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IIT-Kharagpur sanctions Rs.1.45 crore for green technology

Kolkata, Feb 11 : In a bid to encourage its students to develop green technologies for the campus, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has sanctioned Rs.1.45 crore under its Innovation Challenge Grant.


The grant is a research initiative under the Vision 2020 programme of the institute. Both undergraduate and post-graduate students will participate in the venture that will be funded in phases.

"The students will come up with new green technology solutions for the campus and successful ideas will be implemented...total funding amount is Rs.1.45 crore," Anirban Dhar, assistant professor Department of Civil Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur, told IANS Tuesday.

"It is expected that the students will come up with innovative and implementable technological solutions for water, energy, environment-related problems of our campus within reasonable time period," he said.

Only successful ideas will be given further funding to move forward with their projects to prototype level. In the final stage, selected successful projects will be funded for field implementation.

The students are expected to flag-off their green solution projects by the end of February.

--IANS (Posted on 11-02-2014)

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