Sr.No. Year Particulars of the Event
1 2004-05 Establishment of Suhit Jeevan Trust is a Public Charitable Trust registered under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Registration No. E-428 (Raigad) in Pen Taluka, District Raigad.
2 2004-05 Establishment of Sumangal School for the children with Intellectual Disability (ID).Registration No.under PWD Act, 1995: 0942
3 2009-10 Allotment of a Plot by Government of Maharashtra for Special School building for Children with ID.
4 2010-11 Zee Marathi’s “Best Performance Award, 2010” to our students in Eka-Peksha-Ek program.
5 2010-11 “Best Fielder Award, 2010” in State level Interschool Cricket Tournament of Special children, organized by Kamayani Pratishthan of Pune.
6 2010-11 Guidance regarding Cricket from Hon’ble Sachin Tendulkar to our students at Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), Bandra, Mumbai.
7 2011-12 Establishment of Eklavya Vocational Training Centre for the welfare and Community Based Rehabilitation of Adults with ID. Registration No. under PWD Act, 1995: A-930
8 2011-12 Establishment of Light House Special Teacher’s Training Centre. Started Diploma in Education Special Education (ID) approved by RCI, New Delhi. Centre No.
9 2011-12 Felicitation of Dr. Surekha Patil by ‘Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Puraskar, 2011-12’, by the hands of Guardian Minister of Raigad, Mr. Prakash Mehta.
10 2012-13 Mahindra and Mahindra Company, Nasik division donated a Scorpio to the institution.
11 2012-13 President of Raigad Zilla Parishad felicitated our institution with “Best Institution Award, 2012” for working incredibly in the field of children with ID in the entire Raigad district.
12 2014-15 Bafna Motors, Thane division donated Tata Venture to our institution for student’s transportation.
13 2015-16 Our founder Dr. Surekha Patil was felicitated by prominent and leading newspaper Loksatta’s “Navdurga Award, 2015” for her struggle and efforts for children with ID.
14 2015-16 Mr.Ramesh Damani (Chairperson of Empathy Foundation) inaugurated a project of mid-day lunch ‘Annapurna Annadan Yojana’ on Children’s Day, 14th November.
15 2015-16 Ms. Nainita Patil one of our Special Educators was felicitated by giving a ‘Adarsh Shikshak Puraskar’ by Pen Municipal Corporation.
16 2015-16 Patil, one of our students after completing an age of 18 years, appointed as a ‘Sarika Classroom Assistant’ and now she is working as one of our staff members.
17 2016-17 One of our students Deep Mhatre got the ‘Gold Medal’ in the 25 meters and ‘Bronze Medal’ in 50 meters free stroke in the Inter-State swimming competition.
18 2016-17 One of our students Amey Lawate started self-employment alongwith the support of the institution and his parents. Ameya started preparing and selling newspaper bags at home with the support of his parents.
19 2016-17 Sarika Patil, was felicitated for her abilities and development by giving ‘Smt. Nandini P. Divetia Rural Rehabilitation Award for Disabled by ‘Smt. Nandini P. Divetia Rural Development and Management Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
20 2016-17 Bharat Patil, one of our adult students is working in Open Employment. Bharat is working in a shop of Tabla making along with non-disabled people and earning money for his family.
21 2016-17 Bharat Patil was felicitated for his efforts and progress by giving ‘Smt. Nandini P. Divetia Rural Rehabilitation Award for Disabled by ‘Smt. Nandini P. Divetia Rural Development and Management Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
22 2017-18 Inauguration of New School building built by ‘Empathy Foundation, Mumbai’ as well as “Palavi Early Intervention Center” 4th section of the institution, by the hands of Hon’ble Shree Nitin Gadkari Sir (Central Minister of Road, Transport and National Highways, Govt. of India).
23 2017-18 New 27-Seater school bus was donated by Neelikon Food Dyes and Chemicals Limited, Roha.
24 2018-19 New 40-Seater school bus donated by Neelikon Food Dyes and Chemicals Limited
25 2018-19 Mr. Abhinav Bhoir was felicitated by giving a ‘Adarsh Shikshak Puraskar’ by Pen Municipal Corporation.
26 2018-19 Deep Mhatre won Gold Medal in 25 meters & Silver Medal in 50 meters freestyle in the National Swimming Championship organized at Gujarat.
27 2018-19 Suyog Patil was working in Sansare Fitness Center, Pen as an Assistant.
28 2019-20 Our institution was awarded by ‘Pulotsav Puraskar,2019’ for “Best Institution” working in the field of disability. This award was given by Art Circle, Ratnagiri & Aashay Sanskrutik, Pune.
29 2019-20 We sold nearly 6,000 Rakhis and also around 25,000 Diwali Diyas made by our adult students of Eklavya Vocational Training Centre, at various places like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Roha, Colaba and also including USA, Atlanta.
30 2020-21 Our institution has been selected for the Sarva Karyeshu Sarvada initiative of the Popular Daily Loksatta. The information of the organization has been published in Loksatta on 30th August 2020.