Srijan is the co-founder and CEO of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Project (Kalam Centre). He is also an author, public speaker, social entrepreneur, activist & a leader. Srijan Pal Singh is an Electrical Engineer from Institute of Engineering & Technology, Lucknow & a Management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) which is consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in India & in the Asia-Pacific region.
At IIMA, he was head of the student’s council and engaged in a variety of social and developmental activities and projects with the Police, local political institutions and MPs, MGNREGA, Public Distribution System, many youth organizations and has assisted Members of Parliament to formulate constituency management program. He was awarded the IIMA Gold Medal for the Best All-rounder student from the graduating batch of 2009. Srijan is one of the leading young activist, between 2009–2012, Srijan worked with Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who served as the 11th President of India, in promoting various assignments such as What Can I Give Movement, Energy Independence for the nation, nuclear and space missions, and Providing Urban Amenities to Rural Areas.
Srijan has co-authored a bestseller book with Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam titled, Target 3 Billion which recommends Innovative solutions towards sustainable development of the rural areas of the world. The idea of PURA, evolved from the book, is taken up as a major national program by Government of India in association with many Indian corporates in a Private-Public-Partnership Model.
He also has launched Reignited book which he co-authored with Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam which is a sequel to Ignited Minds and talks about scientific careers for the youth. Srijan has co-authored Advantage India, the last book by Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam. He has also co-authored, Delhi Metro : Excellence in Management, published by UNDP, which is a study of best practices in management of Public Sector Organizations in developing world, specifically the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and several other books. He also takes lectures on community action, leadership and development in Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Management Indore. He is a public speaker and have spoken at various events including various TEDx Events, Australia India Youth Dialogue and has contributed to leading national newspapers like Rajasthan Patrika, Hindustan, Times of India &The Hindu