As on 31 January 2012, 92 Staff members (31 women and 61 men) work as paid full-time Development Workers in ADATS.
The vast majority of Staff are from the Coolie Sangha. They started off as Village Level Workers, then became Community Workers, and now are ADATS paid Area Field Workers. In this manner, most have worked in the 2 Organisations (ADATS and the Coolie Sangha) for 20-36 years. They started young. Their average age is 40 years. Our monthly salary bill is Rs 517,000.
Coolie Sangha Functionaries
Another 470 Village Health Workers and 470 Balakendra Teachers work as village level Staff, selected and paid for by their respective village CSUs.
Besides, the Coolie Sangha has annually elected functionaries. They include 6 elected Trustees, 5 elected Taluk Secretaries, 57 elected Cluster Secretaries, 940 elected CSU Representatives and 470 elected (women) Cheque Signatories.