We have raised over $242,000 but we still need $758,000 and your help to reach our goal!
In 1962, in my first year at IIT, it was a surreal experience for a 16-year-old kid 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 am donating $100,000.
1967 Ag. Engg.
Make sure to check out the video titled: "Amidst Lockdown, Cinematic Story of IIT Kharagpur" which takes you through campus soon after the lockdown began. Truly nostalgic!
IITKGP Staff needs your help.
IITKGP now has over 10,000 students. Besides the teaching staff and administrative staff who are on salary, IITKGP is supported by more than 10,000 other staff who get no salary or receive little benefits during the Corona Virus lockdown.
These are the people who have served us for generations such as mess workers, ward boys, gardeners, rickshaw pullers, vegetable sellers, dhobis, and a whole bunch of other staff who have little protection.
With the lockdown, these people are without an income now. We are raising $1 million to support the staff and villagers nearby for the next six months.
Our trustees have already committed over $100,000. We need your help to donate generously to this worthy cause. These people need help and they need it now. We, the IITKGP Foundation, will be sending the money to IIT KGP every week. They have formed a committee of esteemed professors to help these people in need.
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, Anonymous Donor
1969-Krishen Mehta, Daljeet Singh, Narendra Doshi
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, Anonymous Donor, Anonymous Donor
1973-Harjinder Singh, Alok Chatterjee
1976-Subhashis Mallick, Omprakash Madria
1977-Soumitra Bhattacharya, Anonymous Donor
1981-Deepak Khazanchi, Prabhas Panigrahi
1984-Babu Turumella, Sujit Sengupta
1985-Pramod Bengani, Saikat Nandi, Shyama Mandal, Swapan Majumdar
1986-Rakesh Gupta, Leslie Picardo, Raikanta Sahu, Somnath Banik
1987-Diganta Das, Partha Chatterjee
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
1993-Anonymous Donor, Anonymous Donor
1994-Rajesh Gupta, Raja Shankar, Anonymous Donor
1995-Prabhu Chandrasekhar, Satya D., Munshi Alam
1997-Amit Kumar, Mimin Adhikary, Laxmidhar Biswal, Anonymous Donor
1998-Praveen Jha, Lokesh Gakhar, Ronojoy Ghosh, Amit Mondal, Anonymous Donor
1999-Samrat Saha, Dipankar Ghosh, Padam Singh, Anonymous Donor
2000-Himanshu Kher, Pankaj Trivedi, Sumit Agarwal, Anonymous Donor
2001-Parag Jain, Santosh Banerjee, Anonymous Donor
2002-Krishna Mogallapu, Ajay Gulati, Varij Saurabh, Abhishek Bose, Anonymous Donor, Anonymous Donor
2003-Rajarshi Paul, Anonymous Donor
2004-Abhishek Prakash, Rituraj Nandan
2009-Nirav Amlani, Lokesh Anand
Committee for IITKGP Alumni COVID-19 Fund
Cost Estimate of Support by the IITKGP Alumni for COVID-19
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