Boston-based entrepreneur donates $1 Million to IIT-BHU Foundation

Desh Deshpande made the donation in honour of his father Shreenivas Deshpande who was an alumnus of the institute.

Boston-based entrepreneur donates $1 Million to IIT-BHU Foundation
Desh and Jaishree with their father Shreenivas Deshpande. Source -iitbhufoundation.org

Renowned Indian American entrepreneur and philanthropist couple Desh and Jaishree Deshpande recently donated US$1 Million to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT- BHU) Foundation, in honor of their father Shreenivas Deshpande, who was a 1948 graduate of the institute.

In recognition of the donation, IIT (BHU) Foundation will name the campus library after their father. The naming ceremony will be held on June 24, 2022 on campus and will be livestreamed on the foundations social media channels, IIT (BHU) announced.