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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur History
The Indian Technology Institute Kharagpur is a public engineering institution established in 1951 by India's government. It was the first IIT to be created and is recognized by the Government of India as an Institute of National Importance. As part of Nehru's dream of a free self - sufficient India, the institute was set up to train scientists and engineers after India became independent in 1947.