Category: Interviews

Candid with Ashok Khemka

Candid with Ashok Khemka

I joined IAS to find the security of a job – Khemka Ashok Khemka – the man who recently came to limelight following his cancellation of the land deal involving Skylight Realty and DLF, spoke to TSA about his life,work and more. Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of our chat to find out his views on issues like corruption, […]

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The Presi Files: An Interview with Manish Bhattacharya

The Presi Files: An Interview with Manish Bhattacharya

Professor Manish Bhattacharya was at the helm of Gymkhana, IIT Kharagpur for a period of six years. Very charismatic in his personality, he was instrumental in bringing about several changes, and had to face several challenges when it came to issues like Illu, OP and elections. His love for sports also comes across very strongly in this interview. Have a […]

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A Tete-a-Tete with Mr. Rinshul Chandra

An interview with the former VP to review the progress on his proposals.

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Dedicated to the service of the nation

Dedicated to the service of the nation

Prof. Goutam Saha took up the responsibility of heading the Health&Fitness division of NSO recently, changing the framework dramatically to make things functionally effiecient. TSA caught up with him for a tete-a-tete. Edited excerpts:

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Sab Q-tiyapa Hai

Sab Q-tiyapa Hai

Biswapati Sarkar – Does the name ring a bell? The man who’s written,directed and acted in plays that have been praised by the folks of Kgp spoke to The Scholars’ Avenue about The Viral Fever, placements, doing what you love and life, in general. Read on to know more.

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VPspeak

VPspeak

TSA caught up with Rinshul Chandra (Vice President, Gymkhana 2012-2013) midway through his term as the VP and had a small chat discussing the status of implementation of his proposals and his experience so far   TSA: Could you tell us something about the status of implementation of the Public Relations Cell? VP:  The proposal for creation of a PR cell […]

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The Mysterious God Particle – Interview with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri

This is an e-mail interview which The Scholars’ Avenue conducted with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri, Sir Tarak Nath Palit Professor of Physics, Univ. of Calcutta who delivered the S. Dutta Majumder Memorial Lecture on Monday. The talk was titled: “The Higgs Boson/God Particle: A story of particles and interactions”. TSA: Can you briefly outline the role played by engineers in the […]

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When The World Comes Calling

When The World Comes Calling

Amid a sea of students from all parts of India, there is a small segment that adds a tantalizingly unique and exotic flavour to our campus. TSA caught up with some of the frequently seen foreign exchange students, over a cuppa at CCD one evening. What followed was an interesting conversation that painted a vivid picture of Kgp as seen […]

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Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012

Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012

Two of our alumni, Anubhav Sahoo and Siddhartha Khastagir, won the recently concluded Intel India Embedded Challenge 2012 for developing an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for Coastal Monitoring Applications. The Scholars’ Avenue spoke to the former about the project and more. Tell us about yourself- your time as a student in Kharagpur, and what you’re doing currently. I graduated from […]

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A Parting Bite – An Interview with the former Dean

A Parting Bite – An Interview with the former Dean

Prof. Souvik Bhattacharyya, our former Dean of Students’ Affairs, was recently appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University. TSA caught up with him before he left campus to assume his new duties. Experience as DoSA Firstly, I’d like to point out that I’m not leaving IIT Kharagpur forever. I shall remain a Professor of IIT Kharagpur and shall return to the […]

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