Deepak KhannaCEO/Co-Founder of Shiksha Sudhar Published On: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Views 2166
"It is never too late to learn, tie your shoes and start walking the day u have an idea!"
Mr. Khanna is a visionary and a pioneer with several years of experience under his name. He is often known as a decisive person who knows what he is doing and is particular about key issue that affects any business ventures. He has more than 15 years of experience in developing new business models and creating teams to achieve set goals through his skills, which he has achieved during his tenure with excellent enterprises. He has an expertise in areas of business operations with emphasis on strategic planning, corporate matters including legal and administrative matters. His latest venture known as Shiksha Sudhar is an initiative to create a healthy environment, where kids and their parents feel great about the education system existing in India.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
www.Shikshasudhar.com is an IT enabled innovative and socially enthusiastic movement, seeking a solution to the plight of parents who are unhappy with the way schools treat them thus creating a mass movement to understand the Education Process of K 12 in Delhi/NCR.
It is an online portal providing, not just information to parents of school going Children about their rights, but also giving end to end assistance against the problems that parents face starting with admission of their wards and till 12th (Intermediate) standard pertaining to malpractices by school administration. This service is unique in nature. Shikshasudhar.com will be assisting each of its members until the last mile to fight their problems backed by a professional team of Lawyers specializing in this field. Let us all come and pledge to make this a movement and be a part of change
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
The need of creating a platform for educational reforms already existed as it affects the life of more than 30 lac students in Delhi and NCR alone and I always wanted to create business models around social issues, hence. Enough of arm-twisting by the capitalist in the name of education.
What is your life mantra?
Keep innovating and get it going the innovative way.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
To create a delivery model for shiksha sudhar which is closely knitted between technology and legal, since it is unheard off before hand?
How did you overcome those challenges?
Strong belief in the concept and great support form my family specially my beloved Mother Smt. Indra Khanna who was the biggest inspiration behind shiksha sudhar, sadly, she passed away after few days of the launch after a long illness and now we have to make this big and effective as a tribute to my mother.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We are Self- funded as of now.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Since we are a new set up this problem has not been faced. However, the value system of the company is people centric and it is all bout our people.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Open to newer ideas / innovations, Self-belief that I can do it no matter what, never lie to yourself and the rest of the world/to be truthful always
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
I shop online with FlipKart and love the experience. Facebook for me is another constructive way to indulge with people across the globe
Share any one habit, which you think, makes you more productive.
I get up early around 5.30 and start working wherever I am, either walking or in the gymnasium. I keep myself busy with things that keep me going.
Share any one habit, which you wish to change in yourself.
I want to spend more time with my family and want to contribute more to my son Rudraksha who is entering his teens now.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Your own self-not others, can best define success, it is important that one should believe in himself and work towards it with best practices to be followed. Respect individuals and always keep your own interest last, people first is my mantra.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Everyone should avoid too much of dependence on others in life , keep it clear that if its your baby , better have plan B in place and make yourself self sustainable to a large extent.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Never look for compliments. Rather focus more and more on work to compliment your own self. Keep yourself busy with constructive things and focus on CONTENT in life, its paramount for me.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
We are looking at adding newer concepts to Om Infologic and want to take shiksha sudhar’s operations throughout India.
If you get a chance to start your career, again what would you do differently this time?
A full time stud farm manager or owner if I had enough money for the same.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
I love my native state Punjab, fields, horses and Gurudwaras are always divine and serene. I also enjoy spending time at Project Tiger parks: Bandhavgarh is my favorite and passion for Tigers in wild is un comparable
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“It is never too late to learn, tie your shoes and start walking the day u has an idea!”
- Website http://www.shikshasudhar.com/