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Know IIT Kanpur's journey, from a canteen to India's swanky biotech centre

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) was set up in the industrial city of Kanpur in 1960.From its very inception, IIT Kanpur has been striving to develop itself into an institution

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Updated on: July 16, 2014 8:12 IST



The first Director of the Institute was P. K. Kelkar (after whom the Central Library was renamed in 2002).

Under the guidance of economist John Kenneth Galbraith, IIT Kanpur was the first institute in India to offer Computer Science education.

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