The Heritage Foundation, which is aimed toward strengthening the hyperlinks between the institute and its alumni, managed to gather Rs 2.35 crores from its US-primarily based alumni in a fund-raising drive. Since 500 extra laptops are wanted, the muse has requested different India-based alumni and the institute’s company sponsors to present funds. IIT-Bombay will finalize the standards for the distribution of these funds to the needy students.
“Since we are still at 50% of this specific fund raising drive, we hope many of our citizens will come forward to help our endeavor in equipping our students with IT tools so that they can attend the online classes,” stated director of the institute, Subhasis Chaudhari.
An inside survey had revealed that round 1,000 students from the campus shouldn’t have entry to computer systems or web connection and could also be at a drawback when courses go online.