Western India Kinfra Limited, Palakkad is collaborating with IIT Palakkad for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. The CSR funds were handed over to the institute by Shri. Rafsan A. Rahiman, Managing Director, Western Indian Kinfra Limited in presence of Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar, Director, IIT Palakkad.
IIT Palakkad has been active in developing technological solutions for combating Covid-19 and has come up with 5 sponsored research projects. The Principal Investigators of each project are also indicated.
A talk on "The IIT System – Retrospect and Prospect" by Prof. Ravikumar Bhaskaran (Retired Professor, IIT Kharagpur, Former Dean Continuing Education, Managing Director Technology Foundation and Professor in Charge T&P IIT Kharagpur) was organised at IIT Palakkad on January 30, 2020. The presentation covered the details about the origin of the IIT system and about the common thread connecting the various IITs.