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CV of Ravindra

CURRICULUM VITAE

RAVINDRA
Highlights
Education: MSW (Master of Social Work) Master of Arts (History) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) PGDHRM Development Experience: Over 20 years Key Competencies: Proposal preparation PIME Organizational Development Trainings PRA applications Personality Development Leadership Liaisoning Communication

ravianita2006@gmail.com PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN DETAIL (Descending Order) August 2006 to date Organization: RDATS (NGO) Place of work: Gowribidanur, Kolar, Karnataka, India Position: Program Manager • Developing and implementing systems and standards of program management • Writing project proposals. • Monitoring the activities related to child, women and youth programs. • Assisting in building the organizations knowledge base and internal learning. • Managing team leaders & field staff of programs ______________________________________________ February 2005 to July 2006 Organization: CAPART (A Government of India undertaking) Place of Work: Karnataka, India Position: Project Evaluator cum Monitor (Part time) Nature of work: • Conducting pre-appraisals, mid term evaluation and post evaluation of the projects assisted by CAPART. • Evaluating projects of NGOs related to women, disability, rainwater harvesting, Income generation, skill development, and vermi compost. • Preparing financial statements and monitoring the accounts of NGOs. _______________________________________________ January 2004 to December 2005 Organization: UNICEF Project: Immunization project (A Project of Govt. of Karnataka) Place of Work: Gulbarga, Karnataka India Position: Communication Consultant Nature of work: • Facilitating Government departments of women & child and health & family welfare in planning & implementation of social mobilization activities with an objective to bring up immunization level in the district. • Assisting district administration in planning & implementation of behavior change communication (BCC) activities in the villages. • Facilitating the departments in identification and training of volunteers to be involved in social mobilization activities. • Assisting Hyderabad Field Office in developing information, education & communication (IEC) materials. Page 1 of Media • Facilitating the district administration in organizing 5 meet and other workshops related to health activities. • Taking part in the review meetings both at district as well as state levels.

PROJECTS HANDLED: Child development/Child protection Women Development Social Service Project Health Projects Solid Waste Management Social Mobilization Capacity building Environment Income Generation Community Development Associated with: International Donor Agencies: CAPART, UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank Governments: Government of India Government of Karnataka Visits Abroad: Germany, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Honnavar, Austria, Paris & Zurich

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OCTOBER 2002 TO DECEMBER 2003 Organization: JSYS (Jala samvardhini Yojana Sangha), A ground water re-charging Program of Government of Karnataka Place of work: Koppal, Karnataka, India Position: District Social Specialist Nature of work: • Designing & implementing community tank management projects. • Supervising the work of staff like Agricultural Specialist, Engineers, Gender Specialist, Social Specialists, and other supporting staff. • Monitoring community based organizations (CBOs). • Mobilizing community contribution for the Project. • Managing three District offices and liaisoning with the District administration. • Providing support & advocacy for resettlement of clients dealing with legal matters. • Recruiting staff for the project and training them on their jobs. • Attending monthly review meetings at state level. • Participating in high level meetings organized with legislators/planners/principal secretary Government of Karnataka at legislative assembly. • Preparing & submitting reports to the Executive Director at State level. • Facilitating & organizing interaction meetings with CBOs and district administrators. • Tapping available Government resources/schemes to the target community October 2001 to September 2002 Organization: JVSL (Corporate Sector – Jindal Alluminium Company) Place of work: Bellary, Karnataka, India Position: Development Consultant Nature of work: • Assessing the project area and developing integrated development projects for the villages around the industry. • Assisting in supervision of project staff, monitoring their activities, developing their monthly plan & reporting system for the target area

July 1999 to September 2001 Organization: FEDVORK, a federation of voluntary agencies of Kolar district. Place of work: Kolar, Karnataka, India Position: Secretary Nature of work: • Strengthening NGO community in the district under the umbrella of FEDVORK. • Working as resource person for The Hunger Project partners (USA based donor) & training elected local body/Gram Panchayat women members. • Strengthening 30 NGOs in the area of capacity building, proposal writing, vision building etc.

