Venkateswarlu Kodali - President

Venkateswarlu has been associated with Sansthan activities since 2003. He graduated from JNTU college in India with an Electrical & Electronics Engineering degree. He worked as a Senior Manager in a Steel industry . Before migrating to NZ he worked as an industry promotion officer in India in Ministry of Industries, Govt of INDIA .

Currently working in Biotec Solutions as a Manager looking after Pharmaceutical machinery

Laxman Sunakri - Vice-President

Laxman Sunkari has been the founder President of the Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Inc NZ.

My family and I are lucky to serve SaiBaba since Sansthan inception.  

With Baba's blessings we intend to continue our service to Baba 

Venkata Rama Rao Kadali - Secretary

 Associated with the service to Baba and Temple activities for the past few years.

Born and brought up in Hyderabad, migrated to New Zealand over 20 years ago. 

 With Blessings of BABA, working as Operations Manager for Reliance Worldwide Corp (NZ) Ltd, Auckland.

Strongly Believe in Baba’s teachings and service to humanity.

Ramanathan Murgesh - Treasurer





Members of Committee

Amar Alluri - EC Member

Amar has been associated with the Sansthan since 2002 and worked in various positions previously, including President, Vice-President, Secretary and Executive Committee Member.

With a background in Civil Engineering, he has worked for the State Government in India and Saudi Arabia before migrating to New Zealand in 1996.

At present, he is employed with HARCOURTS, NZ as a Real Estate professional

Balachander Shingade - EC Member

Balachander Shingade is from Hyderabad, India. Before migrating to New Zealand in 2000, he worked at the Commissionerate of Industries, Govt of Andra Pradesh, Hyderabad. 

Balachander Shingade is one of the founder members of the Sansthan and played a key role in introducing book stall and Food stalls at the time of inception of the Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan of NZ. 


Nalinikanth Thadugoni - EC Member

Nalinikanth Thadugoni MBA (Marketing)

Nalin completed his Master of Business Administration at Osmania University in 2005 and then moved to NZ in 2006 as a student. He is with Sai Baba Sansthan as a Baba Sevak since 2007. At the moment he is working at AA.


Madhukanth Jogia - EC Member




Sainath Nethula - EC Member

Ed Qual: B.Tech (Chemical Engineering); MBA.

Worked as a Factory Manager at Bakelite Hylam Ltd in Hyderabad India before migrating to NZ in 1996. At present working in education sector.

Ardent devotee of Shri Shirdi Saibaba. Founder member of Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan of NZ. Serving the Sansthan since its inception.

Shivani Arora - EC Member

Shivani Arora is a visionary. Shivani’s many accolades and reputation in the community is only preceded by her humbleness and willingness to help and support others. From an early age, Shivani dreamt of nurturing the future by sharing her knowledge and experiences and hence chose a career as a teacher. Married to a loving husband and mother to three beautiful children, Shivani moved with her family to New Zealand 20 years ago. In an effort to bring the Indian community together, Shivani became involved with Shirdi Sai Sansthan of NZ very early on and her passion for food has not only led the Indian community come together but also has enabled her to build a name in the hospitality industry in New Zealand, as she now runs two of her own restaurant brands, India Gate & Shivani Restaurants across Auckland and Hamilton with an online shop servicing the rest of Shivani hasn’t forgotten about her vision as a child, and today supports over 10 different schools within the communities she operates in, be it with their annual fundraisers, breakfast club and/or sponsorships to help school teams overcome financial hurdles so they can pursue their dreams just like she did. Shivani believes in paying it forward and hence believes in a brighter future by investing in the children of today.

Surendra Narayanappa - EC Member




Subba Rami Reddy - EC Member

I am ,Subba Reddy Manubolu, has been associated with Sansthan as a Founder member of Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan of NZ.I came from India with Mechanical Engineering background worked  as Junior Manager in Praga Tools, Hyderabad, before migrating to NewZealand 2001. 

At present I am working with Mastip as Team leader since 2001. 

I am strong Devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba since 1994 after last my Father treated as BABA, Thanks for getting oppurtunity to serve BABA. 

Uma Devi Rao - EC Member

Associated with the Sansthan for about 12years, Born in Fiji lived in India from 1977. Qualifications done in Coimbatore South India.

Working in New Zealand as a Credit Controller in the finance department.

Believe in Babas Teachings and enjoy doing Seva in the temple.


Venkatram Reddy Dyavadi - EC Member

Venkatram Dyavadi B.Tech (Mechanical)

 "OM SAI" I am from Hyderabad, India. I migrated to New Zealand in the year 1998. 

 I have been associated with 'The Shirdi Sai Sansthan' as a member and sevak for quite a long time. I strongly believe in Baba's preachings and as much as possible I try to follow in real life.

I am very much impressed with the Sai sansthan executive committee's hard work and dedication from its inception. So, I want to extend my hand to join the committee.


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