I am based in Mumbai. My profile is below. Best,
Profile Of Chief Consultant
Experience of working with the
Central Government of India with several Ministries.
Closely worked with State Governments
in six States of India.
Besides being aware of the Government
budgeting, planning, monitoring and reporting aspects, related
spheres such as capacity building, social engineering,
participatory approaches, gender, democratic decentralization,
etc. also dealt with from the top of bureaucracy to the lowest
Experience of working as an Adviser
to a European Government provided the opportunity to know about
international development covering aspects such as planning
monitoring and evaluation.
The Ministries and Departments interacted with
include Agriculture, Social Justice and Empowerment, Social
Welfare, Women and Child development, Telecommunications, Railways
and Rural Development.
The experience of working in Mumbai,
Chennai, and Bangalore was unique in providing ample opportunities
Added to this, the rural areas of Sangli District in
Maharashtra, various rural areas in Tamilnadu and Kerala, Thumkur
District of Karnataka and exposure to Madhya Pradesh, west Bengal
and Orissa, taught lessons that cannot be learned anywhere else.
Working as a staff of an
International NGO working in 135 countries with donors from 12
developed countries and a Bilateral Project teaches one lessons in
systems in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting that are
of international standard.
Traveling to several to countries of
South Asia, Africa and Europe provided opportunities for direct
interaction to development models in different socio-economic
Organising and participating in national and international
workshops and seminars in several countries and presenting papers
sharpens one’s focus while strengthening the
international, multicultural, multisectoral, multilingual
The Chief Consultant has held
positions like Programme Director, Regional Representative, Field
Director, Adviser and Head Of Operations. These positions were
held while working with international NGOs, national level NGOs
and a Bilateral Project.
Interacted with several
Missions such as appraisal, monitoring and evaluation.
Participated in an international audit as a programme specialist.
Conducted a participatory impact evaluation of a project.
Excellent analytical, intuitive, and
writing skills coupled with ability to communicate at various
levels as per situation.
During the long professional career
worked with nearly 200 NGOs allover India, almost all of them
leading at the national levels. One of the NGOs worked with had
155 NGOs as partners in 20 States in India.
Being a professional Social Worker by education, social
perspective is the underlying strength. It cuts across health
(preventive and promotive), education, Community organization,
watershed and agriculture, livestock, microfinance and livelihood,
gender, self-help groups, village/urban development associations,
disaster relief etc.
Due to the fact of holding highly
responsible positions in large organizations and projects, the
managerial and administrative experience became rich.
Added to this, commitment, communication, writing skills
good health, pleasant personality, computer skills,
maturity ability to adjust to varying situations adds to
the overall strength.
No. 3, 18th Cross Street, 3rd Main
91- 462 2575232
30th November 1952
Fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi,
Working knowledge of Kannada and
B.A Economics – (1975)
M.A Social Work
specialization in social welfare administration
Institute of Social Sciences,
24 Years in Integrated Urban and Rural Development.
Worked with International NGOs, Bilateral
Project, National NGO and Civil Society
2002-04. Head of Operations of an NGO with a child focus,
working in 20 states in India, in partnership with 155
NGOs. Head quarters in Mumbai.
Worked as Adviser at a Bilateral Project.
Worked with an International NGO working in 135 countries with
donors from 12 developed countries.Held positions of Programme
Director, Regional representative, and Field Director. Worked at
Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.
Director of a rural Project in the sangli District of Maharashtra.
Social Worker,Urban project in mumbai.
good health and prepared
to travel extensively and work under
difficult conditions. Married and have two