Mr. Titus is the founder of IRCDS.
After his studies, he has started working
as a science teacher in 1980. Next to his qualification as a teacher, he also has a master’s degree in sociology and one in educational sciences. Through an encounter with a disabled boy from Tiruvallur District, he got the idea of starting a school in this rural area to give these children the means to build themselves a better future. The school soon evolved into a development organisation for all marginalised groups. Next to guiding the staff, he is also liaising with Government departments, funding agencies and partner NGOs to ensure that all projects are carried out effectively. He is a member of the following District level Government Committees: Viz Women Development, Child Protection, Health Society, District Education Programme, Resource Group. Programmer Manager
has started working with IRCDS in 1989.
After having completed his studies in engineering and a couple of years of working experience in that sector, he joined IRCDS as a Community Coordinator. Over the years, he gained experience in the field of development and is now the programme manager of the organisation. To add theoretical knowledge to his practical experience, he completed two master’s programmes: one in philosophy in sociology and the second on in public administration. He is managing all programmes ranging from women development, to the empowerment of disabled persons, Child Protection and Bonded Labour. From 2008 to 2011, he has been working as a District Programme Consultant for the International Labour Organisation and currently is a resource person for the CBR Forum for Persons with Disabilities in Bangalore. He is a member of the District Bonded Labour Vigilance Committee and the District Child Protection Committee.