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May 1998 to June 1999 Organization: Host Net India (A network of few like-minded NGOs of South India formed to work on common issues collectively and brings changes in the community) Place of work: Bangalore, Karnataka, India Position: Chief Executive Nature of work: • Facilitating mobilization of funds for partner organizations & providing services to develop concept clarity on issues related to children, women and environment. • Evaluating women and child development projects of partner organizations. April1997 to March 1998 Organization: UNDP assisted Poverty alleviation project. Place of work: Ananthapur, Andra Pradesh, India Position: Project Coordinator Nature of work: • Facilitating staff in formation of Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs) and conduction of capacity building training to them. • Preparing progress reports on monthly basis and submitting to the agency. • Facilitating SHGs for bank linkages. • Creating awareness on women issues and income generating activities among SHG members. • Organizing & facilitating meetings/ trainings/interaction meetings with different line government departments like health, education, revenue, banks, women and child welfare. • Representing the organization in theUNDP partners planning/issues meetings at District level. • Managing project staff. February 1993 to March 1997 Organization: People’s Development Centre Place of work: Kolar, Karnataka, Position: Project Director Nature of work: • Conducting study on Dalit women issues and their role in development programs. • Conducting survey on child bonded labourers and influencing Government for their release & rehabilitation. • Evaluating child health programmes & providing staff support. • Managing staff. • Liaisoning between agencies and micro entrepreneurs. • Organizing trainings to target group people on small business development. • Developing trust, confidence & empathic relationship with disadvantaged children and women and facilitating/empowering them to fight for their rights for their sustainable social & economic development. • Facilitating admission of pro-school dropouts in public schools. • Mobilizing funds from international donor agencies like Swedish embassy, Netherlands embassy, Australian High commission, Stitching Kinder Post gel India

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Netherlands, The Hesperian Foundation, for development programs - rural poverty, women empowerment, Income generation, Child development, HIV/AIDS. November 1990 to January 1993 Organization: STARR (NGO) Place of work: Kolar, Karnataka, India Position: Project Director Nature of work: • Formation of expert team of trainers and providing training to NGOs of South India States on developmental aspects like communication Media, Social analysis, Street theatre, Community Organizers training, Self Help group Concept, and Trainers Training etc. October 1987 to September 1989 Organization: SUNANDA (NGO) Place of work: Kolar, Karnataka, India Position: Project Coordinator Nature of work: • Conducting counseling families on their family problems. • Counseling children and youths who face difficulties in adjusting to society and family. • Coordinating the activities of field workers. • Forming, nurturing and strengthening women self help groups OTHER RELAVENT EXPERIENCE: • Worked as a Teacher in Government Primary School. • Completed Teachers Training Certificate Course. • Field work experience in Remand home, Certified school for Girls and Boys, Disability Children institute, hospital settings, Old age Home, rehabilitation of Beggars (Masters degree education). Computer Skills: • Proficient in MS Word, Power Point and Excel • Good at Internet operations TRAININGS ATTENDED: • Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, Bangalore • Street Theatre Work Shop, Bangalore • International NGO’s Conference, New Delhi • Bio-Diversity Hyderabad • A forestation, Mumbai • Child Labor Work Shop, Bangalore • Women Violence & Human Rights, Secunderabad • Gender Awareness Training, Bangalore • Project Planning & Evaluation, New Delhi • Poverty Alleviation Programs, New Delhi • Water Shed Development Training, Bangalore • Work Shop on Dalits, Bangalore • Rural Housing & Sanitation, Secunderabad

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• • • • • • • • • • • Women in Panchayathraj, New Delhi Professional Social work in Literacy development, Japan State level work shop on Child Labor, Bangalore Project Management Techniques & methods, Germany Human Rights, Bangalore International Workshop on Girl Child Rights, New Delhi Women access to land rights, California Human rights & mental health workshop, Calcutta Managing Rural Organizations, Germany Communication & Social Mobilization Skills, Hyderabad International Leadership workshop on Rural Youth at Germany

MEMBERSHIP: • Founder Member & General Secretary of Federation of Voluntary Organizations, Kolar District (FEDVORK), Karnataka, India. • Member of Global Ratification Network – Geneva. • Registered under General Social Care Council (GSCC) London reference number 1124219 • Member of National Institute of Personal management-New Delhi • Country Coordinator of Asian Rural Youth Association- Nepal ______________________________________________________________________ Passport details: Possessed valid Passport Personal Details: Date of Birth Sex Marital Status Nationality Languages Proficiency Address for Communication: Ravindra 797, NMIG B-12 Block, 5th Phase, Yelahanka New Town, Bangalore-560064 Karnataka India Phone: +91 80 41685120 Cell Phone: +91 09916104808

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23.05.1964 Male Married Indian Kannada, Hindi, English & Telugu

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