SURINENI INDIRA Professor

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  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Humanities
  • indira611@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 P.G. Diploma in Comp Cobol, Pascal, C, C++, VB Pondicherry University 2002
2 PDF Pragmatism and Gandhian Doctrine of Trusteeship Sri Venkateswara University 1997
3 M.Ed. Guidance & Counselling Methods of Investigation Madurai Kamaraj University 1996
4 P.G. Diploma in Yoga Yoga Sri Venkateswara University 1996
5 M.A. English Sri Venkateswara University 1995
6 B.Ed. English, Biological Science Madurai Kamaraj University 1993
7 Ph.D Gandhian Philosophy Sri Venkateswara University 1990
8 M.A Philosophy Sri Venkateswara University 1985
9 B.Sc Chemistry, Botany & Zoology Nagarjuna University 1983

Area of Specializaion

Contemporary Indian Philosophy, Gandhian Philosophy, Yoga Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Applied Ethis & Applied Philosophy .

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 IUC , Associate NATIONAL IIAS, Shimla 2013 -
2 Best Citizen Of India INTERNATIONAL International Publishing House New Delhi 2008 .
3 Shikha Rattan Puraskar INTERNATIONAL India International Friendship Society, New Delhi 2007 .

Teaching Experience

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1 PGT 8th Brilliant High School
2 Sr. Lecturer Philosophy Tagore Arts College
3 Reader Philosophy Pondicherry University
4 Associate Professor Philosophy Pondicherry University
5 Professor Philosophy Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 PDF Philosophy Sri Venkateshwara University Gandhian Philosophy
2 Associate Professor, Professor Philosophy Pondicherry University Social Philosophy, Contemporary Indian Philosophy

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

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Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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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
1 The Significance of Multicultural Education S.Indira National Conference on Distance Education in India: Emerging Challenges and Prospects, organized by Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry University, Puducherry p.122. 2016
2 “Dr.S.Radhakrishnan’s Conception of Man' S.Indira National Seminar on Revisiting the Thoughts and Writings of Dr.S.Radhakrishnan pp. 79-80. 2016
3 “Psycho-social Issues in Mental Health” S.Indira 3rd National Conference & 6th InSPA International Conference on Successful Mental Health and Well-being p.235. 2016
4 Recent Trends in Teacher Education S.Indira International Conference ISBN 978-81-809 2015
5 The Contribution of Women Entrepreneurs in Education S.Indira National Conference 98-101. 2015
6 Community Awareness About Education for the Differently Abled S.Indira International Conference on Effective And Efficient Educational Strategies for the Differently Abled ISBN: 978-93-81 2012
7 Business and Environment S.Indira Proceedings of International Congress of Social Philosophy on Post-Globalisation and the emerging World order, Annamalai University, Chidambaram ISBN: 978-81-90 2010

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Understanding Swami Vivekananda: Rethinking Indian Thought in 21st Century” S.Indira Discovery Publishing House New Delhi 2019 978-93-5321-027-5
2 Understanding Sri Aurobindo: Rethinking Indian Thought in 21st Century” S.Indira Discovery Publishing House New Delhi 2018 978-93-5321-800-3
3 Gandhian Doctrine of Trusteeship S.Indira Discovery Publishing House 1991 81-7141-134-7

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Ethical Values in Business S.Indira Business Ethics: An Introduction Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi 2017 978-81-8435-494-2
2 Contribution of Vinoba Bhave in the Post-Independent India S.Indira Revisiting Economy of Permanence and Non-Violent Social Order Victorious Publishers, New Delhi 2017 978-93-84224-35-6
3 The Implications of Medical Tourism in India S.Indira Business Innovations Research India Publications, Delhi 2015 978-93-84443-23-8
4 Issues in Maintenance of Quality in Education Institutions S.Indira Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions – Criteria Techniques and Issues School of Education, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. 2014 ISBN: 978-81-989178
5 Conflict Resolution-A Gandhian way S.Indira the Commemorative Volume on World Philosophy, A Harmony, Dept of Philosophy, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad 2011 ISBN: 978-93-83090-008
6 Value crisis in the contemporary education S.Indira . Dicovery Publishing House New Delhi 2006 ISBN 81-8356-051-2, p

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Understanding Swami Vivekananda: Rethinking Indian Thought in 21st Century” S.Indira Discovery Publishing House New Delhi 2019 978-93-5321-027-5
2 “Understanding Sri Aurobindo: Rethinking Indian Thought in 21st Century”, S.Indira Discovery Publishing House New Delhi 2018 978-93-5321-800-3

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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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
1 UGC NET 15 UGC NET 9 8

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 2020 M.A. 09 Philosophy
2 2019 M.A. 6 philosophy
3 2018 M.A. 02 Philosophy
4 2017 M.A. 02 Philosophy
5 2014 M.A. 02 Philosophy
6 2013 M.A. 02 Philosophy
7 2012 M.PHIL 01 Philosophy
8 2011 M.PHIL 01 Philosophy
9 2010 M.PHIL 02 Philosophy
10 2009 M.PHIL 02 Philosophy
11 2008 M.PHIL 02 Philosophy

