India Sakthi Foundation Board
Sakthi Foundation was initiated by Dr.Sendurai Mani and Dr.Pradheep Chhalliyil in India and registered the Trust on 28th September 1998 in India. The mission of the organization is to promote Global Awareness for leading a Happy Life.
The foundation got its 80G and 12A in 2011. Over years several friends joined as volunteers helping the charitable activities of the organization.
The USA Sakthi Foundation and India Sakthi Foundation are however manged independantly as two entities.
Dr.Pradheep Chhalliyil.Ph.D, a Molecular Biologist with a background in Biochemistry, received his Doctoral degree in Cancer Biology from India, for identifying a novel anti-cancer compound from a plant. He has co-authored a book "Diet and Cancer" in Tamil (Indian Language) with Dr.M.Madeshwaran. Pradheep Chhalliyil published his second book "Journey To the Source, Decoding Matrix Trilogy".
Dr.Sendurai Mani. Ph.D, a Molecular Biologist by training is an Assistant Professor doing research at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas. Dr.Mani received his Doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Science, working on the molecular mechanisms of liver detoxification. Before moving to MD Anderson, he worked as a post doctoral fellow on the molecular mechanisms of breast development at Whitehead Institute, MIT, Boston. There is an article appeared in Boston Globe about Dr. Mani.
Dr.Mani and his wife Mrs. Poornima Mani initiated the Sakthi School at Sendurai , Madurai, India. Mrs. Poornima mani is a professional Yoga teacher. They both actively participate in raising funds to expand the school to educate poor children in the village. Click here to know more about Dr.Mani's to research.
Dr.M. Madeswaran - Education Director, Financial officer and principal of Sakthi Uni5 Schools India. He has been doing voluntary work since the inception of the organization, but became active in leading the sakthi school projects in 2006. Madeswaran is a certified Montessori teacher and integrated that with the Uni5 system and started the Uni5 Sakthi school in Sendurai village in 2007, 2011, porayar school project and 2012 coimbatore school.
His regular updates on the Sakthi Schools can be found here. His love and dedication to children inspires teachers to adopt his method of handling children. He has been instrumental in healing an Autistic children along with the school teachers.
Mr.M.Ganesan - Managing Director, Sakthi Foundation, India. His company is a manufacturer and supplier of medical and molecular diagnostic and research disposable products. He volunterarily joined Sakthi Foundation team in the year 2009 and now directs the Sakthi Foundation India, organization.
Mr. A.Jeyaraman - Funds Director, Sakthi Foundation , India. He is an MBA graduate and is an Manager at a Bank in chennai. He became active member from 2003. Through sakthi foundation he initially began helping an orphan center in Madurai. Since 2004 he has been succcesfuly doing eye camps in Sendurai village jointly with Aravind eye hospital.
Mr. M.Suresh Kumar - Training Director, Sakthi Foundation, India. He is an electrical Engineer but passionate about implementing organic agriculture. He became active in the organization since 2011.
Mr. Laser Nite is an undergraduate at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) a budding web developer and experienced project manager. since 2013 is advising on the education projects.
Dr. Bernd Schoel, is the R&D Director of a Biotech company in Iowa, USA. He has doctorate degree in Immununology from German university. He is an advisor on board on the education projects of the foundation
Muthu Sundaram is a Mechanical Engineer and has Enginnering and Computer science degree, working for a company in St louis. Since 2008 he has been on the advisory board.
Mr. Arul Balaji -Media Director, Sakthi Foundation. He is the founder and CEO of ABN Pharmaceuticals,Chennai, India. He has been on advisory board since 2013.
Dr.T.S. Chellakumarsamy M.B.B.S, DPMR., MD(PMR)., DNB(PMR). Consultant Physiatrist,. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medicine specialist. He is on advisory board since 2013. He is a co-founder of IUFEED.