Mumbai: Professor 'Begs' in trains to fund free education for poor students

52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is a familiar face on Mumbai's local trains. He goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Desai has been doing this for more than two years and has raised more than 1crore rupees that is used to run four schools. And the fifth school in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra is set to open next month.

Dec 26, 2015, 23:07 PM IST