IIT Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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BSE and IIT Alumni sign pact: To encourage startups listing

On July 13, 2020, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and IIT Alumni Council signed a pact to encourage listing of startups. The pact will help to develop high investor depth platform for startup companies. The platform is to be developed using Artificial Intelligence and other technologies. Highlights The newly formed pact will provide end-to-end ecosystem ..

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World’s First online B.Sc course in Programming and Data Science launched in India

The world’s first B.Sc course in Programming and Data Science is to be offered by IIT Madras. The course is being offered online. It was launched through a virtual event by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. About the Course The course is to be offered in three different stages. They are the ..

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IIT Kharagpur: AI Based Social-Distancing Monitor

The Researchers of IIT Kharagpur have developed an Artificial Intelligence based cyber-physical system to monitor social distancing in public places. Highlights The device developed by the researchers will play a proximity alert whenever there is a violation of social distancing norms. The device captures field view and computes distances according to the criteria set by ..

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