Ex-student Indrajit Ray appointed Presidency University’s chair professor

Indrajit Ray, an ex-student from 1985 batch, has been appointed Presidency University’s new Infosys distinguished chair professor in economics.

Currently a professor at Cardiff Business School, UK, Indrajit attended Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata as a student after passing out from Vidyapith.

The detailed news is here.

Vidyapith awarded Best School Trophy by Central Govt

Vidyapith awarded Best School Trophy, 2018

It's a matter of joy and pride that Vidyapith has been awarded the Best School Trophy, 2018 for being the best school of the district by Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Avijan of the Central Govt.

The Association expresses its heartiest congratulations to the school.

Ex-student Abhiram Hens received CSIR Young Scientist Award

Abhiram Hens receiving CSIR Young Scientist Award 2018

It's a wonderful moment. Abhiram Hens, ex-student from 2002 batch, received CSIR Young Scientist Award in 2018.

The award was delivered on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day celebration at Science Centre, New Delhi.

The Association congratulates Abhiram for his achievement.

Best School Award- Vidyapith receives today at Nazrul Mancha

Swami Gatidanandaji Maharaj (Nageswar Mhj), Headmaster of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith will be receiving the Best School Award in West Bengal today at Nazrul Mancha, Kolkata at 2pm.

He is accompanied by Sri Pankaj Bera and Sri Prabal Gopal Mukherjee.

15 Schools have been selected for the purpose on certain criteria and Vidyapith ranks 4th in the same for 100% first division in last 4 years in HS, Rank in 2016 & 17 and good infrastructure having toilet and drinking water facilities.

We extend our heartiest congratulations for the same.

Ex-student Saugata Datta part of NASA Lava Caves study

Saugata Datta, an ex-student from 1988 batch, and Geology professor of Kansas State University at present, is one of the primary investigators of a new NASA study that will use a robotic vehicle to explore and collect data inside caves at Lava Beds National Monument in Northern California. The interiors of lava caves are home to bacterial films and coral-like mineral structures — called mineral biomarkers — that could help identify similar features that would provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on Mars or another planet.

Ex-student Aniket Chattopadhyay directed film 'Kabir'

Aniket Chattopadhyay, an ex-student of Vidyapith (1980 batch), has directed a Bengali thriller named 'Kabir' which was released on 13th April.

All members are encouraged to watch the movie.

Ex-student Sandip Basu receives Faculty Research Award

The Association is happy to inform that Dr. Sandip Basu, an ex-student of 1988 batch, is going to receive the ‘Faculty Research Award’ to recognise the efforts of India’s brightest minds in the field of academic research. He will be honoured as the “Most outstanding Researcher” in the field of Health Professions.

The award is constituted by Careers360, a premier education advisory company. The selection is based on a composite score generated by evaluating his academic output in journals.

Ex-student renders Kathamrita in audio format

Amitabha Chattopadhyay, an ex-student of 1984 batch took a great initiative of making Kathamrita available in audio format and accomplished that.
You can listen or download the entire (Bangla) Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita (audio) for free now. The audio is now available at the following links:

Sri Swapan Bandyopadhyay to be felicitated

Backward Class Welfare Cell, University of Calcutta in association with Parul Prakashani will observe the Teachers' Day on 7th September, 2017. Fifty distinguished teachers and ten esteemed litterateurs, academicians and scientists will be felicitated on this occasion. The Association takes pride to note that our dear Swapan da aka Sri Swapan Bandyopadhyay, ex-teacher of Vidyapith, is among the ones to be felicitated.

The programme will be held in Dr. Meghnad Saha hall at Rasbehari Siksha Prangan (Rajabazar Campus), 92 APC Road, Kolkata - 700009 at 12 noon on 07/09/2017.

Film by Ex-student selected in Film Festival

Sourav Sarkar, an alumnus from 2001 batch directed a Bengali documentary film 'Nibhritochari' (নিভৃতচারী) which has been selected in 3rd International Film Festival of Prayag, New Delhi 2017.
The Association congratulates the director and encourages members to watch the film.

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