IIT-Kharagpur Current Affairs - 2020

HRD Ministry awards IoE status to IIT-Madras, IIT-Khg, DU, BHU and University of Hyd

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) have issued orders to 5 public Universities namely, IIT Madras, Banaras Hindu University, IIT Kharagpur, University of Delhi and University of Hyderabad conveying their declaration as Institutions of Eminence (IoE). Key Highlights HRD Ministry has taken the steps on advice of University Grants Commission (UGC) and Empowered Expert Read More…

SATHI: IIT Kharagpur to assist academic institutes in neighbouring region

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has been selected for setting up a Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI), a Department of Science and Technology (DST) initiative of Centre. Centre has allotted an amount of Rs.125 crore over a period of financial years (starting from 2019-20) for the purpose. About SATHI Objective: SATHI is Read More…

HRD Ministry launches National Digital Library of India

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched National Digital Library of India project under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). The project seeks to develop framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. About National Digital Library of India project Objective: To make quality Read More…

CARE4U app:  for elderly people developed by IIT Kharagpur team

To help geriatric care, students of IIT Kharagpur have developed an application called CARE4U that connect the caregiver to the elderly person. It will inform the caregiver when elderly person falls down with exact location. About CARE4U It is an android-based app that will connect caregiver to elderly person. By using the network-based fall detection Read More…

CICMT: MoA signed between Ministry of Shipping and IIT Kharagpur

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Union Ministry of Shipping and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur for setting up Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology (CICMT). The MoA will focus on indigenisation of ship designing, building and testing. About Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology It is a state-of-the-art Read More…