puran-dangMy life and my time at KGP-The Story of Puran Dang ('59)

The KGP Chronicle (July 12, 2019)

Puran Dang (1959/B.Tech/CE/RP) is Founder and Senior Advisor at Minuteman Group LLC, Lexington, MA. He is also a respected community leader and founder of many organizations such as the first IIT Alumni Group in the world, and a founding team member of TIE-Boston. He is Chairman Emeritus of MIT Heritage of the Arts of South Asia, and global ambassador of Akshaya Patra, which serves hot lunch to poor children in India and Nepal. Dang was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by his alma mater in 2010. His bittersweet memories:

My life has been a strange amalgam of many happy and sad moments. I was born in Lyallpur, Punjab, India. My parents fled to India during the communal riots following the Partition of 1947. They came to Delhi with no home, no money and no hope. A deep struggle followed, but we survived. (Read More)