Help Upendra Maurya Fight Blood Cancer | Milaap
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Help Upendra Maurya Fight Blood Cancer
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Upendra Kumar Maurya

    from Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Our dear friend, Upendra Kumar Maurya, B.Tech. (Agri) 2000-04, ID - 27334 (College of Technology, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar), has been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (A form of Blood Cancer). He is working as Asst Prof. at DoMS, IIT-Madras, after completing his Ph.D. from XIMB

He is admitted at Apollo, Chennai for Chemotherapy. The cost incurred so far has been met by with ₹ 3 Lakhs insurance and a special allocation of ₹ 5 Lakhs, both assisted by IIT-Madras.

₹ 50 Lakh is further required for his treatment that includes Bone Marrow Transplantation, post transplantation treatment and care, out of which ₹ 30 Lakhs is being raised by IIT-Madras fraternity. Thus, we need to assist him with balance ₹ 20 Lakhs. So far around ₹ 10 Lakhs have been collected by close friends, batchmates and Pantnagar & XIMB college alumni.

Now we still need another ₹ 10 Lakhs for Upendra's medical and related expenses, as mentioned above.

We request all the kind souls to help us in generating this amount. All requisite information is being added here. Please feel free to contact me or any other campaign team member for any further information needed.

Upendra Maurya, has been a great story of perseverance and grit. Coming from a humble background, he rose against all odds to garner a faculty position at DoMS, IIT Madras. We need to be with him for his current fight too.  He is 35 years old, married (wife is a homemaker) and has a three-year-old daughter, Ishu. His family hails from Panariya village, Soroan, Allahabad.

One can cross-check this initiative on Facebook also, through one of the Milaap Campaign Team Member's Post. https://www.facebook.com/avinashisharan/posts/10155395493393153

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