Profile of Girija Kumarbabu


Contact details

Email : gkumarbabu@yahoo.com
Location : Chennai

Summary of Experience in Social Accounting and Audit

Mrs Girija Kumarbabu is the Secretary of Indian Council for Child Welfare, Tamil Nadu and has over 35 years' experience in the social service sector. She serves as a Member in Juvenile Justice Board Chennai and is the Managing Director of Sankalp, an NGO in Chennai that is committed to the cause of promoting the rights of girl children.

She won the Best Social worker award 2009 from the Government of Tamil Nadu with Chief Minister's Gold Medal and Citation. She was also awarded the Outstanding Woman of the year 2009-2010 by the Inner wheel club-Madras Cosmos.

She holds several other portfolios, some being: Member, State Level Committee for Prevention of Trafficking in Women and Children; Chairperson - Subgroup on Trafficking & Child Protection of Tamil Nadu State Planning Commission; Co-Chairperson - Committee on Child Rights and child protection, ICCW New Delhi; Chairperson-Anti sexual harassment committee -Delphi TVS Company Oragadam; and Member - Medical Ethics Committee at Sri Ramachandra Medical University Chennai and Saveetha Medical University Chennai.

She has evolved a guidebook for grass-root level workers for training adolescent children and has co-authored a research study on the Impact of legislation on the situation of child labour that was sponsored by National Labour Institute.

She serves as a trainer for UNICEF and trains DTERT members on Child rights and child protection.

Mrs. Girija Kumarbabu is a Social Auditor recognized by Social Audit Network, India. She has served as Chairperson of Social Audit Panel for Cognizant Outreach, and not-for-profit organisations Chennai Mission, BESSO, and RASA.

She is also a trainer in Social Accounting and Audit and handles sessions during the Social Audit Master Class.