Ramanan Ramanathan

Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, GOI

Ramanan is the Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) Government of India

  • The Atal Innovation mission is a strategic and holistic national inclusive innovation initiative aligned with UN SDG, spanning schools, universities, industry and NGOs
  • As the Mission Director of AIM, Ramanan has been instrumental to date in the launch and execution of several nationwide innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives resulting in 10,000+ Atal Tinkering Labs being established in schools nationwide with 5400+ operational across all districts and over 2 million students having access to innovative tools and technologies like 3D printers, robotics, miniaturized electronics do it yourself kits
  • 102 Atal Incubation Centers being established in Universities / industry fostering Startups
  • 24 Atal New India Challenges to stimulate product innovations along with Ministries of India
  • one of the largest mentorship networks with over 10000+ registrations nationwide AIM iNNONET to mentor young school students and Startups in the Tinkering Labs and the Incubators
  • He has also spearheaded the establishment of global, academic, industrial and government relationships of AIMs aligned with the its objectives

R Ramanan is the Senior Vice President of Tata Consultancy Services, prior to this he was the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of CMC Ltd., a subsidiary of the globally acclaimed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Ramanan’s illustrious career in the IT industry spans more than three decades when he joined TCS in 1981 after graduating from IIT Bombay in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Ramanan has also been invited as the guest of honor at convocation of various prestigious institutions like:

  • IIT Bombay (Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM), IIT Bombay),