Ritesh Ranjan Memorial Scholarships Award

Shri Ritesh Ranjan (ME, B Tech 1997) passed away in a freak accident and left behind a loving son and a protective elder brother. He is the best example of someone who lived life to the fullest and in the moment. He is always remembered in every conversation as the live wire of the 1997 batch. He engaged with all that Kharagpur had to offer; enthusiastically participating for hall tempo and in all aspects of campus life, Gymkhana and Department activities. His participation and leadership of Perps would make that a high point of Spring Fest during his times.  


Shri  Parijat Ghosh (MF, B Tech 1997) was Ritesh’s friend since school and prepared for IIT with him. He was also Ritesh’s next door wingie and department mate for all the years in Kharagpur. Shri Parijat Ghosh is a Partner at Bain & Co., having been in management consulting since completing his MBA from IIM Ahmadabad immediately after Kharagpur and his friends from the same batch is setting up this scholarship award in honour of his batch mate, Shri Ritesh Ranjan.  

The endowment scholarships is being established for one incumbent each from the classes of 2nd , 3rd and 4th year of B Tech (Hons.) and Dual Degree programmes of the Mechanical Engineering Department every year.


How to give

Simply follow this link and pay online through alumni portal or contact IIT KGP Alumni Office for guidance on transfer money into IIT Foundation USA or Alumni Affairs Office India as appropriate.

Other modes of donation:

 Contribution from India: (100% tax deduction for individual contributions under 80G)


Contributions from US: (IRS rule for tax exempt contributions to 501(c) organizations)

Name of Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd

Name of the Branch: Kharagpur


Account Number: 50100217500400

Account Type: Savings

IFS Code: HDFC0001065 (this is RTGS number)

MICR Code: 721240102


Deposit the check (writing batch year in the memo field) in favor of the below mentioned address.

IIT KGP Foundation
P. O. Box 27183
Omaha NE 68127


Cheque to be sent at the following address:

Anirban Roy

Executive Officer
Institutional Development Program
Office of Alumni Affairs

IIT Kharagpur - 721302
Cell: +91 7044313606

Go to our IITF webpage USA - https://www.iitkgpfoundation.org/donate.html


Donate online using debit/credit card


Go to our IITKGP webpage India –


Targeting your gift: Please mark your gift with "RRMS" while you email us.

Tax Exemption: 

India: Donations to IIT Kharagpur are 100% Income Tax Exempt under section 80G in India. The Institute shall provide a tax certificate both in soft and hard copies.

USA: For US residents/citizens, IIT Foundation USA is an IRS 501(c)(3) Organization for tax purposes. 

Contact Us

INDIA & Other Countries

Anirban Roy Executive Officer,  — anirban.roy@adm.iitkgp.ac.in