Our Founder and Patron, Mrs Sood has dedicated her life towards The Indian Society for Sponsorship and Adoption. To forming the society to creating a team of dedicated staff, she personally started the adoption programme since 1963 and through the society for the last four decades. A well-respected adoption professional, she has spearheaded the adoption programme and has seen our adoption journey through many years. Her vision and ideas have been incorporated at many levels. Her dedication to all the children under her care, to her the child came first and should be offered the best possible care. Though, she is currently retired; her vision and ideals see us through the road ahead and she remains our Patron.
A retired teacher by profession, Ms. Chatterjee joined us as a member in 2019.
A social worker dedicated to teaching and education as a tool for development, she is also the Director of Institute of Psychological & Educational Research. She was also the Chairperson of Child Welfare Committee, South previously. She is a social researcher and activist and the President since 2016.
A lawyer by profession, Mr. Sinha has also been a member of the Child Welfare Committee, Kolkata earlier. He has been a member of our committee since 2014. His dedication and fairness towards the plight of the children in need of care and protection is noteworthy. He has also authored a book on adoption in Bengali.
A member of our Society since the beginning she retired as Joint Secretary in 1999 due to numerous family commitments. She re-joined the Society as a member in 2019. Her practical approach to problem solving and dedicated handling of our sponsorship projects steered us through the years.
A retired teacher, Mrs. Sumitra Chaudhuri followed the footsteps of her father Mr. J.C. Basu who was our Treasurer for many years. Mrs. Chaudhuri has been our Treasurer since 1994 and continues to guide us in all our work. She spearheads our work and helps us deal with all situations.
A social work professional. Mrs. Parekh has been a member since 2002. Mrs. Parekh headed the Social Services department of the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy before she retired. Her dedication and foresight into professional handling of social services has been a hallmark in her work towards the children.
Working with the society since 1989, she has been working as the Chief Functionary since 2015 and is currently the Secretary. She is responsible for the overall running of the organisation.