Our Trustees

Preeti Monga is the Founder CEO & Trustee of the Silver Linings Trust which, offers a host of services to corporations, people with disabilities, women and the citizen at large.

Preeti's, 25 years of professional experience encompasses, business development, Marketing, public relations, patient relations, corporate trainings, motivation speaking, fund raising, writing and counseling. Preeti is the first visually impaired Aerobic instructor in the country, and an outstanding Public Speaker. Her autobiography named ‘The Other Senses’ has been published by Roli Books. Some of her awards include, The National Award 2013 by The President of India, the ‘Red and White Bravery’ Award, the ‘Rajeev Gandhi Manav Seva’ Award and the IIPM ‘Indomitable Spirit of Survival’ award.

Ms. Kapila Vatsyayan is a leading scholar of classical Indian dance, Indian art and Indian architecture and art historian. She was the founding director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Delhi, and continues as its chairperson. She is also the chairperson of Asia Project, of the India International Center Delhi.

In 1970, she was awarded the Sangeet Natak Academy Fellowship, the highest honor conferred by the Sangeet Natak Academy, India's National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama. In 2011, she was a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor, awarded by the Government of India.

She is the author of many books including The Square and the Circle of Indian Arts, Bharata: The Natya Sastra, and Matralaksanam.

Dr. Umang Mathur is the Executive Director at the Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH), New Delhi, India.

Following his residency in Ophthalmology, Dr. Umang Mathur did his fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. Dr. Mathur has several publications in peer reviewed journals and participates actively in national and international conferences. He has been associated with SCEH for nearly 20 years and has been involved in developing and implementing quality and sustainable eye care systems at this institution. Besides his cornea, cataract, and Lasik surgery practice, he has interest in community ophthalmology and developing human resource for eye care. He is an accomplished surgeon and has the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam among his patients. He founded the Eye Bank at Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, which is today among the leading eye banks in north India. Dr. Mathur has trained over 200 long term and short term fellows in anterior segment pathology and cataract surgery.

Mr. Sunil Mittal comes from a family of Freedom Fighters, from Meerut U.P. He graduated from Delhi University, with a B.Sc. & LLB degree! Mr. Mittal has behind him, a rich 35 year of Legal Practice experience, specializing in Family Law as well as all other Civil Law matters. Ever since, his early Law School days, Mr. Mittal has been a social activist, leading the 1977-1978 Jayaprakash Narayan Student's Movement, as Vice President, at Delhi University; and was in addition detained for supporting the same in 1975, while in the first year of his LLB degree course!

Mr. Sunil Mittal has also been closely associated with various Non-Governmental organizations like Saheli, Shakti Shalini and AGG; working towards and actively supporting, the cause of Women and HIV Aids!

Ashwani Kumar Monga, a post graduate from Delhi, carries a rich and diverse experience of 27 years in the corporate sector. Accounts, administration, hospitality and overall operations encompass his professional skills. Mr. Monga has worked extensively in the Telecom sector, managing vendors, partners and liaising with government bodies and land owners alike. He brings with him, over all people and work management expertise.