Mr. V Ravichandar


Bangalore City Connect Foundation

Bangalore City
Connect Foundation

Mr. V Ravichandar is Chairman of Feedback Consulting, a leading research and consulting firm in India that has been part of over US$ 6 bn investments in India. Mr. Ravichandar is actively involved in evangelising the idea of Corporates and Civil Society coming together to work with Government on a City Connect platform (catalyzed by CII) to improve the quality of life in their city. The platform is operational in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune and Trivandrum. The idea is to extend it to over 20 cities in the next three years. Mr. Ravichandar is the head of the Urbanization panel for CII India@75. Mr. Ravichandar has been active on urban issues in India on a pro bono basis since 2000. He was a key member of the Bangalore Agenda Task Force (BATF - a public-private initiative catalyzed by the then State’s Chief Minister) from 2000-04. Mr. Ravichandar along with three others was involved in evangelizing the setting up of the US$ 12 bn Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JN-NURM) fund by the Union Government for 63 cities in India. Mr. Ravichandar has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad with over 32 years industry experience.



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