CEO Vidya helpline, Nirmaan
Chandrasekhar Putchakayala hails from a small town called Vikarabad in Telangana state. He graduated from BITS Pilani and worked for JP Morgan for about 4 years. With his passion to provide access to quality education to masses, he quit his lucrative job as a manager and now serves as the CEO of VidyaHelpLine project of Nirmaan Organization, an NGO started in BITS Pilani, since 4+ years.
Under his leadership the project has reached a scale supporting about 1 Lakh students annually from 4 states along with winning several national and international competitions including Vodafone Mobile for Good, Tech Camp Grand Challenge organized by US Consulate etc., Chandra is one of the initial team members of Nirmaan Organization and serving as the President since Jan 2014. He is also involved in various organizations such as Born to Serve Group, YuvaVaradhi etc., at various roles.
He is also the Founder of Ed-Lead Educational services, a social enterprise working on various educational related projects in Telangana. Chandra has also been awarded with BITSAA 30under30 award, instituted by BITS Pilani Alumni association, for his outstanding contribution in development sector. In the years to come he envisions starting a chain of schools providing value based education.