ANBU K. Associate Professor

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  • Department of Social Work
  • School of Social Sciences & International Studies
  • anbucovai@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 MBA Management IGNOU, New Delhi 2006
2 Ph.D. Social Work Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 2003
3 M.Phil. Social Work Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 1993
4 M.A Social Work Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 1991
5 B.Sc Chemistry Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 1989

Area of Specializaion

Social Work in the Work Place, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Community Social Work, Social Work with adolescent and youth and Social Work Research.

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

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Associate Professor Social Work Pondicherry University, Puducherry
2 Assistant Professor Social Work Pondicherry University, Puducherry
3 Senior Lecturer Management Guruvayurappan Institute of Management, Coimbatore
4 Senior Lecturer Social Work Dr.G.R.Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore

Research Experience

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Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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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 Urbanisation and Tribal Elderly in India: A Case Study Iftekhar Alam and Anbu, K. International Journal for Research and Development Vol.3, No.1, 24-28. 2015 -
2 Food security among Tribes: Contemporary issues and challenges Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K. International Journal for Research and Development Vol.2, No.1, 14-18 2014 -
3 Ecology and Tribal Festival: An analysis of old seed festival in Visaka Belt in Andhra Pradesh Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K. Journal of Research, Extension and Development Vol.2, No.10, 51-55 2014 -
4 Role stress, job performance and job satisfaction of supervisors in textile industry k.Anbu Journal of Research, Extension and Development Vol.1, No.10 2013 -
5 Knowledge on cancer among cancer patients Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. International Journal for Research and Development Vol.1, No.4, 31-34 2013 -

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 Insights into the entrepreneurial role stress of women entrepreneurs in Kudumbashree based micro enterprises in Kerala Akhila,E. and Anbu,K. International Journal of Academic Research and Development Vol.3, Issue 1, January, 499-504 2018 RJIF 5.22
2 Spiritual well-being and Caregivers’ Strain in Demetia Caregiving 8. Mancy C.Pareeth and Anbu, K. International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Studies Vol.3, Issue 6, June, 12-18 2016 -
3 Abuses of children with disability in Cuddalore city of Tamil Nadu, India 7. Katamgari Balaiah and Anbu, K. Journal of Exclusion Studies Vol.5, No.2, August, 177-183. 2015 -
4 Urbanisation and Tribal Elderly in India: A Case Study Iftekhar Alam and Anbu, K International Journal for Research and Development Vol.3, No.1, 24-28 2015 -
5 Food security among Tribes: Contemporary issues and challenges 4. Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K International Journal for Research and Development Vol.2, No.1, 14-18 2014 -
6 Ecology and Tribal Festival: An analysis of old seed festival in Visaka Belt in Andhra Pradesh Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K International Journal for Research and Development Vol.2, No.10, 51-55 2014 -
7 Panchayat Raj Institutions as an instrument for women empowerment Stalin, A. and Anbu,K. SELP Journal of Social Science Vol. IV: Special Issue 2013 -
8 Role stress, job performance and job satisfaction of supervisors in textile industry K.Anbu Journal of Research, Extension and Development Vol.1, No.10 2013 -
9 Knowledge on cancer among cancer patients 3. Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K International Journal for Research and Development Vol.1, No.4, 31-34 2013 -

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.
1 Social Group Work for Adolescent-Parent Communication Abin Mathew, K.Anbu Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany 2014 978-659-37762-4

