D. D. Kannan

Assistant Professor

  • Name:

    D. Kannan

  • Qualification:

    M.Sc., Ph.D.

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  • Date of Join: 2008-08-07


  • Saravanan, R., Sujana, K. A. and Kannan, D. 2019. Phytodiversity Analysis of Tree Species of Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary (KWLS), Odisha, India, Journal of Applied Sciences International, 22: 1-14. https://doi.org/10.9734/jalsi/2019/v22i430132
  • Velmurugan Lavanya and Dorai Pandian Kannan, 2019. Grey water treatment using effective micro-organisms and its impact on water qualities. Journal of Applied Sicences,19: 188-198, DOI: 10.3923/jas.2019.188.198 www.http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/ansinet/jas/2019/188-198.pdf
  • Mony Mahesh, Selvam Murali Krishnan and Dorai Pandian Kannan, 2018. Interactive phenomenon of plants and avian diversity in Vettangudi birds sanctuary, Southern India. Science International, 6: 65-70. DOI: 10.17311/sciintl.2018.65.70.
  • Saravanan, R., D Kannan, Sujana, K.A., and A D Pandey 2018. Documentation of medicinal plants used by the locals of Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha in the treatment of chronic joint pains, International Journal of Life Sciences Research 6: 180-185. (ISSN 2348-313X)
  • D. Kannan (2018) Trees of Thiagarajar College, Madurai, TEJAS Thiagarajar College Journal (Online) ISSN: 2456-4044 June, 2018, 3(2), PP 43-48, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31754.57284
  • D. Kannan and M. Annadurai, 2016. Indigenous Knowledge System Adoption in the Sustainable Cropping, Food Grains and Fishing Management, TEJAS, Thiagarajar College Journal (Online) ISSN: 2456-4044 ,1 (1): 64-75.
  • D. Kannan, S. Bagam Priyal:2015. Phytochemistry Study in three select Ecotypes of Cenchrus ciliaris, L. Grass., Roots International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 1: 56-59 (ISSN: 2349-8884).
  • Rasingam L, Jeeva S and Kannan D, 2012. Dental Care of Andaman and Nicobar Folks: Medicinal Plants Use as Tooth Stick. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Oct.2012, Vol.4: S1013-S1016.
  • D. Kannan and T. Arun Raja, 2010. Vegetation and diatoms diversity analysis in the ponds with varying utilization and management, Journal of Basic and Applied Biology, 4: 42-51.
  • S. Sukumaran, S. Jeeva, A. D. S. Raj and D. Kannan, 2008 Floristic Diversity, Conservation Status and Economic Value of Miniature Sacred Groves in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, Southern Peninsular India, Turkish Journal of Botany 32: 185-199.
  • Pesek T, Helton, L, Reminick, R, D. Kannan, Nair, M. 2008. "Healing Traditions of Southern India and the Conservation of Culture and Biodiversity: A Preliminary Study", Ethnobotany Research and Applications 6:471-479.
  • S Kiruba, S Jeeva, S Sam Manohar Das and D. Kannan, 2007. Bamboo seeds as a means to sustenance of the indigenous community Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol. 6(1): 204-216
  • M. Aravindakshan and D. Kannan, 2006. Caesalpinia sappan ? A potential natural dye yielding medicinal tree of Tamil Nadu. MedPlant Conservation Network, FRLHT, Bangalore, India, Vol 6:11-12.
  • G.D.P.S. Augustus, K. Rajarathinam, G.D.S. Kumari, D. Kannan and M. Jayabalan, 2005 Asian Journal of Chemistry 17(3): 1385-1389.G.D.P.S. Augustus, P. Mehalingam, D. Kannan, G. D. S. Kumari and M. Jayabalan. 2004 Evaluation and Bioinduction of Energy Components in Jatropha curcus L. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 16(3-4): 1415-1420.
  • G.D.P.S. Augustus, K. Rajarathinam, G. D. Shantha Kumari D. Kannan and M. Jayabalan. 2004 Chemical constituents and Energy content of Cryptostegia grandiflora: A promising Multi-use crop. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 16(3-4): 1421-1425.
  • M. Jayabalan, D. Kannan, S. Padmavathi, G. Premkumar and K. Rajarathinam 2001 ?Effect of Tannery effluent on Vigour Index, percentage speed germination index of seeds of Paddy ADT-36.? Journal of Industrial Pollution Control, Vol. 17: 207-212.
  • Kailash Paliwal and D. Kannan 1999 ?Growth and nutritional characteristics of four woody species under nursery conditions and growth after transplantation in semiarid field conditions at Madurai, India Journal of Arid Environments (Academic Press, UK), Vol. 43: 133-141.
  • D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1999 ?Effects of Rhizobium on growth and physiology of Acacia auriculiformis seedlings under nursery conditions?. Forest, Farm, And Community Tree Research Reports (FACTRR, Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association, USA), Vol.4: 24-28.
