The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has launched a fundraising campaign to provide IT equipment to students in need. The 1994 batch of the IIT Bombay has donated Rs 1.25 crore in this campaign in order to help the students. IIT Bombay had recently reported that from August 10, it will begin online classes for the 2020-21 session.
The fundraising campaign propelled to help and bolster students needing gear like data cards and laptops needed for online classes, was propelled with an underlying objective of Rs 5 crore. an official statement said that strengthening this with the gift from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Legacy Establishment (IITBHF) in the USA, they are nowadays moving toward the 70% characteristic of the underlying objective of Rs 5 crore.
The 1994 batch leaders said that the batch of 1994 of the IIT Bombay is pleased to contribute Rs 25 crores in a fundraising campaign on donating connectivity and laptops for needy students. This activity is basic for propelling the foundation’s arrangement to hold online classes for the coming semester beginning August.
The leader of batch 1994 added that their donation will help hundreds of students studying in IIT Bombay to collect internet connectivity and laptop.
IIT Bombay, Director, Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, thanked the graduated class individuals for their convenient commitment to help the IT framework prerequisites.
Prof. Chaudhuri said in a statement that their alumni are always supportive and proven as a strong pillar to the Institute. There is always a soft corner for IIT Bombay in alumni hearts.
Prof. Chaudhuri further added that there are many more students in a number as compared to the currently available fund. Therefore, he requests his well-wishers and alumni to take a step forward and support the fundraising campaign in order to help needy students. There is a need for quality education at the time of this pandemic.