Dr. Madan Vasishta (Ph.D.)
Associate Professor Department of Administration and Supervision Gallaudet University, Washington DC, USA
Mr. Sandeep Agarwal
Director of Mauria Merchandise, TAANZ, Mumbai
Director of Ambadi Enterprises Limited, Chennai
Mr. Roshan J. Jain
Chairman and Managing Director of Orjet Intermedates Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
Mr. Vaibhav Kothari
Executive Member of OM Metals Infraprojects Ltd., Jaipur
Mrs. Madhu Keny
Section Officer (Director's Office & Secretariat Cell & I/c. Maintenance & Stores & Administrative Incharge of ISL Cell,
Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped
Dr. Onkar Sharma
General Secretary of All India Federation of the Deaf (AIFD)
Shri. Anantadev Das
Founder Member & Chairman of Universal Sanatana Dharma for the Deaf (USDD)
Mr. A.S. Narayanan
General Secretary of National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Mr. Sibaji Panda (M.A.)
Lecturer, International Institute for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
The Organisation Of India Deaf Expo 2012
The team of hard-working deaf members dedicated to smooth organisation and running of India Deaf Expo 2012.
Mr. Alok Kejriwal, B.S. (USA)
In 1989, after earning the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information System from Gallaudet University, Washington DC, USA, he immediately joined his family business as the Managing Director of Archana Ampoules Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai. He is the first Deaf committee member of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India besides Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped. Formerly the Chairman of India Deaf Expo at Coimbatore in 2007, Patron at Delhi in 2010, and now the Chairman at Mumbai in 2012, his goal is to provide equal access for the Deaf in terms of communication and to enable the Deaf to do better with the right services provided.
Mr. K. Murali
Founder & Director
Murali have been supporting Deaf in the past 30 years. He is the founder and director of DEAF LEADERS which is running 10th Anniversary in 2012 and continuing with many various new projects such as Deaf Expo, Deaf Film, Deaf Youth Leadership & Miss Deaf India. He is also selected as co-ordinator of monitoing committee of Indian Sign Language Research Training Centre. He is an Indian representative of World Miss Deaf, Prague in Europe and cooperator with Miss & Mister Deaf International, USA. He aims for Deaf Vision tomorrow and Growth for Deaf in India.
Managing Committee Members (MCM)
Mr. Aqil Chinoy, (B.A. Computer Science / Information System, Gallaudet University)
Assistant General Manager - Information Technology
A. S. Moloobhoy & Sons
Ms. Sunita Thomas
General Secretary, Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Sunita is the Vice-President of India Deaf Expo 2012 and Miss Deaf India 2012 in Mumbai. She is recipient of National award from the President of India in 2008 and NASEOH award in 2010. She has been adjudged as the Best Film “Deaf Challenge” got the Second Prize at the India Deaf Film Festival 2011 at IGNOU Auditorium, New Delhi on 3rd & 4th Dec 2011. Sunita is currently working as the General Secretary of Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women (BFDW). She enjoys reading newspaper, travelling, learning piano and photography. Her goal is to create awareness amongst deaf in society about this important conference.
Mr. Ivan Almeida
President of India Deaf Society
Mr. Deepak Khanolkar B.Com
Reserve Bank of India
With B. Com. from Gujarat University, and currently working as Asst. Manager at Reserve Bank of India and as well as the Treasurer of India Deaf Society (IDS), Deepak decided to involve in India Deaf Expo with the aim of helping the Deaf Community and encouraging the Deaf with talents. He participated in National Chess from 1993 till date and had represented India in International Chess Championship at Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Portugal. He had successfully completed 5 Trekking Expeditions.
Asst. Organising Secretary
Mr. Vipul Shah
He is currently servicing special institutions like India Deaf Society, All India Deaf Bank Employees Association and other institutions. He was President of Deafline Trust and India Deaf Matrimony (discontinued few years back). His goal is to provide equal opportunities for the Deaf in utilizing their talents/skills/intelligence and to enhance the morale of the Deaf and his present target is to eliminate any forms of discrimination against the Deaf. By joining the most reputed "India Deaf Expo" organised in different parts of India, he is able to achieve his motive of learning from International as well as National Deaf and taking the opportunity to develop Deaf and their lives. Help us to make India Deaf Expo a success.
Organising Committee Members (OCM)
Marketing & Media
Mr. Sunil Sahasrabudhe
Project Coordinator (Technical) of ISL Cell at Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped
At the above mentioned desigantion, his job is to coordinate ISL Interpreting and Teacher Training courses offered at 5 different centres of AYJNIHH in India. He also encourages and helps in setting up and running of interpreting course by different agencies all over India. By joining Deaf Expo 2012 as Convenor of Marketing and Media, his main goal is to promote the Deaf Expo event for mass awareness as well as to propagate information relating to Indian Deaf Community, its sign language & culture, assistive technologies, interpreting services and as such for empowerment within Deaf community and for awareness among public in general.
Mr. Vicky Shah
President - Yuva Association of the Deaf (YAD)
Mrs. Romila Shah
Member of Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Mr. Kamal Jagasia
Ms. Bhavini Modi
Treasurer - Yuva Association of the Deaf (YAD)
Mr. Sanjay Luie D'Souza (B.F.A. degree, Mumbai University)
Senior Interior Designer - Talati and Panthkay Pvt. Ltd.
He graduated with a Bachelors degree of Fine Arts in Mumbai University. He is currently working as Senior Interior Designer at Talati and Panthkay Pvt Ltd and had been awarded for his Project design work from GVK (Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd) in 2008. He has administered all phases of complex projects from conceptual planning through construction administered all over India. He has strong leadership and skills and a high level of technical knowledge and his team has worked on a wide range of highly specialized commercial projects such as airport terminals, offices, shopping malls, theatre, hotels, restaurants. Sanjay’s professional experience will help in ensuring that most delegates get their accomodation prepared in advance.
Mr. Dhananjaya Paranjype
Photographer - Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped