Harish Hande

14 Mar Harish Hande


In 1995 Harish Hande founded SELCO-India, a social enterprise that aims to introduce solar energy solutions for the benefit of the poorest. For his work in SELCO Harish received numerous awards, including the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award (established in 1958, considered to be a sort of Nobel Prize for Asia).
Harish is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and has a PhD in engineering applied to solar energy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell (USA).