Our Board

DR. PADMINI – Trustee

Dr. Padmini, is currently the Trustee and has experience of working with UNICCEF for about 25 years in various capacities and is passionately involved in CRC-Convention on the Rights of the Children drafting, implementation and monitoring activities. Currently after retiring from UNICEF she is involved in training and advocacy for child rights in India and abroad. She has expertise in terms of analyzing the policies, coordinating state plans of action and has contributed in the national plan of action for child. She has lead the training team in several district level CRC sensitizing and planning programmes. She was one among the representatives from India at the time of presenting the alternative reports 2003 on the implementation of child rights to the UN Committee on Child Rights.


Mr. Anselm Rosario, is the founder and Managing trustee of Waste Wise Trust.He is an expert in the field of solid waste management with over 25 years of experience nationally as well as internationally. He is one of the pioneers to work with children on the streets in Bengaluru way back in 1980’s. Mr. Anselm Rosario is a fellow of Ashoka Innovators for the Public and CRY Rippon Kapur Fellowship who has given simple solutions to address livelyhood skills for children on the streets. He is also a Board member of MSSS-Mythri Serva Seva Samsthe.

Vasudeva Sharma – Trustee

Mr. Vasudeva Sharma is currently the trustee and Executive Director of CRT. He also writes and trains on issues centered around UN CRC, POCSO, Communication skills, JJ act, RTE and Data Collection, CMPA etc. He has authored many books on Child Rights and allied issues in Kannada. He has served as the Chairperson of Bengaluru District Child Rights Committee (CWC) and as a member of Karnataka State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR). He served as a board member of Childline India Foundation. Mr. Sharma is a recipient of Karnataka State Child Welfare Award (2004), Karnataka State Bala Vikas Award (2010) and Charaka Development Communication Award (2011).