Chaavi's goal is to make Soda a model village by pursuing a holistic, sustainable and gender-balanced development that can easily be replicated in other villages. During her first term, Chhavi was successful in bringing transparency into the council office, electricity to the village and water to a drought-hit region.
A mechanical engineer by education, Sonam has worked in the field of education reform for 27+ years. The man who inspired the popular “Phunsukh Wangdu” character in the Bollywood hit Three Idiots, Sonam has been instrumental in changing the face of education in the mountains. His sessions throw a whole new perspective on innovation and entrepreneurship that embraces social change.