Prof. V. Indumathi, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, was the first Head of the Women’ cell at its inception on 20. 04. 2012,
followed by Prof. Priya Davidar, Professor, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences who took over the headship of the cell on 02. 07. 2012.
Prof. G. Chandhrika, Professor and Head, Department of History took over as Head, Women’s Cell on 04.03.2013
Dr. Sudha Sitharaman, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Pondicherry University on 23.03.2016
Dr. R. Nalini, Centre Head, Centre for Women Studies, Pondicherry University on 06.04.2018

The present office bearers

Head Period of tenure

Dr. H. Kalpana,

Professor & H.O.D, Department of English, Pondicherry University
Ph: 0413-2654967, E-mail:
22.06.2020 to 21.06.2022
Members Period of tenure

Dr. R. Sri Vidhya,

Assistant Professor, Subramania Bharathi School of Tamil Language & Literature, Pondicherry University (Faculty Representative)
22.06.2020 to 21.06.2022

Dr. K. Jayanthi,

Professor, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (External Representative)
22.06.2020 to 21.06.2022

Smt. R. Gayathri,

Section Officer, Estt (NT) Section, Pondicherry University (Non-teaching Staff Representative)
22.06.2020 to 21.06.2022

Ms. P. Lakshmi Priya,

Ph.D Research Scholar, Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University (Student's Representative)
22.06.2020 to 21.06.2022

Representatives of Women’s Cell

The Women’ Cell has nominated the following members to serve as representatives of various schools/campus, etc. at Pondicherry university

Sl.No Schools/Departments Name of the Member Phone Number
1 School of Life Sciences Dr. S. Sudharani, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pondicherry University 9443768726/961
2 School of Applied Sciences Dr. S. Lasitha, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Earth Science, Pondicherry University
3 School of Mathematical Sciences Dr. Sudesh Pundir, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Statistics, Pondicherry University
4 School of Management Dr. Sibi.P.S., Asst. Professor, Dept. of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University
5 Karaikal Centre for Management Dr. D.H.Malini, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Management (KKL Centre), Pondicherry University
6 School of Tamil Dr. R. Srividya, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Tamil, Pondicherry University 9994510063/736
7 School of Humanities Dr. Lakhimai Milli, Asst. Professor, Dept. of English, Pondicherry University
8 Andaman Centre (DOSMB) Dr. Gadi PadmavatiAsst. Professor, Dept. of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology, Pondicherry University 09933247796/---
9 Sports Dr. G. Vasanthi, Professor, Dept. of Physical Education & Sports, Pondicherry University
10 School of Social Sciences Dr. Aashita, Asst. Professor, Centre for Women's Studies, Pondicherry University
11 School of Education Dr. K. Chellamani, Professor, Dept. of Education, Pondicherry University/td>
12 School of Media and Communication Dr. V. Santhi Sri, Asst. Professor, Centre for Electronic Media & Mass Communication, Pondicherry University
13 School of Engineering and Technology Dr. P. Samudiswary, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry University
14 Community College (Main Campus) Dr. A. Bharathy, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Management, Pondicherry University
15 Directorate of Distance Education Ms. V. Umasri, Asst. Professor (On Contract), DDE, Pondicherry University