1 Name Designation Mailing Address Academic Qualifications Employee Number 2401 Contact Phone - Office Contact Phone - Personal Contact Dr. K. Manimekalai Professor and Director Centre for Women s Studies Alagappa University Karaikudi Tamil Nadu, INDIA M.Com., M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., M.S.W. (+91) (+91) / Total Teaching Experience: 26 Years Total Research Experience: 25 Years Research Area / Specialization(s): Women's Studies, Women Empowerment, Violence against Women. Guidance / Supervision Program of Study Completed Ongoing Research Ph.D. 4 2 M.Phil. 7 - Project PG 64 - Research Papers Published in International Journals Published in Presented in International National Journals Conferences Presented in National Conferences Funded Research Projects (Completed) Agency Period Project Title From To 1999 Evaluation study of IFAD beneficiaries in Tamilnadu 1996 Entrepreneurship Development Programmes 1999 Swarna Jeyanthi Gram Swarna Yojgar (SGSY) 1. Agriculture Finance Corporation, Chennai. 2. District Industries Centre, 3. District Rural Development Administration, 4. British Council Division, Chennai 2001 Preparation and Application of Video documentary on Incomegenerating small scale enterprises for the women of SHGs 5. Peoples Watch, Tamil Nadu Human Rights Education in Schools of District 6. Department of Police, Tamil Nadu Gender Sensitization Training to the Police Higher Officials in Tamil Nadu Budget (Rs.) 60000
2 7. District Rural Development 2002 Evaluation of RCRSP Scheme in Administration, Ramnad Ramnad District 8. Tamil Nadu Institute of Urban Orientation Training course on Studies, Coimbatore (Ministry of Urban Development, GoI & GoTN) Women Empowerment for Women Councilors of all Urban Local Bodies 9. University Grants Commission 2005 Impact of Self Help Group on Centre for Women's Studies Women Empowerment 10. District Rural Development 2006 Total Sanitation Campaign Administration, 11. University Grants Commission - Centre Fund Social Capital and Empowerment of SHG Women in district University Grants Commission Community as a Domain for Centre Fund Violence Against Women 13. University Grants Commission Social Security of Old Age Women Centre Fund 14. University Research Fund Declining Sex ratio An Explorative Study 15. Alagappa University-Research Impact of Domestic Violence on Fund Children 16. Rural Training Centre (NABARD Evaluation Study of the Training Indian Bank Indian Overseas Programs conducted by Rural Bank) Training Centre 17. UGC-Centre Grant 2005 A Bench Mark Study on the Status and Roles of Women in Alagappa Higher Educational Institutions at Karaikudi 18. UGC-Centre Grant 2007 Study on Social Security of Old Age Women 19. UGC-Centre Grant 2006 Intensive Campaign for Women and Children 20. UGC-Centre Grant 2006 Orientation Programme on Gender Gap in Girls Education 21. UGC 2008 Women in Distress UGC Orientation programme on Gender gap in Girls Education 23. UGC Women Administrators: Challenges and Achievements in Different Sectors 24. UGC-Centre Knowledge Sharing Among Women Faculties in higher Educational Institutions- A Comparative Study in Tamil Nadu and Malaysia 25. UGC New Delhi 2013 Constructing Ideal Strategies for Countering Gender Violence Funded Research Projects (Ongoing) Agency Period Project Title Budget From To (Rs.) 1. UGC-Centre Fund Happiness Audit in Alagappa University in 15,000 Collaboration with MTWU 2. UGC-Centre Fund Promising Practices to Prevent Child Abuse in Collaboration with GRI 20, UGC-Centre Fund Political Participation of Women in 15,000
