CURRENT STATUS

Admission officer

Loyola College, Chennai from February 2009 onwards till date.

Vice  Principal

Academics  &  Services,  Loyola  College,  from  June  2014 onwards till date.

Director

Loyola Students Support Services, Loyola College, Chennai from
June 2014 till date.

Director

Indian  Centre  for  Research  and  Development  of  Community
Education,  (ICRDCE), Egmore, Chennai from May 2013 till date.

AREA OF INTEREST

  • Community Education and Skill Development

  • Life Skills and Counselling
  • EDUCATION



    2010-2014

    Ph.D.

    MADRAS UNIVERSITY

    Registered in December, 2009 and submitted in July,2013. Three years and Six months.

    2002-2004

    Master of Social Work

    LOYOLA COLLEGE

    Medical and Psychiatry from Loyola College, Chennai, got gold medal and also the best research award of 2004 MSW batch.

    1995-1998

    Bachelor of Science

    LOYOLA COLLEGE

    Bachelor of Science in Physics with First class (69%) from Loyola College, Chennai

    TEACHING



    • Teaching at the Department of Social Work at the PG level

    • Applied for PhD guideship and awaiting approval from the University of Madras









    WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Conducts workshops twice a year (June & November) every year on "Life Skills" for Community College teachers in India & abroad from 2010 onwards. Each workshop is for two days.

    • Conducts Teachers training programmes twice a year (June & November) on "Community College Concept and Implementation" in India & abroad from 2012 onwards. Each training program is for six days.

    • Selected as a delegate by CCID (Community Colleges for International Development, (USA) to participate in US-INDIA Higher Education Summit, held on 13th & 14th October, 2011, Washington DC, USA

    • Presented a paper on the "Best Practices of Indian Community Colleges Systems" Lone Star College, Houston, Texas, USA on 14th September, 2011.

    • Invited by the Prime Minister of PNG, Sir Michael Somare (Papua New Guinea) to evaluate the technical Schools and Community Colleges of PNG from 26th February till 29th March, 2011

    • Addressed the "President Forum" during 5th Asia Pacific Regional conference on Service earning held at Fu Jen Catholic University on 28th & 29th May 2015 and also presented paper on "From Service Learning to Community Engagement".

    • Conducted a four-day workshop on the concept and Implementation of Community Colleges in Yangon from 5th to 8th June, 2016 at the invitation of Bishops Conference of Myanmar in which 100 people including 10 Bishops attended the program.

    • Organized a Conclave among the Social Work Practitioners and Educators on social Diversity - International Social Work with an intercultural and de- colonial perspectives on the 30th April and 1st May, 2017 for two days in Loyola College, Chennai.