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Founded in 1995 as a learning organization and in 2008 as SOHOM INFRA CONSULTING PVT. LTD. (SICPL) had the chance to reorganize its strategy and structure according to the distillation of its 17 years of learning. Real change is never easy. In 2008, the SICPL team carried out a six-month participatory redesign process to bring operations in line with our priorities, which in turn generated a new operating model and changes in staffing and offices.As a result, our team of more than 40 dedicated professionals has maintained its presence in India and other countries, with enhanced flexibility through a virtual platform to be closer to our allies. We have broadened our ally base, diversifying the network of leaders and organizations with whom we are working through a simplified approach. We have also increased efficiency and reduced costs across the board.

From a strong footing in the local context of the countries, we have worked with our partners to identify opportunities to link and scale up common initiatives in recycling, water, climate change, and all other infra services. We see these initiatives as opportunities because each represents a concrete step toward our goal of contributing to positive changes with continental relevance.


We define these opportunities with our allies, building a shared agenda we can work on together. Once the opportunity is clear, there are certain elements as a key to sparking change: responsible leadership, trust networks, multi-sector alliances, and common agendas for action. SOHOM works as a peer, joining in causes, making long-term commitments, sharing directly with our allies in risks, successes and setbacks.


To support these shared strategies, SOHOM has developed a Global Relations strategy that links regional networks in INDIA with international ones. Through these links, we seek to scale up successful initiatives, increase their international visibility, and exchange know-how between INDIA and other regions 

SOHOM is now focusing its efforts on different Infra verticals across India, supporting actions at the local, national and regional levels in each case. At the same time, we are planning to invest in a vigorous incubation, innovation and networking program in each country where we operate to create the vital seedbed for solutions to tomorrow's challenges. Now that our internal transition is on going, we are excited about returning with our full energy to the field, targeting the exciting opportunities for change that we are building with allies.


 In these critical times of global uncertainty and transformation, the world relies on those who understand the change process, who can identify opportunities to tilt the balance toward sustainability, and broker effective alliances for action. We are inspired by the thousands of leaders and organizations with whom we work, especially our team mate Mr. Pradeep Kumar Etike and together we see both a critical need and fertile ground for making a difference in INDIA and the world.


Mrs. Roopa Pradeep Etike