IIT Kanpur gets USD 2.5 million for setting up School of Medical Research and Technology
Kanpur: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur recently received USD 2.5 million as the first donation from alumnus Muktesh "Micky" Pant and his wife Vinita towards establishing the School of Medical Research and Technology (SMRT).
The IIT signed an MoU with the Micky and Vinita Pant Charitable Fund to support the establishment of SMRT and the USD2.5 million grant is the first such donation towards the development. Muktesh Pant, the founder of Micky and Vinita Pant Charitable Foundation, is an IIT-Kanpur alumnus.
The MoU with the Micky and Vinita Pant Charitable Fund was signed on March 27.