Giving Back to Patel Hall Phase II

On receiving the overwhelming response from Patelians for Phase I renovation of Hall's mess and kitchen, the Phase II of the campaign has been launched. The areas of work would include renovation, upgradation, and furnishing of the following areas:

  • Common Room
  • TV Room
  • Rehearsal Room
  • Handwash, Water Cooler, Fruit Stall
  • Kitchen
  • Locker Room & Garbage
  • Shops and Canteen  

Phase II Campaign Target: ? 46 Lakh


Cost estimates and Campaign Target Value are given below

Cost Components Amount (? in Lakh)
Civil Works 24.0
Plumbing Work (underground line) 1.0
Electrical Works 5.5
Furniture & Fixtures, Equipment 17.5
AC 6.0
A/V System 3.0
Estimated Cost 57
5% Contingency (rounded off to nearest value in lakh) 3
Estimated Campaign Value 60
Add: 10% Overhead for Accounting, Stewardship, Reporting and Publicity and other Administrative Costs 6
Phase II Campaign Value  66
Less: Overflow from Patel Phase I 25
Add: Maintenance for Phase I work 5
Campaign Target Value 46

Common Room Model Preview


TV Room Model Preview




Kitchen and Dining Renovation Projects: Target Rs 62.6 lakh


Campaign opened on 16.1.17; Campaign closed on 31.1.17; Campaign is now closed.


As on 21.2.17: Funds raised : Rs 74 lakh; Number of Patelians who have given back: 127



How to give


Before you give

The Patel alumni group has identified two champions each in the US and India. Please contact Uday Shankar Dutta (; +91-9830090084) or Ramesh Viswanathan (+91-9581412310; or  Sunil Kapoor (, +91-9810160637) for details. The group email id is


These champions will (i) guide their fellow Patelians to transfer money into IIT Foundation or AAIR office as appropriate, and (ii) interface with IIT Foundation and AAIR Office to help track the money, and ensure that it is transferred to IITKgp for the targeted project(s). They will also ensure that the targeted budget is achieved for each project. Once the funds have reached IITKgp and budget has been met, IITKgp will take up the execution of the project following usual rules for works/ procurement. Alumni champions will be invited to review the progress of the projects, and periodic account statement will be shared.


Targetting your gift

Please mark your gift with "PATEL2018" 

Tax Exemption 

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


Please write to ID Executive Mr. Anirban Roy ( for more details, and to help us track your donation.


If you paid online at IIT Foundation, please also write to the Executive Director Ms. Erin Moran ( specifying the target Project for your donation.


For campaign management and execution please contact our Stewardship Manager Mr. Pushkar Srivastava (