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Ekagrid Foundation is a Section 8 company in India. We aim to build a multidisciplinary research university in India that, by 2050, will be in the Top 25 of global rankings and whose faculty and alumni win global awards such as the Nobel Prize and Turing Award. The mission of the planned Ekagrid University is to solve problems that matter to society and industry, create new knowledge, spur innovation and entrepreneurship, up-skill and reskill professionals, and prepare students for their careers, lives, and life-long learning.
In early 2018, an exceptional group of over 20 leaders in academia, business, and start-ups came together to plan and build this university. They are based in India, Australia, Singapore, UAE, and the US, and bring wisdom, experiences, and access to a vast network of additional experts to build Ekagrid. The team now includes over 60 leaders and professionals, who are alumni of and affiliated with 11 of the top 25 research universities in the world and bring over 600 years of full-time experience in top higher education institutions from around the world.
After close to three years of dedicated efforts, planning, and engaging with stakeholders, we are now poised to launch Ekagrid in 2022. We have:
Ekagrid is a significant initiative to support India’s goals of economic prosperity, national security, and societal well-being. For Phase 1 of the university, we are raising US$130 million / INR 975 Cr. in philanthropic funding to launch the university and build its Global Institute for Artificial Intelligence, several Centers of Excellence, and founding academic units. Ekagrid needs visionary philanthropists, both individuals and corporations, to join us in building this dream for India. A dream of a technologically advanced, prosperous, and secure India, which is a beacon for the rest of the world. For philanthropists, there are several opportunities available for naming.
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