Author: Khushbu Shah

Committed to construction workers’ welfare, the next set of housing inaugurated

The newly-constructed 202 housing units have pukka floor, water supply, electricity and clean sanitation facilities for construction workers. When we are expecting quality work from construction workers, it is upon us to provide dignified facilities and safety to them and their families. Prof Sudhir K Jain Director, IITGN As a part of its persistent efforts to ensure dignified living conditions for construction workers, the next set of housing units for construction workers was inaugurated today at IITGN. Mr Prabhakar Singh, director-general, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), inaugurated today the second set of housing for construction workers on campus. Mr Singh appreciated the efforts of...

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Can advanced materials transform India into a global leader? Prof B S Murty explains

The Roddam Narasimha Seminar Series has been set up at IITGN to honour India's eminent scientists and engineers. It provides a forum for distinguished professionals to present their work in a topical area of national importance. Seminars are planned in the areas of energy, national security, space, infrastructure development, healthcare engineering and other emerging areas. The seventh talk in the Roddam Narasimha Distinguished Lecture series on the subject Role of Advanced Materials in transforming India into a Global Leader was held today at the institute. Eminent researcher in the field of metallurgy, Prof B S Murty from the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT...

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IITGN Decennial: Transforming the landscape of education through innovation

In 2008 begun the journey of IITGN. Earlier hosted by the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College in Chandkheda, the institute move its operation to its permanent campus in Palaj village in the year 2015. On tenth of August, the institute crossed a major landmark. It completed 10 glorious years of its operations.  Various stakeholders, partners, alumni, past employees, students, faculty and staff of the institute gathered on August 10 at its campus to share their experiences with each other. Several interactions were planned for them over a period of two days till August 11. Contributors and partners of the past 10 years...

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Yet another beginning for 328 students as they bid adieu to IITGN

21 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze medals were awarded to students for excellence in various categories. The institute conferred degrees upon 328 students during its Seventh Convocation ceremony held today. A total 112 BTech, two BTech-MTech Dual Degree, 96 MTech, 78 MSc, 14 MA , 24 PhD and two PGDIIT students graduated this year from the institute. In addition, 47 graduating students were awarded medals and awards, including 21 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze medals for excellence in various categories like academics, outstanding research, overall performance, innovation, leadership, social service, arts and culture, sports and so on. Ms Anu Aga, director, Board of...

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As 194 students join the BTech programme 2018-22, the rigorous and fun Foundation Programme begins

This year, IITGN saw an improved gender ratio with 15-per cent female students joining the programme. The institute welcomed 194 students freshly inducted into its 2018-22 BTech programme today. The induction was marked with the inauguration of the one-of-its-kind Foundation Programme. This year, the incoming batch comprises students from 18 states, with the largest number of students coming from Rajasthan (45) followed by Maharashtra and Gujarat with 39 students from each state. Following a special drive to increase the number of female students in all IITs across the country and special efforts made by IITGN towards the same, an improved gender ratio with 15-per...

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