IIT Kharagpur to launch India’s first School on Quality and Reliability
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is starting India’s first inter-disciplinary School on Quality and Reliability (Q&R) in India. The main of the establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious (सचेत) global citizens. The Q&Rschool, in collaboration (सहयोग) with other academic units in the Institute will offer academic courses, research and mission-mode programmes in the area of Quality and Reliability for social transformation.
Besides quality, the school will also help to improve the trinity of 3Ps namely Process, Planet and People with target on Engineering, Human and Natural systems. The School will be interdisciplinary (अंतःविषय) with faculty members and students from various disciplines. The school is being named after an IIT Kharagpur alumnus (भूतपूर्व छात्र) Quality guru Subir Chowdhury as the Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability(विश्वसनीयता). He is the patron (संरक्षक)of the school who has offered $1 million fund for school.