November 14, 2012
Name : K. AMIRTHALINGAM
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.,
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.
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
Willingness to travel
Organize Fund raising events
Up to knowledge of Journalism
Reports, and Documents of Projects