Department of History

NAME: NALINI SEKARAN
POST:HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
e.mail id :nalinisekara@gmail.com
QUALIFICATION: M.A.( HISTORY) M.T.M. (TOURISM MANAGEMENT) M.ED., PGDHE, IATA (CANADA), UGC NET PURSUING PH.D.
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: 22 YEARS UG LEVEL 4 YEARS PG LEVEL TEACHING TOURISM FOR MTM STUDENTS (IGNOU) LECTURER.

EDUCATIONAL

Degree Subject University, place ,year
M.A. History Madras University, 1991
B.A. Honours History Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 1987
M.Ed. Education Madurai Kamaraj University, 1992
B.Ed. Education Madras University, 1989
MTM Tourism Management IGNOU, Delhi, 2005
PGDHE Higher Education IGNOU Delhi, 2001
IATA Air Ticketing & EBT IATA Training & Development Institute, Montreal, Canada,2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Guiding Masters and Bachelors in Tourism Research Projects of IGNOU since 2008
- Guided Bachelors Degree Tourism Research Projects of Jyoti Nivas College.

PUBLICATIONS:

E cell News Letter: "Bangalore as a Medical Tourism Destination" February,2010

E cell News Letter: "Environmental Impacts of Tourism" 7th to 14th Feb 2009

Published a Research Paper titled " Entrepreneurship and Empowerment of Women with Special Reference to the Soligas" in Academic Studies National Journal of Jyoti Research Academy, published by Research Publication and Development Cell of Jyoti Nivas college Autonomous, Bangalore 560095.India (Vol.6,Issue,January-June 2012 ISSN0975-461X.

Published a paper titled "A Socio-Economic Study of the Parsees with Special Reference to the Parsees of Bangalore" in 'The Researcher', published by Research, Publication and Development Cell ,Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore560095.India (Vol.2, Issue, March, 2012).

Published a Research Paper titled "Socio-Economic Status of Jenu Kuruba Tribal Women-A Case Study of Saragur,H.D.Kote Taluk, Karnataka. in Academic Studies National Journal of Jyoti Research Academy,published by Research Publication and Development Cell of Jyoti Nivas college Autonomous, Bangalore 560095.India (Vol.8, Issue2,July-December 2014 ISSN 0975-461X.

Published a paper titled "Technology: An Overdose or Necessity?" in the Journal named RIPPLES consisting of the proceedings of the National Conference on Transition: Effecting Changes conducted by Garden city College, published by the Department of Hotel Management, Garden City College, Bangalore, October 2012, ISSN 2229-6794.

Published a paper titled "Tourism in Maldives: A Look at the Sunny Side of Life" in 'The Researcher', published by Research, Publication and Development Cell ,Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous,Bangalore560095.India (Vol.3, Issue, March, 2013.

Published a paper titled "Influence of Weather and Climatic Changes On Tourism Demand Patterns" in the Proceedings of the National Seminar on Water, Climate and Tourism-is it a boon or bane to mankind &economic environment? on September 11, 2013

Published a paper titled "Beach Tourism in Karnataka: A Study on Gokarna" in 'The Researcher', published by Research, Publication and Development Cell ,Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore560095.India (Vol.4, Issue, March, 2014.)

Published a paper titled "Magical Touch of Mithila Women-Madhubani Painting" in 'The Researcher', published by Research, Publication and Development Cell ,Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore560095.India (Vol.5, Issue,March, 2015.)

PAPER PRESENTED:
Presented paper titled Entrepreneurial opportunities in tourism sector - A study on Home Stays in Coorg on 23rd February 2016 at UGC sponsored one day National Conference by the Department of Tourism, Jyoti Nivas College. 22nd August, 2014- Mrs. Nalini Sekaran (HOD Dept. History) presented a paper titled "M. M. Hills as a Potential Religious Tourism Destination in Karnataka" at UGC sponsored National seminar at National College, Jayanagar.

