Akshaya Kumar Sagar is a Rex Karmaveer Global Fellow(ICONGO-2015) and the winner of ETNOW Social Entrepreneur Award 2017 is a service and result-oriented social entrepreneur, with a strong commitment to serve the disadvantaged communities; an avid reader, listener, passionate volunteer and team leader that uses peoples skills to bring substantial social change; an enthusiastic traveller with a thirst to learn about new cultures and people groups.
Akshaya is currently spearheading the operations of Reaching Hand, Bangalore since 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer. His mission is to make social equity and equality reachable to the poorest of the poor in India; therefore, he believes in creating opportunity rather than doing charity. He has studied commerce and computers with more than 15 years of work experience in business & sustainability. He plays a leading role in the organizational design & development, resource management, program strategy and M & E. He has been instrumental in scaling up Reaching Hand’s various programs across India through innovative partnership and collaborative approach.