Breaking News: Prof. V K Tewari appointed the new Director of IIT-Kharagpur for next five years

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Dear Reader,

BREAKING NEWS: Prof. V K Tewari has been appointed the new Director of IIT-Kharagpur for the next five years. Director Tewari has been teaching at IIT-KGP since 1990. Hearty congratulations to Director Tewari!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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 Clock Tower Dedication Ceremonies

January 25, 2020: Class of 1970 ADDA Dedication

January 31-February 2, 2020: Purvodaya 2020 VGSoM B-School Fest

February 21-23, 2020: 26th National Conference on Communications 2020

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

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IIT Kharagpur Alumni Distinguished Husbands and Wives

As IIT-KGP prepares for the upcoming 17th Annual Alumni Meet, January 10-12, 2020, we wanted to highlight three husband and wife teams that have received Distinguished Alumnus (DAA) and Distinguished Service (DSA) Awards.
 

IIT Kharagpur wins the 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet General Championship Trophy

The 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet 2019 concluded on December 22 evening after 8 days of tireless efforts by more than 2000 participants from 23 IITs across the country.

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
January 24-26, 2020: Spring Fest
January 25, 2020: Clock Tower and Batch of 1970 ADDA Dedication Ceremonies

KGPians Getting Together--MSc's in Chemistry from the 1970 Batch

A group of KGPians from the 1970 Batch of MSc (Chemistry) had a get together in Fremont, CA at the Dosa Hut.

Alumni Clock Tower structure built--Dedication Ceremony on January 25, 2020!

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!

Syngene International appoints Sibaji Biswas ('93) as CFO

Asia's largest contract research & manufacturing organization Syngene International Limited has announced that it has appointed Sibaji Biswas ('93) as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Committee.

Opening new vistas

New drug repurposing candidates identified by researchers at IIT Kharagpur for induction of fetal hemoglobin to treat beta thalassemia patients.

Ashok Khemka ('88), Haryana cadre IAS officer: 53 transfers in 28 years

As of November 2019, Khemka has been transferred 53 times in 28 years by state governments as he has continued to pursue his favourite hobbyhorse--exposing corruption in government offices.

Get Your Name on IIT KGP International Program

The IIT-Kharagpur Office of International Relations would like to introduce the "Your Name Here--International Program". This program brings you the opportunity to launch your own International Program for South Asian, ASEAN and African nationals.

Medical Insurance for IITians in India

Based on requests from IIT-Kharagpur alumni who need medical insurance for themselves as they get older as well as for parents of alumni who are overseas, a special insurance has been worked out.

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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