Bhaskar Foundation has touched Lakhs of underprivileged and needy people in remotest areas of the country through various development programmes. These areas include the Red Terror affected areas of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha & terrorist affected areas of J&K. The presence extends from North East to Maharashtra from East to West and from J&K to Andhra Pradesh from North to South. People of all religions and casts have been covered.
Bhaskar Foundation has worked in 19 states including Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Haryana, Assam, Delhi, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat & Maharashtra. In all these states we have our own centres and offices. The projects implemented by Foundation has benefited lakhs of people particularly from marginalized section of society.
Foundation covers a broad spectrum of issues including:
• Education, Skill Development
• Livelihood generation and employment
• Healthcare and sanitation
• Agriculture and Rural Development
• National Security
• Empowerment of Girl Child
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo worked in Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) the apex business organization of India for 13 years. He worked at various levels and at the time of leaving he was Director Trade Fairs. He worked on various business sectors and promoted business, investment and trade. The sectors include Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Construction, Aviation, Power, Telecom, Health, Defense, Mining etc. While working in FICCI he traveled to more than 25 countries across globe and interacted with many Government and Private Institutions. He was associated with many prestigious events of the country from conceptualization to implementation including Pravasi Bharti Diwas, Vibrant Gujarat, Aero India, India Chem, India Aviation, India Electricity, India Aviation, Arogya etc. He also represented India at many important Global events.
He joined Bhaskar Foundation (Dainik Bhaskar Initiative) as CEO in year 2008 and was responsible for carrying out CSR activities of Dainik Bhaskar Group the largest and most admired Media Brand. The Group has diversified business interests in sectors including Power, Textiles, Agro Processing, Real Estate, Mining etc.
In year 2016 he was appointed as Chairman and Trustee of Bhaskar Foundation. The Foundation works in various sectors of social development including skill development, water conservation, rural development, healthcare, education and sanitation. Various projects on above focus areas are being implemented in states including MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Gujarat. Skill Development has been a major focus area of Bhaskar Foundation and since last seven years more than one lakh unemployed youth mostly from rural areas and deprived sections of society have been trained and provided placement linkages
He is member of the Governing Body of IIM Jammu.
Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo is also Director General of Indian Federation of Green Energy (IFGE) an Industry Organisation for Green Energy Companies. IFGE is an Industry body for Green Energy Companies. IFGE has been working extensively on Development of Bamboo Sector in India and has organized the largest conference “Global Bamboo Summit” at Indore in 2106. IFGE has been instrumental in bringing policy changes in terms of amendment of Forest Act and also in revival of Bamboo Mission through its intense effort of convincing policy makers. He is Secretary of People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PIOCCI) an organization which supports initiatives for PIO/NRI community.
Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo has studied upto M.Sc. in Statistics from Kashmir University. He has spoken at many national and international conferences and has been participating through debates and panel discussions on electronic media.
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