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.Balaji . . Philosophy of Political Decentralization: A Gandhian Perspective YES . YES 28-01-2013
2 Manoj Kumar Samal . . Applied Ethics NO NO
3 Fahad V.M. . . Social Philosophy NO NO
4 Amit Kumar Singh . . Gandhian Philosophy NO NO
5 Nilamadab Swain . . Environmental Ethics NO NO
6 R.Ashok . . A Reassessment of Swami Vivekananda YES . NO
7 Jaydev Sharma . . An Analysis of the Varnadharma: A Psycho-philosophical Interpretation with an Aurobindonian Perspective YES . YES .
8 Manoj Kumar Mohanty . . An Analysis of Understanding of Good YES . YES 22-03-2018
9 Rima P.Basheer . . Empowerment of Women Through Gandhian Concept of Non-Violence YES . YES .
10 K.Vengadachalam . . Understanding Consciousness: An Integralistic Approach of Sri Aurobindo YES . YES 12-12-2016
11 P.Nithya . . Rabindranath Tagore’s Philosophy of Education: A Study YES . YES 09-02-2014
12 Jaydev Sahoo . . An Evaluation of Issues in Corporate Business Ethics YES . YES 28-08-2014
13 Liya Litty . . An Examination of Transcendental Subjectivity with Special Reference to Husserl. Heidegger and Sartre YES . YES 16-12-2014
14 Deepa, P. . . Bio-ethical Perspectives of Euthanasia: A Critical Study YES . YES 29-01-2014
15 Priyanka Chakraborty . . Philosophy of Aesthetics NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 K.Vengadachalam Post Doctoral Fellow ICSSR Consciousness of Sri Aurobindo 2017 2019
2 P.Nithya POST DOCTORAL FELLOW ICPR Philosophical and Educational thought of John Dewey 2015 2017
3 M.Balaji POST DOCTORAL FELLOW UGC Debates between Local and Global in Politics: A Gandhian Perspective 2013 2015

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

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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
1 Radio talk on “Gandhiji’s ideal of Non-violence as a means for conflict resolution” Radio talk on “Gandhiji’s ideal of Non-violence as a means for conflict resolution” Others 2009 Given a Radio talk on “Gandhiji’s ideal of Non-violence as a means for conflict resolution” on 12-2-2009 at AIR, Puducherry. Given a Radio talk on “Gandhiji’s ideal of Non-violence as a means for conflict resolution” on 12-2-2009 at AIR, Puducherry. Given a Radio talk on “Gandhiji’s ideal of Non-violence as a means for conflict resolution” on 12-2-2009 at AIR, Puducherry.
2 Talk on “Gandhi and Women” Talk on “Gandhi and Women” Others 1992 Given a Radio Talk on “Gandhi and Women” on 30.01.1992 on the eve of Gandhiji’s Vardhanthi. Given a Radio Talk on “Gandhi and Women” on 30.01.1992 on the eve of Gandhiji’s Vardhanthi. Given a Radio Talk on “Gandhi and Women” on 30.01.1992 on the eve of Gandhiji’s Vardhanthi.

Details of Online Education Conducted

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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 Indian Ethics And Human Values UGC - HRDC Sri Venkataswara University NATIONAL 06-01-2020 11-01-2020 2020
2 Challenges Faced By Women Researcher National Seminar NCW, New Delhi NATIONAL 14-02-2020 15-02-2020 2020
3 Humanism Of Swami Vivekananda National Seminar ICPR , New Delhi NATIONAL 13-03-2020 14-03-2020 2020
4 ‘Applied Philosophy ICPR sponsored Symposium course Alagappa University NATIONAL 18-03-2019 19-03-2019 2019
5 Research Methodology in Humanities Faculty Development Program CLIL R&T School of Education NATIONAL 09-12-2019 13-12-2019 2019
6 Environmental Ethics UGC sponsored Refresher course Pondicherry University NATIONAL 08-12-2015 . 2015
7 Ethics in Education UGC sponsored 104th Orientation course Pondicherry University NATIONAL .-.-2010 . 2010
8 Gandhian Philosophy UGC sponsored Refresher course Pondicherry University NATIONAL 27-11-2007 . 2007
9 ‘Environmental Ethics’ UGC sponsored Refresher course Pondicherry University NATIONAL 08-12-2005 - 2005

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 Inter Disciplinary Ethics ICPR , NEW DELHI Pondicherry University National 02-08-2012 04-08-2012 2012

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Inter-disciplinary Ethics icpr Dept. of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. 2nd-3rd August, 2012 National 02-08-2012 03-08-2012 2012

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Member Board Of Studies Annamalai University 2020
2 Member, Ethics Committee MGMCRI , Pondicherry 2019
3 Theory Valuation, UG Board, Pondicherry University, Puducherry Chairman 2018
4 Siddha Regional Research Institute (under the Central Council for Research in Siddha, Ministry of AY Ethics Committee Member 2016
5 Board of Studies &, Department of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, Puducherry Chairman 2015
6 Board of Studies & Examinations, Distance Education, Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chairman 2015
7 Board of Studies, Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram Member 2014
8 Sri Krishna College of Engineering and technology, affiliated to Pondicherry University Governing body member 2012
9 RVS College of Education, Karaikal, Affiliated to Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, Governing body member 2006
10 Board of Studies in Philosophy both UG&PG in Bharatidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Member 2006
11 Centre for Gandhian Studies, Pondicherry University Member 2005
12 Internal quality Advisory council in the internal quality assurance cell, Pondicherry Univer Member 2005
13 Board Studies in Philosophy, Philosophy Department, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Member 2002
14 Indian Philosophical Congress Member 2000

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head, Department of Philosophy from 01-12-2016 to till date Overall Administrative needs in department

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Participants 1980-83 assigned work
2 Executive Member, Kumaran Nagar welfare association Since 2010 assigned work

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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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