CHIDAMBARAM A Assistant Professor

Profile Picture

  • Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • chidambaram.cseip@gmail.com

Academic Activity

Academic Activity Picture1

Academic Activity Picture2

Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Impact on Self Concept on Decision Making Style and Academic Achievement of Visually Challenged Higher Secondary Students in Tamil Nadu Bharathiar University 2013
2 Special B.Ed Visual impairment Bhoj. University 2006
3 M. Phil Social Work Bharathiyar University 2004
4 PGDRD Rural Development IGNOU (India Gandhi National Open University) 2000
5 UGC National Eligibility Test UGC (University Grant Commission) 1999
6 MSW Social Work Madras University 1998
7 B.A English Literature Madras University 1996

Area of Specializaion

Disability Management and Social Health

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 The Satya Award for Excellence. NATIONAL Satya special school, Puducherry & the Hands foundation. 2017 NA
2 Torch Bearer NATIONAL IIM Bangalore and Fourth Wave Foundation 2013 NA
3 Titled Torch Bearer NATIONAL IIM Bangalore and Never the Less Foundation 2012 NA

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive policy (CSSE&IP) Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Vocational Guidance Officer Department District Disability Rehabilitation Centre, DDRC, Tirunelveli District level Survey on Disability and Health (Thirunelveli) Tamil Nadu
2 Assistant Professor Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive policy (CSSE&IP) Pondicherry University Ascertaining the Status of Skilled and Semi skilled Visually Challenged Vendors at train in Tamilnadu.
3 Assistant Professor Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSE&IP) Pondicherry University Visual Documentation [Thandavalavazhkhy] Socio Economic Status of PWDs
4 Assistant Professor Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSE&IP) Pondicherry University Status of Reservation in Welfare Schemes which has been implementing by Government of Tamilnadu with reference to CMSPGHS, IAY, Free distribution of Cattles (Cows and Goats)

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Project officer Deepam Educational Society for Health DESH Health Educator, Area Supervisor and Project Officer of Reproductive and Child Health Project
2 State Co-ordinator for State Facilitating Centre Action Aid International- India, Chennai Facilitating Inclusive Education

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A Scrutiny of Inclusive Education Prevalent in Puducherry Dr. A.Chidambaram Shanlax International Journal of Management Volume 5, August, 2017, 214/223 2017 2.082

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Analysing the Impact of SHG Movement on Women Gaining Health and Skill Development Dr. A.Chidambaram, G.Madanmogan. International Journal of Business Intelligence & Innovations Volume – 1, December 2016. 121-130 2016 0.000
2 A Study on Financial Inclusion Prevalent Among Disabled Dr. A.Chidambaram, G.Madanmogan. International Journal of Business Intelligence & Innovations Volume – 1, June 2016,132-147 2016 0.000

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Organised Agitation by Visually Challenged Graduates and College Students in Search of Empowerment Dr. A.Chidambaram Crafting Inclusive Development Serials Publication 4803/24 Ansari Road Darya Ganj New Delhi-110002 (India) serials@mail.com 2015 97 8-81-8387-699-5

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 MSW 4 Department of Social Work
2 2017 MSW 3 Department of Social Work
3 2015 MSW 2 Department of Social Work
4 2014 MSW 3 Department of Social Work
5 2012 M.PHIL 2 CSSE&IP
6 2012 M.PHIL 3 CSSE&IP

