Media Releases

Task Force Inaugural Meeting

Task Force recommends change in focus to Covid19 based on information collated from the China Chapter of IIT Alumni Council and an alumnus working with Gates Foundation.

WHO China Report Feb 24, 2020

Janta Curfew Announced

The Prime Minister announced Janta Curfew on Sunday, the 22nd of March, 2020. The curfew is likely to be a test run for a more extended lockdown. The universe of options available seems down to one.

Travel Advisory

C19 Recommends Lockdown

C19 Task Force recommended an immediate and complete lockdown as the only logical option available to India with grave consequences if not implemented.

Economic Implications Secondary

C19 Task Force Constituted

IIT Alumni Council renames Health Tech Task Force to C19 Task Force. IITK Alumnus Dr K. VijayRaghavan invited to Chair Task Force. Technology & City Chapters created

WHO Report 15.03.20

Health Tech Task Force

IIT Alumni Council Constitutes Health Tech Task Force to address infectious diseases such as tubercolosis, flu's, dengue, chiken guniya and STD. Group discusses emerging situation in Wuhan

Infectious Diseases MCMH Report

Howdy, Modi!

IIT Alumni Council is delighted to be an Organiser and Welcome Partner for the Prime Minister of India’s visit to Houston on 22nd of September 2019. The event was attended by over 5,000 IIT Alumni.

Washington Post Coverage