How IITs are helping people get clean drinking water across the country

The Water Purification Technical Excellence Centre at IIT Kharagpur has developed a low-cost nano filtration technology which has ensured access to safe drinking water for 25,000 people at three different locations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This water is free of heavy metals, considered hazardous for health.

IITs should stick to teaching in English

IITs represent that rare success where public and not private institutions are regarded as the best India has to offer. Foreigners are aware of the merit and quality of a B.Tech. from the original five IITs viz., Bombay, Delhi, Kharagpur, Madras and Kanpur. This is the result of generous government funding, complete academic and administrative autonomy, quality faculty, stringent evaluation and without doubt the merit of the students who are the creamy layer of India’s student community.

V-P launches ARIIA 2020

IIT Mumbai and IIT Delhi clinched the second and third place respectively. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore stood at the fourth place, while IIT Kharagpur was at fifth in the prestigious institutes of national importance and central universities category.