  • D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1996 Fertilization response on growth, photosynthesis, starch accumulation, and leaf nitrogen status of Cassia siamea Lam. Seedlings under nursery conditions. Journal of Sustainable Forestry (Haworth Press, USA), Vol. 4 : 141-157.
  • D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1995 ?Effect of nursery fertilization on Cassia siamea seedling growth and its impact on early field performance?. Journal of Tropical Forest Science (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, Malaysia), Vol. 8 (1995): 203-212.
  • D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1992 ?Dry matter production, chlorophyll, protein contents and foliar nutrient concentration in Peltophorum ferrugineum and Albizzia lebbeck under nursery conditions. Forest Ecology and Management (Elseiver Science Publications, UK), Vol. 50 (1992): 265-273.
      Book Chapters
    1. D. Kannan and M. Aravindakshan 2008. Conservation of medicinal plants for their sustainability: challenges and strategies for improvement. In: Forest Biodiversity, Vol. II (Eds. K. Muthuchelian, S. Kannaiyan and A. Gopalan) Associated Publishers, New Delhi, 2008, x, 314 p., (ISBN 81-85211-77-9).
    2. S. Jeeva, C. Kingston, S. Kiruba and D. Kannan, 2007. Sacred Forests - Treasure Trove of Medicinal Plants: A case study from South Travancore, In: Indian Folk Medicine (Ed. P.C. Trivedi), Pointer Publishers, India, pp. 262 ? 274.
    3. S.Jeeva and D. Kannan, 2006. Growth of Pongamia glabra seedlings under different soil condition, In: Ecology, Diversity and Conservation of Plants and Ecosystems in India (Eds. H.N. Pandey & S.K. Barik ), Regency Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 190-196.
    1. Kannan, D. and Mahesh, M. 2017. Avian population and dry benthic vegetation diversity enumeration in the birds, sanctuary ponds of gulf of Mannar Biosphere reserve. In: Proc. Perspectives on Biodiverwsity of India, Vol. III (Eds. P.N.Krishnan, S.Jayakumar, A.Bijukumar, C.K.Peethambaran, K.G.Ajitkumar, E.K.Eswaran, C.Sureshkumar and P. Krishna Priya), Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Association, Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala, pp. 58.63.
    2. Kannan, D. and Lavanya, V., 2017 Recycling of wet grinding food industry effluent through bioremediation approach, using Effective Microorganisms, In: Proc. National Conference ?Waste to Energy, Carbon Capture and Storage?, August 3-5, 2017, NIT, Rourkela, India,ISBN 818553124-2
    3. Dorai Pandian Kannan and M. Mahesh, 2016. Grass vegetation dynamics of Vettangudi wildlife habitat ponds, southern India. In: Proc. 10th International Rangeland Congress ?The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High-Tech World?,. (Eds. Alan Iwaasa, H.A. (Bart) Lardner, Walter Willms, Mike Schellenberg and Kathy Larson), July 17-22, 2016, Saskatoon, Canada, pp. 462-463. (ISBN 978-1-77136-458-4).
    4. D. Kannan, 2016. Need for Raising Standards in Environmental Education, In: Proc: Benchmarks For Excellence in Teaching and Evaluation, (Eds. D. Pandia Raja and C. Ravi), ISBN: 978-93-83209-04-0, pp. 64-66, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, India
    5. D. Kannan, 2016. Kabilar's Kurinipattu Flowers, portrayed in Ettuthogai and Parthuppattu (in Tamil), In: Proc. Traditional Medicinal Uses of Ninety Nine Flowers Quoted by Kabilar in Kurinjippattu (in Tamil) (Ed. C. Ravi), ISBN: 978-93-83209-03-3, pp. 28-29, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, India.
    6. D. Kannan and S. Bagam Priyal, 2015. Morphological variability potential of Cenchrus ciliaris L. ecotypes on their phytochemical substances and antibacterial activities, In: Proc. XXIII International Grassland Congress, ?Sustainable Use of Grassland Resources for Forage Production, Biodiversity and Environmental Protection
    7. Murali Krishnan, V. Jayalakshmi, N. Arun Nagendran and D. Kannan, 2014. Fungal Diversity Studies from the soil samples of desiccate surface of ponds with different land-use, In:(Editor: M.V.S.S. Gridhar), Proc. National Conference ?Water, Environment & Society (NCWES? 2014), ISBN: 978-93-83635-13-9, B.S. Publications, Hyderabad, India, June 30 ? July 1, 2014, pp. 156-161.
    8. Packiaraj, P. and D. Kannan, 2014. Comparative Analysis on the Riparian vegetation of the Pambar and Thalaiyar Freshwater Streams, Tamil Nadu, India, In: (Editor: M.V.S.S. Gridhar), Proc. National Conference ?Water, Environment & Society (NCWES ? 2014), ISBN: 978-93-83635-13-9, B.S. Publications, Hyderabad, India, June 30 ? July 1, 2014, pp.162-167.
    9. Mahesh, M., C. Selvaganesh and D. Kannan, 2014. A Study on the aquatic diversity in Vettangudi Birds Sanctuary Pond, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, , In: (Editor: M.V.S.S. Gridhar), Proc. National Conference ?Water, Environment & Society (NCWES ? 2014), ISBN: 978-93-83635-13-9, B.S. Publications, Hyderabad, India, June 30 ? July 1, 2014, pp. 187- 192.
