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Faculty Member Details

Staff Id : 05326
Qualification : M.A.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : Sustainable Rural Development, Modernization of Tanks and Participatory Rural Developemt, PRA techniques
Date of Birth : 23-04-1971
Date of Joining : 25-07-2001
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
Centre for Rural Development,
Annamalai University,
Annamalai nagar - 608 002
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 181
Ph.D. 64

Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 49221817
Conducted 71944

Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 311200000
Ongoing 1-15,00,000
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
17 Years2 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
2 4 5 6 11

List of Publications - National
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "A Study on The Participation of Rural Women and Sustainable Rural Development Through Modernisation of Rural Tanks in Select Two Villages of Kanchipuram District, Tamilnadu.", Women Empowerment and Rural Development ISBN 978-88-81789-69-6, Volume 15, Number 3, Jun 2018, pp. 43-51. 2018.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "Renovation Scheme for Irrigation Tanks’ Protection: A Study in Tamilnadu.", Land Bank Journal February 2018, Volume 50, Number 11, Mar 2018, pp. 5-10. 2018.
List of Publications - International
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "Farmers Clubs and Livelihood Opportunities through Livestock Development: An Analysis in Select Villages of Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu.", Productivity, Volume 59, Number 01, Jun 2018, pp. 56-61. 2018.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "Thoughts and Ideas of Dr. Ambdekar on the Accessibility and Availability of Water Resources: An Analysis of Major Village Tanks in Kollidam Block, Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu.", Idealogy and Philosophy of Dr. BR Ambedkar ISBN 978-87844-02-5, Volume 05 , Number 4, Apr 2018, pp. 83-93. 2018.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "An Appraisal of Rural Tanks and their Role in Sustainable Rural Development: A Study in the Deccan Plateau.", Spring, Volume 11, Number 01, Oct 2013, pp. 49-53. 2013.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, "An Evaluation of Rural Development Programmes: A Study in Vallampadugai Village, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu.", Annamalai University Humanity Journal, Volume VXXII, Number 01, Jan 2011, pp. 162-168. 2011.
List of Conferences - National
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Local Level Water Resources and Sustainable Rural Development: An Analysis of Rural Tanks’ Technologies in Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu , UGC-SAP National Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development , Apr 26-27, 2018, Annamalainagar, pp. 38-38. Annamalainagar, Department of Sociology Annamalai University.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Micro-Financial Institutions and Rural Women Entrepreneurship Development for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: An Explorative Study in Cuddalore District, Tamil, ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Women Entrepreneurship , Feb 7-8, 2018, Virudhunagar, pp. 47-51. Virudhunagar, Virudhunagar.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, A Study on the Smart Management of Rural Water esources Through Rural Tanks and Ponds for Sustainable Environment in South India, UGC-SAP DRS-II sponsored Two Day National Workshop on Water Resources and Environmental System , Dec 27-28, 2016, Annamalainagar, pp. 105-113. Annamalainagar, Department of Civil Engineering, Annamalai University.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, A Study on People’s Participation in the Irrigation Development for Sustainable Rural Development: A Case of Rural Tanks in South India, National Seminar on Agrarian Crisis in India: The Way out, Nov 5-7, 2012, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, pp. 13-18. Hyderabad, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Erigal Padhukaappu, 11th Conference National Tamil Nadu Science Congress (23-24, June 2011), Jun 23-24, 2011, Gandhigram, pp. 211-213. Gandhigram , Gandhigram Rural University.
List of Conferences - International
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Community Engagement and Service Learning Through Renovation of Tanks: An Anlysis of Kudimaramathu Scheme in Cuddalore District, Tamilnadu, Service Learning: A Too for Empowering Students, Aug 2-3, 2018, Cuddalore, pp. 62-63. Cuddalore, St. Joseph College, Cuddalore.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, A Study on Good Governance and Management of Rural Infrastructural Resources Towards Sustainable Rural Development in India , International Seminar on Good Governance and Sustainable Development during 22-23, March 2012, Mar 22-23, 2012, Political Science, Annamalai University, pp. 143-146. Annamalainagar, Department of Political Science, Annamalai University.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Sustainable Management of Bio-Diversity of Rural Tanks in Sustainable Rural Development , International Seminar on Sustainable Management of Bio-Diversity organized by 02 & 04 March 2012, Mar 2-4, 2012, Thirupathi, pp. 153-159. Thirupathy, International Seminar on Sustainable Management of Bio-Diversity .
Dr. P. Balamurugan, A Study on Rural Tanks and Their Importance in Sustainable Rural Development in Nallur Block, Cuddalore District, International Seminar on Sustainable Development o, Dec 3-4, 2011, Chennai, pp. 23-27. Chennai, Department of Geography, University of Madras, Chennai.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Rural Tanks : An Indigenous Technology towards Sustainable Rural Development , International Conference on Technology, Energy and Sustainable Rural Environment , Feb 23-25, 2011, Varanasi, pp. 97-99. Varanasi, Dept. of Geography Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, A Study on Rural Irrigation Tanks and Sustainable Rural Development , 9th Conference of International Social Philosophic Society on Environment 25-27, April 2010, Apr 25-27, 2010, Annamalainagar, pp. 38-41. Annamalainagar, Dept. of Philosophy Annamalai University,.
List of Book Published
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Local Level Water Bodies and Environment Sustainability: A Case of Rural Tanks in Tamilnadu, Centre for Rural Development Annamalai University, Annamalainagar- 608002: Centre for Rural Development, Annamalai University, 2304-07-20174, pp. 1-105. Jul 2016, www,springs.in.
List of Popular Article
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Kangalai Pola Kaakka Vaendum Earigalai, Pudhucherry: Dhinamalar Daily, 12-09-2016, pp. 13-13. Sep 2016, www.dinamalar.com.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
UGC JRF & SRF in Rural Development - N065093
Indian Science Congress Associaltion - L35904