Everyone who has stayed in a hostel at some point in their life knows that no matter how tasty the food at the hostel canteen is, the residents have a list of complaints regarding the same. Where most of the time the taste and hygiene is an issue, the problem at campuses that provide world-class amenities is that the menu is not diverse. Meanwhile, the most important thing that students forget is that they are in a college to study and not to fight for food that they are already getting in surplus. It is usual tendency to take for granted the things that are easily accessible.
However, the students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) understood that when they had all the facilities in the campus and a good meal three times a day, the world outside their campus was hunger stricken. Therefore, the students under the leadership of Arpan Roy decided to skip one of their meals a week and give it to those who had nothing to eat. This marked the beginning of a noble initiative ‘Skip A Meal’.