Shaila Limaye is the Managing Trustee of MMCT. She is a graduate in Arts from the Mumbai University and is a thorough social worker who strives for the upliftment of the downtrodden. She has extensive experience in organizing workers from unorganized sector like household maid servants, construction workers, farm workers, brick workers, etc. She holds several prestigious positions in various social / govt organizations. At present she is holding the following positions:
Managing Trustee – Majhi Maitrin Charitable Trust
Undertakes various projects for all round development women.
Working on ‘SECOW’ Project (Self Employment Co-Operatives Women)
Trust was the main partner organization for Maharashtra State to Launch National Legal Literacy Mission Project 2005 conducted programs in Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Sangli.) (Under National Legal Authority Services- Delhi).
Conducted Tsunami Legal Aid Project Nyaya Mangalam- Coral in Chandramoulipuram village, Andhra Pradesh ( Under National Legal Authority Services- Delhi).
Started ‘Suhasini Karandak’ –One Actor One Act State Level Competition for Women.
Chairman – Majhi Maitrin Ayudhyogic Cooperative Society Ltd.
Editor – Jivabhawachi Majhi Maitrin, magazine for women
General Secretary – Central Women’s Working Committee(CWWC), INTUC(Delhi)
Vice President – Maharashtra Intuc
Member, Complaint Committee- Saraswat Coop Bank Ltd. Mumbai.
Founder Member and General Secretary – Citizen Forum On Women’s Rights(India)
Managing Committee member – University Women Association (UWA) ( 2012 – 2015)
Convener – Programs Committee
Co-Convener- Working Women Hostel
In the past she has held important positions such as:
Member, Advisory committee – Dept. of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Govt. of Maharashtra State. 2008 – 2014
Director – Maharashtra Cooperative Printing Press, Pune
Member – Maharashtra Labor Welfare Board
Member – Advisory Committee, Delhi Labor Welfare Board ( Delhi )
Member – Advisory Committee, Central Board Of Workers Education, Western Maharashtra
Managing Committee Member – UWA(University Women’s Association, Pune Chapter)
Convener – Sucharita(UWA) Started computer literacy programmer for deprived school girls
Dy. General Secretary : Bombay Mercantile Coop Bank Ltd. Workers Union 93-96
President : Peerless Karmachari Samiti, Pune.
Gen.Secretary : Girani Kamgar Sanghatana, Pune.
Organizer : To organizing Workers from Unorganized sector in Maharashtra State under ICFTU Project. (International Confederation of Free Trade Union).
Working in unorganized sector for organizing Household maid Servants, construction workers, farm workers, brick workers etc.
Formed Rashtriya Asanghait Kamgar Seva Sangha a union for Workers from the Unorganized Sector under ICFTU/APRO.(Asia-Pacific Regional Organization) Project.
As President of this Union opened branches at Pune, Satara, and Bhusaval & Nasik with approx. Membership of 2150.
Formed and activated Self-help groups for women from unorganized Sector in Pune, Nasik as well as in Bhusawal.
Organized various educational &cultural programs for women in unorganized sector from slums.
Active-participation in various activities of INTUC:
Attended the South ASIA SUB-REGIONAL ASSESSMENT and PLANNING WORKSHOP at DHAKA, BANGLA DESH from 19-22AUG. 1998.
Selected by Ambekar Institute for Labor Studies for the course Management of Small Scale Business with the Aid of Computers’ held in Israel for a month during May-June 2000.
Attended ICFTU-ILO (International Labor Organization) workshop on Maternity Protection in Colombo- ShriLanka.
Selected by Central INTUC, to participate in one month course on core conventions of ILO at ILO campus, Torino-Italy. Jan-Feb 2002.
Selected by ILO to participate in one month online course on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and Its Follow-up.
Participated in Follow-up and Evaluation on International Labor Standards and ILO Declaration on F P R W, seminar in Bangkok on 5th May 2004 to 9th May 2004.
Participated in ‘Online Conference ‘ on Global Solidarity of Trade Unions, Feb-March 2005.
General Secretary : Central Women’s Working Committee, INTUC, Delhi.
President : Mahila Aghadi-Maharashtra INTUC (2002 to 2008)
Vice President : Maharashtra Intuc. (2007 till date)