Pune: udChalo, a leading consumer services company for Indian Defence Personnel announced today that Ravi Kumar, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of udChalo. Varun Jain, the Outgoing Chief Executive Officer will continue in an Advisory role to the Company.
Ravi Kumar is a graduate from the Army Institute of Technology, Pune and Stanford GSB’s Seed Program. It was his vision and entrepreneurial spirit that led him to start udChalo to cater to the travel needs of Indian Defence Personnel.
Ravi Kumar has extensive experience in travel and service management, notably in the areas of innovation, development and research opportunities that benefit udChalo ’s customers.
He was awarded the 40 under 40 most influential Asians for his contribution in travel by Asia One Magazine and the Young Entrepreneur Award by Army Institute of Technology, Pune.
Ravi comes from a defence background and having understood the pain points faced by the Defence Forces during their travel,he was determined to seek a solution to resolve their concerns. It was his entrepreneurial spirit, hard-working nature and grit that got him to come up with an innovative idea and business model as he worked closely on ground to understand and access the customers’ needs.
udChalo’s, aim is to make life simpler by building unique, convenient, and cost-effective platforms for the soldiers to access Travel, Financial Services, Housing, Consumer Electronics and Utility Bill Payments.