TDD - Role of Social Media in NGOs on 20th August, 2011

Time and Date: 
Sat, 2011-08-20 15:00 - 18:00
Ma Foi Management Consultancy Centre, Nataraja Bay, Citi Centre, New No 306, ( old no 197) Poonamalle High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600 010 Phone : 044 - 66227000 (Landmark: Above Maruthi showroom and near Pachiappa’s College).

Registration Fee  CIOSA Members - Rs. 200/ -  non members - Rs. 300/-  Students – Rs.150/-


02:30 – 3:00


Registration and Check-in




3:00 – 3:10


Welcome address

Speaker: Mr. Karthikeyan, Consultant – CIOSA, Chennai
  - Eureka SuperKidz – Education:10 – 3:20


About CIOSA and objectives of TDD Program

Speaker: Mr. Prasanna, Manager – CIOSA, Chennai




3:20 – 4:00


Importance of Public Relations in NGO managment

Speaker: Mr. Ramkumar Singaram

Chief Executive -  Catalyst Public Relations          

(Speakers profile attached)

4:00 – 4.45


Media / journalism & NGOs

Speaker: Ms Kavitha Murlaidharan

 Sr. Correspondent – The week Magazine




4.45 – 5.15


Benefits of Bolgging / Bloggers to NGOs 

Speaker: Ms. Anita Jebaraj

Social issues & NGO blogger

(Speakers profile attached)




5.15 – 5.45


Networking time with tea/snacks




5.45 – 6:00


 Wrap-up and Vote of thanks           




Organized by:

Confederation of Indian Organizations for Service and Advocacy (CIOSA)

CIOSA ,C/O. Damien Foundation, 14, Venugopal Avenue, Spur tank Road, Chetpet,

Chennai - 600 031, Phone : 044- 65515921 Mob : 8608590071 / 9282339070

Email : /






Ramkumar Singaram, CEO, Catalyst PR


Ramkumar Singaram founded Catalyst PR on July 1997. Ramkumar Singaram began his career life at Bulls Eye Magazine as Equity Research Analyst. In 1994, his stint as sub – editor at Valar Thozil, a tamil monthly business magazine moulded him in business journalism and was incited to initiate PR service for SMEs. 3 years later he founded Catalyst Public Relations. 

Today, he has coordinated more than 1000 PR assignments for 400 + clients like Shriram Group, Syntel Inc, Gold Winner, Aachi Masala, Ethiraj College for Women, Alpha Group of Institutions etc. Apart from giving guest lectures at Advertising Club Madras, Makkal TV, Softview Institute of Mass Communication and Tamil Media Club, his unquenchable passion for writing persists. 

He has penned more than 20 cover stories for Valar Thozil (Tamil Magazine) and written articles for leading Tamil magazines and publications like Kumudam, Kungumam, Mangayar Malar, and Dinamani etc. In March 2008, his book on the nuances to savings ‘Selvai Kurainga Sir‘was published.

He believes in ethical PR practices and gets job pleasure from challenging tasks. He is an inspiration and driving force for his team at Catalyst.


Anitha Jebaraj – Blogger


Anitha is blogger who has four independent blogs about lifestyle, education, work, and photos. She has been blogging for close to five years. She has been blogging for NGOs that deal with various social issues such as mid-day meals, education, mentoring, art therapy, rural libraries, micro-finance, and girl/women empowerment. She also has a YouTube channel where she shares videos on travel, cooking, music, and more. Anitha has been part of both offline and online training programs at colleges, corporates, and training institutes and has been working for close to 11 years. She is a B.E from Anna University and has a Masters in Human Resource Management. 


Few of her blog links:  - Advesa Trust - Rural Libraries  - Nalandaway Foundation - Mentoring and Girl Child empowermnet  - Akshaya Patra Foundation - Mid-day meals  - Eureka SuperKidz – Education