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Positive Pressure Respirator System

Scientists at IIT Kanpur have developed an alternative to N95 masks, called PPRS, in light of the COVID-19 fuelled demand for PPE. About PPRS The PPRS or Positive Pressure Respirator System was developed as an alternative to the N95 masks by IIT Kanpur and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences. It is a personal ..

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PM confers Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister asked the scientific community to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop technologies that will make India a global hub for manufacturing, knowledge and technology-based industries. Eleven scientists ..

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TreadWill: IIT Kanpur develops online tool to help people deal with mental health issues

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has developed TreadWill, an online tool to help people cope with issues related to mental health. The tool was developed by team with collaborative support from Computer Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences, HSS (Psychology) departments. TreadWill It is website designed to help people deal with stress, ..

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IIT Kanpur sets up India’s first advisory centre for energy

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur has set up India’s first Centre for Energy Regulation (CER) with the help of Government of United Kingdom. The first of its kind centre in India aims at providing independent advisory on policy and regulatory matters in the power and energy sector. Centre for Energy Regulation (CER) It is initiative ..

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IIT-Kanpur adopts five villages under Namami Gange programme

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh under the Namami Gange programme. These five villages are Ramel Nagar, Khoyra Katree, Pratapur, Hari Hindpur, and Katri Ladhva Khera. Key Facts Under the initiative, IIT-Kanpur will use its expertise to restrict the flow of sewage into the River Ganga. The task ..

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