Founder Managing Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled

Mahantesh GK is the Founder Managing Trustee of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, Bangalore. He is the President of World Blind Cricket Council and President of Cricket Association for Blind In India. He is also the President of FORD (Federation of Organisations working for Rehabilitation of the Disabled). Mahantesh GK has received State Award in Recognition of Services for Children on 14th November, 2007, from Department of Women & child, GOK, and is also the recipient of National Award from the Hon. President of India conferred by Ministry of women & child development government of India for Child welfare on 14th Nov, 2010.