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TISS students start funding drive for marginalised peers


An initiative led by students of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has started a funding drive to fund the fees of current students, who hail from marginalised socio-economic backgrounds. The initiative, called Bridge, had started earlier this year on a pilot basis and has now launched a full fledged drive to collect approximately ₹60 lakh to pay the fees of around 230 students across all four campuses of the institute.

The institute already has a student aid scheme, which provides financial assistance to ensure that lack of funds does not hamper the academic future of students. Bridge is ...


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