Pradip and Kukkum Ghosh Family Foundation firmly believes that Research and Innovation are the key factors to bring a positive, sustainable change in the lives of citizens. With this purpose and vision, Foundation has established the International Institute of Innovation and Technology at Kolkata. To improve public health in India by integrating Research, Education and Health-related services that deliver innovative solutions to real problems impacting the society, International Institute of Innovation and Technology (I3T) under the aegis of the Pradip and Kumkum Ghosh Family Foundation has taken new initiatives through various outreach programs for the development of the weaker sections of the society in the post Covid scenario. International Institute of Innovation and Technology (I3T) has collaborated with The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), USA for its various Research and Public Health initiatives. The institute aims to provide educational and research programs in the public health domain for the first time in Eastern India. In it’s recent outreach initiative, the institute has planned to focus on the overall development of the people residing in more than 10 villages across North and South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal. Foundation has successfully engaged eminent Researchers and Research & Innovation Leaders of India for its various initiatives. Foundation will come up with its International University of Public Health and Technology where all aspects of Public Health Education and medical education will be provided to young minds as well as professionals. This will help the Bio Medical Research in India on a large scale.
Pradip and Kumkum Ghosh Family Foundation has already donated five million dollars (approx. INR 40 crs) to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, aiming to change lives of millions in West Bengal and India. This contribution to Johns Hopkins is a huge step for the establishment of Johns Hopkins University India Maternal and Child Health Research Center and the Vaccine Research Center in West Bengal – the first of it’s kind in India. This alliance is going to improve the basic health care facilities and research aspects of public health care on a large scale. “This alliance is just the beginning of a long journey that might actually change the public healthcare scenario of the state completely”, says Dr. Pradip Ghosh, Founder Chairman.
Dr. Ghosh has always felt the urge to extend a hand to support the socio-healthcare face of the state and India at large. He aims at mobilizing more than 100 Research Scientists to find cures and vaccinations for Malaria, Dengue, Hepatitis, and other tropical diseases. His vision even includes public healthcare services in Research fields related to Diabetes, Cancer, Stem Cell Therapies, and others. An educator, a philanthropist, Founder of Pradip and Kumkum Ghosh Family Foundation, Dr. Ghosh is also the Founder – Chairman of Washington Kali Temple, a true Indian Temple representing every religion of India, built on nine acres of pristine ashram like setting. His endeavour is certainly going to change millions of lives In India.