Srijan Pal Singh
An IIM Ahmedabad Gold-Medallist who worked with Boston Consulting Group and consulted UN-WFP. He worked as an Advisor to the 11th President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam from 2009-2015. He was associated with the Indian Institute of Space Sciences and Technology (IIST) - a research and education venture of ISRO. With Dr. Kalam, he was instrumental in designing the PURA scheme, Space-Based Solar Power advising on Koodanakulum Nuclear Power Plant and Neutrino-Technology.
He was nominated as a member of Shyama Prasad Mookerjee National RURBAN Policy by the Government of India. From 2013-15, he also worked as an advisor for the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Innovation and Technology. The Government of Uttar Pradesh nominated him as a Mentor for its Rs. 10 Billion startup policy. He is also nominated as a Board Member for the Maharashtra Government’s Center for Innovation and Progressive Regulation under the MWRRA.
He has written 15 books, including three as co-author with Dr. Kalam selling over 400,000 copies in 12 languages.In 2012, Dr. Kalam and Srijan founded the Kalam Foundation where Srijan was appointed as the Managing Director. He is the mentor to the Kalam Centre now. The Kalam Centre runs 450+ free libraries. Kalam Centre has recruited over 600 teachers have been recruited to act as teachers across 300 schools and correction centers helping 250,000 children from disadvantaged communities.