Member of executive committee

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Fr. Bento Rodrigues, Chairperson
Superior General of Fr. Agnel Society, which runs educational institutions and orphanages in India. The reputed Father Agnel School at Neeti Bagh, New Delhi is one of the 10 such schools that are being run by this society. In addition, 15 institutions imparting vocational and professional training courses are also running under the aegis of this society.

Ms. Jyoti Uplenchwar, Vice Chairperson
A management professional and founder of POSITIF, an organisation which undertakes corporate training programmes for managers. She was the first chairperson and has played a major role in the foundation as well as in resource mobilisation for all the programmes of Snehi. She is currently based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Mr. Abdul Mabood, Director
Founder and Director of Snehi. He is the co-founder of Sadbhav Mission, a Delhi-based NGO that works in various States of India for communal harmony. He also holds the position of Secretary of the ‘Association of Peoples’ of Asia (APA), an organisation that aims to build people to people relationships amongst Asian countries, especially the South Asian countries. He is associated with various other organisations in different capacities.

Ms. Anjali Gopalan, Treasurer
Founder and Executive Director of Naz Foundation (India) Trust, an HIV/AIDS service organisation, Ms. Gopalan is actively associated with Karam Marg, a residential home for destitute and orphaned children in Delhi.

Prof. Imitiaz Ahmad, Member
He has retired as a professor from the Centre of Political Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He is an internationally acclaimed scholar of political sociology. He is also actively associated with many NGOs and Community Based Organisations (CBO’s).

Dr. Rajesh Sagar, Member
Currently, he is an Additional Professor of Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi. He is also the Secretary of Mental Health Authority of India, Government of India.

Ms. Meera Kaktikar, Member
She is a trained counsellor who has been providing volunteering services to Snehi since its inception in 1994.

VOLUNTEERS (2006-2019)
Joana Cordero (Portugal), Smriti Sharma, Brijinder Gerewal, Dolly Khurana, Neera Jain, Jigyasa Arora, Ankita Srivastav, Arckja Gupta, Megha Dhillon, Rashmi Jain, Dr. Bindu Selot, Kiran Arora, Rama Goswami, Ashima Bist, Rashmi Govil, Dr. Shilpa Sachdeva, Pritam Kaur, Neera Kumar, Pranay Beliya, Neelam Shourie, Ajay Bhardwaj, Charu Sharma, Kusam Lata Chaturvedi, Pradeep Mittal, Vipin Gaur, Shikha Chimni.

Claudia Fulton (Romania), Veena Aggarwal, Urvashi Pawar, Renuka Aghi, Pallavi Jain, Dr. Manish Talwar, Meera Aggarwal, Manika Endley, Madhulika Bajpai, Leena Rath, Lalita Chawala, Kamal Khurana, Dr. Deep Mala, Balvinder Kaur Chaturvedi, Ashutosh Tosaria, Goldie Brat, Renu Yadav, Pradeep Kumar, Baidya Nath Mishra, Vikash Gautam, Mrs. Nidhi Jindal, Sahar Saheed, Tapan Pati, Dr. Sunita Khera, Shreya Mathur, Garima Srivastava, Ms. Pooja A. Malik, Mrs. Aanchal Sharma, Mrs. Kanchan Kukreja, Rahul Sachdeva, Mamta Kumar, Shilpa Arora, Minu Dubey, Prerna, Anita Malhotra, Punita Singh, Priya Mohindru, Shilpa Bentinck Chikara, Mrs. Rashmi Jain, Ms. Anikita Srivastava, Ms. Ashima Bist, Meeta Nagpal, Leena Rath, Pooja A. Malik.

Helping child to Mental health and Psychological

Mental ealth is a state of successful performance of the mind, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships, and the ability to adopt to change and cope with adversity.

Mental health is indispensable to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships, and a positive contribution to society

It is easy to overlook the value of mental health until problems surface... yet from childhood till death, mental health is a springboard of thinking, communication, learning, emotional growth, resilience and self - esteem