Our Organisation

K.L MANASA HARISH (BBM, MSW) - Chairperson
Mrs. K.L. Manasa Harish is the Founder Chairperson of SADHANA. She has a Master's Degree in Social Work and Diploma in Rural Development. With her passion for community organization, she has been able to form Self Help Groups and train women to become economically and socially self-reliant.
Expertise Areas: Community Organization, Training and Organization Development

M. RAMU (MSW) - Vice-Chairman
Mr.Ramu M. has a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Mysore. He has been instrumental in developing grass root level organizations in urban, rural and tribal communities. Has experience of working with tribal communities and is a Counsellor for People Living with HIV/AIDS.
Expertise Areas: Counseling, Tribal Development and Community Development Organizations.

RAVI (MSW) - Secretary
Mr. Ravi is the Founder Secretary of SADHANA. With a working experience of more than 19-years in Corporate Social Responsibility, Training & Development, Public Relations, he has wide experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations & Multi-National Companies. He has the credit of establishing  “Model CSR Projects” for Multi-National Companies in Bangalore, Hosur &  Mysuru. His brainchild of forming “Village Development Committees” to ensure sustainable community development has been replicated across Karnataka State.
Expertise Areas: Corporate Social Responsibility Projects, Community Based Organizations, Training & Development

SHANKARA K.R (MSW) - Treasurer
Mr.Shankara.K.R. academically graduated in commerce and post graduated in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Mysuru. He started his professional career as a counselor for VCTC in HIV/AIDS prevention project of KSAPS in JSS Hospital & Medical College, Mysuru. Worked as a Medico Social Worker in Siddhartha Medical College, Tumakur & implemented projects to build the capacity of medical students & practioner in extending community medicine department activities. As a Community Development officer in Srinivasan Services Trust, unit of TVS Motor Company. implemented CII -Nammahalli projects for Integrated Development of Grama Panchayat. As a Program Officer in Jubilant Bhartia Foundation unit of Jubilant Bhartia Group,  implemented Livelihood & Skill Development programs. Presently associated as a Core Faculty - Livelihood with Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development & Panchaythi Raj, Mysuru a autonomous institute of Government of Karnataka since 2011. A professional trainer certified by DoPT, GoI and a state level trainer for many rural development schematic issues

M. MAHESH (MSW) - Director
Mr. M.Mahesh has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Mysuru. He is a specialist in managing Child Labour, Child Rights and Child Protections projects. With his exposure of working with the International Labour Organization, he has been successful in making school drop-outs to be part of the mainstream society. He was also the Chairman of Child Welfare Committee in Chamarajanagar.
Expertise Areas: Child Labour, Tribal Development, Community Based Organizations and Training

MATHEW MATHEW .N (MSW)  - Director
Mathew M.N. is a Human Resources Management expert. He has wide experience of working in retail, textile and hospitality industries.  He has been able to establish human resources systems and processes to the organizations.
Expertise Areas: Recruitment, Strategy Development and HR Systems.

T.J. SURESH(MSW) - Director
Mr.T.J. Suresh has more than 12-years of experience in formation of Self Help Groups and Community Based Organizations. He has implemented empowerment, health and education projects funded by Government of Karnataka. He is also the Secretary of Chamarajanagar District Non-Governmental Federation Organization.
Expertise Areas: HIV/AIDS Projects, Rural & Tribal Communities Development & Networking.


SADHANA is the brainchild of inexhaustible perseverance of a strong team of young and dynamic professionals from Social Work background, who occupy the key positions of management and administrative positions. Established in November 2001.


05 March 2019
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