INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KHARAGPUR
Coronavirus: IIT Guwahati students develop drone to sanitise large areas
The student group, which has a start-up called "Racerfly", has approached the Assam and Uttarakhand governments offering to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with their sprayer system which they claim can accomplish the task in less than 15 minutes which would otherwise take a person 1.5 days of work.
COVID-19: IIT-KGP students make videos on WHO guidelines in 12 Indian languages to create awareness
Vision Prabaho, a students' group known f...
COVID-19: IIT-KGP researchers develop hand sanitisers
Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed two different alcohol-based hand sanitise...
Coronavirus: IIT Kanpur to develop low-cost portable ventilators to aid medical infrastructure
Professors at IIT Kanpur claim that while invasive ventilators are available at around Rs 4 lakh per unit in the market, this ventilator will be made at a cost of Rs 70000 per unit as all the components have been sourced from India only. Two graduates from the institute who are running a start up, have developed a prototype for the portable ventilator.
Coronavirus impact: How tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format
Tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format.
NSM-TAC approves installation of supercomputing facility at IIT-Guwahati
The installation of this supercomputing system at IIT Guwahati has been initiated under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). The Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) are coordinating the mission and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, are the implementing agencies of the mission.
IIT Delhi researchers develop affordable test for COVID-19
The "probe-free detection assay" developed by the researchers at the prestigious institute's Kusuma School of Biological Sciences has been optimised and tested for sensitivity at the research laboratories of the Institute.
WUD shifts to online learning to combat COVID-19 disruption
WUD is using technology enabled AI, Supervision Technologies and Video Conference and other tools to enable virtual learning.
Amidst shortage, institutes make their own hand sanitisers
The Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Ropar, Madras, MNIT Jalandhar, the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, Lucknow University and Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University are among those making their own sanitisers.
IIT Bombay, Delhi among top 50 engineering schools across globe: QS World ranking
Five institutions from India have been ranked among the top 100 this year, while in 2019 there were three, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and IIT Madras. This year IIT Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) is at 86th, IIT Madras (IITM) at 88 and IIT Kanpur (IITK) at 96. While IIT Bombay has been ranked 44, IIT Delhi has bagged the 47th rank.
Covid-19: Task force to map technologies to fund nearly market-ready solutions
Nodal officers of ministries and departments concerned have been requested to personally expedite the process of obtaining information on start-ups and other entities supported by them that have technology solutions for any important aspect of Covid-19.
IIIT (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 bill was introduced by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The Five IIITs which are proposed to be given the status of institute of national importance are located in Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur.
How lockdown created absurdities in Indian securities markets
ANMI wrote to Sebi on March 25, asking it to close down the markets during the lockdown.
Govt's changing the way health data is captured in India
Citizens’ data is huge but it is stored in silos and scattered across the country. The government is trying to change that through a new policy.
Covid-19: 40 IIT students, teachers put in isolation
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar and Roorkee have together quarantined about 40 students and faculty members who have a history of travel to Covid-19-hit countries.
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