One of the most successful campaigns of IIT Kanpur, One Alumnus One Student, was launched to raise funds for 600 undergraduate students, who come from economically weaker sections of the society, to help provide them with IT hardware.
IITK Students’ Gymkhana started a campaign to provide financial help to the workers of the Institute. Campus workers working in shops, eateries, canteens, and as vendors, rickshaw pullers etc. suffered heavy financial losses due the Covid-19 pandemic repeated lock downs.
Convid 19 gave a sudden jolt to everyone. But the biggest shock was for the population without an assured income source. Out of estimated 36 lakh people in working age, only 1/7th have regular and salaried jobs. Rest are self employed, contractual labour and daily wagers.Read More
Lending a Helping Hand IITK COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP – FOOD DISTRIBUTION INITIATIVE The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic in India led to the imposition of a nation-wide lockdown on March 25, 2020. This global crisis currently underway across the globe severely affected the livelihoodRead More