August 2012 batch

Abhijit Kaushik
Execute Holistic Village Development Plan (Chamrajnagar, Karnataka)

Abhijit was born and brought up near Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Throughout Abhi’s college career, he engaged with an eclectic set of activities that include fundraising to build a volunteer training center in India, starting a handicraft enterprise for Bhutanese refugees, and working in the investment banking industry. As a multi-year Indicorps Fellow, Abhi will coordinate with a village community, partner organization Sadhana, and various government departments in order to execute a comprehensive village development plan in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka. Areas of focus of the development plan include infrastructure development, economic/financial development, healthcare, and education.