Mr Sameer Kochhar
Chairman, SKOCH Group
Reforms historian and author of best-seller ModiNomics, Sameer Kochhar is Chairman, SKOCH Group. He is a passionate advocate of social, digital and financial inclusion and is a foremost expert on governance and inclusive growth. His work has been acclaimed globally and endorsed by Mr Narendra Modi, Mr M Venkaiah Naidu, Dr Manmohan Singh, Mr Arun Jaitley, Mr P Chidambaram, Mr Yashwant Sinha, Dr C Rangarajan and Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia and so on. In his thinking and writings and activities, his profound admiration for India’s economic reforms and in extension, those outstanding personalities who strive to make these reforms more meaningful and broad-based comes out clear and unambiguous. He has published over 18 volumes, notable being:
- ModiNomics (2014)
- Defeating Poverty: Jan Dhan and Beyond (2015)
- Modi’s Odyssey: Digital India, Developed India (2016)
Most of these publications are recommended references undergraduate courses in Delhi University and post-graduate courses at Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad).
He is President, SKOCH Development Foundation, a Section-8 not-for-profit charitable organization that supports 400 tribal children in North East and Uttarkhand. The Foundation works for the capacity building of women and has reached out to over 15,000 women across India for financial literacy and digital literacy.