Academic regulations and procedures at IIT Kharagpur have long been seen as intransigent and antiquated. Over the past year, however, the institute has made an attempt to move towards a system of flexible curricula by introducing a slew of changes that would make learning and other associated academic activities—BTPs and internships to name a couple—less cumbersome for the students. The […]Read more ›
Mr. Amritanshu Anand along with Mr. Anshul Singhle is the co-founder of BetaGlide; a Kharagpur start-up which as recently as April, got a million dollars in funding at the Rice Business Plan Competition.
Diligently, The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with co-founder Amritanshu Anand and got him to chronicle his journey from Inception to Implementation.
The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with Prof. CNR Rao and his wife for a morning chat over tea in his chambers at Technology Guest House. A Bharat Ratna, a Padma Vibhushan and a Padma Shri, he’s the founder and Director of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). With over 1600 papers, 48 books and 75000 citations, he stands eminent as the “Science Man” of India. The talk gets interesting when he remembers his young days and churns out wisdom about the different roles he played: a student, teacher and scientist, in the form of stories and illustrations from the lives of great scientists.Read more ›
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, […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›