This report points to work done in Week 7 [July 12 -July 18].
I wrote a readme for (Groovy->kts Translation) so that on converting files, it can be easy to refer.
Changes are at 
Thanks to m36 to help me sort out the custom functions that he defined last year.
The kotlin-sam-with-receiver blockers are resolved and the verified patches were pushed to the main kotlin repo, can be found here 
In this weekly meeting andrewsh, reviewed the package, and finally, one of the reasons that it wasn't able to build from its binaries was found.
He suggested and I quote, "Everything needs to build"
The plugins were patched from the settings.gradle last year and hence it wasn't building.
I removed the same patch and the kotlin-Gradle-plugin fails with many errors :/
My college started this week (virtually!).