Articles tagged under: IIT

Innovation necessary for changing the fate of India, it should be need based rather than knowledge based: PM Modi

October 07, 2017

Gandhinagar, Oct 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that need based innovation rather than knowledge based one was necessary to change the fate of the country. He also said that the country should be alert about any possible rise in digital divide. Dedicating the new campus of IIT-Gandhinagar and Rural Digital Literacy Campaign in Palaj near here, PM Modi also took a dig at his opponents for opposing bullet train project hoping for electoral gains. The state of ...Read More

Mobile phone manufacturing in India almost tripled in last 3 years:Prasad

October 07, 2017

Gandhinagar: Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that in the last 3 years of Modi government the number of mobile phones made in India had almost tripled and he dreamt of taking this number to 50 crores by 2020. Addressing the event of launch of rural digital literacy campaign and dedication of IIT-Gandhinagar campus at Palaj near here in presence of PM Modi, Prasad said, 'there were only two mobile factories in India when our government was formed. ...Read More

Live: PM Modi to dedicate building of IIT Gandhinagar, launch Gramin Digital Saksharta Scheme

October 07, 2017

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in capital Gandhinagar to dedicate building of IIT Gandhinagar and launch Gramin Digital Saksharta Scheme. DeshGujaratRead More

PM Modi to arrive in Gujarat on two day visit today, will inaugurate/lay foundation of several projects

October 06, 2017
PM Modi to arrive in Gujarat on two day visit today, will inaugurate/lay foundation of several projects

Jamnagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive tomorrow on his yet another Gujarat visit during which he would inaugurate/lay foundation of various projects including the International Airport in Rajkot and Okha-Bet Dwarka cable stay bridge. During his two day trip PM Modi would also inaugurate a medical college cum hospital in his home-village of Vadnagar in Mahesana district of North Gujarat. Incidentally, It would be his first visit to his native village after becoming Prime ...Read More

Padma Shri conferred to French-born Indian citizen IIT Gandhinagar Faculty

January 27, 2017
Padma Shri conferred to French-born Indian citizen IIT Gandhinagar Faculty

Gandhinagar: Prof Michel Danino, guest faculty at IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN), has been conferred Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian Awards in India, on Thursday (January 26, 2017). Prof Danino, a French-born Indian citizen, is given the award for his contribution towards Literature & Education. To celebrate the momentous event, IITGN organized a felicitation for Prof Danino on Friday (January 27, 2017) at the Institute. Speaking at the event, Prof Danino said, “The news of the P...Read More

Indian Army will set up R&D Cell at IITGN; MoU inked

December 27, 2016
Indian Army will set up R&D Cell at IITGN; MoU inked

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Army signed an MoU with IITGN on Tuesday (December 27, 2016) for long-term collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) in which the Army will set up a Research and Development (R&D) Cell at IITGN Campus. The research cell will work with the faculty and research students to identify problems and possible solutions for the Indian Army. The agreement will also enable IITGN and Indian Army to collaborate in various other areas including be...Read More

This three-storey building will be set to fire at IIT Gandhinagar today

December 08, 2016
This three-storey building will be set to fire at IIT Gandhinagar today

Gandhinagar: This three-storey building in photograph will be set to fire today evening. The building in photograph is actually a test facility. IIT Gandhinagar is going to conduct India's first-of-its-kind fire test at its campus today. Experts from the institute and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will set fire to a three-storey building to conduct the country’s first full-scale fire test. DeshGujaratRead More

IIT Gandhinagar trains youths from neighboring villages for skills

July 14, 2016
IIT Gandhinagar trains youths from neighboring villages for skills

Palaj, Gandhinagar: To mark the celebration of 'World Youth Skills Day', on Friday (July 15, 2016), Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) will host an exhibition of products such as wooden stools, benches, 3-tier metal stands, metal folding cots, grill sections, extension boards, photo frames, laptop tables, grain storage tins, industrial trays, machine tools, gears and parts, and so on. These products are made by the trainees of an ongoing Vocational Skills Training Program (VSTP)....Read More

Jaalis have their roots in the Indus Civilization: Prof Kenoyer at IITGN

January 12, 2016

Gandhinagar The Jaalis that are widely seen as a part of many architectural structures and including many homes, have their roots in the Indus Civilization. This information was shared by Prof Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, Professor of Anthropology at University of Wisconsin, Madison, during his talk at IIT Gandhinagar on Tuesday. Prof Kenoyer was delivering the “First Indira Foundation Distinguished Lecture” of IIT Gandhinagar on “Scientific and Technological Contributions of the Indus Civili...Read More

IIT Gandhinagar and Duke University forge partnership with govt support

January 05, 2016

Palaj, Gandhinagar Beginning January 5, a contingent from Duke University will visit IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) for a week of partnership and capacity building events. The partnership is a result of a Joint Declaration of Intent, signed by the U.S. and Indian governments in January 2015, to deepen higher education collaboration. With funding support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Duke University was selected by IITGN to receive initial support under the agr...Read More