Birth : 16th June, 1969
Address : C/o Ms. R. George
(For Communication) “GE”
Ramalayam, Pedeer road,
Mumbai – 400 026,
Phone: 20592087; 23517877. E-mail:Arunkurcute@rediffmail.com
State Of Health : Blind
Status : Unmarried
Known : Marathi, Hindi &
English (Read, Write and Speak)
Nationality : Indian
Exam. Board/ Univ. & Year Of Main Subject Percentage
of Marks Institution
Passing & Class
MSW Mumbai 1994 Social
Nirmala Niketan Intervention
Methods II Class
College Of and
Social Work Development
BA Mumbai Divistion 1992 Ancient
Indian Culture 55.05%
St. Xavier’s College II Class
HSC Mumbai division 1989 General
St. Xavier’s College First
SSC Mumbai Division 1987 General 62.57%
C. L. Boy’s First
During MSW [professional Training]
of the Activity Organisation Period
Field Placement during 1st year of Fellowship
For The Physically July 1992
Master Of Social Work (MSW). Handicapped Haji Ali, Mumbai. to
Field Placement/Block Placement Asha
Daan The Missionary Of July 1993 during 2nd Year of MSW. Charity
Byculla, Mumbai. to Feb. 1994
Seminar paper presented in college Nirmala
Niketan College Of Jan. 1994
during MSW - Part II on Social Work, Mumbai.
‘Education For All’.
A research project on a study of the
Nirmala Niketan College Of March 1992 awareness of needs and
problems Social Work, Mumbai. to
of the visually impaired among
sighted college students.
Work Experience after Professional Training
Name Of The Designation Period
Of Nature Of Work
Tata Institute of Research
August 2003 - Collected primary and second-
Social sciences Investigator
December 2003 ary data for supporting the study
India Blind Rehabilitaion July 1995 - July 1998 – Counselling and
guidance Progress Officer on various
problems related Association to
of the blind.
work of the
Co-curricular Activities During Graduation
Computer Proficiency Course
Diploma in Computer Operations from
Grey Cells Computer Centre (Bandra) scoring Grade A in May 1999. The course
included Computer Concepts, DOS Commands, dBASE III PLUS, WORDSTAR, Lotus 1-2-3, Data Entry.
Public Speaking : 1990 – 1991 (St.
Effective Communication : 1991 – 1992 (St. Xavier’s College).
Bofors issue, a seminar conducted by
St. Xavier’s College Political Science Dept. 1989.
Activities (Social Service League, St. Xavier’s College)
Secretary for a social service project
for the blind 1990 – 1992.
SSL Leadership Camp, July 1990.
Social Service League Rural Camp in Ambezari, 1990.
• Volunteered for
Toxic-free Asia tour of Rainbow warrior ship of GREENPEACE INTERNATIONAL, year
• Leslie Sawhney
Training Programme in Liberal Democracy and techniques of organisation, 1990.
• Leadership training
camp by Rotary Intemational District 3140 & Rotary Club of Midcity, 1993.
• Basic Mountaineering
course organised by Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, 1989.
• Essay competition
organised by the Indo-Soviet Cultural Society, 1990.
• World Work Seminar –
1997 on ‘Deep Democracy, Social Change And The Spirit’ organised by the Global
Process Institute, USA.
• Asian Canadian Youth
Exchange Study Work Camp organised by Service Civil International, India, Bangalore, Dec. 1991 – Jan. 1992.
Amateur Radio – 1st correspondence course from the Hadley School For The Blind
Sports and HobbiesS
• Third Maharashtra Sports Meet And Swimming Competition, Dec. 1983.
• Unicef Runathon,
• Brooke Bond
Challenge Cup (Cricket), Oct. 1991.
• West Zone Cricket
Challenge Cup organised by The National Coordinating Society For Communication
and Research, 1994.
• ‘Run To Win’
organised by BPCL from Manmad to Mumbai (270 km.) held between 24th & 29th January 1999.
• Open Chess Tournament for the blind (State
• Writing poetry,
• Playing music
(mandolin and flute).
Scholarship for the Best Marathi Student, 1990.
article titled Integration Of The Blind In The Era Of Globalisation was
published in ‘The New Break Weekly’ in the Kalyan edition (June 26, 2000).
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