The IITKGP Foundation US has raised $308,000, additionally, IIT-Kharagpur has received INR 17 Lakhs in donations directly; leaving a remaining target of about $670,000!
Thank you to the generous donors that have already given back to this critical campaign! Click the below button to be taken to the list.
Below is a photo from a recent distribution of rations and in case you missed it, a link to the first video that kicked off the campaign.
All of you remember the so called Non commissioned essentials (Army term) who made our life possible at Kgp. The mess workers, the rickshaw wallahs, etc. Since most of them were migrant workers, with the present lockdown they have nowhere to go and do not receive government benefits. We at the Foundation, listening to the request from the IIT Director, have decided to try and help them overcome this problem. This money will give each family Rs 1000 per month for food and Rs 200 per month for soap, etc. As you can see this is a very small amount but it will give them some major relief. The present amount assumes we need to support them for the next 6 months. Please do open your hearts and help in this.
Stay safe and stay healthy,
Committee for IITKGP Alumni COVID-19 Fund
Cost Estimate of Support by the IITKGP Alumni for COVID-19
We need your help urgently!
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