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Why Us

We through primary / secondary research across villages in different geographies has understood the root cause of problem of low insurance literacy.

Insurance literacy is must for family to take better financial decision to improve their economy security. The better financial decision made leads to betterment of communities and society.

The app is available for download on ios and play store. It is easy to understand enabling learning of basic concepts in own language.

Riding on social and digital revolution for creating a robust platform for creating financial awareness.

We are backed by experienced professionals from BFSI space having a strong understanding of rural geographies.

Your support can help bringing a much needed change. Together we can bring a revolution

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About Us

Bima Paathshala Trust is a charitable trust incorporated with an objective to enable insurance literacy amongst population living in villages across India through its outreach programs/initiatives.

Insurance Awareness Program

01. Help a common rural man to better understand basic financial concepts

02. Digital and physical interaction in local language to put the message across

03. Enable philosophy of “Savings” and “Protection” through insurance literacy programs

04. Engage to help understand safeguards to be enabled in daily life cycle


Gram Paathshala is in the process of engagement with other insurance companies, Corporations, NGOs, state / central Governmental bodies and other stakeholders in its objective improve insurance literacy in villages




Gram Paathshala

Through us, you can do your bit in empowering villages with basic financial knowledge

You can establish direct connect with beneficiaries on ground and help them personally

You can help create a potential work force in insurance space through education and training

You can contribute in improving insurance penetration in rural India by increasing awareness


Board of Trustees

Mr. Prashant Karulkar

Mr. Prashant Karulkar is a first generation entrepreneur and social reformer with active interests in IT, low cost housing and Financial services space. He has more than two decades of entrepreneurial journey having build up profitable and sustainable enterprises. Mr Prashant is also the head of Karulkar Pratishthan, a five decade old non-profit family foundation dedicated to the welfare and education of underprivileged section of the society impacting lives of more than 3000 families without donations or fund raising from any external sources through a team of 10,000+ volunteers on ground

Mr. Anil Sachidanand

Mr. Anil has spent more than three decades in BFSI space in leadership positions across domains. He is a specialist in incubation of retail businesses in residential mortgage space especially in tier ii, iii and semi urban/rural centers across India. By virtue of his experience, he understands the dynamics of rural India and changes that need to be brought towards financial inclusion of village population. An Udyog Rattan Awardee, he is widely respected by stakeholders for his views

Mr. Chirag Jain

Mr. Chirag Jain is a young entrepreneur with more than a decade of providing technology solutions to financial institutions including Banks, NBFCs & HFCs. Having partnered with more than 50 companies, he has led the evolution of his enterprise from a general IT company to a financial services solutions provider in a short time. Chirag has to his credit, introduced apps based solutions for HFCs and NBFCs helping them to go paperless and scale up in competitive environment resulting in sustainable & profitable growth.


Leadership Team

Mr. Rajendra Sawant

A serial entrepreneur with experience of running next generation technology innovations companies in analytics, mobile and machine learning. Passionate about nurturing entrepreneurship. Rare blend of techno-commercial acumen with abundance of energy and enthusiasm for innovation having worked globally with Fidelity Investments, VHI Healthcare, Golden Source and Sutherland Global

Dr. Ravi Shankar

Data Science thought leader, Senior Venture Partner, Visiting Prof of AI-ML, Mentoring AgTech startups & NFPs in the Rural Livelihoods space, Analytics led consulting @ AMEX, BLACKSTONE, DELL, GENPACT, SUTHERLAND & PwC

Mr. Venkatesh Roddam

Spent more than 30 years in BFSI space (National and International) and more than 2 decades at leadership position. He has served in Reliance MediaWorks Limited (RMW), Annapurna Studio Pvt Ltd. (ASPL), Mahindra Satyam, Deutsche Bank AG, HDFC Bank, Emirate Bank and ANZ Grindlays. Currently engaged with a major Indian bank in a leadership training initiative for their senior branch heads

Gram Paathshala App Overview

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  • Insurance

    • Basics of Insurance, Life Insurance, General Insurance, Health Insurance, Micro Insurance
    • Contents available in Audio, Video, animated notes, Podcast (story format)
    • Banner space for your company to display

  • Jewels

    • Bima Employment – Candidates register themselves for jobs in FSI
    • Bima Health – Information about living healthy life and fitness (foods, remedies, exercise)
    • Bima Entertainment – Small clips for users to entertain themselves

  • Banking

    • Basics of banking, types and benefits of savings
    • Types of loan schemes
    • Contents available in Audio, video, animated notes
    • All contents are available in 9 languages namely Telegu, English, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Gujrati, Malayalam, Tamil, Marathi, and Assamese.

  • Loyalty Rewards

    • Referral reward
    • Course completion reward
    • Reward monetization

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Contact Details

  • Location

    603, 6th Floor,
    Western Edge I, Borivali (E), Mumbai - 400066.

  • Contact

    +91 77000 38023

  • Email


  • Donate Offline

    Bank Account Name : Bima Paathshala
    Bank Name : ICICI Bank
    Bank Account No : 121505000526
    IFSC Code : ICIC0001215
    Branch : I C Colony Borivali (W) Mumbai

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