Inspired by the Sarvodayi philosophy, he is active in social work for the past fifteen years. He is an MA in Hindi Literature and Journalism. He has worked with Vividh Bharti and Akash Vani as writer. His deep interest in social causes kept him engaged with various social organizations. A deep interest and longing of welfare of children was the main reason for establishment of Khushi. From the outlining of program concept till its implementation, he is involved with all the aspects. He takes due care that all the activities of Khushi are conducted as per the organizational philosophy and that the people for whom the activities are conducted are genuinely benefited.
Mr. JAYANT Diwan(Trustee)
Jayant Diwan is a full time social worker since the Bihar movement of 1974 under the great social leader Jaiprakash. He has been dedicatedly working in the field of social work since the past 30 years. He is connected with a national organization , “ Janmukti Sangharsh Vahini” , with an ideal of absolute freedom. His work requires extensive travel mostly to Maharashtra, Bihar and Orissa. He is more active in working for Hindu – Muslim unity and unification of society against religious extremism and sectarianism. He has allegiance to Gandhi ideation and he is the president of Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal. He has 2 Marathi books published in his name, “Mahatma Gandhiche Rajkaranaatil Pahile Paaul” and “Champarancha Itihas”.He has been associated with Khushi for the past 21 years. He actively cooperates in the various programs and Khushi gives forms to its programs in the guidance of Jayantji.
Mr.Milind KADAVE(Co-Founder & Treasurer)
Milind is a highly motivated person always aware of the society and his responsibility towards it. He is especially actively involved in all the programs organized in the colonies. He is one of the founder membders of Khushi. Due to his cordial, polite and social nature, he has a good social network. He enthusiastically contributes and coopertes in all the programs organized by Khushi and his enthusiasm is an inspiration for other team members.
He has been associated with Khushi for the past 21 years. He is a journalist by profession. He has reported for reputed news channels like News24 and IBN Lokmat. He has been working in Sam TV as a senior journalist for the past 6 years. For his illustrious work in journalism, he has been awarded the “Sarvotkrisht Patrakaar Puraskaara” by Navi Mumbai Electronics and Print Media Association. He is the president of the Navi Mumbai branch of “National Union of Journalists” and is impressed by the Ambedkar idealism. He is working as secretary in Raigad Zilla’s “Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Social Trust” for the past 4 years. He is an active participant in the programs of Khushi.
He is a BSc in Mathematics from Mumbai University and has experience in marketing, content writing and photography. He is especially interested in writing and works as content writer and developer on freelance and contract basis. He is a well wisher of Khushi and is associated with the organization for the past 4 years. His work in Navnirmiti as marketing coordinator was his first exposure with a social organization. From project proposals to Annual Reports, he takes care of the outgoing written content for Khushi.
Mr. SANDIP BEDEKAR(Advisor & Resource Person)
Sandip has done his graduation in commerce from K.J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce affiliated to Mumbai University. He also completed Government Diploma in Cooperation & Accountancy in 2012 and is enrolled as Sales Tax Practitioner in Sales Tax of Maharashtra Department. He is also an honorable member of Sales Tax Practitioner’s Association of Maharashtra since 2015. He is proprietor of Wealth Wisher Tax Consultancy & professional services. He was an NSS volunteer in his college days a participated in various social activities with various NGO like Navnirmiti, Laadli , NASEOH etc. He is also hosting astronomy programs in all over Maharashtra with Agasti Vidnyan Mitra, amateur Astronomy Group. He is connected with Khushi from 2009.
Harish Jadhav is a commerce graduate and he is working in the educational field since past 12 years. He is works as educator in education based on “Active educational techniques and understanding”. He has closely observed the initiatives of Doorstep Schools wherein a mobile school was used for educating street kids and slum dwellers. He is working as Program Organiser in Khushi since 2016. His experience is proving to be very helpful inall programs of Khushi and programs are conducted seamlessly and smoothly under his supervision.