Dr.P.K.Manoharan, Associate Professor of Economics, CBM College has assumed charge as Dean, College Development Council, Bharathiar University. He had served as NSS Programme Co-ordinator in Bharathiar University during 2004-07.

For his NSS services at the college level, he has received ‘Best Programme Officer’ award from the Bharathiar University for the year 2000-01 and from Govt. of Tamilnadu for the year 2002-03.

For his NSS services at the University level, he has received ‘Best Universtiy Co-ordinator’ award from Govt. of Tamilnadu for the year 2005-06. The Coimbatore District Administration honoured him with ‘Best Social Worker’ in Republic Day celebration 2007.

He has received ‘Best Teacher’ Award for the year 2008 from Tamizhaga Institute of Educational Research and Advancement

Under his guidance 25 scholars completed their M.Phil Degree. He has participated / presented papers in 45 seminars / conferences. He has Published 15 Research articles in reputed journals and also delivered more than 75 Guest lectures in Academic Staff College, BU as a Resource Person.

He underwent International and National Training Programmes at Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Centre, V.V.Giri National Labour Institute at Noida, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development at Chennai, National Institute for Rural Development at Hyderabad and Institute for Social and Economic Change at Bangalore.

He has contributed 90 articles in newspapers including centre page article in Dinamani, 80 articles in monthly journals like Yojana (Tamil). He has been regularly writing articles in monthly journals Thannambikkai and Kalvi Today which are subscribed by all the schools at the state level. He is one of the popular invited speakers in colleges.

He has authored for 4 books in English and 5 books in Tamil. He wrote University books for Distance Education students of Bharathiar, Annamalai and Madras Universities.

This page is updated on 07.06.2010