An IIT Kharagpur delegation to visit US for career in best institutes in India

As part of the international outreach programme, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institutions in India. “We are keen to engage with bright and promising doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in the US and discuss academic career options at the Institute,” Director P P Chakrabarti, head of the delegation, said in a statement Saturday. He said the institute was striving to enhance its human resource in teaching, learning, and research “by providing a fulfilling research and academic ambiance…

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IIT-Kharagpur alumnus donates Berkshire stocks to institute’s US Foundation

The president of Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group and IIT-Kharagpur alumnus Ajit Jain has donated stocks of the company to IITKGP Foundation US for his alma mater. An executive body member of IITKGP US Foundation said today till very recently the institute had been receiving only monetary donations. However, in a recent development IITKGP has been encouraging donation of stocks and shares to the institution,an IITKGP spokesperson said. Ajit Jain, distinguished alumnus of IITKGP has held various positions at top-tier management consultancy McKinsey& Company until 1986 when he joined Berkshire Hathaway. At present,…

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