IIT Madras sets up archive to display its history

  • | Wednesday | 11th September, 2019

By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: To showcase its history and legacy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) has set up an archive on its campus which will be inaugurated on Thursday. “The IIT Madras archive will give a complete insight to visitors about the history and heritage of the institute,” said M Kumaran, member of the IITM Heritage centre. IITM officials said they have also collected artefacts and documents for the archive from the alumni and retired faculty. This resulted in the signing of the first Indo-German Agreement in Bonn in 1959, for the establishment of an Indian Institute of Technology at Madras. So the Indo- German agreements will also be displayed in the archive, said IITM officials.

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