Viraj has joined GOGLA as the India Regional Representative to lead GOGLA’s efforts to help its members in scaling the off-grid electrification market in India.
Before joining GOGLA in August 2017 Viraj used to lead his own social enterprise in India – GramGati which sold high quality essential products to rural Indian households. GramGati was able to sell more than 60,000 products impacting 300,000+ rural people over a period of 14 months. Having traveled across all 29 states in India, Viraj has a good grasp of the rural Indian markets. He has worked with Greenlight Planet, KisanKraft and Z.S. Associates in business development, sales strategy and sales consulting domains. Viraj was also one of 2000 candidates out of 600,000 applicants to reach the final stage of one of the toughest exams in the world - the Indian Civil Services exam.