Monday, August 20, 2018
News
  News Updated on Monday, August 20, 2018 4:58:34 AM
India Asia World Sports Business Sci-Tec Health Entertainment Bollywood Video Press Releases Features City News
 
NEWS HOME
INDIA

IIT Kharagpur sets up Nina Saxena Excellence In Technology Award
New Delhi | August 18, 2006 4:41:23 PM IST
 
   COMMENTS   Print this Page   PRINT   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend  
   
 


 

In a bid to encourage and promote technical innovation, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, today announced the Nina Saxena Excellence In Technology Award.

The award commemorates the spirit and memory of its illustrious alumnus Dr Nina Saxena, who died in 2005.

Open to 'technologists' who are Indian citizens, the award will be conferred every year on the August 18, the foundation day of IIT Kharagpur, to an individual who embodies the drive for technical excellence.

The award will be funded through an endowment of the Nina Saxena Memorial Fund that has been collected through IIT Foundation (a non-profit organisation).

The character of the fund is to provide facilities, mechanisms and opportunities to enable individuals to rise above expectations and serve the society better.

A committee has been formed by IIT Kharagpur to confer upon this award. The will be headed by IIT Kharagpur Director and comprise Deans, selected faculty members of the institute and well known alumni.

UNI NR VD HS1553

 

Watch News Videos

 

 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Man arrested for killing friend, his mot...
England bundle out India for 329 in firs...
846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala C...
GDP back series data unofficial estimate...
Illustrations on vintage postcards, lett...
Kerala diaspora in Middle East helps flo...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Kim Kardashian shows off curves in ... 
Saudi Arabia warns possible floods ... 
Trump once again compares Russia pr... 
Little Mix singer's strong message ... 
Kajol to go back to college with 'H... 
Pakistan welcomes Afghanistan's cea... 
30-year-old man dies of mysterious ... 
SP workers should come forward to h...