Daljit Mirchandani

  • Daljit Mirchandani

    Founder, Gyan Prakash Foundation

    Daljit L Mirchandani's career has spanned 40 years in the Corporate world covering diversified businesses. During this period he worked with State and National Level Committees to influence policy changes in the field of infrastructure and post-harvest technologies for perishables.

    He retired as the Chairman of Ingersoll-Rand Ltd in 2008. At present he is on the Statutory and Advisory Board of various Indian and MNC companies in the field of bio fuels, water, infrastructure development, infrastructure finance , auto components and energy management.

    In 2012 in partnership with the Sarva Shikhsha Abhayan, the flagship project of the Government of India, and NGO partners, he embarked on  the development of a replicable and sustainable “Social Change Model" in education to improve Enrollment, Retention and Learning levels in Zilla Parishad schools in Maharashtra  .