Gaurav Kapoor leads Industry Partnership and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Engagements at NSDC. He is responsible for business development, operations, financing and advocacy to setup demand-driven greenfield skill development institutes and upgrade brownfield ones, through CSR and other financing models. He also drives engagement with industries to invest in national skill development programs.
In addition, Gaurav heads Communications& Advocacyfunction and oversees media and marketing strategy, including corporate messaging and promotion; and is responsible for corporate affairs, government relations, media planning and partnerships. He also leads the skill development initiatives in the Southern states of India, spearheading stakeholder interaction in the region.
Gaurav joined NSDC in November 2016 and hascontributed significantly towards the Sector Skill Council Governance. In mid-2017, he was charged with operational strategy for communications besides industry partnerships and CSR engagements.
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Gaurav has over 20 years of professional experience across finance and development sectors. Prior to joining NSDC, Gaurav held leadership positions in some of the foremost development organisations.