HEALTHCARE

Touching the lives of many through Healthcare

CHILDCARE

Nurturing little minds

EDUCATION

Opening doors of opportunities through Education

WATER & SANITATION

Ensuring clean water and hygienic environment for everyone

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Powering women for a better tomorrow

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WHO WE ARE

Prayas is a fledging endeavour formed in 1996 by the spouses of the employees of the ECC Division of Larsen & Toubro, Chennai, as a social welfare Non-Government Organization

Our Mission

To cure and care by assisting organizations that serve the underprivileged and provide medical support to the needy

With the continued encouragement, guidance and financial assistance of the management of L&T and ECC, PRAYAS today integrates the L&T family all over India in joining hands in the service to community.Medical Centre, the core project of PRAYAS functions at Virugambakkam in Chennai giving consultation and medicines at a nominal fee to the underprivileged six days a week...

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AND MAKE A  DIFFERENCE!

Make a life meaningful, even a small contribution towards any of our causes will go a long way in helping someone, if you are interested, reach out to us at
+91 9444892100 or mail us at prayastrust@gmail.com

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MEET OUR TEAM

Prayas Office Bearers are a group of committed individuals who have come together with their varied experiences to work towards the mission of giving back to the society

Mrs. Meena Subrahmanyan

President Prayas Trust

Meena Subrahmanyan is the President of Prayas Trust that has been making a difference in the community in areas of healthcare, education, sanitation, childcare, women empowerment and sanitation. She believes that the future is in the hands of the young minds and hence is committed to providing education and healthcare for children. She is a proponent of active learning, which involves students in the learning process more directly than other methods through engaging practical experiences focussing on their overall development. A post graduate in economics, her upbringing in an environment that encouraged helping the underprivileged later shaped her commitment in assuaging the struggles of the disadvantaged sections of the society.

Meena Subrahmanyan envisions a healthcare access for all in the future. She is active in the daily operations of the Prayas Medical Centre that provides subsidised or free treatment to the needy members of the community. She promotes use of innovative technologies to make a meaningful impact in healthcare delivery.

She regularly connects with the beneficiaries of Prayas Trust on a personal level and understands their requirements. Presently, she is championing for a village adoption initiative in partnership with the L&T CSR team.

She is married to Mr S. N. Subrahmanyan, CEO & MD of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. They have two sons.

Mrs. Meena Subrahmanyan
President Prayas Trust

Mrs. M. Chandra

Secretary Prayas Trust

M. Chandra is the Secretary of Prayas Trust. Meticulous and process oriented M. Chandra has always been fascinated about making a difference in the community. With about two decades of teaching experience, she has been teaching underprivileged children in her spare time. After joining Prayas Trust, she has been able to contribute to a larger audience in a streamlined manner.

She envisions quality education with focus on life skills for underprivileged and children living in rural areas who do not have access to quality education. She aspires to take up more community development projects like village development and running of educational centres.

She is married to Mr. B. Mohan. They have a son. Her hobbies include cooking, dancing, gardening, listening to music, reading and singing.

Mrs. M. Chandra
Secretary Prayas Trust

Mrs. Jayasree Dineshkumar

Treasurer

Jayasree Dineshkumar is the treasurer of Prayas Trust. With a penchant for numbers, she ensures that effective financial systems and procedures are diligently followed and in line with the best practices and legal requirements. A graduate in English Literature, Jayasree Dineshkumar is passionate about women empowerment through skilling. She is extremely active in the daily operations and running of the Prayas Tailoring Unit which empowers underprivileged women through skilling.  She aspires to be a catalyst in building a sustainable and inclusive society and be part of a world where everyone thrives through social, environmental and economic progress.

She is married to Mr. Dinesh Kumar P. They have two children.

Mrs. Jayasree Dineshkumar
Treasurer

Vasanthi

Vasanti Satish
Managing Trustee

Soujanya Sandesh

Soujanya Sandesh
Trustee

Ms.Supriya Sethumadhavan

Ms.Supriya Sethumadhavan
Trustee

Ezhil Jayakumar

Ezhil Jayakumar
Trustee

Mrs. Sathya Ravichandran

Trustee

Sathya Ravichandran is the Trustee of Prayas Trust. Result oriented and always ready to help the needy, she advocates for many social causes, including the rights of women and children, public health and environmental concerns. She has been an active member in the Prayas Medical Centre managing the daily operations with help of efficient staff of the Medical Centre. She is an exponent of organ donation, having pledged her eyes for donation. She has also initiated the process of donating other organs.

A post graduate in Commerce, she teaches young children Accounts in her spare time. She is married to Mr K. Ravichandran. They have a son. Her hobbies include playing veena and writing poetry.  

Mrs. Sathya Ravichandran
Trustee

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