    10. Mahesh, M., S. Murali Krishnan, N. Arun Nagendran and D. Kannan, 2014. Relative Physical qualities of water samples of different ponds with varying utilization, In: (Editor: M.V.S.S. Gridhar), Proc. National Conference ?Water, Environment & Society (NCWES ? 2014), ISBN: 978-93-83635-13-9, B.S. Publications, Hyderabad, India, June 30 ? July 1, 2014, pp.392-401.
    11. Dorai Pandian Kannan and Zachariah Miller Paul, 2013 Grass species population studies in freshwater pools of Sivaganga District, South India with different land-use, In: Proc. 22nd International Rangeland Congress: Revitalizing Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities, 15-19 September 2013, Australia, (Editors David L Michalk, Geoffrey D Millar Warwick B Badgery and Kim M Broadfoot), Vol.2, pp. 1054-1055 ISBN: 978-1-74256-543-9 (3 volumes; 2024pp.), New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia.
    12. Dorai Pandian Kannan and Sindhu Vaishnavi Kumar 2012. Effective Microorganisms used in Domestic Effluent Treatment System. In: Proceedings, IV International Conference, BALWOIS 2010 ?Water observation and Information System for Decision and Support?. Ohrid, Macedonia, Europe, May 28 ? June 2, 2012, pp. 9.
    13. D. Kannan and M. Annadurai 2011. Indigenous knowledge of range communities on natural resources and live stock management, Proceedings: IX International Rangeland Congress, Rosario, Argentina, April 2- 8, 2011, pp. 602
    14. D. Kannan and T. Arun Raja 2010. Comparative Spatial And Temporal Analysis Of Ecology Of Ponds With Varying Management Practices. In: Proceedings, IV International Conference, BALWOIS 2010 ?Water observation and Information System for Decision and Support?. Ohrid, Macedonia, Europe, May 25 ? 29, 2010, pp. 14.
    15. D. Kannan, and S. Jeeva 2008 Use of Ethnoveterinary Plants by Indigenous Rangeland Community of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. IGC-IRC Congress 2008, June 29-July l5, 2008, Hohhot, China, pp.22
    16. D. Kannan 2003 ?Rangeland Management using Specific Tree Stands for Improved Understory Vegetation Including the Fodder Production? Proceedings, VII International Rangeland Congress, Durban, South Africa, July 26 ? August 1 2003.
    17. D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1999 ?Coppicing Management of Cassia siamea for improved fodder production?Proceedings, VI IRC Vol.1 (1999): 299-300.
    18. D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1999 ?Effect of container-nursery spacing on seedling growth, photosynthesis and stomatal conductance of Cassia siamea (Lam.)? Proceedings, IUFRO {R.G. l.09-00}, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, MP, India, (1999): 273-278.
    19. D. Kannan and Kailash Paliwal 1996 Effects of nursery fertilization on growth, starch concentration and nitrogen status and field performance of Cassia siamea Proceedings, IUFRO S4.01 Conference, September 23-27, 1996, Technical University of Dresden, Germany, (1996) pp. 107-109.
      Scholarly Published Articles
    1. D. Kannan (2015) ?Tamil Illakiyathil Sutruchoolal? (Environmental Science, cited in Ancient Tamil Literature; in Tamil), Dinamalar Daily News Magazine, January 29, 2015, p. 10
    2. D. Kannan (2015) ?Parampariya Vizhakkalum, Sadangukalum?Kelikkai Kondadathirkku Mattuma?? (Is the traditional customs and festivals are only for celebrations?; in Tamil), Thiagarajar College Magazine 2013-2014, pp. 64-66
    3. D. Kannan (2015) ?Thamizhae Nam Vazhvu; Athuvaye Nam Unarvu? (The Pride of Tamil Literature (in Tamil), Dinamalar Daily News Magazine, June 23, 2015, p. 9.
    4. D. Kannan (2015) ?Samuga Mempatil Nunarivuthiran?? (Indigenous Knowledge applied in Societal Development; (in Tamil), Thiagarajar College Magazine 2014-2015, p.853-86.
    5. D. Kannan and M. Aravindakshan (2006) Pathimukam: dye yielding plantation tree, Science & Technology supplement, The Hindu news magazine September 7, 2006.
    6. M. Aravindakshan and D. Kannan (2006) Caesalpinia sappan ? A potential natural dye yielding medicinal tree of Tamil Nadu, Medplant Network News, 6: 11-12.
    7. D. Kannan (2000) Plant More Trees, Indian Express news magazine, June 13, 2000.
      Links on Research Profile:
    1. Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=1GeOTi8AAAAJ
    2. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0537-3469
    3. Mendeley:https://www.mendeley.com/profiles/d-kannan/
    4. Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dorai_Kannan
    5. Publons: https://publons.com/author/1446512/d-kannan#profile

