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IIT Guwahati gets grant from HP

Guwahati: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has been given a grant by Hewlett Packard (HP) amounting to approximately $75,000 worth of technology.

HP India Director, P Ravindranathan announced at a press conference that the grant was aimed at integrating mobile technology and educational infrastructure and transforming the way subjects are taught on its campus. The grant would comprise things like HP tablet PCs, wireless networking cards and printers , optical drives and stipends for people to complete work on projects which have to be completed within a year,

Gautam Barua, Director IIT, Guwahati welcomed the grant and said that it would benefit the students and the institute greatly.

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