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The Nightingale Empowerment Foundation is led by a Board of Trustees comprised of dedicated people from different fields of expertise. All major policy decisions rest with the board.

NEF Chairman Manoj Shah

Manoj Shah


Mr. Manoj Shah has been in the IT industry for 45 years, and is the founder MD of Digital India, an active nationwide network to provide high quality business development services to chief executives in the Info tech industry around the globe.

Mr. Shah is currently the chairman of Nightingale Empowerment Foundation (NEF).

Trustee of NEF - Dr. Radha S Murthy

Dr. Radha S. Murthy


With over thirty years of medical experience, Dr Radha Murthy has carved a niche in the field of medicine, and personalized humane care. In recognition of her services, the Government of Karnataka honored her with the prestigious ‘Rajyotsava Award’ in 2003. She is also a recipient of the International Research Award by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) for ‘Most promising intervention for people with dementia and their carers’.

Pankaj C. Lakhani one of our Trustee

Pankaj C. Lakhani


Mr. Pankaj C Lakhani is the MD of Bangalore Soft Drinks and the director of the Saurashtra Bottling Private Limited. He also functions as a Trustee on the boards of several non-profits.

One of our Trustee Mr. Amarnath Kamath

Amarnath Kamath


Mr. Amarnath Kamath is a practicing chartered accountant and a management consultant with over 44 years of experience. He moved to Bangalore in 1972 and started his practice as a first-generation practitioner. His clients include a large number of corporates, banks and financial institutions.

He is on the board of several companies. He served as the President of the Rotary Club of Bangalore and Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor. As chairman and member of several trusts, he is involved in charitable activities in the fields of social welfare, education, health, animal welfare, among others.

Advisory - Mr. S Premkumar Raja

S. Premkumar Raja


With two Master’s degrees in social sciences, and over 28 years of experience as a community welfare and healthcare administrator, Mr. Raja has planned and implemented several social and healthcare projects across India.

Advisory - Sandip Shah

Sandip Shah


Mr. Sandip Shah has over 34 years of work experience in the areas of Production / Operation, Management Consulting and Advisory. With an Engineering and Management background, Mr. Shah has worked as the MD for the Indian Subsidiary of NYSE listed company and is also a member of their worldwide committee. He has also worked in the US in a managerial capacity.


Nightingale Empowerment Foundation,
No. 337, 2nd Cross Rd, 1st Block, Rahmath Nagar, RT Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560032


Phone: +91 80 49796565              
Alternate: +91 80 42426565

About Us

A Not-for-Profit Voluntary Organization working for the empowerment of Senior Citizens since 2012