Mr.Uma Shankar Singh from U.P Jal Nigam, Lucknow as a Finance Analyst. He served the organization from2013-2016. Mr. Saxena was Asst. Commissioner, Board of Revenue U.P, Lucknow.
He was Deputy Registrar – Firms, Societies & Chits, Lucknow Division, Lucknow (2007-2012).
He was also Sr. Treasury Officer, Sitapur , U.P. (2004-2007), Sr. Finance & Accounts Officer , DRDA, Moradabad (2003-2004), Deputy Registrar – Firms, Societies & Chits, Saharanpur Division, Saharanpur (2000-2003), Asst. Registrar – Firms, Societies & Chits, Saharanpur Division, Saharanpur (1997-2000), Finance & Accounts Officer , U.P. Mandi Parishad, Azamgarh (1996-1997), Finance & Accounts Officer, DIOS Jaunpur, U.P. (1992-1996).
Mr. Singh has worked with different kind of work environment and has deep knowledge of social issues. He was also:-
For outstanding contribution in the team initiative ‘Lokvani – an effort to emower the citizen of Uttar Pradesh”
Mr.Singh became President of SPARC-India from the year 2016.
Dr.InduTandon became the Vice President of SPARC-India in the year 1997. She did her Masters in Surgery (Gyn. & Obs.) in 1974 from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. She is a professional gynecologist and obstetrician. Dr.Tandon is an Associate Professor at Lucknow Medical College and a member of the Cancer Aid Society. Her younger sister has Cerebral Palsy and this is her main motivation to serve Persons with Disabilities.
Dr. Amitabh Mehrotra, completed his Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai in 1987, He has worked in various Organizations like Tata Steel Rural Development Society, Jamshedpur and in a NGOs in Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh in the field of Rural Development and also for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)/Children with Disabilities (CWDs) and marginalized section of society to bring them into the mainstream. He has recently completed his Ph.D. in Applied Psychology on “Inclusion of Challenged Persons in Rural Setting” at Lucknow University. Also, he has been a member of more than 15 national/international committees in the field of disability and rehabilitation viz a member of Governing Council of National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai.
Dr.Mehrotra himself is having Cerebral Palsy with tremors and mild spasticity since birth.
Dr. Neeloo Singh is working as Associate Director at Central Drug Research Institute,(CDRI) Lucknow, India. CDRI is considered to be a pioneer research organization in the field of biomedical research where all the infrastructure and expertise are available to develop a drug right from its concept to market. Dr. Singh’s research interests are centered around molecular parasitology, specifically in the elucidation of drug resistance mechanisms in clinical visceral leishmaniasis cases. The contribution of host genetic factors in Leishmania susceptibility in Indian populations has also been investigated by her group. A significant basic research component involves the exploration of unique biochemical pathways and enzymes for identification and validation of putative drug targets and the design and development of novel drug molecules. Dr. Singh was introduced to the glamour of parasite research subsequent to earning her Ph.D. in 1991. Dr. Singh has authored several books and scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Her scientific achievements and capabilities have been largely appreciated. She is a three-time awardee from the Indian Council of Medical Research. Dr. Singh has been associated with prominent international developments to bring the global health systems focus to this ‘neglected disease’. She has been at the helm of the affairs in the inception of the Leishmaniasis Research Society (India) www.leishmaniaresearchsociety.org and organization of the 4th World Congress on Leishmaniasis at Lucknow, India in 2009. Presently, Dr. Singh is set to uncover the parasite’s DNA blueprint. She feels ‘knowing the genetic sequence of this parasite from clinical cases, opens a new door for the development of better control regimens’.
Arvind Kumar Nigam Rehabilitation Professional, B.P.O. Bachelor in Prosthetic and orthotic from National Institute ALLPMR Mumbai in 1979, also a Gold Medallist. Working in Prestigious King George Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow as a Work Shop Manager and HOD of Prosthetic and Orthotics Department. Received various awards in the field of social development, got State Award from U.P Government, for the services towards disabled n innovation in the field of prosthetic and orthotic. Permanent life member of RCI, Rehabilitation Council of India and Opsi Orthtic Prosthic Association of India, also an Opai Examiner of Manipal University, Kanpur University, and Dr. ShakuntlaMisra National Rehabilitation University. He is having 38 years of experience in the field of disability and rehabilitation.
Ms. Sangeeta Banerjee presently working as a Principal at City Montessori School, Gomti Nagar Campus II since 2014. Also served as a Counsellor at City Montessori School.
She did Master in Science (M.Sc.) in Counseling and guidance, Certificate Course in Child Guidance from IGNOU – 2010 Grade – Distinction, Master in Science (M.Sc. – Ecology & Environment) from the Indian Institute of Ecology & Environment affiliated to Sikkim Manipal University – 2010 Division – Distinction Master in Arts (M.A.) in English, Bachelor in Education(B.Ed.), Lucknow University, Division – 1st, Diploma in Travel Counseling& Tourism from Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow –, Grade – A+ (Excellent), Bachelor in Arts(B.A.), Avadh Girls Degree College, Lucknow (affiliated to Lucknow University).
Dr. Sheela Dhasmana completed her MBBS in 1968 from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow and diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics in 1971. After serving Provincial Medical Services from 1973-1976, she worked as Medical Officer at Vivekananda Polyclinic, Lucknow from 1976-1990.
She set up her own Maternity Centre from November 1990 and is running it successfully. Dr. Dhasmana has mild polio-myelits of lower extremity, which is a motivating factor to serve the disabled. She is the member of SPARC-India since 1996.
Dr. Uma Shanker Srivastava is a member of SPARC-India since 1996. He has done his doctorate in Zoology and besides his regular duties at ITRC laboratory he is also looking after Public Relations Work at ITRC. Dr. Shanker is working at ITRC since 1970. His son aged 22 years has visual impairment in one eye which has motivated him to serve the disabled.