Chandigarh

Shapers Profile:

Outgoing Curator: 

Jaideep Bansal

Hub: 
Title: 
Leader - Energy Access
Organization: 
Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE)
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About me:

Graduate, IIT Bombay. Formerly, 6 years with P&G. Currently, Energy Access Leader, Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE); has been involved with GHE in setup of DC based Solar Micro Grids for the off grid remote Himalayan Villages and the team has electrified 25 villages, impacting the lives of over 7,000 people. GHE plans to electrify 40 more villages in the region by 2017. The team has also been instrumental in providing experiential-based digital education to the students of the Ladakh region by setting up Himalayan Innovation Centers, which have won the Design for Change Award two years in a row for sustainability projects. With GHE, also set the world record for the first electric bike to reach the highest motorable road in the world in Sept. 2015. National Geographic and NDTV have each made a documentary on GHE and its initiative to bring light to the remotest communities of the world. Member of the Foundation Board, Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum.

Expertise: 
Business and Innovation | Entrepreneurship | Social Enterprise | Education | Arts and Culture | Sustainability and Environment