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Rural Camp – An Important Part of Social Work Ediucation: Opportunities and Challenges Akhila, E. and Anbu, K. Social Work Education: Integeration of Theory & Practice Shanlax Publications, Madurai 2016 978-93-85977-24-4
2 A review analysis of malnutrition and nutrition policy on Indian pregnancy women Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K. Women in Differential Fields: Issues and Challenges Archers and Elevators Publications, Bangalore 2016 978-93-85640-49-0
3 Tribal Education in India: Constraints and opportunities Ramanamurthy Gedda and Anbu, K. Social Justice for Weaker Section Scholars World, New Delhi 2015 9789351306306
4 Occupational Health Hazards of Women Manual Scavengers in Puducherry Stalin, A. and Anbu,K. Good Governance and sustainable Development (Volume II) Political Science and Public Administration wing, Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar. 2012 978-93-81992-10-4
5 Environmental Awareness among the College Students in madurai District Maria Antony Raj, M., Anbu,K. and Narayana Raja,P.N. Good Governance and sustainable Development (Volume II) Political Science and Public Administration wing, Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 2012 978-93-81992-10-4
6 A study on Stigmatized Street Living Families in Pudicherry: An in-depth Analysis Katamgari Balaiah and Anbu,K. Recent Development and Emerging Trends in Social Work Research Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Chennai 2012 978-81-8424-757-2
7 Combating Cancer Menace: A Development Perspective Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. Social Development in India-New Vistas and Challenges Authorspress, New Delhi 2011 978-81-7273-509-8
8 Knowledge of Human Rights among Female Secondary School Teachers in Puducherry Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. Importance of Human Rights and Women Empowerment Gobi Arts and Science College Publications, Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu 2011 978-81-910200-5-2
9 A Study on Lifestyles and Risk of Cancer among Truck Drivers on the Puducherry-Tindivanam Highway in Puducherry Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. Social Development in India-New Vistas and Challenges Authorspress, New Delhi 2011 978-81-7273-509-8
10 A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Breast Self-Examination among Female Higher Secondary School Teachers in Puducherry Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. Health and Development- Ageing Disability and Gender Issues Authorspress, New Delhi 2011 978-81-7273-623-1
11 Mental Health Intervention and Cancer Treatment Sivakumar,C. and Anbu,K. Professional Social Work in India- Rhetoric and the Reality Westerrn Publication, Coimbatore 2011 978-81-9074-896-4
12 Health Status of Elderly in Old Age Homes V.Vijayalakshmi and Anbu,K. Health and Development: The Millennium Perspectives Rawat Publications, Jaipur 2011 978-81-316-405-2
13 A Study on Mental Health Awareness and Psychological Well-being of Postgraduate Students of Social Work at Pondicherry University Sivakumar.C and Anbu.K Inclusive Development – A Social Science Perspective Rockcity Publications, Tiruchirappalli 2010 978-93-80767-03-1
14 A Study on the Prevalence of Obsessive Compulsice Disorder and Depression Among Alcoholics with Special Reference to Kasturba Gandhi Memorial De-addic P.K.Manjulakshmi, K.Anbu and F.X.Lovelina Little Flower Contemporary Social work Research Allied Publishers, Chennai 2010 ISBN: 978-81-8424-571-4

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
1 Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Self-efficacy of school teachers in Puducherry PMMMNMTT/MHRD/GoI , School of Education, Pondicherry University one year 1.25 lakh 2020

Ongoing Consultancy Works

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

Completed Projects

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Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2019 MSW 4 Social Work
2 2018 MSW 5 Social Work
3 2017 MSW 5 Social Work
4 2016 MSW 5 Social Work
5 2015 MSW 7 Social Work
6 2014 MSW 6 Social Work
7 2013 MSW 7 Social Work
8 2012 MSW 7 Social Work
9 2011 MSW 6 Social Work
10 2010 MSW 5 Social Work
11 2009 MSW 6 Social Work

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 M.Maria Antony Raj 28.05.2011 Resilience among the students with visual impairment in the special schools of Tamil Nadu YES 06.05.2016 YES 19.12.2017
2 Mancy C. Pareeth 27.02.2012 Dementia Management Strategies, Sense of Competence and Strain in Family Caregivers YES 13.10.2017 YES 18.04.2018
3 Stalin A. 25.08.2011 Participation in local self governance and empowerment of scheduled caste panchayat presidents in Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu YES 28.01.2016 YES 01.12.2016
4 Akhila E 14-10-2014 Quality of Work Life and Entrepreneurial Role Stress of Women Entrepreneurs in Kudumbashree Micro Enterprises in Kerala YES 25-10-2019 NO
5 Kriparaj K. (Bobby) 09.08.2010 Predictors of utilization of mental bealth care services for children with intellectual developmental disorder YES 17.11.2014 YES 13.07.2015
6 C.Sivakumar 08-09-2010 Psychosocial impact of caregiving and quality of life among caregivers of cancer patients in the Union Territory of Puducherry YES 14-02-2014 YES 15-12-2014
7 V.Ramana Murthy Gedda 07-09-2012 Food Security Among Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups: A Study Among the Khond Tribes in Visakha Tribal Agency, Andhra Pradesh YES 12-03-2019 YES 08-07-2020
8 Iftekhar Alam 01.03.2017 Adjustment and Life Satisfaction of Tribal Elderly in Urban Community: A study in Wayanad, Kerala. YES 01.03.2017 YES 12.12.2017
9 M.Premalatha 01.01.2004 A Study on the Psycho Social profile of Non GovernmentalOrganisation Employees at Coimbatore District. YES 17-10-2011 YES 05-03-2012

