Articles tagged under: IIT

Biometric attendance rolled out in ITIs in Gujarat

November 08, 2019
Biometric attendance rolled out in ITIs in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: In a major push towards ushering in greater transparency in the functioning of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), the Gujarat Labour and Employment department has begun rolling out biometric attendance for staff in the ITIs. The state government runs 287 ITIs, which offer courses and training in various trades, of which the biometric attendance system has already been activated in 207 ITIs. Nearly 4,300 instructors in these ITIs have already been enrolled for the biometric ...Read More

Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life and work revisited during a lecture by Professor Bruce Berndt at IIT Gandhinagar

November 06, 2019
Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life and work revisited during a lecture by Professor Bruce Berndt at IIT Gandhinagar

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) hosted a public lecture on Srinivasa Ramanujan, the great Indian mathematician. Professor Bruce C. Berndt, a senior former faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and one of the world's foremost authorities on the work of Ramanujan, delivered the lecture “Living with Ramanujan for 40+years”. The lecture was focused on the life of Ramanujan as well as Professor Berndt’s association with Ramanujan ...Read More

IITGN PhD Scholar wins 1st prize from DRDO for developing high-sensitivity optical contact microphone for all defence forces

October 23, 2019
IITGN PhD Scholar wins 1st prize from DRDO for developing high-sensitivity optical contact microphone for all defence forces

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Chandan Kumar Jha, a PhD scholar in Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN), recently won the first prize in the “Dare to Dream DRDO Innovation Contest” organized by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). He received this award in the challenge area of ‘Wearable Communication Technologies for Special Operations Soldiers’ for his project titled “An optical fibre-based microphone with very high background noi...Read More

IIT Gandhinagar finds place in top 600 institutions globally in the ‘2020 The World University Rankings’

September 12, 2019
IIT Gandhinagar finds place in top 600 institutions globally in the ‘2020 The World University Rankings’

Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been ranked among the top 600 educational institutes worldwide and 7 th in India in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. This year, THE World University Rankings, one of the most prestigious educational rankings worldwide, ranked 1,396 institutions from 92 countries. It assesses the performance of research-driven universities on 13 different performance indicators, including teaching, research, k...Read More

Technologies of ancient India to come alive with IITGN course on Indian Knowledge Systems

January 06, 2019
Technologies of ancient India to come alive with IITGN course on  Indian Knowledge Systems

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is going to conduct a unique full-semester elective course on Introduction to Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) from January to April 2019. The theme of the third edition of the course, offered by the Humanities and Social Sciences discipline of the Institute, is ‘Technologies in Ancient India’. Commencing on January 09, 2019, the course will be taught collectively by seven eminent scholars from various parts of India, a...Read More

96 students of IITGN explore India in 32 teams for 42 days under unique Fellowship programme

September 12, 2018
96 students of IITGN explore India in 32 teams for 42 days under unique Fellowship programme

Palaj, Gandhinagar: “Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller”, reads the famous quote by Ibn Battuta. And this is exactly what the recipients of IITGN Explorer Fellowship experienced and expressed on Saturday. A total of 96 students in 32 different teams undertook the Explorer Fellowship of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) this summer and shared their journey experiences and learnings through short video documentaries on September 8, 2018...Read More

Gujarat govt, NASSCOM sign MoU to set up Centre of Excellence for IOT at IITGn

May 20, 2018
Gujarat govt, NASSCOM sign MoU to set up Centre of Excellence for IOT at IITGn

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Government’s Science & Technology Department’s Gujarat Centre of Excellence, NASSCOM and IIT-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) signed a MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (IoT) at IIT-Gn at a function at Gandhinagar in presence of Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rupani said that setting up centre is a matter of proud for Gujarat. He said that such centres of excellence for internet of things are there in developed countri...Read More

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

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