  • Conference/Workshop Attended

    1. National Workshop on ?Nursery Technology? at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India,February 1&2, 1990.
    2. Bio-Energy Society 7th Annual Symposium on ?Bio-Energy for Employment generation and Environment Projection?, New Delhi, India, July 12&13, 1991.
    3. FAO sponsored seminar on ?Water-use-efficiency and Biomass Production? at National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India, September 26&27, 1994.
    4. Meeting on ?Nursery Technology? at NBRI, Lucknow, India, March 1&2, 1996.
    5. IUFRO working group S4.01 Conference on ?Effects of Environmental factors on Tree and Stand Growth?, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany, September 23-27, 1996.
    6. Meeting on ?Casuarina?, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, India, November 23, 1997.
    7. IUFRO working group 2.09.00 Symposium on ?Innovations in Forest Tree Seed Technology & Nursery Technology?, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chattisgar, India, November 22-25, 1997.
    8. National Symposium on ?Future Goals of Physiological Research for the Improvement of Plant Resources, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India, November 18-20, 1998.
    9. VI International Rangeland Congress on ?People and Rangelands: Building for the Future?, Townsville, Australia, July 18-23, 1999.
    10. VII International Rangeland Congress on ?Rangelands in the New Millennium?, Durban, South Africa, July 26 ? August 1, 2003.
    11. Recent Trends in Pollution Control and Environmental Conservation, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathiyamangalam, Tamil Nadu, July 15-16, 2004.
    12. 4th Indian Environment Congress 2006, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, April 28-29, 2006.
    13. National Conference on ?Forest Biodiversity Resources: Exploitation, Conservation & Management?, Centre for Biodiversity & Forest Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, March 21-22, 2006.
    14. National Conference on Wetlands, Nesamony Memorial College, Marthandam, Tamil Nadu, March 1-2, 2010.
    15. IV BALWOIS, Macedonia, May 26-June 2, 2010
    16. IX International Rangeland Congress, Rosario, Argentina, April 4-8, 2011
    17. XXIII International Grasslands Congress, New Delhi NCR, November 20-14, 2015
    18. X International Rangeland Congress, Saskatoon, Canada, July 17-22, 2016
    19. IV Indian Biodiversity Congress,
    20. Fourth Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC, 2017), National Seminar, Perspectives of Biodiversity of India, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, March 10-12, 2017
    21. National Conference National Conference on Waste to energy, carbon capture and storage, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Oddisha, August, 3-5, 2017
    1. Classroom Communication Skills Enhancement Training, IQAC-NAAC, Thiagarajar College (in commemoration of National Education Day), 11.11.2008
    2. National Level Workshop Examination Reforms, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, February 3-4, 2012
    3. Workshop on Reformation in Examination Systems, Office of The Controller of Examinations, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, 22.03.2012
    4. Training on Enhancement of Internal Quality, IQAC-NAAC, Thiagarajar College, 27.03.2012
    5. Online Examination Meeting, Controller of Examinations, Thiagarajar College, 06.09.2012
    6. Refresher Programme 'Stress Management and Emotional Well-being' Women?s Study Centre, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, 14.03.2015
    7. Workshop on 'Re-Envisioning Environmental Education and the craft of Teaching, Learning and Research', Lady Doak College, Madurai 19.08.2015-21.08.2015
    8. National Seminar 'Benchmarks for Excellence in Teaching and Evaluation', Thiagarajar College, Madurai, April 01-02, 2016


  • UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore Wastewater and Solid Waste Recycling 18.02.2009
  • TNSCST Workshop for Women SHGs, Vermicomposting, Department of Botany, Thiagarajar College, Madurai,12.10.2009
  • Nature Club Inaugural Address, G.V.N. College, Koilpatty on the topic: Biodiversity Conservation, 27.10.2009
  • Nature Club Inaugural Address, S.V.N. College, Madurai, Bioremediation, 28.12.2010
  • UGC Academic Staff College, Madurai Kamaraj University Waste Management, 19.11.2011
  • UGC Workshop, Department of Botany, Aditanar College, Tiruchendur Scientific Awareness to Farmers, 15.03.2012
  • Indigenous Knowledge System for Sustainability, UGC National Conference 'Environment & Sustainable Development: Issues & Challenges', Department of Botany, G.V.N. College, Koilpatty, 23.02.2013
  • Recent Techniques in Plant Sciences, Regional Level Workshop, Department of Botany, S.F.R. College for Women, Sivakasi, 2014
  • Training Programme for School Students, Govt. Hr. School, Keezhadi on Innovative Technologies for Mass Multiplication of Plants and Agro-waste Management, Keezhadi, 31.01.2014
  • Shivathala Marangal (in Tamil), (Scared Trees of Lord Shiva Temples), Department of Tamil, Thiagarajar College, 30.01.2015
  • Indigenous Knowledge System in Day-to-Day Life, UGC Students Seminar Biodiversity and Conservation of Medicinal Plants, Department of Botany, Sourashtra College, Madurai, 25.02.2015
  • Recent Trends in Plant Physiology, Department of Botany, S.F.R. College for Women, Sivakasi, 15.07.2015
  • Environmental Management System through Indigenous Knowledge System;, Department of Environmental Management, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, 12.03.2016

    • Working History

    • Research Associate (CSIR)

      3 years

      School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University

    • Lecturer (Ad-hoc)

      6 months

      Salim Ali School of Environmental Sciences,Pondicherry University

    • Lecturer (Leave Vaccancy)

      4 years 9 months

      VHNSN College, Virudhunagar

    • Senior Lecturer

      4 years 2 months

      Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Deemed University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore


  • Germany (September, 1996)
  • Singapore (July, 1999)
  • Australia (July-August, 1999)
  • South Africa (February, March, 2003)
  • Macedonia (May-June, 2010)
  • Argentina (September, 2011)
  • Canada (July, 2016)

