We have raised $263,000 but we still need $737,000 and your help to reach our goal!
Below is a photo of the latest distribution of rations, also make sure to check out the latest video below the photo!
As you are aware, IIT-KGP is closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus for the next 6 months resulting in 6,435 daily wage workers such as hall workers, construction workers, and other contract employees being laid off without any separation pay or benefits, leading to their families being adversely affected. In addition, 4,000 villagers who live in close proximity of IIT-KGP have suffered a loss of daily wages for a total count of 10,500 directly affected.
Director Tewari has called upon the IITKGP Foundation to raise approximately $1.0 M to fund a relief package designed to benefit 10,500 persons for 6 months. In addition, he has put together a team of faculty to oversee various aspects implementing the same. The proposed package will provide basic amenities like rice, dal, etc. and includes face masks, gloves, etc. to protect against the virus. A PDF (link found below) gives details of the basic relief package which works out to approximately $20/person-family/month for 6 months.
More than $260,000 has been raised so far by some compassionate and generous alumni; however, we need another $740,000 to be raised. IITKGP Foundation requests you to 'adopt' as many individuals/families that you can at just $20/individual-family.
Adopt 1 mess worker + 1 dhobi: $40/month;
Adopt 1 mess worker + 1 dhobi + 1 gardener: $60/month;
Adopt 1 mess worker + 1 dhobi + 1 gardener + 1 construction worker: $80/month.
Adopt 1 worker-family: $100/month; Adopt 2 worker-families: $200/month; Adopt 5 worker-families: $500/month; Adopt 10 families: $1,000/month
There are about 10,500 employees/workers and their family members that NEED HELP NOW, so please donate to the IITKGP Foundation, and make your tax-free contribution by using the below donation button.
Roy DaSilva Asoke Deysarkar
Committee for IITKGP Alumni COVID-19 Fund
Cost Estimate of Support by the IITKGP Alumni for COVID-19
Thank you to our donors that have already generously donated to this fund!
1961-Brij Kar, Anonymous Donor
1962-Sohan Singh Bahl
1965-R N Mukhija
1967-Vinod Gupta, Probal Sanyal, Ram Khurana, Pradeep Vaish, Anonymous Donor
1968-Santanu Basu, Anonymous Donor
1969-Krishen Mehta, Daljeet Singh, Narendra Doshi, Partha Vohra, Sujan Ghosh, Arun Kochhar, Prabjit Singh, Tarunes Chakrabarti, Nitin Parekh
1970-Ranbir (Ron) Gupta, Arjun Malhotra, Jayashree Saha, Samaresh Mohanta, Venkataraman Sundaram, Surender Makhija, Anil Luthra, Nansen D'Sa, Indrajit Chatterjee, Ullas Kamath, Shantanu Maitra, Ramamurthy Ati, Deepak Chatterjee, Rahul Mehra, Tilak Sen, Amit Roy, Somen Chowdhury, Dinesh Bhatia, Nibir Datta, Kothanda (Chinu) Srinivasan, D.P. Naganand, Narayanan (Chinu) Sreenivasan, Ajit Gupta, Anonymous Donor (5)
1971-Surajit Dasgupta, Asoke Deysarkar
1972-Biswapriya Sanyal, Ram Sriram, Sukhbir Singh, Gulabbhai C Mistry
1973-Harjinder Singh, Alok Chatterjee, Anonymous Donor
1974-Sanjay Deshmukh, Praful Kulkarni, Anonymous Donor
1976-Subhashis Mallick, Omprakash Madria, Amitava Dutta, Sarma Pisapati
1977-Soumitra Bhattacharya, C.V. Chakravarthy, Anonymous Donor
1978-Yusuf Officewala, Anonymous Donor
1979-Rakesh Asthana, Suresh Nair
1981-Deepak Khazanchi, Prabhas Panigrahi, Bidyut Parruck
1984-Babu Turumella, Sujit Sengupta, Venkateswara Sanivarapu, Sky Basu
1985-Pramod Bengani, Saikat Nandi, Shyama Mandal, Swapan Majumdar, Sarbajit Ghosal
1986-Rakesh Gupta, Leslie Picardo, Raikanta Sahu, Somnath Banik
1987-Diganta Das, Partha Chatterjee
1988-Anol Bhattacharjee, Narayanan Krishnamurthy, Sanjay Sharma
1989-Indranil Sanyal, Ashis Roy, Sandeep Pattanayak, Rana Gupta
1990-Diptarka Majumdar, Supratik Bose, Santanu Biswas, Raju Datla, Sudhir Raju, Srinivas Vadde, Amber Roy Chowdhury, Indrajit Ray, Shailendra Verma
1993-Pankaj Mathur, Shekhar Mukherjee, Anonymous Donor (2)
1994-Rajesh Gupta, Raja Shankar, Gautam Vaidya, Anonymous Donor
1995-Prabhu Chandrasekhar, Satya D., Munshi Alam
1996-Kaushik Bakhandi, Nilanjan Ganguly
1997-Amit Kumar, Mimin Adhikary, Laxmidhar Biswal, Mimin Adhikary, Anonymous Donor
1998-Praveen Jha, Lokesh Gakhar, Ronojoy Ghosh, Amit Mondal, Arindam Guha, Akhil Singh, Anonymous Donor
1999-Samrat Saha, Dipankar Ghosh, Padam Singh, Hari Mony, Anonymous Donor
2000-Himanshu Kher, Pankaj Trivedi, Sumit Agarwal, Dhananjay Kumar, Anonymous Donor
2001-Parag Jain, Santosh Banerjee, Anonymous Donor
2002-Krishna Mogallapu, Ajay Gulati, Varij Saurabh, Abhishek Bose, Sourav Kar, Anonymous Donor (2)
2003-Rajarshi Paul, Mukesh Kumar, Anonymous Donor
2004-Abhishek Prakash, Rituraj Nandan
2008-Neel Lohit, Anonymous Donor
2009-Nirav Amlani, Lokesh Anand, Rajiv Kamal
2010-Laxmidhar Biswal, Akanksha Sinha, Kshitij Khurana, Anonymous Donor
2015-Harshyt Goel, Dinesh Goundla
Unknown Batch-Rakesh Vasant, Anonymous Donor
We need your help urgently!
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