Surge Impact Foundation (SIF) is a Section 8 Company based in Hyderabad working in the areas of nurturing Social Impact Ecosystem, Social Enterprise development, CSR, Social Impact Advocacy and Advisory.
Surge Vision is to create
“A world where everyone contributes to sustainable development”
Our Mission is to enable everyone to contributes to sustainable development by
COVID-19 Relief Activities
As the PMU for the state government, during the COVID-19 crisis, Surge Impact has emerged as the most credible organisation. Access to direct communication channels with the state machinery helped Surge expedite the relief works substantially in the state in coordination with a network of civil society organisations. Surge Impact is acting as a nodal agency and
Channeling relief efforts to avoid duplicates and streamline data
Coordinating with various government offices-NGOs-Corporate-Donors
Providing relief directly and through partners.
As the official CSR Cell for the Department of Industries, Government of Telangana T-SIG aims to make CSR interventions across the state effective and sustainable by connecting all the stakeholders, facilitating knowledge sharing and building synergies among them.
Major activities of T-SIG include:
TSIG has organized multiple roundtables meeting consisting of Govt representatives, Corporates and Grass roots organisations on following Themes:
Partnerships with Industry Associations
Livelihood Training for Women at Shelter Homes and Bharosa Center
Education and Livelihoods for Youth and Women
Women Empowerment with Corporates
Aspirational District Development
Secondary Education for Girl Students and Job Oriented Vocational Training for Adolescent Girls
Secondary area Traffic Reduction Plan – High Level meeting
Give Up To Give Back with WWF India
CSR Contribution in Technology Incubators with T-Hub
Various Govt Departments engaged include- GHMC, WCD, HMDA, Telangana State Police etc
SIG Dashboard has Facilitated CSR Projects worth ₹ 953.40 Lakhs from Croporates like HSBC, Ascendas, Novartis, IBM, Huawei etc
Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program.
SIFhas run three cohorts of its flagship Acceleration Program. Through this program, we have supported a diverse cohort of Social Enterprises working in the area of Women Empowerment, Education, Healthcare for all, Environment, etc. We have:
SIF is Program Partner for The First Job Fellowship, an initiative of The Deverakonda Foundation. It is an after-education program providing focused and sustained support in training and employment of graduates hailing from socio-economically weak backgrounds of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states. As part of this in the last 6 months we received 650 applications and are:
Working with 50 students directly to provide Professional training courses in fields like Software/IT, Mechanical, civil - autocad, Finance and accounting, Pharma, ECE, HRM etc. for free .
12 out of these 50 students have been provided with free accommodation to help them complete the training.
3 students got placed in Fixflyer (Software) and Deltacon(Civil industry) for Rs 15000/- per month in the probation period
Facilitating employment of 15 (In final rounds of interview) in companies like Infosys, TCS, Sid’s Farm, ELICO, etc.
SIF and TDF have created a network of 20 trainers and skill enhancement partners including CV Corp, ABC, Mind Map, CAD Desk etc and also identified 150 potential employers.
Volunteers from corporate companies like Cognizant, Novartis, Hexagon, Optum, Ernst & Young, and organisation like TS MEPMA , other NGOs and Educational institutions like Symbiosis law college have participated as interview panelists and helped us in analysing the students.
Founders and Directors
Ravi a Portfolio Manager, Corporate and CEO-level Advisory with specialisation in Political Affairs and Public Policy, Board member of Corporate and NGO and Author. He continues to advise corporates at the Board level, and serves as an independent director on several boards. Ravi is a mentor and investor at JFDI, Singapore’s leading start-up accelerator.
Srikanth is CEO and founder of Bollant Industries. He was the first international blind student to pursue engineering at MIT. Bolla started a Braille printing press in the Samanvai Center for children with multiple disabilities in Hyderabad, India, which provides accessible educational material available to disabled students. Bollant Industries received with funding from Ratan Tata.
Founder, Ex-CEO and Mentor
Rajkumar is a Business Coach, Investment Advisor, Leadership Consultant, Social Entrepreneur, Civic Entrepreneur, Serial Entrepreneur based in Hyderabad who is founder Impact Foundation as the Founder CEO and have previously set up UnLtd Hyderabad. At present he is Founder, CEO of AIC-IIITH Foundation.
Head of Projects
Shravan is a postgraduate from Kingston University London and has 9 Years of management experience and over 10 years of volunteering experience, working for social causes with different organizations such as Cancer Research UK, Nirmaan Organization, Youth 4 Seva, ShopNShare and with proven abilities in Project Management, Team Building, Fundraising, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He is adept at managing complex multifunctional projects working to the highest standards.
Shravan has designed and developed the state-initiated and funded CSR platform, “T-Social Impact Group (T-SIG),” closely working along with the IT E&C Department, Government of Telangana.
Debanjali Saha is a post-graduate in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad. Following the completion of her course, she joined Surge Impact Foundation as a Program Manager for the state-initiated and funded CSR platform, “T-Social Impact Group”. As a Program Manager, her primary roles and responsibilities include lead generation, communications and building relationships with CSR teams of corporates and aggregators. She is also involved in organizing focus group discussions and working sessions between corporates and government officials, content development and preparing reports of the platform. Debanjali has previously worked with organizations such as IT for Change, Bangalore and Save the Children, Hyderabad on gender issues. She has an avid interest towards conducting action research on women’s issues and has prior experience of advocating for girl child education, women’s and refugee rights through her research work based on Rohingyas settled in Hyderabad.