Designation :Assistant Professor on Contract
  E-mail : balusociologist@gmail.com
Dr.Balu is Assistant Professor in Department of Social Engineering; He has received his PhD in Sociology from Madurai Kamaraj University. He has done Post Graduate Diploma in Development Management (PGDDM) from Tata Dhan Academy. He has two years research experience from National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj (NIRD&PR). He has coordinated National level workshops and training programmes in youth affairs. He has published two books and more than ten papers in peer reviewed journals. His areas of interest include: Local governance, Women Empowerment, Rural Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship.