Board Members

Mr. Balasaheb Dhondiba Kolekar

Founder and Chairman

Balasaheb Dhondiba Kolekar started his journey by working to promote a social change and play a critical role in developing society, improving communities, raise awareness, knowledge, and acceptance of the cause. In 1976 as he joined the GVS scheme of Mumbai University as a volunteer. He initially worked with an NGO, Rural Communes and then returned to his native place to initiate the development projects. He decided to work for the deprived community in Western Ghat and decided to convert his dream into reality, and that’s how Shramjivi Janata Sahayyak Mandal (SJSM) was established in 1980. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of community development