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Sanmitra Senior Citizen's Association, Thane
Senior Citizen's Association, Thane

This Association was established on 10th February 1985 under the presidentship of famous poet & writer Shri M.P. Bhave. It is registered as Society & Trust in 1987 under No. MAHA 1763 THANE Dated 5/1/1987& section 80-G of the Income Tax Act. This Association is also affiliated to federation of senior citizens organization of Maharashtra (FESCOM). As on 28th February 2001, the enlisted members of the association are 658 Nos (248 ladies) This Association is a social institution but non-political, non-sectarian & non-profit making organization .

The vision of this organisation is to create a suitable space so that needy senior citizens can get together under one roof so that their leisure is converted into productive talent bank rendering in turn their wide knowledge & varied experience to the society in the matters of education, health & general well being. Further such centre will be provided with library, indoor games, counseling, seminars, exhibitions etc. pioneer institution working for senior citizens of Thane city.

Aims & Objectives :-

  • To establish & increase social contacts & mutual co-operation amongst the people atlarge.
  • To consider & adopt ways & means to serve the community in general irrespective of caste, creed religion or sex in respect of social contacts & to render financial help to the poor & needy.
  • To make useful efforts in solving common man's problems by making suitable representation on behalf of the public to the authorities/institutions, based on their wide & varied experience.
  • To provide reasonable necessities, comforts, conveniences etc. conducive to the health & well being of individuals of advanced age
  • To render medical aid to needy persons.
  • To co-operate with other institutions having similar objects.
  • To provide aid & assistance to deserving authors, journalists, artists, sportsmen & social workers or their institutions.

On Going Projects :-
  • Participation in Training to Handicapped students at Baptist School, Thane.
  • Literacy campaign for grown - ups .
  • Participation in training class .
  • Editing fortnight page of local news paper :- publishing various articles by senior citizens for senior citizens.
  • "Medical examination" &" check up" for senior citizens .
  • Cancer prevention campaign for senior citizens.
  • Consultation & advice in financial matters to senior citizens .
    Regular Activities :-
  • Lectures & demos of experts in medical science, legal matters, diet control, social welfare, music, time management after retirement, judicious investment of funds etc.
  • Competition of indoor & outdoor sports, essays, oratory, poems etc.
  • Annual gathering with multi cultural activities.
  • Tours & visits to various sight seeing places, oldage homes, schools of handicapped students & other social organizations.
  • Get together & exchange of thought & activities with other "Senior Citizens organization"
  • List of Doctors, Specialists, medical consultants, etc offering medical & similar other services at concessional rates.
  • The galaxy of prominent persons who have participated in our programmes include Mrs. Mohini Neemkar, Mr. Rajabhau Gawande, Dr. A.B. Tambe, Mr. Shankar Abhyankar, Mr. Anandrishi, Dr. Shri V.H. Bhumkar

Board of Directors:-
Mr. Narayan Dattatraya Karmarkar President
Mrs. Padmaja Shrikant Paranjpe Vice-President
Mr. Vishwas Sadashiv Sardeshpande Secretary
Mr. Sadashiv Chintaman Joshi Jt. -Secretary
Mr. Suresh Dattaraya Deshpande Treasurer
Mr. Dattatray Raghunath Ponkshe Member
Mr. Vasant Shripad Deshpande Member
Mr. Vasant Shankar Kelkar Member
Mr. Vilas M. Patankar Member
Mr. Shakutala Anant Sane Member
Mrs. Neela Modikhane Member
Mr. Shrikrushna Govind Parnaik Member
Mr. Shriram Sawale Member
Mrs. Sulbha Manohar Oak Member
Dr. Ramkrishna Mahadev Abhyankar Member

Sanmitra Senior Citizen's Association, Thane
Address : 10/11, Adarsha Society, Gokhale Rd. Naupada, Thane 400602
Mobile : 2543 2170/ 2537 7541/ 2541 0817
Contact Person : Mr. Vishwas Sardeshpande
Email ID : /
    Updated : 19.1.2010

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