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

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

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date

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 innovations in Interdisciplinary Research - Session Chair VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “INNOVATIONS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH (VICIIDR-2020) Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Anand Nagar, Krishnankoil - 626 126 International 23-06-2020 24-06-2020 2020
2 Changing Trends and Challenges to Human Resource Development’ Changing Trends and Challenges to Human Service Profession P.G & Research Department of Social Work, Sree Narayana Guru College, K.G.Chavadi, Coimbatore National 09.02.2018 09.02.2018 2018
3 Pollution Control and Environmental protection Workshop on Pollution Control and Environmental Protection Department of Social Work, Kongu Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Erode National 05.03.2018 05.03.2018 2018
4 Participatory and Labour Market Choices of Women- Session Chair National Conference on ‘Women and work’ Centre for Women’s Studies, Pondicherry University National 17.03.2017 17.03.2017 2017
5 Profile, problems and aspirations of youth: Indian and global perspective Refresher training for national youth volunteers Nehru Yuva Kendra, Puducherry National 09.10.2016 09.10.2016 2016
6 Role of youth in addressing mental health challenges International Youth Day Trust for Youth and Child Leadership and Mughil Social Welfare Organisation, Pondicherry National 16.08.2014 16.08.2014 2014
7 Current Trends in Industrial Social Work Seminar on Challenges in Contemporary Social Work Practice PG & Research Department of Social Work, SreeNarayana Guru College, Coimbatore National 29-09-2011 30-09-2011 2011

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 XXXVI Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work Pondicherry University and iSPSW Pondicherry University, Three days National 22.02.2018 24.02.2018 2018
2 Sixth International Conference of the Indian Association of Social Science for Health Indian Association of Social Science for Health Pondicherry University, Two days International 07-03-2009 08-03-2009 2009
3 International Conference on ‘Autism: Social Skills and Creativity Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University , Two days International 29-12-2009 30-12-2009 2009

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Life Skills Development for College Students in Puducherry Region Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University, Four Days Regional 19-12-2016 22-12-2016 2016

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Kongu Arts and Science College, Erode, Tamil Nadu Member of Board of Studies in Social Work 2020
2 Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu Member of UG& PG Board of Studies in Social Work 2020
3 Indian Association for Social Science and Health Life Member 2018
4 National Association of Professional Social Workers in India Life Member 2018
5 Indian Society for Professional Social Workers Life Member 2018
6 Department of Social Work, Pondicherry Univeristy Special invitee to the School Board of Studies UG and PG Board of Studies in Social Work 2018
7 Department of Sociology, Pondicherry University Member of UG & PG Board of Studies 2018
8 Department of Political Science & International Studies, Pondicherry University Memeber of PG Board of Studies 2018
9 School of Social Sciences and international Studies Special invitee to the School Board of Studies 2016
10 Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University Member of Board of Studies in Social Work 2013
11 Dr.G.Damodaran College of Science (Autonomous), Coimbatore Member of Board of Studies in Social Work 2012

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Member of Doctoral Comittees in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Mass Communication, Anthropology 10 years 2010-2020 Monitoring the progress of research work and sharing expertise
2 Faculty Advisor of MSW programme 2014-2016, 2019-21 Mentored the students in their academic and outreach programmes.
3 Faculty Coordinator of MSW Field Work 2 years Coordinating MSW field work and placement activities
4 Faculty Coordinator(Admissions) 2 years Coordinating the admission process of MSW and Ph.D programmes
5 Faculty Coordinator (Examinations) 2014-15, 2018-19 Coordinating all the examinations of the Department
6 Member Secretary(Monitoring Committee of Shopping Complex) 2 years Monitoring the smooth functioning and maintenance of Shopping Complex of
7 Faculty Coordinator (Rural Camp) 5 years Coordinating the MSW rural camp programme
8 Faculty Coordinator (Study Tour) 5 years Coordinating the MSW study tour programme

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Warden (Valmiki Hostel) 2009-2011 Taking care of the needs of hostelers, redressing their grievances and ensuring safety and discipline in hostel
2 Outreach Coordinator 2 years Organizing cultural and awareness programmes to observe various national and international days like World Social Work Day, World Aids Day, World Human Rights Day, World Mental Health Day, international Women’s day, World Suicide Prevention Day etc.

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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