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It was the first IIT to be set up as part of Jawa­har­lal Nehru’s vi­sion to build in­sti­tutes of tech­ni­cal ed­u­ca­tion that could help lay the in­dus­trial, sci­en­tific and tech­no­log­i­cal ed­i­fice of newly-in­de­pen­dent In­dia. And since its in­cep­tion in 1951, IIT Kharag­pur, alma mater to Delhi chief min­is­ter Arvind Ke­jri­wal and Google CEO Sun­dar Pichai, has played a sem­i­nal role in that en­deav­our

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