Some yearn of happiness

Some yearn of happiness.

And some, of spreading it.

The drumbeats of an aspirational India are heard the loudest in its villages and small towns. That's where the leaders of SHIF decided to focus. They decided to transform the schools into vibrant spaces of learning, where students can get uninterrupted audio-visual knowledge and connect their learning with real life.

Key leaders

Deepak Sharma, Zone President of Schneider Electric India

Deepak Sharma

Deepak Sharma is the Zone President of Schneider Electric India. He brings 30 years of experience with a focus on energy efficiency. He played a key role in making India a major hub for Schneider Electric, integrating L&T Electrical and Automation business. With a background in management and Electrical Engineering, he actively engages with industrial bodies, holding positions such as Vice Chair of CII National Committee on Smart Cities.

Sachin Bhalla, Vice President & Country GM for India

Sachin Bhalla

Sachin Bhalla is a Vice President & Country GM for India & SAARC in Secure Power Division of Schneider Electric’s Energy Management Business. Sachin is responsible to lead business operations for Greater India Zone of Secure Power Division which provides complete physical infrastructure solutions for data centers, distributed IT environments, and industrial applications.

Neelima Burra, Chief Strategy Officer at Luminous Power Technologies

Neelima Burra

Neelima is Chief Strategy Officer at Luminous Power Technologies. She boasts over 20 years of leadership in diverse sectors. Recognized as a top woman leader, she has excelled in companies like the Oberoi Group, HP, and Whirlpool. At Luminous, she's driving strategic innovation and sustainability, transforming the brand for growth.

Venkataraman R

Venkataraman R

Venkataraman represents the team from Sachin Tendulkar Foundation (STF) and SRT Sports Management (SRTSM), which strive to achieve Sachin's vision of nurturing a billion dreams. His team works closely with social and commercial partners towards curating purpose-driven platforms and partnerships. A marketing professional by education and practice, he has been part of Sachin Tendulkar's team since 2019.