We have raised $252,000 but we still need $748,000 and your help to reach our goal!
All of you remember the so called Non commissioned essentials (Army term) who made our life possible at Kgp. The mess workers, the ward boys, the rickshaw wallahs, etc. Since most of them were migrant workers, with the present lockdown they have no where 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,
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, Ram Khurana, Anonymous Donor
1969-Krishen Mehta, Daljeet Singh, Narendra Doshi, Partha Vohra, Sujan Ghosh
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, Anonymous Donor (4)
1972-Biswapriya Sanyal, Ram Sriram
1973-Harjinder Singh, Alok Chatterjee, Anonymous Donor
1974-Sanjay Deshmukh, Praful Kulkarni
1976-Subhashis Mallick, Omprakash Madria
1977-Soumitra Bhattacharya, Anonymous Donor
1978-Yusuf Officewala, Anonymous Donor
1979-Rakesh Asthana, Suresh Nair
1981-Deepak Khazanchi, Prabhas Panigrahi
1984-Babu Turumella, Sujit Sengupta, Venkateswara Sanivarapu
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
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, Anonymous Donor (2)
1994-Rajesh Gupta, Raja Shankar, Gautam Vaidya, Anonymous Donor
1995-Prabhu Chandrasekhar, Satya D., Munshi Alam
1997-Amit Kumar, Mimin Adhikary, Laxmidhar Biswal, Mimin Adhikary, Anonymous Donor
1998-Praveen Jha, Lokesh Gakhar, Ronojoy Ghosh, Amit Mondal, Arindam Guha, 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 (2)
2003-Rajarshi Paul, Anonymous Donor
2004-Abhishek Prakash, Rituraj Nandan
2008-Neel Lohit, Anonymous Donor
2009-Nirav Amlani, Lokesh Anand
2010-Laxmidhar Biswal, Akanksha Sinha, Kshitij Khurana, Anonymous Donor
2015-Harshyt Goel, Dinesh Goundla
Committee for IITKGP Alumni COVID-19 Fund
Cost Estimate of Support by the IITKGP Alumni for COVID-19
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