Pratha is an emerging N.G.O. formed by a group of professionals and social workers for enhancing sanitation programs and to motivate and help the people residing in slums to create a clean, open-defecation free environment in their neighborhood.


THE TRUSTEES OF “PRATHA”



The professionals and social Workers, whose ideas have made “PRATHA,” have previous experience in Slum Sanitation as well as invaluable expertise in social fields like Education, Health, Employment, Sports, CBO empowerment and similar activities.


SMT. VEENA BHATIA (BSC. B. ED)

 - President

83 years old highly educated and respected lady of our ngo. Retired Principal of Saraswati Education Society, Thane (E).
Associated with Social work and Public life since 1974

SHRI. PRAKASH POPAT THAKRE

- Vice President

50 Years old hard working person. Associated with Slum Sanitation Programme in various capacities, formation of CBOs and co-coordinating with NGOs, CBOs and Govt. staff.


SHRI. ANIL N. BHATIA

 - Secretory

60 years old BE in Civil with MBA is Associated and Experienced in major construction and civil works of
Government & Private Sectors, also Project Director of Pratha Samajik Sanstha.

SHRI ANIRUDDHA NAKHAWA

- Joint Secretory

(BE CIVIL, DMS,MIIBE) (49 YEARS) - Architect & RCC consultant, National Award winner – Rashtriya Vikas
Ratan 2003 & Pride of India Award 2004 for his works in Bhuj & Ahmedabad and Thane city. Asso- ciated with United sports club,
Thane and Thane District Carrom Federation.

SHRI. VIJAY SHETTY

- Treasure

51 years old Chartered Accountant. More than a decade and half years experience in working with financial institutions, N.G.O.s’, sports institutions & Govt. bodies.


Mr. Jaiprakash Vasant Baisane

- Project Manager

43 Years old, MSW completed in Social field, hard working person. Associated with Slum Sanitation Programme in various capacities, Advocacy on various issues and implements new project in field.

Mrs Aaditi Milind Mulye

- Member

A hardworking social worker and member of pratha samajik sanstha.

Mrs Reshma Pradip Ludbe

- Member

A hardworking social worker and member of pratha samajik sanstha.

Mr Prakash Daryanumol Lala

- Member

A hardworking social worker and member of pratha samajik sanstha.