The Institute has raised around Rs. 200 crores for CSR projects from more than 140 of the world’s best-known businesses. Donations to IIT Madras are 100% tax-deductible under Section 80(G) of the Indian Income Tax Act, and there is no cap on how much you can give.
- IIT Madras actively collaborates with corporates and industries to become the country’s technology-driven CSR hub.
- On December 16, 2021, the Institute hosted CSR heads and showcased its high-quality, technology-driven work.
- More than 140 leading corporations have contributed around Rs. 200 crores to the Institute’s CSR projects, which are high-quality and technology-driven.
- The panels also touched on great solutions to these problems that technology uniquely holds, such as affordable healthcare, sustainable urban infrastructure development, and revolutionizing Edu-skilling.
The Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras, aims to become the center of technology-based CSR activities in the country. The Institute held a roundtable meeting in Mumbai on December 16, 2021, called “Explore and Grow: CSR Partnerships.” CSR heads were there, and the Institute showed off its high-quality, technology-driven work. The official website for IIT Madras will soon have more information about the event, so stay tuned.
More than 140 big companies have given the Institute money for CSR projects, and they have been able to do high-quality projects that use technology all over the country. The round table session organized by IIT Madras was made up of panel discussions by well-known experts about socially relevant projects from the research world.
The panels also talked about important issues like affordable healthcare, sustainable urban infrastructure development, algorithms to solve real-world problems, and how technology can change the Edu-skilling space. They spoke of great solutions to these problems that technology can offer. All donations to IIT Madras are 100% tax-deductible under Section 80(G) of the Indian Income Tax Act, and there is no cap on how much you can give.
Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean (Corporate and Alumni Affairs) at IIT Madras, spoke to the business leaders “IIT Madras is excited to work with Corporate India on this new project that will help solve the world’s problems with Indian-made ideas. We are very proud of our students and alumni working on technologies that will change the world in the future. IIT Madras is working on problems of the future.”
This is how it works: In 1959, the Indian government set up IIT Madras as an “Institute of National Importance.” It has 16 academic departments and a lot of high-level research centers that do a lot of interdisciplinary research.