OUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Annapoorna Trust comprises trustees who are a disparate mix of corporate professionals, doctors and entrepreneurs and bring to the table a vast body of knowledge and experience. They are involved in planning, strategy and execution of the breakfast program and also coordinate volunteer engagement and allocation.

Sadguru Sri Madhusudan Sai

Sri Madhusudan Sai is leading the mission of spirituality and service at Sathya Sai Grama, that was started by a set of dedicated volunteers under the direct guidance of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, almost four decades ago.
Walking in the footsteps of Baba, Sri Madhusudan Sai is furthering Baba’s mission by establishing various humanitarian service projects across 30 countries apart from several institutions of public service in the field of nutrition, education and healthcare in India, all free of charges to the needy. Three super specialty paediatric cardiac care hospitals, 23 values-based educational campuses in South India, including a university, and a morning nutrition programme which nourishes over 500,000 school-going children every single day, have been established to offer services absolutely free of cost to children from needy and impoverished backgrounds. Over 100,000 little hearts have been mended at the temples of healing and 5,000 rural children have been empowered with values-based integral education at the temples of learning, and 10 Centres of Human Development in 10 countries have been established to carry out spiritual and service activities across the world, all deeply rooted in Baba’s teaching, Love All Serve All.

Narasimhachari Sampath

Sampath, the Chairman of the Trust, is a retired Indian Government official from the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR). An extremely enthusiastic and down-to-earth person, he is fully involved in running the everyday affairs of the Annapoorna Trust. Additionally, he is also the current Chairman of the Vanatantra Beauty Essentials Pvt. Ltd. In the past, he has also served as the President of the Cooperative Society, Kalpakkam, under the Govt. of Tamil Nadu for 5 years. He has been involved with the Sri Sathya Sai Organization in various service activities for over 30 years.

Anand Kumar Kadali

Anand Kumar Kadali is a Trustee & Secretary of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust. A certified independent director and experienced professional in the software industry, he has, in the past, worked for global companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HCL, and Dimension Data. After serving the Software industry for 15 years, he choose to bid adieu to his professional corporate life to pursue full time his passion for community service. At Annapoorna, he has been a key driver connecting the objectives of the Corporate Social Responsibilities of organizations and mapping the same to the healthcare, nutrition, educare and sanitation needs of the rural poor.

Dr. Narayana Murthy

Dr. Narayana Murthy, a Trustee of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, is a reputed anaesthetist who has worked in reputed hospitals in Bengaluru including the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences (SSSIHMS) and St. Philomena’s hospital for 27 years. In the past, he has worked as a specialist anaesthetist for an year for the Ministry of Health, Govt. of Islamic Republic of Iran. He is a certified accupuncturist from Beijing University, China. Currently, in addition to ensuring a scientific basis for the launch and impact of nutrition programs for school-going children, he is associated with the rural Govt. school health program and nutrition of rural ‘Mother and Child’  health program, under the auspices of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust.

Jayaprakash Tallam

Jayaprakash Tallam, a Trustee of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, is a successful and well-known distributor for over twenty five years. His distribution business has been associated with a number of world-class brands, and for many years in a row, he has been the top-ranking distributor for associated brands throughout the country. He has received several recognitions for his sales and marketing skills at the state and national level. He has been associated with the Annapoorna Breakfast program from its inception and has enormously contributed to its growth. At Annapoorna, he is actively involved with the procurement, distribution, and delivery logistics of the SaiSure multinutrient health mix and ingredients for the entire solid breakfast program.

M Prabhakar Gupta

Prabhakar Gupta, a Trustee of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, is a business entrepreneur in food grains. His distribution business has been associated with the export of high quality grains to many countries outside India. He has been associated with the Annapoorna Breakfast program from its inception and has enormously contributed to its growth. At Annapoorna, he is actively involved with the procurement, distribution, and delivery logistics of the SaiSure multinutrient health mix and ingredients for the entire solid breakfast program.

Sai Prasad Ivaturi

Sai Prasad Ivaturi, a Trustee and Treasurer of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, is a experienced thought leader who has served in large corporates such as GE, Genpact, Sony, Cisco and HP. With more than 2 decades of core technical expertise in the area of Analytics-driven business insights, he has experience in all key aspects of managing a large organization such as Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Operations, & Category while managing P&L of a firm. He has delivered sustained organizational growth in dynamic environments, driving organizational change, business transformations, scaling up operations, customer experiences, simplifying complexities, managing key business stakeholders, and achieving critical strategic goals.

Sai Prasad has over 25 years of voluntary experience working with communities and children, both in India and abroad, aligned to organizations such as Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations and Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust.

OUR NUTRITION EXPERTS

Our breakfast menus are prepared based on the inputs and guidance from our consultant nutrition experts.

Periodic Inputs from the nutritionists help us meet the calorie requirements of growing children.

Ms Meenakshi Hejmadi

Dietician, RxDx, Bangalore (Whitefield)

Ms Sai Tulsi

Nutrition Consultant

Ms Vidhya R

Chief Nutritionist

Cloudnine Hospitals, Bangalore (Jayanagar)

CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

 

 

Girish Suryanarayana

Gayathri Sundar

Mathangi Sampath

FINANCE

 

 Amrita Ivaturi

 Accounts Officer, Payments Section

Radhika Kadali

Donor Relations

REGIONAL COORDINATORS

Our volunteers are our biggest strength and support. It is because of their

spirit of selfless service, dedication, enthusiasm and initiative that we have grown to embrace

so many children today and carry out many activities towards rural uplift.

Sumita Deb

Sunil T. G

Maheima Kapur

Srikanth Vooturi

Ramamurthy

Madhusudan Rao Sivakoti

Ashish Bharadwaj

Arun Pathi

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Annapoorna breakfast programme serves healthy and nutritious breakfast to more than 2,00,000...