IViL - IIT for Villages is a student run organization in IIT
Madras(IITM). It serves as a discussion forum and action platform
for students of IITM to implement their ideas for Rural India.
IViL has a range of projects aimed at impacting rural areas
positively, and at learning more about rural life.
Some Important resources towards rural development can be seen here.
IViL is a discussion forum and an action platform for the
students of IIT Madras to implement their thoughts for rural
We believe that action without deliberation is neither efficient
nor effective. We endeavor to foster an environment for
intellectual discussion through KnowEx or Knowledge Exchange
sessions, rural visits and by thorough documentation of activities.
Some of the greatest lessons are learnt only when moving from the
stage of ideas to execution. This is facilitated by means of short
and long-term projects or social experiments taken up by the group
to positively impact the rural community.