Art of Gift, Gift to Art
KGP Chronicle (November 27, 2019)
**This is another story published on the recent gift received from alumnus, Mukund Padmanabhan ('87) to the Academy of Classical and Folk Arts.**
IIT Kharagpur's Academy of Classical and Folk Arts Receives Funding from US-based Alumnus for Teaching & Learning and Outreach
IIT Kharagpur's Academy of Classical and Folk Arts has roped another key patron with US-based alumnus Mukund Padmanabhan ('87) donating INR 52 Lakh to this one of its kind outreach unit in the IIT system. The funding is towards building a music auditorium with a digitally enhanced learning environment, conducting thematic workshops on classical and folk arts and engaging teaching fellows.
Plans have been drawn to set up a digital classroom for music training in proscenium setting as distance mode teaching-learning with aesthetic and acoustically appropriate interiors. Two teaching positions are also being created for providing training on classical music and arts on a regular basis. (Read More)