-19, 2020: Techno-Management Festival (Kshitij)
January 24-26, 2020: Golden 2020 Reunion for the 1970 Batch

INSPIRATION: A journal by Puran Dang (Class of 1959, IIT-KGP, RP Hall)

Three years ago, my granddaughter, Bianca, graduated from Wellesley College, Massachusetts. It was Commencement Day of the College. I saw Oprah sitting two rows ahead of me and my family.

IIT Kharagpur hosts the 35th Inter IIT Aquatics Meet 2019

The inclusion of sports has always been considered to be one of the pillars in the all-round development in the Indian Academic system.

IIT Kharagpur Team Devises One-Rupee Test to Measure Hemoglobin Levels

According to a study published earlier this year, 4.1% of the Indian population--about 50 million people--was in a state of "hidden poverty due to medical expenses" in 2011.

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!

VGSoM explores the way online flash sales can turn customers loyal

A joint study by the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIM Indore and Beedie School of Business shows that with some care, e-tailers can retain the loyalty of opportunistic customers who try to make a killing from online flash sales.

Companies are interested in taking the CSR route to fund research at institutes like KGP

Companies such as Larson & Toubro, Schneider Electric India, Dabur and ITC are looking at funding key research works in top institutions in the wake of the government's decision to expand the scope of mandatory corporate social responsibility spending.

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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