Trustees of EFA Trust
- Late Dr.Prabha Khaitan
Dr.Prabha Khaitan is a President’s Award winning writer, Businesswoman and social activist. She is the Ex-President of the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce and has been acclaimed for her Hindi translation of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. She also founded the Prabha Khaitan Foundation, dedicated to the social, cultural and educational advancement of society.
With a Doctorate in Existentialism & Philosophy, her own philosophy was to teach one to fish rather than feed fish to one everyday.
Mr. Bajaj is a former MLA involved with a number of social, educational and cultural organisations. He is also the President of the International Marwari Federation.
Mr.Bhutoria is a social activist involved with a wide range of charitable activities, including the Prabha Khaitan Foundation, Rajasthan National Forum and the International Marwari Federation Youth Wing and also the World Federation of United Nations Association. He has represented India at a number of international forums on youth affairs.
Mr. Bangur is the Managing Director of Shree Cement, a leading name in the cement industry. He has served as a key functionary in trade bodies such as the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and is also an active Rotarian. Mr. Bangur has also actively been associated with the philanthropic endeavours of the Bangur Group.
Education For All Trust was formed by Dr. Prabha Khaitan,S.N.Bajaj and Sundeep Bhutoria while H.M.Bangur joined later as a trustee.
Rajesh Bihani a social worker by profession. This man had dedicated his life to social work by helping others. He is presently the president of Ek Prayas Social & Cultural organization and he is also associated with other NGOs as well.
Manjari Bhutoria believes that the first step to having everything in life is education, where primary education is the first stage of compulsory education. Being an MBA in finance herself she feels that one can go far if one has the right direction. For her this began from school where she took part in various activities to help under privileged children.
She also adds "it’s very important to ensure primary education to children if we want a better future and it is the right of a child to be educated for a better world".
Shree Cement Ltd is a leading name in the cement industry, with its works located in Rajasthan and Corporate headquarters in Kolkata. With social responsibilty as one of its core values, Shree Cement Ltd. has also contributed generously to rural development, disaster relief and healthcare projects.
Prabha Khaitan Foundation is dedicated to the social,cultural and educational advancement of the society. The Kolkata based NGO runs humanitarian projects across the country which includes Women’s Training Centres, Child Literacy Programmes and Aid Drives. It organises panel discussions and interactive sessions with prominent personalities from various fields to spread awareness and information about a wide range of subjects.
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