My Resume

Name :

Rayadurgam Narasimham

  • Type of experience
  • Prepare, assess and assist in execution in establishing new institutions for the disabled.
  • Planning, recruitment, and budgeting for the new facilities in the country and assessment of cost effectiveness of the existing organization
  • Design and assist in programs for advocacy for socially excluded groups such as disabled and women
  • Policy planning, monitoring and management of Centres for the disabled in the country.
  • Organize training/ orientation programs for professionals, parents and non-professionals concerned with the disabled on issues relating to vocational training and rehabilitation and manpower development for future professionals
  • Prepared Manual of Procedures for setting up and running a vocational rehabilitation Centres for the handicapped.
  • Developed Signs and brought out a book “TOOLS THROUGH SIGNS” for the use in training the deaf in vocational trades.
  • Worked on the Advisory committees or governing councils of different Government and non-government institutions concerned with the disabled.
  • Vocational assessment, placement and comprehensive rehabilitation services to persons with locomotor, hearing, or visual disabilities, cured leprosy or mental retardation.
  • Job identification, job development and job modification to suit the disabled.
  • Setting up and administration of vocational rehabilitation/training centers for the handicapped and the women.
  • Project preparation, evaluation an execution
  • Designing and execution of need based training programs to the rural and urban disabled.
  • Preparation of syllabi for short term and long-term training on modular basis for the handicapped and Women
  • Research design and execution
  • Networking of Govt. and non-govt. organizations in the area for the benefit of the target group
  • Organize community based vocational training programs
  • Computer application in management (Windows Environment)
Languages Known :
Read R Speak Write
English Excellent Excellent Excellent
Hindi Excellent Excellent Excellent
Telugu(Mother Tongue) Excellent Excellent Excellent
Tamil Excellent Excellent Can manage
Malayalam Good Good Not much
Kannada Good Good Can Manage
Gujarati Good Manage Not much
Marathi Good Manage Not much
Fluent with Sign Language to communicate with the deaf.
Date of Birth : 28th November 1944
Education : Post graduate in Social Work
Address : 81,Bhaskar Rao Nagar – 3, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad – 500094
 Prestine Green Apts, 42-739/2/1 SP Nagar          Hyderabad – 500040
Previous Employment : Joint Director (Rehab), Ministry of Labour, Govt. of IndiaNew Delhi(Supervision of Vocational Rehabilitation Centres for Handicapped in India)
Telephone : 91 – 40 – 4020 2698 (Residence)91 – 8106894181/ 80088 88747 (Cell)

Core Competence : Vocational Training and rehabilitation of persons with all categories of disabilities.
Associated Expertise Setting up institutes, policy planning, manpower development, advocacy and community involvement.Prepare projects suited to NGOs
Length of experience : Work with disabledJanuary 1968 onwards Other areasJune 1965 to December 1968
Specialized Training :
  • Training in Rehabilitation of the deaf at Hotsprings Rehabilitation Center, Hotsprings, Arkansas, USA
  • Computer Application in Management of Vocational Training Institutions at the Advanced Training Center, International Labour Organization at Turin, Italy and Paris, France.
Membership :
  • Professional Social Workers Association
  • Rehabilitation Council of India
Awards :
  • President’s Award for outstanding service as Placement Officer in the Country.(1983)
  • Rotary International District 3140 – Award for excellence in the work for the Handicapped
  • Lions International District 324 – A —- for outstanding service to the handicapped
Special Mention
  • Included in “Contemporary Who is Who” for outstanding contribution to the disabled, brought out by American Biographical Institute, USA – 2003
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from International Biographical Institute, U.K.- 2004
  • Award for outstanding service as Best Rehabilitation Consultant by Tamilnadu Dr MGR University of Medical Sciences (Statutory), Chennai


Present Status
  • Expert Committees of Rehabilitation Council of India
  • Consultant – Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Assist NGOs & GOs in preparing projects & executing them
  • Project on Evaluation of District Disability Rehabilitation Centres, MSJE
  • Advocacy programs for the Rural Areas
  • Evaluation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
  • Manpower Development
  • Chairman, Manpower Development for Rehab Social Worker, Vocational Rehab, Placement Officers etc… Rehabilitation Council of India
  • Social Audit of NGOs
  • President, Association for Sustained Water & Ability Development (AASWAD) an NPO for environment and rehab of persons with disabilities