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Role of social worker for Inclusion of PWD Symposium on the Road map for Effective Implementation of RPwD Act-2016 NIEPMD, CSSE&IP & HEPSN, PU. National 07-02-2018 08-02-2018 2018
2 Facilitated State Rules Sensitising RPWD Rules to the Differently abled Dept. Of Social welfare, Puducherry National 16-06-2018 16-06-2018 2018
3 Why RPW Act?,Special Provisions Highlighted in RPWD National Seminar on "The Road Map for Effective Implementation of RPwD Act, 2016" CSSE&IP,HEPSN & NIEPMD National 17-05-2018 17-05-2018 2018
4 Self Advocacy Orientation on National Trust Act 1999 CSSEIP,HEPSN& Satya Special School National 27-03-2018 27-03-2018 2018
5 A Study on Exclusion of Divyangjan from welfare Scheme of government Challenging Exclusion NIEPMD & SRM University International 30-01-2018 02-02-2018 2018
6 Parity in Education Sensitising RPWD Rules to the Differently abled Dept. Of Social Welfare, Puducherry National 16-06-2018 16-06-2018 2018
7 Facilities in Higher Learning Institutions with Special Reference to Higher Educations for Person wi One day Training programme to District representatives of Disable People Organization (DPOs) HEPSN Enabling unit of PU National 28-01-2017 28-01-2017 2017
8 Inclusion in Pondicherry University National Seminar on Inclusion From Education to Employment Satya Special School & DSW National 06-12-2017 06-12-2017 2017
9 Women with Disability Protection and Prospects in RPWD act 2016 Self Help Group Disable Women Meet Puducherry Centre for Women Studies, Pondicherry University Regional 09-03-2017 09-03-2017 2017
10 Historical Background of Rehabilitation services in India One day Training Programme on “Antrachakshu” Sensing disabilities NIEPMD, CSSE&IP & HEPSN, PU. National 03-03-2017 03-03-2017 2017
11 Role of HEPSN in the field of Higher Education. National Conference on rights of persons with disabilities act (RPWD- ACT) - 2016 (Role of Information Communication Technology) NIEPMD, CSSE&IP, HEPSN, PU. National 30-03-2017 31-03-2017 2017
12 Role of Educational Institutions on implementation of RPWD ACT 2016 National Conference on rights of persons with disabilities act (RPWD- ACT) - 2016 (Role of Information Communication Technology) NIEPMD, CSSE&IP, HEPSN, PU. National 30-03-2017 31-03-2017 2017
13 Status of Disable Reservation in Ministry of Rural Development and Animal Husbandry schemes of Gover Meet on District Representatives of Disable People Organizations (DPOs) Association for the Rights of Visually Challenged, ARVIC, Coimbatore State 26-02-2017 26-02-2017 2017
14 Role & Responsibilities of Professional working in disability intervention In-Service Training Program and Sensitization of Key Functionaries Leprosy Mission,Villupuram National 12-06-2017 12-06-2017 2017
15 Role of Graduates in the field of Disability Rehabilitation : One day Awareness Programme Sristy village, BWDA arts and Science College, Villapuram district, Tamil Nadu College 13-10-2016 13-10-2016 2016
16 Accessibility Issues in Educational Institutions One day International Conference Sathya Special School and Department of Social Work, PU International 21-10-2016 21-10-2016 2016
17 Existing condition of Disable Reservation in CMSPGH IAY Schemes Implemented by Govt of Tamil nadu District representatives of Disable People Organizations (DPOs) Tamilnadu physically Handicapped Federation in Tiruvarur Regional 05-11-2016 05-11-2016 2016
18 A Study on Inclusive Education in Puducherry One day National level Conference on Indian Economic Development The Department of Economics, Dharmamurthi Rao Bahadur Calavala Cunnan Chetty’s Hindu College National 09-12-2016 09-12-2016 2016
19 Resource Mobilization and Government Linkage towards Self Employment of PWD Skill Training Program Of Persons with Disabilities National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai National 06-07-2015 17-07-2015 2015
20 Best Research Practices in Disability and their Impact NATIONAL SUMMIT for Rehabilitation Scientists and Practitioners Expanding Horizons of Research Practices & HRD National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD) Chennai National 20-11-2015 20-11-2015 2015
21 Conflict Resolution &Problem Solving Conflict Resolution &Problem Solving State Bank of india SBI, State Learning Centre SBLC, Perambur, Chennai Regional 20-03-2014 20-03-2014 2014
22 Inclusive Community Resource for Person with Disability-Professionalizing Social Work Intervention i Social Defense Issues Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Regional 10-02-2014 10-02-2014 2014
23 Strategies for Inclusion of Differently Abled in College Education Social Defense Issues Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Regional 12-02-2014 12-02-2014 2014
24 Group Dynamics and Problem Solving Session for Visually challenged Employees of SBI Training Programme State Bank of Hyderabad National 25-10-2013 25-10-2013 2013
25 Capacity Building on Communication skills , Leadership and Team Building Session for Bank Employee Training Programme State Bank of Hyderabad National 25-10-2013 25-10-2013 2013
26 Spirituality and Disability Praxis and Disability Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University National 26-07-2013 26-07-2013 2013
27 Conflict Management Training Programme for Visually Impaired Bank employees SBI, SBLC, Perambur, Chennai National 18-03-2013 18-03-2013 2013
28 Guidance and Counseling Programme for Differently – Abled Student UGC- Sponsored Awareness Programme Tagore Arts College, Lawspet, Puducherry Regional 22-01-2013 22-01-2013 2013
29 State and Central Schemes and programs for Visually Challenged Employees of C & D category Training Programme National Institute for Visually Handicapped,NIVH Regional Centre, Chennai Regional 06-11-2012 06-11-2012 2012
30 Conflict Resolution Training Programme National Institute for Visually Handicapped NIVH, Regional Centre, Chennai Regional 06-11-2012 06-11-2012 2012
31 Education Plan towards API Indicators UGC API indicators in Tamil Translation- Educational Plan through THIRUKKURAL Department of Tamil, Presidency College, Chennai Regional 03-03-2012 12-03-2012 2012
32 Conflict Resolution Training for Group C and D NIVH Regional Centre Regional 14-07-2012 14-07-2012 2012
33 State and Central Government schemes and Programs for PWD Special Training for Group C and D: Visually Challenge employees NIVH Regional Centre Regional 14-07-2012 14-07-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 The Road Map for Effective Implementation of RPWD Act, 2016 NIEPMD, CSSE&IP Jawharlal Nehru Auditorium ,Pondicherry University, One day National 17-05-2018 17-05-2018 2018
2 Seminar on Orientation of National Trust Act Satya Special School, National Trust & CSSE&IP Jawharlal Nehru Auditorium, Pondicherry University, One day. National 17-02-2018 17-02-2018 2018
3 Symposium on RPWD act 2016 Stake Holders NIEPMD, CSSE&IP Conference Hall, Library Annex Regional 07-02-2018 08-02-2018 2018
4 National Conference on RPWD Act NIEPMD, MSJE, CSSE&IP Cultural Cum Convention Centre, PU National 30-3-2017 31-3-2017 2017
5 Seminar on Right to Education Act NIVH AND CSSE&IP UMISARC Auditorium Regional 2013 2013 2013
6 Seminar on United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities National Institute for Visually Handicapped Regional Office, Chennai Cultural Cum Convention Centre, PU Regional 2013 2013 2013
7 The Process of Development and the Present Living Conditions of the Tribes in India CSSE&IP Pondicherry University National 19-03-2012 20-03-2012 2012
8 Popularizing the Welfare Policies, Programmes and Acts pertaining to person with disability HEPSN Cell, PU Pondicherry University National 21-10-2012 21-10-2012 2012
9 Inclusive Perspectives and Development of Scheduled Tribes CSSE&IP Pondicherry University National 29-03-2010 29-03-2010 2010
10 Public action and Inclusive Policy: Taking Stock of the Reality and Exploring the Roads Ahead CSSE&IP Pondicherry Univeristy National 22-03-2010 24-3-2010 2010

