Shayama Chona (Hindi: श्यामा चोना; born 12 August 1942) is the Founder-President of Tamana Association (estb. 1984) and the former Principal of dps rkp, New Delhi. In 1997, she was presented with the prestigious National Award for Individual for Best Work Done in The Cause of the Disabled. Under her dynamic leadership as President of the Governing Council, Tamana Association received the First Mother Teresa Award for its dedicated services to the intellectually impaired.

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  • Shayama Chona (Hindi: श्यामा चोना; born 12 August 1942) is the Founder-President of Tamana Association (estb. 1984) and the former Principal of dps rkp, New Delhi. In 1997, she was presented with the prestigious National Award for Individual for Best Work Done in The Cause of the Disabled. Under her dynamic leadership as President of the Governing Council, Tamana Association received the First Mother Teresa Award for its dedicated services to the intellectually impaired. Not only has her contribution been recognized and felicitated time and again, her commitment in the field of education and social welfare for over 4 decades has given concrete shape directly to the nation’s education policies and welfare programmes. She is the proud recipient of 54 awards, the most prestigious being the Padma Bhushan in 2008 and Padma Shri in 1999 and two National Awards in 1994 and 1997 and one State Award in 1993 for her work in the field of education and social welfare. She has served as a member on 97 Advisory Boards and Committees and has been Trustee of the Nehru Bal Samiti and Special Olympics, Patron of ‘Concerned Action Now’, Vice-Chairman of the Society for Human Development, besides being on the Managing Committee of 46 schools and other educational institutions. (en)
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  • Disability Rights Activist, Author (en)
  • Ex- Principal of Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram (en)
  • Founder and President of Tamana Association New Delhi (en)
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  • Shayama Chona (Hindi: श्यामा चोना; born 12 August 1942) is the Founder-President of Tamana Association (estb. 1984) and the former Principal of dps rkp, New Delhi. In 1997, she was presented with the prestigious National Award for Individual for Best Work Done in The Cause of the Disabled. Under her dynamic leadership as President of the Governing Council, Tamana Association received the First Mother Teresa Award for its dedicated services to the intellectually impaired. (en)
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  • Shayama Chona (en)
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