The ‘Food Drive’ Initiative

Debasish Chattopadhyay

Kolkata : The ‘Food Drive’ initiative by the students of J D Birla Institute Departments of Commerce and Management, was undertaken by the College to feed the under-privileged during the Lockdown in Covid-19 pandemic. Over six weeks, the students of the college have distributed meals among needy and distressed people. The students of J.D. Birla Institute have devised a unique ‘food chain’ model, whereby students take their turns to provide these meals ensuring a continuum of the services.
It can be noted that
J D Birla Institute, established in 1962 has completed more than 50 years, is an Institute of higher learning committed to thoughtful and serious education for young minds in the fields of Food Science &Nutrition Management; Textile Science; Clothing & Fashion Studies; Interior Designing; Human Development; Commerce and Management, both at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. The Institute provides graduate, post-graduate degrees under affiliation to Jadavpur University and was awarded with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in 2010. It has a combined strength of 1800 + students and well-qualified faculty members and other staff. The Institute has been ranked high among institutes of higher learning in the country by several rating agencies.