The Gangwal School is a unique project which will be developed with support from philanthropists, IITK alumni, and corporates. The fund being raised is mainly for the fixed assets and to bridge the working capital gap in the first 3-4 years. The Institute seeks funding from alumni, corporates (CSR), and philanthropists for this project (details are given here.) The Institute has already secured significant funding through donations, and some donations are for the naming rights for the School, Hospital, Building, and Centers.

Founders Circle

The Founders Circle honors the distinguished group of leadership donors who have made a significant impact in kickstarting the Gangwal Medical School of Sciences and Technology. The Institute thanks the Founders Circle members, for their foresight, generosity, and continued support. The founder members are the distinguished alumni of the Institute- Mr. Muktesh Pant (BT/CHE/1976) | Dr. Dev Joneja (BT/ME/1984) | Mr. Hemant Jalan (BT/CHE/1977) | Mr. Anil Bansal (BT/MSE/1977).

Mr. Anil Bansal (BT/MSE/1977) is the President of First National Realty Management, which owns and manages commercial properties throughout the United States. He was the founder of Indus American Bank as well as an investor in many IT companies. He serves on the boards of several corporations and charity organizations.
Dr. Dev Joneja (BT/ME/1984) is currently the Chief Risk Officer at Exodus Point Capital Management. Previously, he was the Global Head of Risk and Analytics at Millennium Management LLC and served as the Senior Managing Director. He was a Research Analyst at Barclays Capital and a faculty member at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University in New York.
Mr. Hemant Jalan (BT/CHE/1977) founded Indigo Paints in 2000, which has grown multi-fold over the years, culminating in a successful IPO of the company in early 2021. Mr. Jalan now serves as the Managing Director of the company.
Mr. Muktesh Pant (BT/CHE/1976) Founder, Micky and Vinita Pant Charitable Foundation, is a distinguished alumnus of IIT Kanpur. Mr. Pant held numerous senior positions in premier multinational companies such as Hindustan Unilever Limited, PepsiCo, and Reebok. Mr. Pant went on to lead YUM! China as its CEO in 2015. He is widely acclaimed for the phenomenal growth of the company’s flagship KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell in China.
Mr. Rakesh Gangwal (BT/ME/1975), a distinguished alumnus of the institute (BT/ME/1975), is an Indian-American billionaire businessman, co-founder and partial owner of IndiGo airline. He is the former chief executive officer and chairman of US Airways Group. He has made one of the largest personal donations to the Institute and continues to drive the Medical School project. In honor of his contributions, the Medical School was named after him.
Mr. Deepak Narula (BT/EE/1985), Founder and Managing Partner of Metacapital Management, generously supported the Gangwal School project. He is the first to join the League of Co-Founders Circle of the School.
Mr. Narayana Murthy (MT/EE/1969), Founder of Infosys, generously supported Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease Research.
Mrs. Sudha Murty who is well known for her philanthropic activities and prolific writing is the Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation, a not-for-profit organization in India. In 1996, Mrs. Murty started the “Infosys Foundation” with a mission to support the underprivileged sections of society and has been serving as a trustee of this foundation. She generously contributed to the flagship project “Hridyantra.”
Mr. Gopal Sutwala, (BT/CE/1973), the Co-Promoter at Kanpur Angel Network, donated generously to support the treatment of the ‘Economically Weaker Section' at Gangwal School.
Batch of 1976 has generously contributed to our flagship project “Hridyantra.”
Corporate Donors

JK Cement Limited, a reputed firm in Kanpur, has extended generous support to build super-specialty hospital on the Gangwal School campus. This hospital will be named after Late Mr. Yadupati Singhania, a distinguished alumnus of the institute (BT/CE/1977) and an illustrious industrialist who played a critical role in setting up the J.K Cement Ltd.


IBM India Private Limited Supported the construction of the academic complex of the Gangwal School. This complex will house state-of-the-art research laboratories and academic units.

REC Limited generously supported the construction of studio apartments for the resident doctors.

ICICI Bank generously supported the setting up of a Pathology lab facility at the Health Center, IITK.