EmploymentInterestResearchEducationTraining Awards & Honors

  1. Recieved The 2011 Sceince-Technology and Engineering Divisions of The Special Libraries Association Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award
  2. Received SLA Asia Professional Award 2010 at SLA Conference on 14th June, 2010 at New Orleans USA.
  3. Guest of Honour for the Valedictory Function of National Seminar on Knowledge Conservation and Digital Preservation (NASKCON 2010) organised by DLIS, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh on 14-03-2010
  4. Received momento for contributing as the Editor-in-Chief of SALIS Journal of Library and Information Science in the release function of SALIS Journals held on 06-03-2010
  5. Recieved fellowship award 2008 of Society for Information Science, New Delhi at the Valedictory function of 25th National Convention of SIS at Indian Institute of Management, Indore on 6th December 2008
  6. Received Satkal's Punjab National Librarian Award 2008 at the function held at Bhai Gurudas Library of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsat on 03-10-2008. Hon'able Vice Chancellor Prof (Dr.) Jai Rup Singh of the University presented the award and Prof. H.R. Chopra read the Citation. Dr. (Mrs) Devinder Kaur, President Satkal Turust, Dr. H.S. Chopra, Organising Secretary, Mrs. Kalpna Das Gupta, Chairperson, Working Group on Libraries of Knowledge Commission, V.K. Anand, Librarian Punjab University and other Trustees were also present. On this ocasion, Ms. Sangeeta Kaul, Network Manager, DELNET made presentation on Users Centeric Services
  7. Received Silver Rolling Trophy for being selected as Best Maintained Library in Colleges for the year 2007 in the 54th Anniversary Celebrations of The Mylapore Academy(regd) A Premier Social Service Organisation. The Trophy, Certificate of Merit and Momento were presented by Sri G. Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director, United India Insurance Co. Ltd in the presence of Hon'able Justice Shri Asok Kumar Ganguly, Chief Justice of Madras High Court, Chennai on 02-09-2008
  8. Received Certificate of Appreciation from Prof. M.S. Ananth, Director of IIT Madras in Recognition of valuable Contributions as Senior Internal Auditor for ISO 9001:2000 activities from 2003 to 2006 on 13-04-2006
  9. Life Time Achievement Award 2005 for Outstanding Contributions and Services to the Library Profession. A Gold Medal, Citation and Shawal was presented by Dr. G. Viswanathan, Chancellor of Vellore Institute of Technology and the President, SALIS on the eve of Valedictory Function of 25th All India Conference of IASLIC on 29th December, 2005. The award has been instituted by Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)
  10. A Momento was awarded for successfully organising XXV All India IASLIC Conference byMr. Deepak Kr. Nag the Honorary General Secreatary of IASLIC on the eve of Valedictory Function of 25th All India Conference of IASLIC on 29th December, 2005
  11. Received a Citation from Dr. S. Mandal, Director of National Library, Kolkata on behalf of Elsevier for the Highest Usage of Sciencedirect in 2005 in South Asia at Indian Institute of Technology Madras on 27-12-2005 on the eve of XXV All India Conference of IASLIC
  12. DR. Ranganathan Award for Meritorious Library Services with Professional Sincereity and Dedication from Tamilnadu Library Association, Chennai on 2nd September 2005 on the eve of VII Tamilnadu Library Conference IASLIC Golden Jubilee Seminar during 2-4, September, 2005
  13. D.S.B.P.A, New Delhi has awarded Best Technology Librarian Award for the year 2004 on 18-09-2004
  14. International Travel Grant for attending 25th Conference of International Association of Technological University Libraries during 30th May - 3rd June 2004 at Krakow, University of Technology Krakow, Poland.
  15. Fellowship for attending RSIS at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland during 8-10th December 2003. A pre-summit event of World Summit on Information Society Scheduled in Tunisia during 2005.
  16. Invited to speak during the Economic Development Parallel Session of RSIS on 9th December 2003 at CERN, Geneva.
  17. Elsevier Foundation Grant for the International Summer School on the Digital Library, Course 3: Libraries, e-Resources, e-Publishing held at Tilburg University the Netherlands from 24th to 27th August 2003.
  18. Received Bharath Excellence Award and Gold Medal for the year 2003 on 25th July 2003 in New Delhi
  19. Received Rising Personalities of India Award during 2003 presented by International Penguin Publishing House, New Delhi
  20. Received a Certificate and Cash for winning Third Prize in IIML-MANLIBNET Third Annual National Convention on Business Librarianship & Information Services From Independence to Interdependence.
  21. Organised at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow during March 12-14, 2001 for the paper entitled "Bricks For Competence Building In Libraries" and Presentation.
  22. Received a Certificate of Merit for successfully organizing the National Convention on Library and Information Networking ( NACLIN 2000 ) during December 22-25, 2000 at IIT Madras from Director, DELNET, New Delhi
  23. Received Memento along with a copy of ISO-9001 certificate from the Chief Guest, Mr. N. Kumar, Managing Director, Chemplast Sanmar in the presence of Prof. R. Natarajan, Director of IIT Madras on 12-05-1999
  24. CAS Signature Library Award for having Chemical Abstracts in the Central Library of Indian Institute of Technology Madras from 1907 to 1997 from American Chemical Society.
  25. Received three medals for securing the highest marks in English Literature, English General, Education during graduation in 1975
  26. Madhya Pradesh Library Association, Bhopal honored for getting ISO 9001 for the Central Library of IIT Madras on 23-04-2000
  27. Special Guest for the NACLIN2006 Inaugural Function at University of Jammu during September 27-30, 2006

Biographical Listing

  1. Rising Personalities of India, International Penguin Publishing House, New Delhi, 2004. p 63.
  2. Dictionary of International Biography, 25th Ed. 1997 IBC, Cambridge, UK.
  3. Indo European Who's Who, 1996, F.I Publications, Delhi.
  4. Indo-Asian Who's Who,1999, Rifacimento International, Delhi
  5. Biography Today, 1999, Biography Today, New Delhi.