IIT-Kharagpur announces Distinguished Service Award (DSA) winners for 2019






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Congratulations again to Prof. V K Tewari who has been named the Director of IIT-Kharagpur for the next five years! You can read Director Tewari's biography from the Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur via the below button.




The 17th Annual Alumni Meet, honoring the 1980 and 1995 batch years is set to kick off today, January 10, 2020 at IIT-Kharagpur. The Golden 2020 Reunion for the 1970 Batch will be held January 24-26, 2020 at IIT-Kharagpur. We will make sure to share photos from both events when they become available.

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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.



2019 IIT-KGP Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recipients announced

IIT-Kharagpur recently announced the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). This award is given to recognize KGP alumni for their outstanding service to the Institute.

'If you don't understand the technology, you can't apply the law'--Dean of RGSOIPL, Padmavati Manchi

The world of Indian Institutes of Technology has always been about science, technology, engineering and mathematics and even medicine. Several of the IITs are known for their business schools as well. But one IIT features in the field of law as well.

Unique Talents of KGPians: Raj Tilak Roushan ('07), author and Superintendent of Police

Raj Tilak Roushan ('07), former Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nagpur City and the current Superintendent of Police, Osmanabad, is all set to enthrall the people in a creative way.

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

LetsTransport, founded by IIT-KGP alumni, to hire 400 employees

The company works across industry sectors like organized retail, FMCG and e-commerce, distribution and 3PL companies. LetsTransport which was founded in 2015 by IIT-Kharagpur alumni is planning to hire 400 employees.

KGPians Getting Together--Two from the 1967 Batch Catch a Snap!

Vinod Gupta ('67) hosted a get together at the Delhi Gymkhana Club on November 27. Anand Bhushan ('67) snapped a quick photo during the event to share.

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!

IIT Kharagpur study reveals, decline of Dholavira was caused by drying up of river and drought

A recent study by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur reveals that the decline of Harappan city Dholavira was caused by drying up of river like Saraswati river and Meghalayan drought.

IIT KGP collaborates with startup to promote manufacturing

The Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing at IIT Kharagpur is roping in MSME's for collaborative R&D projects and consultancy to develop resources for Industry 4.0.

Employer Matching Gift Programs

If you've made a donation to the IITKGP Foundation, you may be able to double your donation! We're here to help you with the process!

Air Marshal Shashiker Choudhary ('94) takes over as chief of IAF's Maintenance Command

Air Marshal Shashiker Choudhary ('94) recently took over as the chief of the Indian Air Force's Maintenance Command.

Public Works Department (PWD), IIT-KGP study asphalt alternative

A layer of concrete has been used as the surface on 1km stretch of 3-lane Kharagpur Bypass to study the use of white topping to replace the asphalt black top layer.

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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