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IIT-Kanpur partners with Indian Air Force for research & development in aerospace technology!

On September 8, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Air Force for research and development in the field of aerospace technology. As a part of this program, academic knowledge and technical resources will be shared between the two institutions. With the help of a long-term association, IAF and IIT-K will together attempt to drive innovation based on the principles of Aatmanirbharat Bharat.

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NIRF ranks IIT Kanpur among the top-5 colleges in India

Premier technology institute, IIT-K, has made a strong statement of excellence by lodging its name among the top-5 colleges in India. As per reports, IIT-Kanpur has scaled over a position since last year's assessment to bag the 5th position among the overall index of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). Notably, the college also stands at the 4th rank in the engineering category, preceded by the IITs at Madras, Delhi and Bombay.

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IIT Kanpur sets up 'Shivani Centre' to integrate courses in Hindi & other Indian languages

The Indian Institute of Kanpur has established a USD 1 million Shivani Centre to project its courses to students who come from non-English medium academic setups. Parallelly, the move will also promote, nurture and re-integrate Hindi and Other Indian Languages (OILs) in the foray of scholastic instruction here. The path-breaking initiative will smoothen social integration among peer groups, besides facilitating professional or personal growth due to language barriers.

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IIT Kanpur's incubation centre drives innovation with more than 100 aided startups!

Fueling the growth of new firms in the country, the incubation centre at IIT Kanpur has successfully supported more than 100 startups, with an aggregated valuation of $1 Billion. Launched with an objective to cater to the diversified consumer demands of the day, the startups will drive the economy upwards. Reportedly, this initiative is led by Foundation for Research & Innovation in Science & Technology (FIRST), a Section-8 company aided by IIT-K.

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IIT Kanpur's 'Tech for Tribals' program honoured at the 1st Van Dhan Awards

IIT Kanpur has won the award for Best Entrepreneurial Skill Training Project for its innovative 'Tech for Tribal' initiative. Developed by the IIT-K's technology and business incubator, Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST), the award-winning programme aims to digitally abridge tribal villages to global markets. Reportedly, the honour was presented at the inaugural Van Dhan annual awards, organised on the 34th Foundation Day of the TRIFED.

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