The List ofPatrons
Mr. Sandeep Agarwal
Director of Mauria Merchandise, TAANZ, Mumbai
Mr. Mohinder Singh
Chairman - All India Deaf Arts & Cultural Society
Mr. Rajkumar Punjabi
President - All India Deaf Arts & Cultural Society
Mrs. Marukh Bottlewala
President - Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Mrs. Uma Kapoor
General Secretary - All India Foundation of Deaf Women
Mr. Prakash Kajwe
GS MDACS & Ex-Com. - All India Deaf Arts & Cultural Society
Mr. Ivan Almeida
President - India Deaf Society
The Organisation Of Miss Deaf India 2012
The team of hard-working deaf members dedicated to smooth organisation and running of Miss Deaf India 2012.
Ms. Kajal Dhawan
Delhi Foundation of Deaf Women
Kajal Dhawan is a Graduate from Jesus & Mary College, University of Delhi. She is recipient of National award from the President of India. She has been outstanding in Education, Sports and other Extra Curricular Activities and has won number Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at National and International levels. She has been adjudged as the Best Film “Deaf Challenge” got the Second Prize and best actress in CID at the India Deaf Film Festival 2011 at IGNOU Auditorium, New Delhi on 3rd & 4th Dec 2011. She is the Sports Secretary of Delhi Foundation of Deaf Women (DFDW). She has conducted a number of Workshops & Seminars in India & abroad in conjunction with Deaf Leaders (DL) India. She was one of the major functionaries for conduct of Deaf Expo 2010.
Ms. Monica Verma
All India Deaf Arts & Cultural Society
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.
Mrs. Mrunmayi Mangeshkar
Proprietor of Etcetra, Pune
A graduate from SOFT, Pune, Mrumnayi's area of expertise runs thorugh large horizons ranging from rampwalk-training and designing fashion wear for kids to designing for ethnic and cultural shows. She has organised many exhibitions of self-designed garments under the name 'Grishma' and organised the entire program - Professional Entertainment Program - held at IIT, Powai, in Dec 2009. Apart from that, she has also designed apparels for various inter-colleigate fashion shows. Today, she is the Proprietor of 'Etcetra', and also works as a visiting faculty at Rachna Sansad, Mumbai (for MSBTE and YCMOU based curriculum) and Sanjeevan Vidyalaya (for NIFT based curriculum)
Mrs. Deepa Virginkar
Vice-President of Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Mr. Hitesh Shah
He was working as accountant in Stock Broker Company for 23 years of service. Currently he is working in stocks & investments online as his own business.
Working as the Treasurer of Miss Deaf India 2012, his goal is to ensure that accounting work is done neatly and correctly. His interest is communicating in sign langauge and his hope is make Miss Deaf India 2012 a flying Success.
After his graduation and getting PG Diploma in Tax Management from University of Mumbai, Hitesh is currently working as Accounts Executive at Express Industry Services Pvt. Ltd. He is also working as MIS reporter, Accountant in Export and Import department and had been awarded with Certificate of B.Com for milestone achievement by hearing disability 2010, Chess Tournament in college, 2007, Certificate of Merit for 3rd rank in Elocution competition in hearing disability 2005. Joining Miss Deaf India 2012, his goal is to ensure proper and honest accounting work.
Ms. Vidyulata Jayakar
Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Being good in Arts, she is presently working with Paraplegic Foundation as Artist Supervisor and Head of its Art section. She is the leading member of Deaf Youth Foundation conducting lectures for the Deaf, on health care, general information from newspapers and also drama workshop. Has participated in All India Chess Competition held in Chennai in 2010 and had won the award for Maharashtra. She is advisor for Maharashtra Deaf Carrom Association. As a young lady she always dreamt to be a part of Miss India contest, now as Convenor, she finds her wishes fulfilling in some way. She is very happy for the event that is to take place and she urges all Deaf to take active part in the same.
Assistant Organising Secretary
Ms. Sophia Shetty
Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
She studied at a normal school & is pursuing to finish her graduation. She had won award�in needlework, handicraft works & was also awarded the first prize�for the Drama contest in Delhi Deaf Expo 2010. Currently She is doing social services for the blind. She has experiences as embroidery expert working machine & handwork at Forward fashion. She is working as Senior office assistant at Trinity Tours & Travel. Her goal is to organize the events efficiently and to communicate her ideas in ensuring a strong professional identity.
Mr. Nandish Shah
Express Industry Services Pvt. Ltd.
After his graduation and getting PG Diploma in Tax Management from University of Mumbai, Nandish is currently working as Accounts Executive at Express Industry Services Pvt. Ltd. He is also working as MIS reporter, Accountant in Export and Import department and had been awarded with Certificate of B.Com for milestone achievement by hearing disability 2010, Chess Tournament in college, 2007, Certificate of Merit for 3rd rank in Elocution competition in hearing disability 2005. Joining Miss Deaf India 2012, his goal is to ensure proper and honest accounting work.