Alumni Link Autumn Issue - July 2017 (Download pdf file)
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According to the Webster dictionary, twilight is the light from the sky between full night and sunrise or between sunset and full night produced by diffusion of sunlight through the atmosphere and its dust. In laymanís terms, it is a transition phase.
IIEST Shibpur is in a twilight state. Another batch of students have graduated while a new batch is ready to come in. The Executive Committee of GAABESU completed its term and it is time for a new Committee to take over.
Our Honíble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee graced IIEST Shibpur. During his visit, he inaugurated a Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre and a Centre for Water and Environment Research. The Microgrid Centre is the country's first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy. The Centre for Water and Environment Research will focus on ways to supply safe drinking water, besides irrigation
Our NIRF rank in 2017 has improved slightly to 17th rank in engineering all over India from 20th in 2016.
We lost quite a few of our alumni in the last quarter. Our condolences to the families of the departed souls.
We hope you will enjoy reading this edition !!!
- Sandeep Chatterjee | 98 ME
- Soham Mitra | 15 CE