Presented a paper titled "Bangalore As a Medical Tourism Destination" in a UGC sponsored One day State Level Seminar on Medical Tourism In India on 18th April 2009 by Department of Tourism, Hasanath College For Women, Bangalore.

Presented a paper titled "Cultural And Heritage Tourism In India with Special Reference to Mahabalipuram" in a National Level Seminar on Prospects and Challenges of Tourism In India on 25th and 26th September 2009 by Shri Annadaneshwar Arts, Science and Commerce College Naregal, Gadag, Karnataka.

Presented a paper titled "Sustainability and Entrepreneurship with Special Reference To M.M.Hills" in One Day National Seminar on Sustainable Tourism-New Directions Challenges and Applications", organized by the Department of Tourism Studies of Christ University on 18th February 2010 A.D.

Presented a paper titled "Protection and Preservation of Heritage Sites from Global Warming" in One Day National Seminar on Tourism and Global Warming organised by the Department of Tourism Administration, KLE'S S Nijalingappa College Bangalore on 9th March 2010 A.D.

Presented a Paper titled "Scope For globalization Partnership in Sustainable Tourism Development with Special Reference to Hampi" at the National conference on Global Competence and Sustainability by St. Claret College, Bangalore April 7 and 8 2011.

Presented a paper titled Anthropology and Tourism: A Case Study on the Potters in Pottery Town in Bangalore" on 6th and 7th February 2012 in a National Seminar on "Trends in the Management of Tourism Industry" held by Christ University.".

Presented a paper on 16th August 2012 in a seminar held by Garden City college . The title of the paper was "Technology an Overdose or Necessity".

Presented a paper on" Urbanisation in Bangalore with Special Reference to Bangalore Cantonment" in a UGC sponsored Two day National Seminar on Process of Urbanisation in South India held by Vivekananda College, Rajaji Nagar in collaboration with History Teacher's Forum Bangalore on 27th and 28th September 2012

Presented a paper on Economic impacts of Tourism on Karnataka With Special Reference ot Handicrafts of Channapattana on 18th and 19th February 2014 A.D. held by the Department of Tourism, Christ University.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZED:
One day Seminar on Youth and Resurgent India Educate... Empower... Excel on 19th January 2016.

Organised two day National Seminar on Journey Through The Past: Re-Visioning India on 9th &10th August 2016

Organized ICHR sponsored 2-Day National Conference on "Role of Tribals in the Cultural History of South India 10th to 19th C A.D." on 25th and 26th of November,2014.

Organized One Day Convention on Food Security And the Right To Food "Ending Hunger Within A Generation-Challenges And Priorities" on 20th January, 2015.

Member , Organizing Committee on Seminar on Bengaluru, a Pensioner's Paradise Goes Global August 2010.

Convener of one day Seminar on Role of Museums in Preserving the Cultural Heritage of India on 9thFebruary, 2012.

One Day State Level Seminar on "Teachers as Facilitators in Capacity building of the youth August 2011.

UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on Water Co-operation, Conservation and Management-Issues and Challenges in the 21st Century on August 6th and &7th 2013.

Conducted A One day seminar on "The Role of Traditional Medical Practices in Promoting Tourism in India" on 9th February 2013 A.D.

AWARDS/ACHEIVEMENTS:
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Chairperson, Board of Studies in History, Jyoti Nivas College.
Member, Board of Studies in History, St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Bangalore.
Member, Board of Studies in History, St. Joseph's Evening College Bangalore.
Member, Board of Examiners of St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Bangalore.
Member, Board of Examiners in History, St. Joseph's Evening College Bangalore.
Member, Board of Examiners in History, Mount Carmel College Bangalore
Member, Board of Examiners, Kristu Jayanthi College Bangalore.
Member, Board of Examiners, Indian Academy Bangalore.
Resource Person -Delivered a Talk on Career Opportunities in Tourism, in St. Joseph's Evening College Bangalore