Trustees

Manavya trust was registered in 1997. There are well renowned trustees form different educational and social fields. Their inclusion on the trust was on the basic of their deep involvement in social work.


Dr. (Smt.) Arundhati Sardesai (President)
A well-known educationalist and writer. She is on Board of several educational and research institutions (e.g. Bhandarkar Institute). At present she is the Director of Shivrai Pratishthan, D.Ed College. She is very active trustee, frequently visits Manavya and contributes for funding support. She delivers many talks on AIR Pune, varied public functions and written articles in Hindi, English and Marathi in journals & Magazines.


Smt. Ujwala Lawate (Managing Trustee & Vice President)
A professional Social Worker (M.S.W.) with 25 years of field experience. She was a President of Inner Wheel Club of Pune Metro & also served as Subcommittee chairman medical projects Inner Wheel Dist 313 in the year 2003-2004. She devotes her full time and energy voluntarily for Manavya. She is presently involved as a member of CAB.


Mr. Sanjeev Deo (Treasurer)
B. E. (Electronics & Telecommunication) Individual as well as one of the trustee in Sukyo Mahikari Public Trust.


Mr. Shireesh Lawate (Trustee)
He is the son of Founder President Late Mrs. Vijayatai Lawate. He is a mechanical engineer, and is active member of many social clubs. He has many social contacts which are fruitful to Manavya. He has contributed in many ways for the growth of Manavya.


Dr. Sumit Pitkar (Trustee)
A Well-known Pediatrician. He is associated with Manavya since 2002.


Dr. Abhay Sontakke (Trustee)
A well known Dentist. He is a member of Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry & also a member & Past President of rotary Club of Pune Metro. He is a member of Selection Committee for university of Pune Tennis Team.


Smt. Kalpana Sancheti ( Trustee)
A professional Social Worker (M. S. W.). She also participated some programs with Shobha Bhagwat in Balchitrawani & Akashwani. She was conducted training for Gokul children in Art, Craft etc.