Board Members

  1. Ms. K. Sujatha Rao IAS ( Retd), Chairperson
    Retired as Union Secretary  of Health, Government of India and served at various positions in Government of Andhra Pradesh and also at Government of India.
  2. P. Gangadhar Rao, Trustee
    Served 36 years for persons with disabilities in Vocational Rehabilitation Centre as Deputy Director (Rehabilitation) and as Head of office. Possesses extensive experience and expertise on issues related to disability and has made significant contribution in training, employment and empowerment. His support and contribution have been highly appreciated by NGOs & CBOs working in disability sector.
  3. Mr. T. Gopal Rao IAS (Retd), Founder Trustee
    Former Commissioner of Panchayat Raj and Director of Social Welfare and Industries in the Govt. of AP, he was responsible for nurturing’ Commitments’ during its formative years and providing it with support and reach in Andhra Pradesh. He is also currently active in Dalit issues and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized people.
  4. Mr. K. Raju IAS (Retd), Trustee
    A retired civil servant, he did pioneering work as the National Project Coordinator of South Asia Poverty Alleviation Project (SAPAP) and as Chief Executive Officer of Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP), Government of AP, Hyderabad. He is a recognized expert on participatory and sustainable development among the rural poor and the disadvantaged.
  5. Mr. B. Venkatesh, Trustee
    Trainer and consultant on disability issues, both at national and international level, he has developed significant strategies for the overall empowerment of the persons with disabilities and in the CBR sector.
  6. Mr. P.V Ramesh IAS, Trustee
    He is a distinguished All India Service Officer
  7. Mr. C.S. Reddy, Trustee
    Presently working as Chief Executive Officer, APMAS, Hyderabad, he is expert in Institution Building and Participatory planning and development.
  8. Mr. L. Krishna Murthy, Trustee
    He has done his Masters in Social Work and has been working in the development sector for the last 18 years, including working as the Project Director of Commitments for 5 years (2004-09). He is at present the Program Manager and heads the Disability Component of the Telanagana State MGNREGS.
  9. Ms. K. Sandhya Rani IPoS, Trustee
    Commissioner, School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Amaravathi, she is a senior All India Service Officer and presently working as Commissioner, School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada.
  10. Mr. Viziandira Boyi IAS, Trustee
    Director Women and child welfare department, Government of Telangana
  11. Mr G Vengal Reddy, Trustee
    Served at various capacities in Government of Telangana such as Project Director DRDA- IKP, Director NRLM at SERP Telangana and also had work with Commitments Trust as Chief Executive Officer for about 5 years.

 

 Trustees who were with Commitments Trust

  1. Late Sri S R Shankaran IAS ( Retd), Founder Trustee & Ex-Chairman
    A distinguished public servant, whose contributions to the socio-economic development of disadvantaged persons especially SCs/STs in the country are well known. Since his rretirement from Government of India, as Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development is active on issues relating to social discrimination, especially among Scheduled Castes and on Human Rights issues.
  2. Sri B N Yugandhar IAS ( Retd), Ex-Managing Trustee
    Served in several capacities in Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of India as    Director, LBS National Academy of Administration, Mussorie; Secretary Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India; Secretary to Prime Minister, Government of India and Member Planning Commission, Government of India etc. After retirement from Indian Administrative Service has been active in Projects for Poverty Reduction, Capabilities development for Participation and Empowerment and Training of Development Administrators.
  3. Mr. K. Raju IAS (Retd), Trustee
    A retired civil servant, he did pioneering work as the National Project Coordinator of South Asia Poverty Alleviation Project (SAPAP) and as Chief Executive Officer of Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP), Government of AP, Hyderabad. He is a recognized expert on participatory and sustainable development among the rural poor and the disadvantaged.
  4. Sudhakara Reddy, Trustee
    He is a Mechanical Engineer with BHEL and served as Director PwD strategy with SERP for several years and continues supporting the PwD strategy in the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States.
  5. Mr. Raghupathi Cavle, Trustee
    He is an Engineering Graduate presently working as Vice President of Infosys, Bangalore

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