Governing Board - Mother Teresa Charitable Trust

A governing board is a group of people that has the authority to exercise governance and advice over Mother Teresa forum (MTF).
It is "important not only for acquiring the necessary range of skills to oversee the entity, but also in promoting cohesion, flexibility, and effective participation of the members to achieve their governance objectives”. They are the group of people given the power and authority to form the policy and steer the overall direction of MTF. Its members are selected through nomination from council, steering committee, assembly of elders etc. Individuals on the governing body of MTF may be selected because of their credentials, special cultural knowledge, age or gender, or because of their position in their group, community, region or nation.
The governing board makes and implements decisions on behalf of its members and the organization.

Dr. A. E. Muthunayagam Dr. A.E. Muthunayagam is a leading Space Scientist in Indian Space Research Organisation and the chief architect of Rocket Propulsion in India. He was responsible for the creation of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre. His contributions to the development of Propulsion Technology in India, he is known as the Father of Propulsion Technology in India's Space program. He chose to return to India from NASA, United States for the development of Propulsion Technology in ISRO. He established the Test Stands and Assembly and Integration facilities in Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, Mahendragiri for testing Liquid Stages of PSLV and GSLV vehicles. He served as the Secretary in the Department of Ocean Development Govt. of India. He worked as an Executive Vice-President in Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment He also served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai from 2005 to 2008

Dr. A. E. Muthunayagam Dr. J Alexander, IAS (Retired), Former Chief Secretary and Cabinet Minister, Karnataka State, India. He started his career as a lecturer in English in Fatima Mata National College, Kollam and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1963. Served for 33 years in various departments:, rising to District Commissioner and District Magistrate of Dharwad District, Karnataka, Revenue Commissioner of Karnataka State and Chairman, Karnataka State Revenue Appellate Tribunal. He was also Commissioner and Chief Executive of Bangalore City Municipal Corporation,Chairman of the Bangalore Development Authority, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Karnataka state urban water supply and sewerage Board, Slum Clearance Board, and housing Board. He was also: Chief Executive of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Chairman and Managing Director, Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mangalore, and chairman of several other enterprises. Later , he served as Chief Secretary, of the State of Karnataka state. Social Life: After retirement from Civil Service, he joined public life, contested elections to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, became a member of the Legislative Assembly from Bangalore and became a Cabinet Minister for Tourism of Karnataka State. He is President of Bangalore City YMCA for the last 30 years, Advisory Board member in Global Organization of People of Indian Origin(GOPIO), Board of governors of Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore and Chairman of its branch in KOCHI, Kerala.

Social Activist, New Delhi

Mr.Ralph Menon is an accredited social activist in Mumbai. He is a Post Graduate in MBA,Management Studies. He was an Assistant Governor of Rotary International Dist. -- 3140Mumbai involved in lot of social activities. He got wide contact internationally. He helps the poor downtrodden in the society.

Dr. Jeyakumar Daniel Dr.Jeyakumar Daniel is a renowned service minded honest personality. He was formerly Asian Director for The Leprosy Mission International, a Nonprofit Organization based in United Kingdom which is a leading international Christian charity, active in over 30 countries, working towards the vision of Leprosy Defeated and Lives Transformed. Founded in 1874, The Leprosy Mission is the oldest and largest leprosy-focused organisation in the world. It has Global Fellowship of 30 Member. He was also former coordinator for Sri Lanka – TLM, Former Director for South Asia former Financial Administrator Woodstock School, Mussorie, India ,he was also President Jesuscalls and Executive Director Seesha a Charity organization and was the Trustee & Chancellor's Representative of Karunya University for 8 years.

