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IIT Kanpur's upcoming Centre for Drones to bolster the mission of 'Make in India'

At present, companies in India have to depend on America, Australia and European countries, to provide necessary equipment for drone manufacturing. However, IIT Kanpur is preparing to bolster technological advancements in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology, thereby furthering the dream of 'Make in India'. A Centre for Drones shall soon be opened here and a proposal for the same has been sent to the Home Ministry for approval.

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With its multiple advanced features, IIT Kanpur's Drone Vibhram wins global recognition

A centre of quality research and exceptional innovations, IIT Kanpur has garnered international acclaim for a wide list of interesting projects. As per the latest developments, Drone Vibhram developed at the institute has won appreciation across multiple countries, including the USA, Israel, Australia, France, China, England and others. Reportedly, the drone received awards in three categories at an online competition organised by the National Institute of Standard and Technology in the USA.

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IIT Kanpur's SIIC inks MoU to train principals of ITIs on modern tech via workshops

IIT Kanpur's SIIC (Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uttar Pradesh's Department of Training and Employment. As per this MoU, IIT Kanpur shall engage in the task of training principals of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the state on new-age innovation technologies, through workshops. The main aim of this programme is to foster capacity building and to complement academic knowledge by tapping into the contemporary skillset.

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IIT Bombay & IIT Kanpur ranked among the top institutes in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds

The eighteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings has been released on Wednesday and 35 Indian institutes have made the list. This list includes the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, at 177th position and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, at 277, among other universities. A global higher education analyst group, Quacquarelli Symonds, ranks universities of the world based on several factors, including academic reputation, citations per faculty and other factors.

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Generous donations by THIS IIT Kanpur alumnus have supported academic excellence at the institute

Currently serving as the Chief Risk Officer at Exodus Point Capital Management in New York, Dr. Dev Joneja is one of the top benefactors of IIT Kanpur. Over the years, he has promoted the culture of giving back to the alma mater through his generous donations. His latest contribution of USD 1,75,000 (₹1.27 crore) has been towards the establishment of Pavitar Joneja Chair in the Humanities and Social Science department at IIT Kanpur.

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