Articles tagged under: IIT
November 08, 2019
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
November 06, 2019
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
October 23, 2019
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
September 12, 2019
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
January 06, 2019
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
September 12, 2018
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
May 20, 2018
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
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
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
October 07, 2017
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in capital Gandhinagar to dedicate building of IIT Gandhinagar and launch Gramin Digital Saksharta Scheme.
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