IIT Kharagpur Current Affairs, GK & News

COVIRAP Technology

The IIT Kharagpur has successfully commercialised the healthcare product COVIRAP. What is COVIRAP? COVIRAP is a diagnostic technology to detect COVID-19 virus. The technology is also capable of testing influenza, dengue, malaria. Tuberculosis and Japanese Encephalitis. Also, the technology can be used to test other vector borne diseases. The testing cost of the COVIRAP based ..

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Affordable and Portable Device to Detect COVID 19 Developed by IIT-Kharagpur

A team of researchers from the IIT Kharagpur has developed an affordable and portable test in order to detect COVID 19 infection. The test can be conducted in an ultra-low-cost portable enclosure as an alternative to specialized laboratory equipment. The same portable unit can be used for a large number of tests on mere replacement ..

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Weather Forecast System Developed by IIT Kharagpur

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an advanced weather forecasting system in order to disseminate data regarding climate and its challenges to the farmers so that they can make informed decisions. This is expected to ensure that the agriculture sector is not affected by the weather uncertainties. Highlights The institute has tied up with the ..

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IIT Kharagpur to Train Students from Other Institutes in Agri-Tech

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has announced that it is going to launch a course in order to impart training to the students and faculty members of other institutions in the country pertaining to agricultural techniques. These students will then train farmers in the usage of the technology so that the overall agricultural output ..

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HRD Ministry awards IoE status to IIT-Madras, IIT-Khg, DU, BHU and University of Hyd

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) have issued orders to 5 public Universities namely, IIT Madras, Banaras Hindu University, IIT Kharagpur, University of Delhi and University of Hyderabad conveying their declaration as Institutions of Eminence (IoE). Key Highlights HRD Ministry has taken the steps on advice of University Grants Commission (UGC) and Empowered Expert ..

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