SKOCH Group is India’s leading think-tank dealing with socio-economic issues with a focus on inclusive growth since 1997. SKOCH was founded by Mr Sameer Kochhar, an internationally acclaimed sociologist-economist who has been a passionate advocate of participatory democracy, empowerment and bringing improvements in delivery systems. With a holistic vision of an inclusive India, SKOCH Group has been working towards inclusive growth of India led by digital, social and financial inclusion.
Founded in 1997, SKOCH Consultancy Services Private Limited is a boutique strategy and management consulting firm. The consulting wing enables Fortune 500 companies as well as leading transnational and Indian organisations to create, identify, assess and address opportunities better. The lines of practice include sectors as diverse as the government and public; banking financial services and insurance; security and disaster management, power, education, information & communications technology, infrastructure and smart cities.
SKOCH Media is one of our platforms to build robust discourses on development and inclusion issues in the public domain. It publishes books, journals, magazines and digital as well as multimedia content. Over the years, it has carved a niche for itself with an independent editorial stand, innovative presentation and relentless focus on socio-economic issues. SKOCH Media publishes INCLUSION, India’s first and only journal that champions the cause of social, financial and digital inclusion. The magazine caters to decision-makers, academia, civil society and industry captains across banking, financial services and insurance.
SKOCH Development Foundation is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit policy think-tank. The foundation ensures transparency, accountability and adherence to corporate governance norms. Its main focus is on empowering the marginalized and making inclusive development a reality by undertaking various research and grassroots intervention projects. The foundation lays emphasis on social, digital and financial inclusion; strengthening of delivery systems and ensuring a transparent, participatory democracy for bringing about positive change. It does not undertake any commercial activity and is recognized by the Government of India as a charitable organization.