Uma Jayant Munje
Mrs. Uma Munje joined Pragati Kendra in 1992 with a view that working with the mentally challenged would be an emotionally satisfying experience. Her valuable contribution is the backbone of the growth and progress of the organization.
Born and studied in Nagpur, she did her Post Graduation in social work from Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai. She worked with the visually impaired people worked at Kamala Mehta School for the Blind for a few years as a social worker and trained the inmates in music, dance, and dramatics. She organized two concerts and tableaus with the help of 30 to 35 students and they performed at an International conference held at Vigyan Bhavan, Delhi. This program was the first one of its kind and was greatly appreciated by the delegates from all over the world.
She joined the organization in 1992, worked as a committee member from 2001, became the joint secretary in 2005 and since 2011 she has been working in the capacity of the secretary of Pragati Kendra.