SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONALS AND CONCERNED INDIVIDUALS FOR THE INTEGRATION OF THE MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

 


PATRON: Late Shri I.K. Gujral

 Letter from Late Shri I.K Gujral to Abhi

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

1. Ms Neerja Shukla: General Secretary
Ex-Coordinator: The Learning Centre, Bishop Cotton School and 'Pehchaan' Relief and Respite Centre, Shimla. Experience in The Learning Centre: 7years
Former Member: Governing Body and the Executive Council of the H.P Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Local Level Committee of the National Trust.
Courses in this field: Bridge Course by RCI on MR (RCI Reg. No: BC/2262.) Certificate in Guidance and Counseling from IGNOU. Has participated in and organized Training- workshops on Autism (Merry Barua); Cerebral Palsy (Reena Sen. of IICP, Calcutta), Inclusion (conducted by the Univ of Melbourne, Australia), numerous on Mental Retardation (Ms Priyo Lall); Integration (Amarjyoti Rehabilitation Centre, New Delhi), Guidance and Counseling (Dr Neerja Sharma).

 

2. Ms Gauri Rastogi: Vice President
Masters in Psychology.
Teacher in Bishop Cotton School.
Teaching Experience: 15years.
Courses in this field: Foundation Course in Special Education by RCI-MPBOU. (RCI Registration as rehabilitation worker in mental retardation: K31211973004). Has participated in Training Workshops on Dyslexia (Special Ed, New Delhi) and Mental Retardation by Ms Priyo Lall.
Assisted in the establishment of The Learning Centre in 1998.

 

3. Ms Meenu B. Sud: President
Former Special Educator, The Learning Centre, Bishop Cotton School.
Experience in The Learning Centre: 5years
Courses in this field: Foundation Course in Special Education by RCI-MPBOU Topped the batch; (RCI Registration as rehabilitation worker in mental retardation: K31211973002).Participated in Training Workshops on Dyslexia and Mental Retardation (Ms Priyo Lall), Autism (Merry Barua), Cerebral Palsy (Reena Sen. of IICP, Calcutta) and Guidance and Counseling (Dr Neerja Sharma).

 

4. Ms Dhanu Swadi : Advisor
Masters in International Studies (JNU)
1980- Worked in Rural Marketing Centre, Tilonia, on Income Generation programmes and Non-Formal Education. Worked in UNFPA (1992-1993). Awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for research in health (1996-1999). Has vast experience working in the field with NGOs-as advisor and consultant in planning workshops and implementing programmes.

 


5. Mr Yatish Sud: Coordinator
Managing Director 'The Chalets' Naldehra. Has been instrumental in raising funds, providing guidance and organizing and hosting outings for the mentally-challenged children of The Learning Centre and 'Pehchaan'.

 

 OTHER MEMBERS

 

6. Colonel Abhay Rastogi
HQ ARTRAC, Shimla.

 

7. Mr Satish Butail:
Joint Director Amber Hotels, Shimla.

 

8. Ms Anjali Gujral:
Director Span India Ltd., New Delhi.

 

9. Mr Sidharth Shukla:
Marketing Executive, TimeJobs.Com, New Delhi

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