Board & Advisors

Rohini & Nandan Nilekani

Rohini & Nandan Nilekani


Rohini and Nandan Nilekani serve as advisors to Aastrika and bring a wealth of experience and thought leadership. They support key decision making and provide valuable strategic counsel and mentorship.

Rohini Nilekani is the former Chairperson of Arghyam, a foundation she set up to work on safe, sustainable water. She was the Co-Founder of Pratham Books which she set up in 2004, to democratise the joy of reading for children. Nandan is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Infosys Technologies Limited. He was the Founding Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister from 2009 – 2014.

Most recently, Nandan and Rohini co-founded EkStep, a not-for-profit effort to create a learner centric, technology based platform to improve basic literacy and numeracy for millions of children.