A brief description of my origin, education and interests. Some of my current projects are also listed here. Some of my favourite journey's through the internet including education and links to India and Melbourne, Australia. Interesting and free downloads on the internet that has made my journey much more exciting. Currently under construction.. Please take some time to give me feedback about your journey. Any suggestions and comments are greatly appreciated.
I am of Indian origin, now settled in Australia for the last 7 years. I have a graduate degree in Accounting and a post graduate diploma in systems management. I am a member of the Australian Society of CPA's and Toastmasters International
A brief summary of my professional experience, my current projects and some of my favourite things are as follows:
Over the past 4 years, I have been working for the State Government in Victoria, Australia where I have been mainly involved in the following functions:
- Analyse user requirements and assist in developing information systems to facilitate the streamlining of processes;
- Administer Lotus Notes Databases and train users in the use of software packages;
- Participate in various projects involving IT, Economic and Financial analysis;
Software packages that have enabled me in developing business systems and solutions include the Microsoft suite of products and Lotus Notes.
Current Position and Major Projects
I currently work for Business Victoria, an investment attraction agency within the state of Victoria whose main activity is in the area of investment and export facilitation. By utilising the expertise and knowledge of various industry sector groups, companies are able to cut through red tape and get all the assistance they need to do business in Victoria.
My role within the agency is to enable the collaboration of information and knowledge by developing, integrating and implementing business information systems.
Current major projects are:
- Training staff in the utilisation of recently implemented Lotus Notes Databases;
- Analysing existing financial reporting systems, and streamlining processes in this area;
- Participating in various outsourced projects to ensure that all requirements are met within the specified framework;
I am an avid lover of music, especially Contemporary Jazz Fusion. Click here for a site that I have dedicated to this music genre.
My various other interests include playing Badminton, going to the gym and dancing. I generally like anything that makes me feel positive and good about myself. Travelling and meeting a diverse range of people and cultures are among my other passions in life.
My favorites on the net consist mainly of Australian, Indian and Educational links.
I am proud to be an Australian, and hence my interest in Australian sites.
I am equally proud of my Indian background, therefore my interest in Indian sites.
Finally, to succeed in life, education and a professional attitude is a must. Hence, my interest in educational sites.
- News - A comprehensive listing of Australian sites including links to all major newspapers on line.
- Business - A Business Channel that provides high quality government information and services relevant to business in Victoria.
- Melbourne - All about Melbourne
- What's on in Melbourne - A comprehensive guide to who's who what's what and where's where in Melbourne.
- Anzwers - A search engine designed exclusively for Australian and New Zealand users.
- Travel - Everything to do with travel in and around Australia
- Money - Want to know more about investments, taxation, etc, then this site is for you.
- Business Centre - More resources on Australian business
- Careers - A good page to start if you are career minded.
More to come.... So stay tuned......
- News - All the news on India and more including links to its history, travel, movies and recipes. You can even customise your own newspaper.
- More News - A summary of South Asian News including Srilanka, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
- Art and Culture - An excellent site with links to the various forms of Indian art and culture.
- Cuisine - A page of mouth watering Indian recipes. Also includes recipes of other cuisines.
- Business - Indian Business page including a list of all Indian businesses by Industry Sector.
- India Mall - A Mall Dedicated To Indian Businesses Around The World.
- Cricket - Interesting links on cricket including live scores.
- Kerala State - The spice capital of the world, this state where I was born attracts a large number of tourists.
More to come....So stay tuned......
- Personal Book Shop - An excellent online resource for computing related subjects. You can have access of upto 5 books and acquire all the knowledge you desire.
- Lotus Notes - A site containing more than 500 links to Notes related pages.
- Microsoft Access - Access power developer site with heaps of tips.
- Tips - A listing of tips on a variety of subjects.
- Techweb - A technology news site.
- Data Warehousing - An impressive knowledge centre.
- Accounting - Links to the big 6 accounting firms in Australia.
- Relational Databases - Useful resources on SQL and RDBMS.
- Business Management - A premier online resource for contemporary business, management and technology knowledge
- Presentation Tips - Monthly speaking tips by renowned international speaker Lenny Laskowski. Also contains links to other sites on public speaking.
More to come....So stay tuned......
Last revised: March 06, 1999.