Singh - Social Entrepreneur - Delhi, India

Varun Rattan Singh

Delhi, India

Summary

Leveraging lnformation & Communication Technologies to create avenues for Social Development in under served regions of India.

Services

Social Entrepreneur

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Founder & COO, Dharamshala Unit

Srijan Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

April 2011 - April 2011

Founder of the second software development center Srijan in Dharamshala, a Tier-III town of Himachal Pradesh, India.

Managing day to day operations of the company

Pitching for new business in Drupal development, support & maintenance.

Post sales client relationship management.

Managing recruitment, induction and training of new resources.

Founder & COO

Srijan Dhauladhar Technologies LLP.

From June 2011

Secretary

Kangra Arts Promotion Society

From January 2011

Consultant

GreenKrafts

August 2010 - April 2011

Livelihoods, Marketing

Member - Organising Commitee

Himalayan Adventure Sports & Tourism Promotion Association

April 2010 - April 2011

Organising MTB Himachal 2011

Looking after the digital marketing campaign for the rally

Member of organising team for MTB Himachal 2010

Founder & CEO

Voice of Himachal

July 2008 - July 2008

Publishing HimVani.com, one of largest read news portals on Himachal

Consulting with a social enterprise working with local handicraft artisans to build sustainable livelihood opportunities for them through market linkages, design inputs, and trainings.

Assisting an NGO in reviving Kangra miniature paintings by raising funds for a to provide scholarship to the new artists wanting learn this dying art form as well as marketing of the paintings

Promoting Himachal as a destination for responsible tourism and adventure sports by providing marketing and managerial inputs in organising Hercules MTB Himachal, India’s toughest mountain biking challenge.

Supporting few IT companies in Delhi and Bangalore to setup their software development centers in Himachal so as to create local employment.

Mobilising volunteers and funds for various civil society groups in Himachal working on issues like environment, drugs, voluntary blood donations and care for senior citizens.

Engaging with youth on issues like career, drugs and entrepreneurship through sessions in school, colleges and workshops.

Managing a team of 20 people consisting of employees, interns and volunteers to implement all the above projects.

Member

Kangra Arts Promotion Society

June 2008 - June 2008

Associated with this organization in revival of Kangra miniature paintings.

Helping establish market linkages with Art Galleries and Art websites to sell paintings made by our graduating students and master artists

Member Executive Committee

IRMA Alumni Association

August 2007 - April 2011

North Zone representative of IRMA Alumni Association

State Anchor

IL&FS ETS

August 2007 - June 2010

State Anchor for Common Service Centre project in Himachal Pradesh

Manager

Community Friendly Movement

April 2007 - August 2007

Work closely with the merchandising team to help bring efficiency to the existing supply chain using ICT

Study and improve existing production process at the community level to decrease lead time and improve quality.

Help in order processing and delivery

Online marketing and merchandising

State Anchor

IL&FS

September 2007 - June 2010

Co-founder

HimVani.com

February 2006 - February 2006

First citizen journalism initiative from Himachal focussing on various social and developmental issues. The members come together to form a think tank and suggest solutions to various issues.

Participant

IRMA Anand

June 2005 - April 2007

Participant in the PRM 26

Project Associate

THI

July 2003 - August 2004

Data collection and on ground research for developing GIS based applications.

Liaison with planning commission, government departments dealing in Natural resource management such as Irrigation, Rural development, Electricity board, Agriculture, Horticulture and Forest etc

Business Development Executive

Reliance Electronics

June 2002 - March 2003

Institutional sales of security equipments.
Establishing and Supporting dealer network across India

Founder, CEO

Voice of Himachal

From March 2001

Qualifications & Certifications

Institute of Rural Management Anand

North Maharastra University, Jalgaon

North Maharashtra University

gav public school kangra

Sacred Heart High School, Sidhpur

Sacred Heart High School, Dharmshala (Dharamshala)

PGDRM

Institute of Rural Management Anand

BE

North Maharashtra University

12th

GAV Public School Kangra

10

Sacred Heart High School Dharamshala

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