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Orientation on Accessible Technologies and Assistive Devices for Persons with Visual Impairment HEPSN PU Library Annex, Louis Braille Library, PU Regional 2018 2018 2018
2 Antrachakshu, Sensing the disability NIVH Regional Centre Chennai Conference Hall , Library Annex University 03-03-2017 03-03-2017 2017
3 Status of Reservation for Persons with Disabilities in State Welfare Schemes HEPSN PU Pondicherry University State 2016 2016 2016
4 Orientation on innovation club and assistive technologies for PWD HEPSN PU Pondicherry University State 2015 2015 2015
5 Debate on Barriers in the Society (Physical Verses Psychological) CSSE&IP Pondicherry University University 2015 2015 2015
6 Orientation on Computer literacy HEPSN PU Pondicherry University University 2014 2014 2014
7 Mobility and Orientation Pondicherry university Anandharanga pillai library, PU University 2013 2013 2013
8 Delebration and debate on Physical, Psychological and Societal Barriers CSSEIP PU Pondicherry University University 2013 2013 2013
9 Status of disability reservation in employment HEPSN PU Pondicherry University State 2011 2011 2011
10 Policy, Programmes and Acts for Persons with Disability CSSE&IP Pondicherry University University 2010 2010 2010

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 German Leprosy Relief Association Rehabilitation Fund Board of Member 2012

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator, HEPSN Enabling Unit, Pu 6 years Overseeing the Overall Welfare Measures Implemented by University for Person with Disability EG: Reservation, Accessibility, Admissions, Distribution of Assistive Educational devices and other Welfare measures

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Medical Camp-Narikoravar March 2013(One day) Coordination with Narikoravar Hamlet and Mahatma Gandhi Medical College
2 Sensitisation workshop at Arignar NAna Government Arts College, Karaikal February 2010(One day) Organisation and delivery of talkon Social Inclusion through Career Guidance and Counselling
3 Awareness Programme of Governmental provisions for Differently Abled Students of Pondicherry Univers March 2010(One day) Organisation and delivery of talk
4 Sensitisation and Awareness Programme for Fishing Community Youth at Pillaichavady Village March 2010(One day) Organisation and delivery of talk
5 Sensitization Programme for Scheduled Caste Students staying in different SC Welfare Hostels in Pudu March 2010(One day) Organisation and delivery of talk

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Institution/Industry Nature of Collaboration Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink