New Delhi, India
| 12 August 1942 (age 73)
Rajasthan, British India (1942-08-12) |
Disability Rights Activist, Author
Founder and President of Tamana Association New Delhi
Ex- Principal of Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram
Shayama Chona Wikipedia
Shayama Chona (Hindi: श्यामा चोना; born 12 August 1942) is the Founder-President of Tamana Association (estb. 1984) and the former Principal of DPS R.K.Puram, New Delhi. In 1997, she was presented with the prestigious National Award for Individual for Best Work Done in The Cause of the Disabled. Under her leadership as President of the Governing Council, Tamana Association received the First Mother Teresa Award for its dedicated services to the intellectually impaired.
She has also been awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2008 and Padma Shri in 1999 .
Tamana Association was conceived on the basis of the name, "Tamana", her daughter, who was born with cerebral palsy.The first centre, Tamana Special School was inaugurated by Her Royal Highness, Diana, Princess of Wales, on 12 February 1992.Member Mission for Women and Child Development under Prime Minister in Ministry of Women & Child Development
Member Education on UNESCO (INCCU) India.
Member Round Table Ministry of HRD Govt. of India
Member Sub-committee of Planning Commission on PPP, Govt . of India.
Member Central Board of Secondary Education, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
Member Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of HRD, Govt of India
National Advisor & Member Apex Committee, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
Member Selection Committee National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Member Central Advisory Board of Education CABE, Ministry of HRD Govt of India
Honorary Senior Advisor Education Department, Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
Trustee Nehru Bal Samiti, New Delhi.
Trustee Smt. Kamlesh Ahuja Memorial Public Welfare Trust
Member University of Nova Scotia
Member Advisory Board from India for Hong Kong University.
Honorary Director Mayoor International School, Noida.
Member Advisory Board of Meghe Group of Schools, Nagpur.
Honorary Director Lotus Valley International School, Noida
Honorary President Lotus Valley International School, Gurgaon
19 Mentor PP International school, Pitampura, Delhi
Founder Member & President `Tamana’ special schools, New Delhi
Member Advisory Committee of Palriwala India Foundation, Rajasthan.
Member Advisory Board of Greater Valley School, Noida
Member Educomp Solution Trust
Independent Director Educomp Solutions Ltd
Honorary Director Perfect International Public Scheme
Member Advisory Board Coca-Cola India Foundation
Member Medanta Independent Ethics Committee, Medanta –The Medicity, Gurgaon
Member Advisory Board Base Sports India Pvt Ltd
Member The Energy and Resources Institute TERI
President Special Schools Sports Council of India, New Delhi.
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