Profile of Dr Madhuri Ravindra Kumar


Contact details

Email : madhuri@san-india.org
Phone : +91 9840222559
Location : Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Summary of Experience in Social Accounting and Audit

Dr Madhuri has been associated with Social Accounting and Audit since 2009 when she attended her first master class conducted by Social Audit Network, UK & Centre for Social Initiative and Management in Chennai. She heads the Coimbatore chapter of CSIM and is on its Governing Council. As part of Social Accounting and Audit assignments, she has written shadow notes for Shriram City Union Finance and also wrote the Social Accounts for New Life Charitable Trust, a Non for Profit organsiation in Chennai that serves senior citizens and children. She was the Social Auditor for SAFA, a Non for Profit in Hyderabad , that works towards socioeconomic empowerment of women through income generation and education. She is engaged in all aspects of the social accounting and audit cycle and has undertaken several studies assessing the impact of social initiatives by Corporates.

General Background

She holds a Ph.D degree in Sociology from the University of Mumbai with nearly 20 years research experience. As Consultant Social Researcher, she has worked on quantitative projects and qualitative studies in the field of Healthcare and Family Welfare with focus on HIV/ AIDS prevention, Disaster Assistance and Management, Urban and Tribal Development, Poverty Alleviation. In 2014-15, she was the State Project Coordinator for the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), Round 4, a large scale survey conducted under the stewardship of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, coordinated by the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai.

As Head of the CSIM, Coimbatore since 2012, she conducts Social Entrepreneurship programmes for students of Social Work and Management and undertakes various responsibilities associated with the functioning of the centre.