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November 14, 2012

K. Amirthalingam

About Me: 

Address : S/o. K. Krishna,
18/10 Manimekalai street,
Ganapathi nagar, Villapuram,
Madurai – 625 012.
Tamil Nadu, India

Sex and Religion : Male, Hindu - B.C./ Married

Date of Birth : 23.12.1964 -47 years

Languages Known : Tamil, English

Educational : M.A., M.Phil., Ph.d.,

Experience :

Worked as ORGANISER AT PEEDS (NGO) in Madurai East Block area for 4 years. Job Description; Formation of Self Help Groups, youth club, Grama Sangam, to all section of people, and particularly Dalit-Socio, Economic, Cultural Development.

Worked as PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE at ASSEFA/ PLAN International Child welfare project, at Virdhunagar District, 7 years, 1989-97. Job Description: Over all incharge of 40 adopted villages: Child-Family-Group-Village cluster-Community level-Economic, Social, Health, Animal Husbandry, Income Generation, Agricultural, Cultural-All development - Programmes under Assefa/Plan activities.

Formed Social, Economic, Health, Income Generation Cultural committees through Gramasaba, Mahilir Mandram, Youth clubs and also formed Group-village-cluster-federation at project level to solve the problems among themselves, induced to organised federation’s 3 meetings in every month-fund revolving for credit recovery deal by committee members.

(Formation of IFAD - Women Development project under Tamilnadu corporation of women development, Chennai) Self Help Groups separately in adopted Villages - 140 groups.

Cluster level training conducted in every month to group leaders, representatives, Animators (Health, Education, Animal Husbandry, Cultural Sector) - Partially - before - after - getting programmes beneficiaries for IFAD women development project.

Budget preparation at Group-Village-cluster project level through PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisal method:

Then worked as Training Co-ordinator at SEARCH (International HRD Training centre for NGOs) for 1 year – Bangalore.-1997-99.

Job description: Training co-ordination, Conducts PMES, Strategic planning, Project writing. Negotiation capacity, NGO Management, Capacity building Training for NGOs leaders, Organization Development (OD) Trainings.

Training Attended

1993 - PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisal)
Myrada/Plan, Banglore, 1994 - field workers development at Krishnamoorthy’s Institution, Chennai 1997 - Sustainability in Rural Development - Ashirwad (NGO) Bangalore/PMES Training - SEARCH, Bangalore.

Paper presented/ History of Non-Government organization- at
and Training conducted SEARCH – Bangalore – 1999.
Alternative strategies for Field workers -
NIRD – Hyderabad – 1997.
People Awareness and Educational
Technology – Madurai Kamaraj University-
-Chair- Dr. Zakir Hussain Studies -1990
NGO Management – In 2004 -Pasumpon
Muthuramalinga Devar College, Madurai .

Personal and Potential

 Strong analytical skills and articles writings
 Capacity to summarize large amount of facts and data
 Ability to clearly articulate ideas and concepts
 Strategic and organizational vision
 Capacity to facilitate productive and participative teamwork
 Ability to conduct individual interviews, easiness to work with different teams on a long term schedule
 Ability to listen
 Flexible
 Autonomous
 Willingness to travel
 Organize Fund raising events
 Up to knowledge of Journalism
 Computer skills
 Project writings
 Reports, and Documents of Projects


My Passions: 
Be happty
My Challenges: 
build people confidence
My Vision for the Future: 
Every women be happy
My Areas of Expertise: 
Project Writings, Report making and documentation and NGO Training
My Languages: 
Tamil, English

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