Our Management

In accordance with academy’s prevalent rules and regulations, its affairs are to be managed by a governing body which comprises of the following:

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Delhi as Chairman
An eminent Sindhi resident of Delhi nominated by the Chairmanas Vice-Chairman
Sindhi individuals numbering not less than 10 and not more than 20 nominated by the Chief Minister as Members
A person appointed by the Government on deputation basis or direct appointment basis as Secretary

Chairman

As stated above, the Chief Minister of Delhi is the “Chairman / Chair Person” who is the overall head of the Academy.
The details of the Chairmen ever since Academy’s inception are as under :

S.No.Name Tenure From ToPeriod Served
1Sh. Madan Lal Khurana 04.07.1994 to 26.02.1996 1 Year 7 Months
2 Sh. Sahib Singh Verma26.02.1996 to 12.10.1998 2 Years 7 Months
3Smt. Sushma Swaraj12.10.1998 to 03.12.1998 2 Months
4Smt. Sheila Dikshit 03.12.1998 to 28.12.2013 15 Years
5Sh. Arvind Kejriwal 28.12.2013 to 14.02.2015 1 Year 1 Month
6Sh. Manish Sisodia 14.02.2015 to date Currently serving

Vice Chairman

As stated above, the Chief Minister of Government of Delhi nominates an eminent Sindhi resident of Delhi as “Vice Chairman” of the Academy. The said Vice Chairman is the functional head of the Academy.
The details of the Vice-Chairmen ever since Academy’s inception are as under :

S.No.Name Tenure From ToPeriod Served
1Shri K.R.Malkani18.08.1994 to 31.12.1998 4 years 4 months
2 Sh.Suresh A.Keswani 11.03.1999 to 11.01.2007 7 years 10 months
3Dr.M.K.Jetley 12.01.2007 to 23.08.2015 8 years 7 months
4Sh.G.Gehani 24.08.2015 to 20.11.2017 2 Years 3 months
5Smt. Mohini Hingorani 21.11.2017 to 18.03.2021 3 Years 4 Months
6Sh. Suresh Kumar Khatri19.03.2021 - till date Currently serving

Secretary

As stated above, a person appointed by the Government on deputation basis or direct appointment basis as ”Secretary” of the Academy.
The details of the Secetaries ever since Academy’s inception are as under :

S.No.Name Tenure From ToPeriod Served
1Dr. M. K. Jetley18.08.1994 to 15.02.1996 1 years 6 months
2 Sh. M. V. Narwani 16.02.1996 to 01.07.1996 5 months
3Dr. M. L. Jotwani 02.07.1996 to 31.12.1998 2 years 5 months
4Sh. Nathu Singh, DANICS01.01.1999 to 22.03.1999 3 months
5Sh. T. C. Nakh, DANICS 23.03.1999 to 06.07.19994 Months
6Dr. Jetholalwani07.07.1999 to 15.07.20023 Years
7Sh. K. R. Mendiratta, DANICS08.08.2002 to 28.08.20064 Years
8Sh. K. K. Jindal, DANICS01.03.2006 to 16.07.20064 Months
9Sh. Narinder Passi, DANICS17.07.2006 to 15.05.200710 Months
10Smt. Sindhu Bhagia Mishra01.06.2007 to 30.08.201912 Years 3 Months
11Sh. Ramesh S. Lal19.09.2019 - till dateCurrently Serving

Details of our present Governing Body

NameStatus in the Academy
Mr. Manish SisodiaChairman
Sh. Suresh Kumar KhatriVice Chairman
Shri Ramesh S. LalSecretary
Secretary (Finance), GNCTDEx-officio Member
Secretary (Art, Culture & Languages), GNCTDEx-officio Member
Ms. Vinita NathaniMember
Sushri Veena ShringiMember
Smt. Shalini SagarMember
Sh. Rajiv ChandiramaniMember
Smt. Neelam NathaniMember
Sh. Bhisham Teckchandani Member
Dr. Priti Jagwani Member
Sh. Naresh JigyasiMember
Sh. Sanjay N. ThadhaniMember
Sh. Manish Haswani Member
Sh. Dhiraj Navani Member
Sh. Sabu Kant Mankani Member
Sh. Girish Motwani Member
Sh. Gopal Devnani Member
Sh. Meghraj GurnaniMember
Sh. Shanker MulwaniMember
Sh. Ashok MalkaniMember
Sh. Prakash BhatiaMember
Ms. Deepa ThadaniMember

Management Structure

The affairs of the Sindhi Academy are managed through a three tier managing system as detailed below :

Governing Body :

This body is constituted by way of a notification issued by Art, Culture and Languages Department of Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
This is the highest forum headed by Chairman of the Academy duly assisted by Vice Chairman.
The body is primarily responsible for taking policy level decisions particularly those which are of long term effect consequent upon detailed delebrations in its meetings held at least once in a year.

 Executive Committee (EC) :

This is the most important standing committee of the academy constituted by its Chairman. It comprises of Chairman himself, Vice Chairman and five members from amongst the members of the governing body. The committee is responsible for all day today affairs of the academy. Its meetings are held frequently and in any case at lease one meeting is held every month. All decisions on important issues are taken after detailed discussions at the said meetings which are presided over by the Chairman or by Vice Chairman in the absence of Chairman.
The body is primarily responsible for taking policy level decisions particularly those which are of long term effect consequent upon detailed delebrations in its meetings held at least once in a year.

Sub Committees :

These are the committees which are formed by the executive committee (EC). They are either of nature of standing committees or of non standing committees. They comprise of members selected by the EC from amongst the governing body members.

Standing Committees :

These committees are of permanent nature and are primarily constituted to discharge functional responsibilities. They are mandated to take decisions on all issues under their purview and get them implemented through the officers and staff of the academy. However all decisions taken by them are placed before the executive committee in its first meeting held after the date of the decision of the said committees.

Non Standing Committees :

Unlike the standing commiittees these committees are of temperorary nature. They are constituted by the executive committee to discharge certain responsibilities connected with specific event or a matter. The findings of these commitees are more of advisory nature as they are reported to the executive committee which in turn takes all necessary decisions pertaining to the subject event or a matter.

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