Follow your heart

Philanthropy is not merely donating or giving away,  the real meaning of philanthropy is social wealth creation. ~ Sandeep Dutt

From family business to start-ups and corporate social responsibility (CSR), Sandeep has been passionately working with the youth of India to build great institutions.  A serial entrepreneur, bookseller, author, educator and a mountaineer. In his quest for leadership, Sandeep has had the opportunity to travel all over the world; has been invited to many industry, government, social sector and education sector presentations for exchanging views; and has contributed to policy making. Sandeep's ability to network and a deep understanding of digital communication has helped create international brands. 

With over 30 years of hands-on experience as an entrepreneur, a trainer and mentor for thousands of young people, Sandeep has been involved with schools across the country and worked with students in all kinds of socioeconomic environments. He drafted the project reports for the Government of Meghalaya, the Government of Uttarakhand, the State Govt. of Delhi, the Ministry  of Youth & Sports and helped implement the development plan of the Australian Sports Outreach Programme (ASOP) in his last avatar as the National Director of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award. Sandeep's contribution to building a curriculum for enabling young people to equip for life and set in place a sustainable model for youth empowerment has been widely acknowledged all over the world. 

Sandeep's work for The Fabindia Schools Programme demonstrating excellence in school operations, involving the community and establishing a sustainable model for delivering good education in the villages of India, is now being replicated at a larger scale. His belief is that the happiness of young people is in our hands, and we must do all to help them live their dreams by providing them with the best possible education. Taking ahead his vision and mission, he is working to provide affordable quality education in rural and urban India, by putting in place good systems, offering best in class training and giving scholarships to the deserving as well as needy.