Prof. Medha Somaiya

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Prof. Dr. Medha Somaiya
M.Sc. APGDUM, Ph.D.
CONTACT INFO:
701-9/C, Neelam Nagar Gavanpada Road, Mulund (East) Mumbai – 400 081
203, South Avenue, Kushak Road, New Delhi, 110001
Cell: 09869067070 E-mail : medhabjp@gmail.com, somaiyamedha@gmail.com
DAUGHTER OF Dr. ACHYUT OAK
WIFE OF Dr. KIRIT SOMAIYA
MOTHER OF NEIL SOMAIYA

EDUCATIONAL UPDATE:
• M.Sc. from Mumbai University in Organic Chemistry (Synthetic Drugs)
• Ph.D. / Doctorate from Mumbai University on Slum Rehabilitation
• Advanced PG Diploma in Urban Management – I Class

IDEOLOGICAL BACKGROUND:
• Dr. Mahadeo Govind Oak was well known physician in Raigad and Hindu Maha Sabha activist
• Father Dr. Achyut Mahadeo Oak, RSS Swayamsevak, arrested in 1948, contested assembly election in 1965 for Bhartiya Jan Sangh. Still attached with local BJP unit
• Mother Sudha Oak, Social worker and contested election for Jilla Parishad.
• Medha is Trained for three years in Rashtra Sevika Samitee summer camps
• Office Bearer of Vidyarthi Parishad Mumbai – 1975 to 1977
• University Representative – Bhavan’s College (Andheri) Students Council
• Office Bearer of Jay Prakash Narayan Yuva Sangharsh Samitee
• Associated with Bhartiya Stree Shakti from foundation days.

POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
• Imprisonment during Emergency 1975-76
• Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha National Council Executive committee Member -1978-79
• BJP Active member since 1980
• Campaigned Actively for Janata Party and BJP during all elections since 1977
• Associated with Mr. Kirit Somaiya in his work since 1994
• Vice President BJP Mumbai.
• Co-convener, All India Antyodaya Cell, coordinating with NGOs with government for social work
• Working for SKILL INDIA with NGOs for vocational training
• Specially working in the Kashmir Valley to empower youth, women and specially abled persons

PROFESSIONAL UPDATE:
• Lecturer of Chemistry in Mithibai and Ruia Junior College from 1979.
• Taken Voluntary Retirement since 1.1.2007
• Founder Coordinator and Guest faculty- Centre for Slum Studies
• Adjern Faculty School Of Economics for Urban Poverty
• Tata Chair Professor – TISS

PUBLISHED BOOKLETS:
• Vigyan Yatri – Ajinkya Prakashan, Satara
• Vajpayee : Ek Vratashta Yagnik, Ajinkya Prakashan, Satara.
• Rashtra Neta L. K. Advani, Morya Prakashan, Dombivali

SOCIAL UPDATE:
• General Secretary – Yuvak Pratishthan
• Founder – Jan Shikshan Sansthan Raigad – President Award winner for SAKSHAR BHARAT in 2016
• Trustee – Bhartiya Tatwadnyan Vishwasth Mandal (BTVM)
• Trustee – Jayantilal Somaiya Charitable (Family) Trust
• Trustee – Sau Sudha Oak Sewa Sanstha, (Family Trust)
• Member – Task Force for specially abled persons, PHD Chambers