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Rakesh Gangwal: Donated Rs 100 Crore To The College He Studied


Rakesh Gangwal, the co-founder of Indigo, which provides cheap services, has donated Rs 100 crore to IIT Kanpur. He has studied at IIT Kanpur, and now his donation will help build the School of Medical Sciences and Technology on campus. IIT Kanpur director Abhay Karandikar himself gave this information.

Karandikar also tweeted about this. He said, ‘There is big news from IIT Kanpur. Rakesh Gangwal, our alumnus and co-founder of Indigo Airlines, has given one of the most significant personal donations in an extraordinary gesture. This contribution of Rs 100 crore supports the School of Medical Sciences and Technology at IIT Kanpur.

Gangwal signed an agreement with the institute to build a School of Medical Sciences and Technology on the campus of IIT Kanpur. After this, he gave 100 crores to create the School of Medical Sciences and Technology. Gangwal will also be a part of the school’s advisory board. The school will be built in two phases. In the first phase, a 500-bed super-speciality hospital, academic block, hostel and service block will be created. The plan is to prepare them in 3-5 years.


The second phase will be completed in the next 7 to 10 years. In the second phase, the hospital’s capacity will be increased to 1000 beds. Apart from this, the clinical department, research areas etc., will be improved. Other Mumbai and Pune-based IIT Kanpur alumni were also present on this occasion. Hemant Jalan, who studied at IIT Kanpur, donated Rs 18 crore to construct the school.

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