Vinod Gupta Philanthropist

An article with BusinessWire entitled “Vinod Gupta Awarded Honorary Doctorate by IIT Kharagpur”, talks about how Vinod Gupta, 1967 alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, was recently awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by his alma mater Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Mr. Gupta was instrumental in setting up the first Business School in the IIT system in 1993. The business school is called the Vinod Gupta School of Management, which is ranked in the top 5 business schools in India.

Vinod Gupta got born in India but shifted to America as a businessman. He is as well an investor and a philanthropist.

During the pandemic of Coronavirus that has struck the world, it has not been easy. Thus, many charities are required in Health systems and Society at large.

Vinod Gupta is a philanthropist got played much in the fight against the pandemic. His donations have even exceeded fifty million dollars to the extent that he says you come to the world with nothing and you will leave with nothing. So, he believes that if he dies today, his property should get given to charities.

Vinod always gets highly regarded for his support and the number of lives he has changed through his donations. Vinod Gupta has a foundation known as Vinod Gupta Charitable Foundation so that anyone who values his system can support it. The foundation focuses on quality education as its primary focus.

Vinod’s main focus was driven by growing up in a very humble background with no electricity, toilets, TVs, cars, or even roads.

Vinod Gupta graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, a leading public University in India. Then, he got a scholarship at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where he graduated with a master’s in Agricultural Engineering and Business through his hard work. Upon graduating, got entered the job market as a marketing research analyst for a mobile manufacturing company. He later left the employment industry and cane to business. Currently, Vinod is a General Partner at Everest Capital Partners, which supports management expertise, development of startups through funding and relevant contacts.

In 2020 Vinod Gupta decided to bring it into action by involving his alumni via IIT Kharagpur Foundation USA. Through it, he pioneered a campaign to support workers affected by the midst of the pandemic. Here, they manage to pull resources to relieve the efforts. See this page for additional information.

 

Find more information about him on https://entrepreneursbreak.com/obligation-meets-opportunity-vinod-guptas-philosophy-on-philanthropy.html