3 District Consultancy Projects No Agency Period From To 1. District Industries Centre, Since Legal Services Authority, Tamil Since Nadu Tamil Nadu Corporation for 1999 till Development of Women Ltd., date 4. NABARD, 2005 till date 5. All women police station, Since Karaikudi 1996 Project Title Entrepreneurship Development Programme Legal Counseling Mahalir Thittam Skill Training Programme to Self Help Group Members Family Counselling Budget (Rs.) Number of Seminars / Conferences / Workshops / Events attended : 115 Number of Seminars / Conferences / Workshops / Events organized : 154 Number of Invited / Special Lectures delivered : 102 Number of Books / Chapters / Monographs / Manuals written : 35 Particulars Published Communicated Total Books Articles Articles in the Book 3-3 Research Report News letter 1-1 Total Achievements / Awards / Honours 1. Served as Vice-Chancellor, Mother Terasa Women`s University, Kodaikanal ( ) 2. Served as Regstrar i/c, Alagappa University, Karaikui ( ) 3. Innovative B School Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, 2015, 7 th DNA and Stars of the Industry Group, Mumbai 4. ICTACT Woman Academic Leader 2015, ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, Chennai 5. B-School Excellence Award 2013 for outstanding contribution to Education by Bloomberg TV, India 6. Best Vice-Chancellor Award by Indian Red Cross Society 7. Seva Rathna Award, Bharathiar Cultural Academy, Erode, Best Student Award, Sri Parasakthi Colelge for Women, Courtallam, Best Teacher Award, Sevugan Annamalai College, Devakottai Membership in Professional / National / International Bodies 1. Member, Scholarship Selection Committee, Tamil Nadu Educational Trust 2. Member- Association of Women s Studies in India 3. EC Member -Regional Association of Women s Studies. 4. Member, Board of Management of Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Kundrakudi, Sivaganga 5. Member, Advisory Committee, Rural Training Centre( NABARD,Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank),Karaikudi 6. Member, Project Implementation Committee NABARD, Post Office Linkage- Micro credit scheme, Karaikudi. 7. Member Sexual Harassment Cell, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 8. Member, Advisory Committee, Juvenile Home, Sivaganga District
4 9. Member, Family Counseling Centre, All Women Police Station, 10. Karaikudi. 11. Member, District Dowry Harassment Cell, Sivaganga District 12. Member- Association of Women s Studies in India 13. EC Member -Regional Association of Women s Studies. 14. Member, Board of Management of Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Kundrakudi, Sivaganga 15. Member, Advisory Committee, Rural Training Centre( NABARD,Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank),Karaikudi 16. Member, Project Implementation Committee NABARD, Post Office Linkage- Micro credit scheme, Karaikudi. 17. Member Sexual Harassment Cell, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 18. Member, Advisory Committee, Juvenile Home, Sivaganga District 19. Member, Family Counseling Centre, All Women Police Station, 20. Karaikudi. 21. Member, District Dowry Harassment Cell, Sivaganga District 22. Core Team Member Village Placement Programme, Alagappa University. 23. Member, Advisory Committee of the Women Involved in Sanitation and Hygiene Forum of Bharathidasan University, Trichy. 24. District Co-ordinator for the Empowerment of Women-2001 Government of India, Department of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. Additional Responsibilities Governor s nominee Selection Committee, University of Madras Vice Chancellor s nominee Selection Committee, Bharathiar University Member Selection Committee, Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Member Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, Chennai Chairperson Regional Advisory Committee of IGNOU Regional Centre, Madurai Chairperson, Advisory committee, Centre for Women s Studies, Mother Teresa Women s University, Kodaikanal Member Board of Studies- Department of Women s Studies (Alagappa University-Karaikudi, Bharathidasan University-Trichy, Bharathiar University-Coimbatore, Avinasilingam University- Coimbatore, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development-Sriperumbudur) Member Board of Studies Department of Social Work, Alagappa University, Karaikudi Member Advisory Committee Centre for Women s Studies (Algappa University-Karaikudi, Bharathidasan University-Trichy, Bharathiar University-Coimbatore) NETWORKING Commonwealth York University, United Kingdom UNICEF, Chennai British Council, Chennai Tamil Nadu Women Development Corporation, Chennai District Administration, Ramnad and Sivaganga Queen s University, Canada National Commission for Women, New Delhi Directorate of Employment & Training, Chennai Sastri Indo Canadian Institute, New Delhi Central Social Welfare Board District Industries Centre UGC TAHDCO NABARD