Dr. S.M. Balaji S. M. Balaji is a dental and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon from Chennai, India. He is a dental scientist who specializes in repair of cleft palate, rhinoplasty, ear reconstruction, jaw reconstruction, facial asymmetry correction, dental implant ology, maxillofacial surgery and craniofacial surgery. Dr.Balaji conducts medical camps in South India, North America, China, Russia, Andamans and Maldives with the support of the governments as the majority of the people cannot afford these surgeries, by finding sponsors for poor patients and also operating free. He conducts craniofacial, maxillofacial, cleft lip and palate surgery at Victoria Hospital, Mahe – Seychelles, Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital Mauritius, Vacua Hospital, Mauritius, Indra Gandhi Hospital, Republic of Maldives. A documentary on Balaji's surgical expertise and success in skull and face reconstruction surgery was telecast at International Film Festival, Berlin in 1996. He was the first Indian to be the President of the 7th World Cleft Lip & Palate Congress held at Republic of Seychelles. Prof. S. M. Balaji was awarded the “Global Pioneer in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery” by His Excellency Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu. This award comes in recognition of the numerous Craniomaxillo facial research and its practical impact on oral health care delivery. Dr. S. M. Balaji, the renowned maxillofacial surgeon from Chennai hailed for his prowess in Maxillofacial Surgery and for introducing several new and successful techniques to the field of Maxillofacial Surgery, received the coveted Dr. B.C. Roy Award (2005) on July 1, 2008 from the President, Her Excellency Shrimati Prathibha Patel, at the Rashtrapathy Bhavan

Dr.Ruby.R.Manoharan Dr. Ruby R. Manoharan is a first-generation entrepreneur, a visionary, and an Indian Air-Force Veteran. Under his dynamic leadership & customer-centric approach, the Company has created a track record by completing over 185 projects accommodating more than 5000 happy families in a span of 22 years. Dr. Ruby R. Manoharan deserves special credit as he transformed Tambaram as the "Gateway of South Chennai". His book titled “Neengalum Builder Aagalam” written in Tamil is a Guiding Manual for many aspiring new & young entrepreneurs in the real estate & construction industry. Dr. Ruby R. Manoharan is an altruistic person of great social values. He devoted his time & energy towards the inclusive growth opportunity for the society with an unparalleled desire for excellence and perfection with acumen for on-time deliverables to his esteemed customers. He has been awarded; Best Business Entrepreneur Award for the year 2004, Best Flat Promoter by Vanigamani Award in the year 2009, SevaRatna, a Prestigious award instituted for Corporate Social Responsibility by Parthasarathy International Cultural Academy in the year 2009, Doctor in Philosophy by the Inter-American University Of Humanistic Studies for Commendable Contribution to Civil Accommodations in the year 2009, Excellence in Affordable Housing Award for the three consecutive years - 2012, 2013 & 2014 by the then His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, Governor of Tamil Nadu, Best Humanitarian Award 2018 by the Builders Association of India, Southern Centre by His Excellency Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor Of Tamil Nadu

News & Events

    • Free Ambulance Service is being used as Mobile Cancer Screening Unit in tie up with CSI Medical Mission Hospital Neyyoor, Kanyakumari District.
    • Free Tailoring Units @ New Delhi, Padalam in Kanchipuram District, Jolarpet in Vellore District, Uthangarai in Krishnagiri District, Madurai, Kollemcode in Kanyakumari District. For admissions Contact: 044 23743883.
    • Free Tuition Centers @ New Delhi, Madurai & Uthangarai in Krishnagiri District. Economically poor school going students can make use of the facility. Contact Head Office @ 044 23743883.
    • If you are a BLOOD DONOR, Join as member in "MTCT Blood Donors Guild". For blood requirements kindly Logon to , For details contact :
      044 23743883.
    • Support our free Ambulance Service, free tailoring centers, free tuition centers and free computer training centers functioning at several places in India, so that the poor will be benefited.
    • Join Mother Teresa Forum (MTF) and form committees in your area, to serve the downtrodden and under privileged in the society.
    • COVID – 19 relief activities are being undertaken by MTCT - kindly support us to rehabilitate the corona crisis victims.

Contact Info

  • Nobel Laureate Mother Teresa Charitable Trust,
    43, Nelson Manickam Road, Choolaimedu, Chennai-600094.India.
  • PHONE : +91 44 23743883,                 +91 44 23742699
  • Whatsapp : +91 8939300227
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