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Rohini Nilekani

Chairperson

Pratham Books

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Pratham Books

India

Company Description

Pratham Books is a not-for-profit trust that seeks to publish high-quality books for children at a affordable cost in multiple Indian languages. Pratham Books is trying to create a shift in the paradigm for publishing children's books in India. The low cost mo...more

Background Information

Employment History

Chairperson

Goldman , Sachs & Co.


Co-founder and Director

EkStep Foundation


Affiliations

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Executive Board Member


Arghyam

Chairperson


ILID Inc

Board of Trustees Member


Pratham

Board Member


I.

Board of Trustees Member


Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services

Board Member


Public Health Foundation of India

Board Member


Infosys Limited

Co-Founder


Eco-Informatics Centre

Executive Board Member


Ministry of Finance , Government of India

Secretary


Union Government

Appointed Member of the National Core Group On Urban Poverty


Dasra

Founder


Education

B. Tech degree

Indian Institute of Technology


postgraduate diploma

mass communications

St. Xavier's College


undergraduate degree

French literature

Elphinstone College.


Web References(189 Total References)


Arghyam Board and Advisors | Arghyam

arghyam.org [cached]

Rohini Nilekani
Chairperson Rohini Nilekani Chairperson Rohini Nilekani is theFounder-Chairperson of Arghyam, a foundation she set up with a private endowment, to work on water and sanitation issues in India. She is also Founder-Chairperson of Pratham Books, a charitable trust which seeks to put "A book in every child's hand. An ex-journalist, author and philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved with development issues and is currently a member of the Audit Advisory Board of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. She sits on the Boards of many non-profits, notably ATREE (the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment) and Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services. Rohini has authored a novel - "Stillborn" - and also a non-fiction account of dialogues she moderated between social and corporate leaders called "Uncommon Ground".


Board Members | Pratham Books

prathambooks.org [cached]

Ms Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson
A well known philanthropist and author, Rohini Nilekani has been a founder member of Pratham Books, and Chairperson of the Trust from 2004. Passionate about development issues, she is associated with a number of not- for-profit initiatives. She is also the Chairperson and founder of Arghyam, which promotes equity and sustainability in access to water.


Board of Trustees | Arghyam

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Arghyam is a public charitable foundation setup with an endowment from Rohini Nilekani, working in the water and sanitation sector in India since 2005. 'Arghyam' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'Offering'.
An ex-journalist, author and philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved with development issues for more than a decade. Rohini has authored two books published by Penguin India- a novel - Stillborn - and also a non-fiction account of dialogues she moderated between social and corporate leaders called Uncommon Ground " Rohini Nilekani is Founder-Chairperson of Arghyam, a foundation she set up with a private endowment, to work on water and sanitation issues in India. She is also Founder-Chairperson of Pratham Books, a charitable trust which seeks to put "A book in every child's hand. An ex-journalist, author and philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved with development issues for more than a decade. Rohini has authored two books published by Penguin India- a novel - Stillborn - and also a non-fiction account of dialogues she moderated between social and corporate leaders called Uncommon Ground.


arghyam.org

Arghyam is a public charitable foundation setup with an endowment from Rohini Nilekani, working in the water and sanitation sector in India since 2005. 'Arghyam' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'Offering'.
Ms. Rohini Nilekani- Chairperson Rohini Nilekani is the Chairperson and founder of Arghyam, which she setup with a private endowment in 2001. An ex-journalist, a writer and a philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved in development issues for many years now. She has co-founded Pratham Books, a non-profit publishing enterprise to produce high quality, low cost books for children in several Indian languages. She is on the Board of Directors of Pratham India Education Initiative (PIEI). She is on the Board of Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services and has funded its first microcredit program for the urban poor. She was the Chairperson for Akshara Foundation, the goal of which is "Every child in school and learning well", from July 2002 to July 2008


ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Rohini Nilekani Rohini Nilekani Rohini Nilekani is currently Chairperson of Arghyam Trust, also, Chairperson for Akshara Foundation.She worked as a journalist for several years, writing for many leading publications in the country such as Sunday and India Today.She has also co-founded Pratham Books, a non-profit publishing enterprise to produce high quality, low cost books for children in several Indian languages.


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