SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited has been a pioneer in infrastructure financing in India, steadily contributing towards infrastructural development since 1989. With a customer base of over 30,000 and over 34,400 crore of consolidated assets under management, SREI has a pan-India presence with a network of 99 offices. Currently operating two offices in Russia and Germany, it is also increasing presence globally. SREI has been listed on all major Stock Exchanges in India from 1992 and has been listed on London Stock Exchange from 2005. (www.srei.com)
One of SREI’s projects ‘Sahaj e-Village,’ is aimed at bridging the digital divide between urban and rural India. As a part of the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Government of India, 100,000 Common Service Centres (CSC) were to be set up across the rural sector of India in the year 2006 which was further revised to 2,50,000 CSCs in 2009. (www.sahajcorporate.com)
‘Shristi,’ another corporate venture of SREI, is a leading infrastructure development group in India which focuses on development of infrastructure projects like roads, highways, flyovers, power plants, townships, hotels, residential and commercial complexes. (www.shristicorp.com)
SREI Foundation – A charitable trust of SREI, got institutionalized in 2001. Dr. HP Kanoria, is engaged in multifarious activities with a dynamic approach towards creating value and developing building blocks for nation. The three major areas of activity are Education Promotion, Healthcare & Wellness and Social & Economic upliftment.
SREI Foundation and Suryodaya Trust have taken control of management of two schools at - Santoshpur and Birati. Both schools put together have near about 50 staff & teaching members, and more than 600 students with classes running from UKG to 9th having further plans of scaling it up to higher secondary. Suryodaya Montessori School, run by Suryodaya Trust, is one of the most popular Montessori schools in Kolkata with a vision of helping tiny-tots attain their fullest potential of their individual capacities.
Institute for Inspiration & Self Development – IISD, functions with support from Srei Foundation. It runs several programs and courses on management, entrepreneurship development, vocational training for developing specialized skills, foreign language, ERP, theology, coaching for professional courses and competitive exams.
Srihari World School – Under this banner, SREI Foundation is opening schools all over the country in the name of Srihari Global School. In an effort to make premium education affordable to more children, SREI Foundation is now opening schools of high standard governed with a unique education philosophy, in its townships and other parts of the country. These schools are imparting education based on 21st Century pedagogy. The first of its kind is in Shristinagar Asansol. The next one is soon coming up in Ranigunj and Guwahati.