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Cerebral Palsy, Mental Challenges, Autism, Multiple Disabilities

All contributions and donations directed at Umang are exempt from tax under 80G of the Income Tax Act and it is permissible for the organisation by FCRA to receive foreign donations.

Admiral Madhvendra Singh

Ms. Bina Kak

Ms. Deepak Kalra
Patron: Admiral Madhvendra Singh, PVSM.AVSM (Former Chief of Naval Staff).

Chairperson: Ms. Bina Kak, Minister, Tourism, Women & Child, Government of Rajasthan, Social Worker and an Artist by Interest.

Director: Ms. Deepak Kalra (Parent and Trained Professional) - An expert trained in India and overseas with more than 27 years of experience in the field of disability. She has headed numerous projects of national repute. Her motivation, commitment and inspiration to work for the cause are drawn from her personal experiences as a mother of a 28 year old child with cerebral palsy.

Management Committee: The primary concern of the management committee is to ensure delivery of quality services alongside transparency and accountability. It participates in all the major decisions regarding planning, organizing, financial management and other issues. All major decisions are made in consultation with the management committee. A core team of experts and parent members constitute the management committee.

Parent Members include Mr Dinesh Singhal, Dr Suman Mittal and Mrs Atolia - elected by the parent group as representative who actively participate in the management committee.

 Ms. Kaumudi Kumari: She is a special educator - trained in Mumbai, and has devoted     more     than 24 years of her life     to the field of disability. As the wife of the Chief of Naval     Chief          staff she was associated with the Naval Special Schools     called 'Sankalp', all over     India.

Ms. Meenakshi Srivastava: She has completed her Masters in Inclusive Education whilst          studying various models of     inclusion in UK, Holland and Czech Republic. She has worked          with children in classroom, coordinated staff training     programs and conducted parent          training and counseling for over 14 years.

Ms. Kamini Rai: She has over 12 years experience in special education with expertise in     coordinating special schools     and academic programs.

Ms. Pramila Jain: Has trained persons with special needs in vocational training and functional     education for over 14     years - some of whom are gainfully employed; a very efficient     coordinator of the work-training unit.

Ms. Sharmila Sankhla: Parent of a teenager with cerebral palsy - trained herself as special         educator and language     trainer- proactive in advocacy and liaison.

Experts: Umang is supported by the most qualified and highly experienced team of experts in Rajasthan with 5 to 27 years of experience in the field. The specialized team of full-time 46 members consists of special educators, qualified academic teachers, physiotherapists, speech and language experts, occupational therapists, psychologists, artists, yoga trainers, theatre experts and qualified vocational trainers. Other experts include counselors, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, pediatricians, etc.

Trained caregivers form an essential part of Umang and cater to the individual needs of the students.