Social Impact

Catch them young, watch them grow

Catch them young, watch them grow

The unique ‘C minus 4’ programme helped IIT Kharagpur reach out to several rural schools and assist students in enhancing their confidence and developing their personality The Telegraph In one of the many social initiatives undertaken by IIT Kharagpur, the Institute launched a study model that equips students, especially those belonging to rural schools, to grow into confident, knowledgeable, competent individuals. The project is called “Innovative ‘C-4’ Model for High School Students”. Under the ‘C-4’ model, middle or high school students are trained and mentored so that they can teach students who are four classes (that is, minus 4) junior…
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Not a drop to lose

Not a drop to lose

Business Standard   NDTV     ABP News   Millennium Post    Navbharat Times   ABP News Twitter At Porapara, an IIT Kharagpur initiative has become a unique model of participatory civic management Porapara is a tribal hamlet around 15 kilometres away from IIT Kharagpur. It has seen several initiatives from the academic community of IIT Kharagpur, which has set up a primary school and has also tried to install smokeless chulas for the convenience of the villagers. The people of the village are mainly daily wage labourers, working in the surrounding agricultural fields or sometimes in Kharagpur town. Having grown used to the community of…
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