IIT-Kharagpur Opens Scholarships To Honour IITians

New Delhi, Sept 17: | Updated: Sep 18 2003, 05:30am hrs
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has announced a slew of scholarships including the institution of an ONGC-IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Services Award to honour one IITian in the service of Indian community every year. IIT Kharagpur has also announced two special grants of Rs 10 lakh each under its entrepreneurship development programme.

The institute will provide two BTech students a grant to Rs 10 lakh each to set up technology-based enterprises. The project will be a joint venture between the student and the institute, said IIT Kharagpur professor Madhu Chakrabarty during the 53rd Foundation Day celebration of the institute organised by its alumni in Delhi recently.