Shubham Shankhdhar believes that Education is the most powerful weapon which one can use to change the world. He belongs to a family where education was not given much of the importance as most of his family members were into the business with basic education. Luckily his father and mother, government employees knew the importance of education and their sacrifices to send their kids to the best school brings the best out of Shubham. After schooling he went to Kota for IIT
coaching and soon he became the first IITian of his family. Upon selection, the joy which he has seen on his parent’s face made him realise that he wants to contribute in education sector to uplift the society so that he can see the same joy for lot of families in India. He went to IIT(ISM) Dhanbad and pursued B tech in Petroleum Engineering. While he was there he was actively involved with Kartavya ,a national NGO, run by students and alumni of IIT(ISM) Dhanbad and associated colleges.
He adopted 2 under privileged girls from Dhanbad and took pledge to fund their education till they become successful in their life. Apart from that, he helped his younger brothers and sisters realise the importance of education. After graduating from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, he joined Weatherford India and there he stayed with Founder and CEO of Srijan Ka Sankalp Prabhat Saxena who was his alumni.
Vision of Prabhat Saxena towards upliftment of the society by bringing more awareness towards the education impressed him a lot and he decided to work closely with him for this noble cause. He has been an active member of Srijan ka Soch which has now evolved as “Srijan ka Sankalp” and has taken pledge to work closely with Prabhat Saxena’s vision of transforming lives of thousands of children.
His Father Mr. Surendra Kumar Shankhdhar , Mother Mrs.Rama Shankhdhar, brother Mr. Shivam Shankhdhar are actively involved with an NGO for old people at his native place Moradabad, UP for almost a decade now. Shubham is really lucky to have his wife Mrs. Kritika Shankhdhar and son Aarav Shankhdhar in his life , who are very supportive and encouraging for all his decisions and acts.