Team Sa-Mudra helps people to swim through the ocean of life with a specific focus on self-worth realization and ‘Employability’ rather than ‘Employment’ and operates in Bengaluru


Sa-Mudra Foundation

SA-MUDRA works for youth empowerment and mental wellness programs to individuals and families

Today many people are struggling to lead a holistic and contented life. In light of the increasing suicides in our cities, SA-MUDRA has initiated many programs through, YUVA HELPLINE which offers free counseling to youth and parents, life skills and employment empowerment training and campaigns through Standathon, Street plays and other interactive methods. SA-MUDRA also works on spreading awareness on increasing suicides, impact on youth population and preventive measures. SA-MUDRA helps individuals to handle failures in academic, career and personal crisis through holistic intervention and informal education involving initiatives like counseling, life skills and livelihood skills-building among the unemployed, underemployed, employable from both from rural and urban communities. SA-MUDRA Yuva Helpline which has been supported by the Department of Youth and Sports has positively impacted the lives of around 1,34,000+ people both from urban and rural communities.




Bharathi Singh

Founder, CEO, and Managing Trustee

Bharathi Singh is a renowned development professional in the area of youth empowerment and suicide prevention. Bharathi has a MA in Sociology and a post graduate degree in Development Management from SPJIMR, Mumbai. She has 20+ years of performance driven professional experience in Education, Electronic media and NGO sectors. Her passion for societal welfare drove her to crystallise the dream to reach out to the needy especially the youth of India through SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION. Bharathi has directly involved herself in every aspect of SA-MUDRA from conception, inception to effective implementation of all the initiatives. Her core competencies are in the area of NGO Management, Training and Development, Employment guidance, Youth and family counselling. She has won numerous awards for her work including recent ones - Outstanding Woman Social Entrepreneur award by NFED in 2018 and 'Kempegowda Award' by the Govt. of Karnataka for Excellence in 'Service of Society' in 2017


Vasishta N.Simha

Advisory Board Member

Vashista Simha is a youth icon in Karnataka. An artist with a heart and attitude to serve the society, an actor par excellence, a theatre personality, Vashista Simha has acted in more than 25 films in South India. Vashista studied in Sharada Vilas School and Sadvidhya School in Mysore and graduated from National College, Basavangudi. His many awards include - a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Actor In a Negative Role - Kannada and SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role


Dr. C.R. Chandrashekhar


Dr. C.R. Chandrashekhar is a retired psychiatrist, NIMHANS. He is a respected name in Bengaluru's medical health circuit and is fondly called `People's Psychiatrist'. He retired in 2013 as senior professor of psychiatry at NIMHANS, where he worked for over three decades


Dr. T.S. Chandrashekhara


Dr. T.S. Chandrashekhara is an eminent educational psychologist with over 40 years of experience in the field of research, training, teaching and counselling - especially youth with suicidal tendencies. He has a M.A., MSW, M.Phill and a Phd in psychiatric social work


K. C. Janardhan


K.C. Janardhan has many facets. He is a professor of Penmanship & Management and a questioned document examiner. He is an author-preneur, calligraphy maestro, connoisseur of hand writing, coach, mentor, raconteur and a corporate trainer


Vinoda Adiga


Vinoda Adiga, wife of hotelier Vasudev Adiga, is a graduate, classical music singer and a home maker who brings her experience in home management, teaching and people management to serve the younger generation through SA-MUDRA Foundation.


Seema Hegde


Seema Hegde is a project manager with IBM India. She has a post graduate diploma degree in public relations. Seema has over 16 years of experience in the corporate sector holding multi functional positions with a focus on people relations

Advisory Panel

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Mr. Vasishta N.Simha, Film Actor




Kusuma R., Operations Manager



Deepa Bhat, Admin, and Account assistant



We express our gratitude to our partners:

Dhwani Foundation ( 2018-19)

Tech Mahindra Foundation ( 2016 -2018)

Youth Empowerment and Sports Department, Govt. of Karnataka( 2018)

Toyoda Gosei South India Pvt. Limited ( 2018)

 State Bank of India ( 2016-2017)

 Smile Foundation ( 2016-2017)

 Bosch India Foundation ( 2014-2016)

Directorate of Collegiate Education & KVTSDC, GOK ( 2009-2014)


                                                                      Weekend training programs for Youth

Feedback from a well-wisher - Mr. Ravishankar Dakoju


On 22.02.2020, Delhi Karnataka Sangha in collaboration with Sapna Book House, Bengaluru organized a book release function in New Delhi. An anthological Book "Bharatha Mathe Yaaru book release written by Prof Radhakrishna. A large number of writers, various organizations heads graced the function. In the frame Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prof Radhakrishna and Ms. Bharati Singh- Founder and Managing Trustee of Samudra Foundation, Bengaluru.


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Account Number: 392002010013231

Bank: Union Bank of India

Branch: 11th cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore

IFSC Code: UBIN0539201

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77, ‘Anugraha’, 1st Floor, 13th cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram Bangalore Karnataka 560003


77, ‘Anugraha’, 1st Floor, 13th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram Bangalore Karnataka 560003