Ramji Raghavan

Founder and Chairman, Agastya International Foundation

Kakatiya Sandbox  Speaker 2017 Ramji Raghavan Agastya International Foundation

In 1998, Ramji left a commercial career in banking and finance in London to create Agastya International Foundation, an innovative education initiative in India. Operating with a fleet of 31 mobile Labs, 14 rural science centers and a 170-acre Creativity Lab in Kuppam, near Bangalore, Agastya has given hands-on science education opportunities to nearly 3 million disadvantaged children and 1,00,000 teachers in rural India.

Ramji is also a member of the Prime Minister's National Knowledge Commission (Working Group on Attracting Children to Science and Mathematics) and writes articles on education for Indian and foreign journals.

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