  • Awards / Recognitions

  • Received Gold Medal for becoming as the Meritorious student in B.Sc., (Botany) Course for the year 1985 from VHNSN College, Virudhunagar.
  • Awarded with Research Associate Fellowship by CSIR, New Delhi. (1996- 1999)
  • ?Amrita Research Initiation Award? instituted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Deemed University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore on 2 nd January, 2006
  • ?Certificate of Appreciation with cash award?, offered by The Management of Thiagarajar College, Madurai, for the External Research grant (2012-2015) from MoEF, GOI, New Delhi, 12.04.2014
    1. Reviewer in Journals and Symposium
    2. Reviewed one manuscript for Applied Water Science Journal, Springer Publications
    3. Reviewed Abstracts submitted to The Joint XXIV International Grassland/ XI Rangeland Congress, Nairobi, Kenya, 25-30th, October 2020
        Appointments in District Committee Expert, Sivagangai District Wetland Monitoring Committee, Collectorate, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu
        1. Academic Management Responsibilities
        2. Madurai Kamaraj University Nominee, Board of Studies for Biology, VVV College for Women, Virudhunagar(2013-2016)
        3. Member (Aluminous), Board of Studies for Botany, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar (2013-2016)
        4. Member, Subject Expert, Board of Studies for Botany, SFR College for Women, Sivakasi (2013-2016)
        5. Head (i/c)/ Head, Department of Botany, Thiagarajar College (Since, June, 2017
        6. Member, NAAC Steering Committee, Thigarajar College (4th Cycle)
        7. Member, Editorial Board TEJAS Journal (Since, 2014)
        8. Deputy Controller of Examinations, Thiagarajar College 23.08.2010 to 31.12.2012 Co-curricular Activities Responsibility undertaken
        9. Coordinator, Nature and Environment Club (Centre for Environment Enhancement), Thiagarajar College, Madurai, since September, 2010
        10. Travel Grants Received
        11. 1996 - CSIR Travel Grant and International Union of Forestry Research Organization (Rs.75,000/- + 500 Detushe Mark + Registion Fee)IUFRO Conference Participated in Dresden, Germany
        12. 1999 - VI IRC Organizing Committee, Townsville, Australia - AUS$ 1,800 + Registration Fee to participate in the International Rangeland Congress
        13. 1999 - CSIRO (Wood Products Division), Canberra - AUSS 500 paid for Visiting the Institute
        14. 2004 - VII IRC Organizing Committee, Durban, South Africa - RAND 1,500 + Registration Fee to participate in the IRC
        15. 2010 - UGC Travel Grant Rs. 89,000/- to participate in IV BALWOIS International Conference, Ohrid, Macedonia
        16. 2011 - IX IRC Organizing Committee, Argentina, South America - 1,800 PESO + Registration Fee to participate in the IRC, Rosario, Argentina
        17. 2015 - Thiagarajar College Management, Madurai, Rs. 14,000, to participate XXIII Grassland Congress, NCR, New Delhi
        18. 2016 - X IRC Organizing Committee, Canada, CAN$ 1,425 + Registration Fee to participate in the IRC, Saskatoon, Canada

  • Event Organised

  • International Symposium ?Healing Across Cultures?, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore, July 9, 2007
  • Intercollegiate Students' seminar 'Ecosystem Services', Department of Botany, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, September, 2011
  • Intercollegiate Students' seminar 'Herbal Technology'', Department of Botany, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, February, 2012

  • Achievements

    Initiated Incubation Centre of Thiagarajar College ;'Wealth from Solid and Liquid wastes recycling management'

    Ph.D Guidelines

    Scholar name Research area Status Year
    R. Saravanan Ethnobotany Submitted 2019
    V. Lavanya Treatment of Effluent through Bio-remediation Method Pursuing 2017
    K. Rathinabala Production of Quality Forest Nursery Seedlings Pursuing 2019
    M. Mahesh Temporary Pond Ecology Components and Functioning Ph.D.Award 2019
    Janett Jeeva Ananthi Degradation of plastics using microalgae Pursuing 2019

    Sponserd Research

    Title Agency Responsibility Status
    Ecosystem components, functioning and management of selected ponds of Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu with varying utilization and conservation Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India, New Delhi Principal Investigator Completed
    Ex-situ cultivation of medicinal plants National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, GOI, New Delhi Co-Principal Investigator Completed
    Vermicomposting under different experimental conditions Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Deemed University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore Principal Investigator Completed
    Rhizobium inoculation for improved tree seedling production Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India Research Associate Completed
    Bioremediation mediated domestic effluent treated water application studies on the growth and yield quality of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. ) Seed Money Project, Sponsored by The Management, Thiagarajar College, Madurai PI Completed


    Society Detail Period
    International Rangeland Congress, for Central Asia and Mongolia Region Continuing Committee Member 2008-2016
    Wetland Management Authority, Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu Expert (Wetland Ecology) Since September
    Wetland Management Authority of Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu Expert on Wetland Ecology September 2018