SOUTHERN ASIA DIVISION
Organized 1919; reorganized 1986
Territory: Bhutan, India, Maldives, and Nepal; comprising the East-Central India, Northeast India, Northern India, South-Central India, Southeast India, Southwest India, and Western India Union Sections; the Nepal Section; the Andaman and Nicobar Island Region; and the East Himalayan Field.
Statistics: Churches, 4,511; membership, 1,570,555; population, 1,358,468,000 (*including 414,000 in the Maldives) (online statistics).
President, Ezras Lakra.
Vice Presidents, Victor Sam Cherukuri, Hidayat Masih.
Secretary, Wilson Measapogu; Associates, Gompa Devadas, Benny Joseph, Cyril Monthero.
Treasurer, P. E. Selvin Moorthy; Undertreasurer, LeRoy P. Samuel; Associates, Enoch Manickam, Edwin Stanley, Jeyaraj Thangavelu.
Assistant to the President, M. A. Jayaseelan.
Assistant for Development, ___.
Assistant to the Treasurer, Riches R. Christian.
Ezras Lakra, Chair; Wilson Measapogu, Secretary; P. E. Selvin Moorthy, Alamgir Khan, Ambrose Shanmugam, Anthony Doss, Bhupal R. Chandanshive, Barnabas Zimik, Benedict Biswas, Benny Joseph, Ch. John Victor, Victor Sam Cherukuri, Cyril Monthero, Dale Mole, Daniel Devadhas, Edison Samraj, Edwin Stanley, Eliah Srikakolli, Enoch Manickam, G. Nageshwara Rao, G. R. Mohan Roy, Gompa Devadas, Hidayat Masih, I. Kishore Kumar, G. Immanuel, Jacob Daniel, Jayawant Peter, John Masefield, John Stanley, Johnson Swamidass, Joseph Skariah, Josue Orellana, Junita Sagore, Lamm Fanwar, Lazarus Prabhakar Lanka, LeRoy P. Samuel, M. A. Jayaseelan, Madhan P. Acharya, Milon Rana, Mohan Bhatti, Mridula Lakra, N. M. S. Moses, Noble Prasad Pilli, Pierson Sam David, Premila Masih, R. N. Prabhu Das, Ramesh Yadav Jadhav, Ravindra Shankar, Richard Lalkhohen Haopkip, Riches R. Christian, Rosenita M. Christo, Roy Jemison, Sandra Grice, Shekar Philips, Sofia Wilson, Suresh Daniel, Umesh Nag, Umesh Pokharel, V. P. Singh, Vara Prasad Deepati, Wagner Herrman de Souza, Yovan Selvamony, Zohruaia Renthlei.
Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, Ramesh Jadhav.
Children's Ministries, Mridula Lakra.
Communication, G. Nageshwara Rao.
Education, R. N. Prabhu Das.
Family Ministries, ___; Associate, Rosenita Christo.
Health Ministries, ___; Associate, Shekar Philips.
Ministerial Association, Victor Sam Cherukuri; Shepherdess International, Sofia M. Wilson.
Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, Wilson Measapogu.
Publishing Ministries, Benedict Biswas.
Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, Hidayat Masih.
Stewardship Ministries, Zohruaia Renthlei.
Trust Services, Gompa Devadas.
Women's Ministries, Premila Masih.
Youth Ministries, Mohan Bhatti.
ADRA Asia Regional Office (Tri-division serving the Northern Asia-Pacific, Southern Asia, and Southern Asia-Pacific Divisions). Le Chateau Mansion, No. 801; 55 Soi Ekamai, 12 Charoenchai Sukhumvit 63 Road; Wattana, Bangkok 10110; Thailand. Telephone: 66 (2) 391-4768 to 71, 381-7130. Fax: 66 (2) 381-7128. E-mail: show. Regional Director, Wagner Herrman de Souza.
ADRA India Office. 45 Kusum Marg, Block H; DLF Phase I; Gurgaon, Haryana 122 002; India. Telephone: 911 (2440) 56-634. Fax: 911 (2440) 56-635. Mobile: 91 (8826) 137-685. Email: show. Country Director, ___.
ADRA Nepal Office. P.O. Box 4481; Kathmandu; Nepal. Telephone: 977 (1) 555-5913. Fax: 977 (1) 555-4251. Website: www.adranepal.org. E-mail: show. Country Director, Josue Orellana.
Ministries and Services:
1000 Missionary Movement India, Bae Jin Sung.
Adventist Child India, William Mack.
Adventist Health India (AHI), Ezras Lakra, Chair; Merlyn Fernando, Consultant and Mentor.
Health Ministries SUD, ___; Associate, Shekar Philips.
Medical Trust of Seventh-day Adventists, Pierson Sam David.
METAS Adventist Hospitals, Eliah Srikakolli.
Scheer Memorial Hospital, Dale Mole.
Adventist Mission, and Mission to the Cities, Shekar Philips.
Adventist Risk Management, LeRoy P. Samuel.
Adventist Volunteer Services, Sofia M. Wilson.
Asian Aid, Bobban Varghese.
Auditing: See listing under General Conference Services.
Building Engineer, John Masefield; Assistant, P. Mathew John.
Global Mission, Umesh Nag.
Human Resources, Cyril Monthero.
India Financial Association of Seventh-day Adventists (IFA), Gompa Devadas; Associate, Riches R. Christian.
Legal Affairs, Jayawant Peter.
Maranatha India, Vinish Wilson.
Media Evangelism, Johnson Swamidass.
Ministry to Banjara, Priyanath Gantayat.
Ministry to Transgender, Johnson Choppala.
Public Campus Ministries, Mohan Bhatti.
Records and Archives, Benny Joseph.
Retirement Plan, Enoch Manickam.
Special Ministries, Special Needs Ministries, and Spirit of Prophecy, Ambrose Shanmugam.
Sponsorship Secretary, M. A. Jayaseelan.
System Codes: EntityID: 13153; OrgMastID: AU1111; AdmFieldID: SUD.