24 Good Businesses 2012

The gift of knowledge

Sudiksha runs schools that offer quality education to kids from bottom-of-the-pyramid families

RA CHANDROO

The big round clock at the gate shows 9.05 am. Kalpana, 5, is impatiently waiting to see off her father before rushing to school at Parigi in Ranga Reddy, a district just two hours south of Hyderabad. As he waves from the foyer, 29-year-old Shankar, who works as a tractor mechanic, can’t help but feel proud about his daughter’s interest in studies. But the person who is more than happy about the whole situation is 35-year-old Naveen Kumar P.