Notebook, India’s first after-school digital learning portal today announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Neeraj Bali, Sena medal (Retd.) as an Advisor on their board. Maj. Gen. Bali will work closely with the team to ensure that Notebook continues on its trajectory to become the premier digital content provider in the country.
Maj. Gen. Bali is also the founder of LeadScape Advisors, a consulting firm focused on Disruption, Organizational Culture and Leadership. He is an Indian Army veteran who proudly wore the uniform for four decades and superannuated in April 2016. During his career, he served on all the borders multiple times and taught in the infantry school of Mhow, the Defence Services Staff College at Wellington and Army War College at Mhow. Post-retirement he was the Chief Executive Officer of Pravara Rural Education Society that ran 92 schools and colleges in Maharashtra with 42,000 students on the rolls. Later he was a very successful Chief Executive Officer of Rodic Consultants Private Limited, a leading Engineering PMC Company. He is also an ICF certified Life and Leadership coach.
Commenting on the appointment Mr Achin Bhattacharyya, Founder & CEO of Notebook said, “Maj. Gen. Bali, first came in as a distinguished speaker in our Together for Education Webinar series, which has already seen more than 10,000 participants and 100 speakers across the last 22 sessions. I was very impressed with the depth of his knowledge on a wide array of subjects and professional and analytical approach towards decision making while interacting with him. We are truly delighted to have such an experienced professional on board and I am sure we are on our way to the highest levels of success leaving an indelible mark in the field of education.”
Maj. Gen. Bali too stated, “I am glad to be part on the advisory panel of Notebook as it has been doing some incredible work in the field of education across India. I look forward to add value to their mission of spreading education far and wide by offering my counsel and expertise garnered from my experiences. Together I am certain we will ensure that more children out there get the opportunity to study and grow.”