Sushil Ramola is a social entrepreneur and a civil society volunteer. He is a founding member and current President of Integrated Mountain Initiative (www.inmi.in), a citizens’ platform for bringing all stakeholders together around issues of sustainability and collaborative action in the Indian Himalayan region.
Sushil hails from Uttarakhand and, completed his schooling from Shimla. After a long stint of intrapreneurship, leading businesses and board membership in the corporate sector in India and overseas, he founded a community led rural tourism initiative DueNorth (www.duenorth.in) in his native village Saur in 2008. Around this time, he also founded and ran a social enterprise B-ABLE (www.b-able.in), which provides skills and meaningful livelihood opportunities to a large number of less educated and disadvantaged youth in 28 states of India.
Sushil is engaged with many well-known civil society organizations as mentor and serves as member on several boards. He is a chemical engineer and an alumnus from IIM Ahmedabad.
Recently, an organization called ‘Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Vikas Sahkari Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited’’., Bhagalpur, Bihar, has been in the news for an alleged scam.
For those who are wondering whether there is any connection between that organization and our Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action (referred to as SRIJAN), we clarify that SRIJAN is in no way connected to or associated with Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Vikas Sahkari Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited’’., Bhagalpur, Bihar”