Advisory Board



Mr. Ramji Raghavan

Chairman,
Agastya International Foundation

Mr. Ramji Raghavan is the Founder Chairman of Agastya International Foundation the world's largest hands-on mobile education program for economically disadvantaged children and rural teachers. 

As Chairman of Agastya Mr. Raghavan leads a grassroots initiative to support and transform primary and secondary education in India. Operating with a fleet of 80 Mobile Labs, 38 rural science centers, 30 “Lab on a Bike” motorbikes and a 172-acre campus, Creativity Lab near Bangalore, Agastya has extended creative hands-on science education to nearly five million poor and disadvantaged children and 2,00,000 teachers and pioneered innovations including mobile science, ecology and art labs, Young Instructor Leaders and a Creativity Lab that incorporates science labs, an interactive museum, model-making, teacher training, and art and ecology. Under the leadership of Mr. Raghavan, Agastya's innovative "TechLaBike Project" won the Google Global Impact Award in 2013. 

Mr. Raghavan holds a M.B.A. from London Business School and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands. Mr. Ramji Raghavan was a member of the Prime Minister’s National Knowledge Commission and was elected a Senior Fellow by “Ashoka: Innovators for the public” and in 2011.