Sarojini Naidu / Indira Gandhi Hall of Residence

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Sarojini Naidu / Indira Gandhi Hall, or the SN/IG Hall as it is commonly and more widely known as, proudly bears the names of two legendary women achievers in Indian history. The Hall firmly believes in its motto: Sanskritaa Striya Shakti.

For decades, the Hall has been the home away from home for both undergraduate and postgraduate women students. Despite the fewer number of its residents, the SN/IG Hall has carved its own niche in both academics and in various socio-cultural and sports events and competitions organized by the studentsí Gymkhana. The Hall is also actively involved in all major studentsí events such as the Spring Fest, Kshitij etc. In addition to representing IIT Kharagpur in various teams in Inter-IIT competitions, its residents have also consistently held offices at Technology Studentsí Gymkhana.

The bond that grows by living together in the same Hall has knitted many generations of SN/IG residents together. Its alumni are spread over the globe holding prestigious positions in academics, in corporate organizations, and other fields. To name just a few, Dr Parvati Dev (B.S.1968) Director, Stanford University School of Medicine, and President, IIT Foundation, late Dr Nina Saxena (B Tech 1992), Dr Chaitali Sengupta (B.Tech 1992), systems architect in Texas Instruments and one among the 100 Top Young Innovators of 2004 (MIT Technology Review), Dr. Sanghamitra Bandopadhyay, Indian Statistical Institute, Dr Serene Bannerjee (B.Tech 1999) of INTEL, Lachmi Khemlani (B Arch,.1990), author, instructor at UC Berkeley, researcher, and consultant in CAD. etc.

The Hall allows its residents a taste of both freedom and responsibility as the affairs of the hall are managed by the students themselves. SN/IG Hall shall continue to churn out well-educated, empowered and aware citizens, dedicated to strive for excellence in their fields, thus reflecting the changing face of the new generation of Indian women.

Phone (Office) : +91-3222-2
Phone (Mess) : +91-3222-2
Phone (General) : +91-3222-2

Warden : Prof. K Chowdhury
Phone (Office) : +91-3222-283572
Phone (Residence) : +91-3222-283573, +91-3222-
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Assistant Warden : Prof. Debarati Sen
Phone (Office) : +91-3222-283908
Phone (Residence) : +91-3222-2, +91-3222-
Email :

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302, INDIA
Telephone Number +91-3222-255221 | FAX : +91-3222-255303