Dr Shridhar G

Founder, Deeksha

Dr Shridhar G

Founder, Deeksha  a B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur, Dr. Sridhar went on to complete his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. A strong desire to do something for the country prompted him to return to India after a 3-year stint as a Research Scientist at American Standard.

The year 1998 marked the beginning of Academic Centre for Excellence (ACE), jointly founded by Dr Sridhar and Mrs Lalit Sridhar, with a vision to provide an effective and caring academic environment that nurtures original thinking and creates young confident individuals with a sense of responsibility towards society. Together, they pioneered board and competitive coaching in Karnataka through Deeksha. Subsequently, Ace Creative Learning Pvt. Ltd. was formed to take Deeksha to several more campuses in various cities.

Started with a humble 40 students, has over the last 2 decades, Nurtured the Success of 56000 children graduating from the various Deeksha Campuses, which has transformed into one of the most respected names in the PU / Higher Secondary / Intermediate segment.

It is this vision and thought leadership that has helped position Dr Sridhar amongst the most respected and value-oriented educationists’ in the country. His passion and excellence in the education sector helped Deeksha bag the prestigious “Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Education’ award at the Global HR Excellence Awards organised in association with, Economic Times Now. The entire nation is taking notice of the transformation he is bringing, in in field of Education. In September, 2019 at the Stars of Industry Awards organised by CMO Global in association with News X, Dr. Sridhar was bestowed with the “Business Leader of the Year Award”, For Impact in Education.

Dr Sridhar loves to be amongst children whether teaching them or playing with them. A fun-loving person, he ensures to take out time to mentor his own children at home, listen to music, engage in sports and go for leisurely walks!


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