Our Team

V R Keshavraj, Executive Director

Mr. Keshavraj holds Master’s degree in social work specialized in rural and urban community development from reputed institution “Madras School of Social Work”. 

Being urbanite [Chennai] Keshavraj had an immense craving to live and work in rural situation.  Married his classmate and settled down in a village and started working with Shri. AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre from 1979 to 1982. Joined MYRADA on 1.8.1982 and worked in Agricultural Resettlement for Srilankan Repatriates projects in Kodaikanal area and in IRDP Projects as Resettlement specialist and subject matter specialist in extension till 31.10.1987 and started ARCOD in 1988




T Sivamurthi, Deputy Director

Mr. Sivamurthi is a Post Graduate in Business Administration from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He joined ARCOD as Accounts Assistant in the year 2002.  He has been promoted to various levels. At present he is working as Deputy Director.  

He is looking after overall administration, financial planning & management, monitoring of implementation of projects and reporting.




C N Prasannakumari, Project Manager

Ms. C N Prasannakumari is a lawyer by qualification. She also holds a masters degree in Sociology. 

She joined ARCOD as a Family Counselor in the year 2002. 

Later she was looking after the HIV prevention project during 2008 to 2012.

At present she is coordinating the CHILDLINE 1098 Project. 





A Panneerselvam, Project Manager

A. Panneerselvam is a Post Graduate in social work specialized in Youth Welfare. He has also post graduation in philosophy. He has been working for ARCOD from 2012. He is an experienced trainer. He has vast experience in the area of HIV / AIDS for more than 22 years. He is looking after the Children of Krishnagiri Project at present.  





Dr M N Sivadevkumar, Project Manager

Dr. M.N. Sivadevkumar is a Ph. D holder in Population Studies from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He worked in the field of Research for about 20 years. He also has vast experience in the development sector. 

At present he is looking after the Targeted Intervention Project for Prevention of HIV  





K Loganathan, Project Manager

Mr. Loganathan is a Post Graduate on Sociology from University of Madras. He joined in ARCOD as Field Staff in the year 2009. 

He has been promoted to various levels and Projects. at present he is working as Project Manager in India Literacy Project.