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BloodConnect_Sonali Prasad

Young Blood: How An IIT Graduate Created A Lifeline For Thousands Of Patients

At first glance, IIT Delhi graduate Utkarsh Kawatra seems like any other dashing hire at a plush investment firm trying to find a firm foothold in his company's promotion ladder. But at just 24, he is the co-founder of BloodConnect, India's largest youth-run NGO solving the nationwide problem of blood shortage in the country. As of date, the organisation has collected 17,000 units from 200 donation drives, saving almost 30,000.