Varughese T C
Post Graduate in Town and Country Planning
Post Graduate in Economics.
Cert. Port City Management from Germany. (Conducted by ILO, Geneva)
Present assignments: Trainer, ASAP, Govt of Kerala.
Freelance Trainer for Corporates, Visiting Faculty for Management
Institutes like Indian Institute of Logistics, Aditya group of
2001 to 10 Karl Kubel Foundation and Karl kubel Executive Director
Institute for Development Studies,
1992 to 2001 Cochin Chamber Secretary and Chief
of Commerce and Industry, Executive Officer.
1979 to ’92 KITCO, Kochi Senior Consultant and
Chief of Management
1978 to ’79 IIM, Ahmedabad Faculty Member
Entrepreneurship Development and Achievement Motivation, conducted by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad in 1985.
Achievement Motivation Training by NIMID, Mumbai.
Summary of Skills and Experience
30 years of rich work experience in teaching, training, industry and in the development sector. Have received international recognition (empanelled with ILO, Geneva).
Successfully developed and managed the training institute ‘Karl Kubel Institute for Development’ (KKID) at Coimbatore for the NGO, Karl Kubel Foundation that conduct capacity building and skill up gradation programmes for NGOes and other people working in the social development sector.
Experienced in planning and implementation and management of projects and training programs for industrial and community development and achieving the best results through continuous skill and capacity building initiatives.
Instrumental in promoting more than 1500 industrial units in the state through identification of entrepreneurial talents, training and support activities.
Well versed in designing training programmes, developing course modules, conducting and evaluating training programmes etc.
Experienced in conducting in-depth research and analysis into the impact of various types of development and entrepreneurship building programs and
Conceptualizing and executing these programs for social, spiritual and financial
Up liftment of the target audience.
Empanelled by ILO, Geneva in the panel of experts for Entrepreneurship Development.
Empanelled by the Government of India in the panel of experts for Achievement Motivation Training.
Selected and trained more than 4000 potential entrepreneurs and motivated that resulted in promoting more than 1500 small enterprises by unemployed youth, women and socially backward community members
Established training institutes in Coimbatore for imparting training to people working in the development sector, at Karl Kubel Foundation.
Made the Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry self-sustaining through high growth in income and played a key role in building the Chamber’s image.
It was included in the global Directory of Chambers of Commerce and Industry published by ITC, Geneva.
Adopted several villages in Kerala and conducted several rural upliftment programs with excellent results, at KITCO.
Some of the Research Projects Conducted
Performance of Commercial Banks in Gujarat- A study conducted for Gujarat government.
‘Top Industrialists Development Program’, A study on the special traits of top industrialists, conducted for IDBI in 1990.
Feasibility study for a Ring Town at Ghatkesar, conducted on behalf of Hyderabad Urban Development Authority, in 1977.
‘Financial Problems of Small Scale Industries in Kerala’, conducted for the Inter Institutional Group, Kerala in 1982.
An evaluation report on Automatic Refinance Scheme (along with a study of units assisted under the scheme for IDBI, in 1982.