5 Agriculture Finance Corporation, Chennai NGOs Nationalized Banks Tamil Nadu Police Department All Women police Station Tamil Nadu Social welfare Board Tamil Nadu Institute of Urban Studies Coimbatore Department of Posts India Women Studies Centres in other Universities in India Universities in Abroad Service Clubs/Institutions State Resources Centre, Chennai Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi Tamil Nadu State Commission for Women Tamil Nadu Adi Dravida Housing and Development Corporation Tamil Nadu Legal Services Authority, Chennai Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai District Industries Centre, Sivaganga District Rural Development Agency, Ramnad District Health Services PENN Trust for Women Development, Madurai. M. S. Chellamuthu Trust for the Mentally disabled, Madurai People s Watch (Human Rights organization), Madurai SOCO Trust (Legal Rights), Madurai List of Publication BOOKS PUBLISHED 1. Pennatral Vinnatral, Kalagam Publishers, Chennai, Dec Women & Entrepreneurship, Centre for Women s Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi Women & Development, Centre for Women s Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi Hand Book on Women s Studies: UGC NET/JRF Examination, Regal Publications, New Delhi, 2015, ISBN BOOKS WRITTEN FOR DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION 1. Women & Entrepreneurship - Women s Studies 2. Women & Management -Women s Studies 3. Gender Management System - Women s Studies 4. Women SHGs and Empowerment- SHG Management 5. Basic Principles of Self Help Groups SHG Management 6. Gender and Development Women s Studies 7. Personnel Management and Industrial Relations- Fundamentals of Personnel Management CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 1. Women in Governance 2. Harms of Media Violence on Women & Children 3. Gender Gap in India 4. Violence against women and children: Reforms and Remedies
6 ARTICLES PUBLISHED 1. Gender discrimination & Child abuse, Gender & progress Journal Mother Teresa Women s University, Kodaikanal, March Corporal Punishments and Violation of Child Rights, Aug 2012, 3. Gender Inclusive Language for Gender Equality, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Gender and Language, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Women and Entrepreneurial Excellence, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Education - A tool for Women Empowerment and Human Resource Development, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Women s Access and Challenges in Higher Education, Centre for Women s Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Gender Gap in Girls Education, Centre for Women s Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Gender Systems Gender, Equity & Main Streaming, Vol. III, Alagappa University, Karaikudi March Women and Higher Education- Gender, Equity & Main Streaming, Vol. II, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, March Heroine of Peace, Gender, Equity & Main Streaming, Vol. 1, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, March Women and Management, Third Concept- International Journal of Ideas, March Economic Empowerment of Women Through Self-Help Groups, Third Concept, New Delhi, Feb Career Consciousness of Women Administrators, Facts For You, New Delhi.Dec Women and Family Violence, Ettram Journal of Non Formal Education, State Resource Centre, Chennai, Nov Poor Packaging Mars Woodcrafts, Facts For You, New Delhi, March, Women and Higher Education A Trend, Autonomy of Women Through Higher Education, Department of Education, Mother Teresa Women s University, Chennai, March Ethirneetchal Potttal Vettri Nichayam, Malai Malar, January, Vezhithelu Vezhilithiru, Ettram Journal of Non Formal Education, State Resource Centre, Chennai, Nov Education is Essential for Women Empowerment, Ettram - Journal of Non Formal Education, State Resource Centre, Chennai, Need for Entrepreneurship Development Programme for Women, Valarthozhil, Sep Aval Vikadan, Page No. 29, April 2002.