Balasubramaniam Lakshminarayan

Full-time, freelance translator. Fast, accurate, elegant. 25 years of experience.


C-105, Premier Apartments, Sandesh Press Road

Bodakdev Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380 054


Email Profile Page


Landline: 91 79 26852086 Mobile: +919879002506

Time Zone

GMT + 5.30


  • English to Hindi

  • Hindi to English

  • Gujarati to English

  • Gujarati to Hindi

  • Malayalam to English

  • Malayalam to Hindi


  • Translation

  • Editing/Proof-reading

  • Reviewing

  • Copy-editing

  • DTP

  • Font Conversion

  • Brand name analysis

  • Evaluation of test translation

  • Hindi consultancy

  • Transcription of audio and video tapes

CAT Tools

  • Trados

  • SDLX


  • Helium

  • LocStudio

  • POEdit

  • QtLinguist


  • InDesign

  • Illustrator

  • Premier

  • PhotoShop

  • CorelDraw

  • PageMaker

  • Publisher

Word processing

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Open Office (Writer, Calc, Impress)


  • HTML, DHTML,PHP, XML, JavaScript

  • Flash (with ActionScripting)

  • Website/software localization

  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

  • Medical

  • Legal

  • Business

  • Finance

  • Tourism

  • Literature

  • Films

Website Localization

Software Localization

  • Opera Brower Version 9
  • Goober Instant Messenger
  • Gnome Project (Linux)
  • KDE1 (Linux)
  • VLC
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Aqua Data Studio


Johnson and Johnson

  • Health Questionnaire on “Your Health and Well-Being”


  • Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Scale
  • Pain Questionnaire Visual Analog Scale
  • Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  • Patient Diary
  • Daily Pain Rating Scale
  • Daily Sleep Interference Scale
  • Neuropathic Pain Symptom Inventory
  • Patient Global Impression Of Change
  • Quality of Life questionnaire
  • Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue Scale
  • Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire

Center on Outcomes, Research, and Education (CORE), Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois

  • Pretesting Procedures
  • FACIT-BR and GRC Questionnaire and Patient Interview Form

California Highway Patrol

  • Seat Belt Law Brochure
  • Driving Impaired Brochure

American Cancer Society

  • Information leaflet on Quitting Smoking
  • Information leaflet on Colon Cancer
  • Information leaflet on Breast Cancer
  • Information leaflet on Cervical Cancer
  • Information leaflet on Prostrate Cancer
  • Data Collection Form on Work Productivity and Activity Impairment

Mental Health Association of Montgomery County

  • A Brief Look At Mental Health Related To Traumatic Events
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for Adults
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for College Students
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for College Students
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for Older Adults
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for the Workforce
  • Coping With Disaster Tips for the Workforce
  • Coping With Disaster Within The Faith Community
  • Coping with Loss and Grief - Generalized
  • Coping With Loss and Grief - Generalized
  • Disaster and Your Mental Health When to Seek Help
  • Helping Children Handle Disaster Related Anxiety
  • Helping Children Handle Disaster Related Anxiety
  • Surviving Sudden Loss

Global Health Reporting Website

Back Translation

  • SIGH-A – Structured Interview for Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale
  • TEACH - a new drug trial for treating breast cancer
  • Prior Informed Consent for A randomized, both side unknown, placebo and active comparison controlled, parallel group exercise to ascertain the efficacy and safety of Rivoglitazone as a monotherapy treatment of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.


  • 9,500 words legal contract of a US-based house rental firm from English to Hindi.
  • Seat-belt regulation and drunken driving brochures, California Highway Police.
  • Hate Crime Brochure
  • iMAGO Warranty
  • Consent Letter
  • Bill of Rights
  • Scottish Tenament Agreement
  • Prisinor Induction Checklist
  • Land Records
  • Race Relations
  • Badmer Coal-based Power Plant Petition - Raj PowerWest Pvt Ltd.
  • Public Notice
  • Asbestos Personal Injury Claim


  • More than 100,000 words of MSDN type of translation
  • “Technical Guidelines for the Environmentally Sound Management of the Full and Partial Dismantling of Ships” of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardious Wastes and their Disposal into Hindi (word count in excess of 40,000).
  • Editing the Hindi translation of the Safety Manual for Off-shore Operations for Macdermott. (100,000 words).


  • Royal Mail Press Release
  • Training manuals for the staff working on ships.
  • Honda E-learning Resources
  • IHG (Intercontinental Hotesl Group) Manager's Performance Manual
  • CAO Progress Report of Allain Duhangan Hydropower Project
  • The Worldwide Type 2 Studies  - Protocol 1218.20 - Recruitment Plan
  • Kraft Asset Inventory Project
  • Code of Conduct


  • Visa Card Personalization Questionnaire
  • Saudi Expatriate Questionnaire
  • TV Survey Form
  • Serco - Bringing Service to Life
  • Coca Cola Label Project
  • Brand Name Analysis


  • Passport Banking Service Brochure translation from English to Hindi for HSBC Bank (2,500 words).
  • Annual Report, World Bank for the year 2006 from English to Hindi.
  • Translation of the online foreign exchange trading website of Advanced Currency Markets (ACM) (
Translation 0.14 USD per source word
Editing/proofing 0.10 USD per source word
Hourly rate 40 USD
Minimum charges 50 USD