In this edition of Eduleader Speaks, Reshma Ravishanker of EducationWorld talks to Dr. M Srinivasan, founder chairman of GEAR Foundation, Bengaluru.
A disillusioned engineering college dropout Dr. M Srinivasan’s passion for education let him to pursue a degree in education from the Regional Institute of Education, NCERT and masters in English and Common Wealth Literature from Manasagangotri, Mysuru. Dr. Srinivasan also has masters in Gifted & Talented Education from the University of Connecticut, USA. Having taught at the Sainik School, Yadavindra Public School, Chandigarh and the Rotary Public School in Gurgaon, Srinivasan set up his dream school in Bengaluru along with his wife Savitri Srinivasan in 1995. Dr. Srinivasan was awarded an honorary D.Litt by Karnataka University for the pioneering and futuristic model of education in India.
Watch Dr. Srinivasan talk about budget and outlay for education, story behind setting up the GEAR Foundation, his leadership style and more.