Colloquium Series “Education and Social Transformation: A Few Reflections”

2018 Aug 31, Friday
Seminar Hall, 10th Floor, Pixel A (Azim Premji University)

About the Talk

The field of education can contribute immensely to democratic social transformations and therefore constitutes a vital component of the country’s development experience. It is faced with distinct challenges at present however both at the levels of policy as well as ground level implementation.  This talk will identify these challenges and discuss a few civil society efforts that are striving to address them in the present.


About the Speaker

Dileep Ranjekar is the founding Chief Executive Officer of Azim Premji Foundation (the Foundation) and has been associated with the Foundation right from its ideation. He is a Science Graduate and has a Post Graduate Diploma of Business Management as well as Master’s degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He joined Wipro from campus in 1976 and was one of the core team members that led Wipro’s journey in two key dimensions: building Wipro as a professional organization and with deep commitment to Values. Dileep is a member of the Central Advisory Board of Education, the apex decision making body on education in India.