Mr. Balakrishna Pillai
Dr. Usha Pillai
Mrs. Sushama Apte
Mr. Dattatraya Waghmare
Smt. Krupavati Iyer
Mr. Unmesh Krishnan
Governing Council Members
The Governing Council is the Apex policy making body of IDEA. Being an active social organization, our members are used to donning multiple roles and support the ultimate motive of societal welfare. Apart from taking policy level decisions, each member has also taken up the responsibility of certain major focus areas in order to ensure smooth administration and operations for the initiatives undertaken by IDEA.
1 Mr. Balakrishna K. Pillai(President and TrusteeCo-founder)
An Engineering Graduate with more than 35 years of service as experience through several important projects.
Responsibility – Technical Support, Finance, and Policy
2 Dr. Usha Pillai(Co-founder & Director)
A Ph.D. in Social Work, she has 26 years experience in Social Sector.
Responsibility -NGO Management
3 Mr. Ajay Talreja(Hon. Treasurer)
An IT Specialist by profession with more than 10 Years experience of working in the corporate sector.
Responsibility -Technical support and Finance
4 Mr. Dattatraya S.Waghmare(Trustee)
A post graduate from Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) with more than 47 years experience in Govt. Departments and various NGOs.
Responsibility – Operations, and Advisory on Governance issues
5 Dr. Prachee Joeg(Member)
A Ph.D. in psychology, she is a consultant and trainer by profession with 10 years of experience
Responsibility – Guidance and training to staff and volunteers on Counseling
6 Mr. Ashok G. Budhkar(Member)
With more than thirty years of experience in Finance and Management with Private Limited Organisations, Public Limited Companies,
Autonomous Bodies / Research & Development Institutions of Govt of India, NGOs & Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Responsibility – Guidance in Financial Matters & Resource Mobilization
7 Mr. Sachin Gokhale(Member)
B.Com, CA, he has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounts, and banking related aspects in various organizations in India like Cummins,
Bharat Forge, TACO and in the UAE in FMCG and construction sectors
Responsibility – Technical support and Finance
8 Dr. Vijay Kulkarni (Hon.Secretary)
A Ph.D. in Social Work, he has 25 years experience in Social work teaching & Research work
Responsibility – Guidance and training to staff and volunteers
1. Dr. Usha Pillai (Director) 2. Ms. Mrinal Badawe (Associate Director), 3. Mr. Ravikiran Patil (Associate Director), 4. Mr. Arun Kamble (Manager: Accounts & Admin), 5.Ms. Ancy Stephen ( Resource Mobilization Manager),6.Ms. Usha Bhosale (Facilitator-cum-Instructor),7.Mr. Suraj Mohite (Coordinator ),8.Mr. Vinayak Landge (Accounts and Admin. Assistant),9.Ms. Swati Karhale (Social Worker),10. Mr. Vilas Waghmare (Programme Coordinator),11.Ms. Manjusha Pandit (Senior Programme coordinator),12.Ms. Anita Chalwadi (Social Worker), 13. Mr. Rajesh Paikrao (Senior Programme coordinator), 14. Mr. Surekha Sukale (Senior Social Worker), 15. Ms. Anita Khatikpatil (Senior Social Worker), 16. Mr. Pranav Tribhuvan (Marketing Executive), 17. Ms. Jyoti Pawar (Instructor), 18. Ms. Shaila Khunte (Instructor), 19. Ms. Anjali Katole (Facilitator-cum-Instructor), 20. Mr. Prafulla Uparwat (Special Educator), 21.Ms. Vidya Gholap (Special Educator), 22. Dr. Preeti Prabhune (Consultant- Community-based Learning Centers), 23. Ms. Bhavna Gharodiya (Coordinator), 24. Mr. Kamlesh Bhilare (Office Assistant)