The IITKGP Foundation US has raised $333,000, additionally, IIT-Kharagpur has received INR 20 Lakhs in donations directly; leaving a remaining target of about $641,000!
Thank you to the generous donors that have already given back to this critical campaign! Click the below button to be taken to the latest list.
The Minister of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has given the IIT-Kharagpur alumni community kudos on their efforts in this initiative. Click on the below links to Director V.K. Tewari's social media pages in which the information has been shared.
Director Tewari's Facebook Post
Director Tewari's Twitter Post
If you haven't had a chance to read the thank you from Director Tewari to the alumni for their support in this campaign, please do so via the below button.
Letter from Mr. Vinod Gupta--1967 Batch
In 1962, in my first year at IIT, it was a surreal experience for a 16-year-old from a village in U.P. When I got sick, the guy who took care of me was the Ward Boy in Patel Hall and his name was Papaya. I still remember him.
Even my friend, Bill Clinton told me that when he went to Oxford, the guy that took care of him at Oxford was the Porter, equivalent to a ward boy. When he became President, he did not invite anybody from Oxford for his swearing-in ceremony except that Porter.
It just shows how important they have been in our lives. I call them unsung heroes. This is a time of crisis for them and we need your help.
Please donate generously. I have donated $100,000.
1967 Ag. Engg.
We need your help!
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