Small Cogs in a Large Wheel
Urvashi Prasad with Pramath Raj Sinha
Urvashi is a Director in the Office of the Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog. She was recognized as one of 75 Indian achievers at the UK parliament on the occasion of 75 years of India’s independence. She has also been recognized as one of the 25 most influential women in healthcare and 100 most influential women in India in 2023 by Businessworld magazine.
Pramath Raj Sinha
Pramath Raj Sinha is the Founder and Chairman of Harappa. He has built two world-class higher education institutions in India: the Indian School of Business (ISB) and Ashoka University.
With the aim of creating industry-ready graduates and future-ready institutions, Pramath has been engaged in setting up more universities, including Anant National University in Ahmedabad, Sai University in Chennai and the Nigerian University of Technology and Management in Lagos. He helps various higher education institutions with organizational transformation, like JK Lakshmipat University and the Shri Ram College of Commerce. In addition, Pramath helms the efforts to create the National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) for the Government of India.
Pramath started his career with McKinsey & Company in Toronto in 1993 and returned to India with McKinsey four years later to begin working on the establishment of ISB. His book on the making of ISB, An Idea Whose Time Has Come, is considered required reading for anyone building a higher education institution in India.