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Prof.Dr.P.Nazni

Prof.Dr.P.Nazni

Research interests
Millets nutraceutical properties, Optimization technique in product formulation, Textural
and Functional properties of foods, Nutritional status of population, clinical trials, diet
surveys, nutrition and cognition, sports nutrition, geriatric and pediatric nutrition.

a) Educational Qualification (University Education)
S.
No
Degree /
Diploma Subject Year
From To

College/
Institution University Class / Rank

1. B.Sc.,

Nutrition Food
Service Mngt &
Dietetics

1994-
1997

Vysya College,
Salem

Madras
University
I
st
Class with
Distinction

2. M.Sc., Foods & Nutrition 1997-
1999

Vellalar College
for Women, Erode

Bharathiar
University
I
st
Class with
Distinction

3. M.Phil, Foods & Nutrition 1999-
2001

Mother Teresa
Women‟s
University,
Kodaikanal

Mother Teresa
Women‟s
University

I st Class with
Distinction

4. Ph.D., Food Science &
Nutrition

2003-
2007

Avinashilingam
University,
Coimbatore

Avinashilinga
m University Highly Commended

5. D.C.A Computer

applications 2005 Six Sigma – I st Class

6. PDF Food Science &
Nutrition 2008

C.M.S College,
Kottayam,
Kerala.

Mahatma
Gandhi
University

7. PGDY Yoga 2008-
2009

Annamalai
University

Annamalai
University

I
st Class with
Distinction

b) Departmental Tests and Technical Examinations Passed
UGC – NET – June 2001

8. Experience regarding previous and present employment
Employer Post held Period of Employment

From To Years Months Days

Krithika Diabetic Research
Centre, Salem-4

Dietitian 02.5.1999 30.7.2002 3 2 –

Maharaja College for
Women, Perundurai

Lecturer 01.8.2002 27.9.2005 3 1 26

Periyar University
(Dept. Food Science and
Nutrition)

Assistant Professor 29.9.2005 22.12.2009 4 2 23
Reader & Head i/c 23.12.2009 22.12.2012 3 – –
Associate Professor
& Head i/c

23.12.2012 04.08.2013 – 7 12
Associate Professor 05.08.2013 22.12.2015 2 4 17
Professor 23.12.2015 13.07.2016 – 6 20

Periyar University
(Dept. of Nutrition and
Dietetics)

Professor and
Head i/c

14.07.2016 18.12.16 – 5 4

Professor and
Head

19.12.2016 Till date
(13.01.2020)

3 25 –
Total 20 8 11

9. Administrative Experience

10. Research Guidance
 Research guidance for Ph.D:- Completed – 13, Guiding – 8
 Research guidance for M.Phil Dissertation/ Project: Completed – 53
 Research guidance for M.Sc. Dissertation/ Project: – Completed -58
11. List of Ph.D candidates Guided and Awarded
S.No Name of the
Candidate

Title of the Thesis Awarded
Year
1. J. Bhuvaneswari Effect of optimized breakfast bar on nutritional and
academic performance of the selected adolescents

2012
2. Shemi George Effective utilization of processing techniques on nutritional

and pharmacological activities of pumpkin seeds

2013
3. S.Parameshwari Optimization and characterization of processed linseed
enriched designer foods to deliver omega-3 fatty acid

2013
4. R.Durgadevi Development and quality evaluation of optimized food
formulation based on processed amaranth grain for their
suitability in diabetic diet

2014

5. R.Dharmalingam Application of chemometrics for quality evaluation and

antioxidant activity of selected GLV flowers

2014
6. A.Jaganathan Assessment of nutritional, microbial and hygienic aspects of
foods sold by small mobile food vendors in Salem district

2015
7. J.Gracia Physiochemical characteristics of processed barnyard millet
bran and its utilization in therapeutic food formulations

2015
8. R.Renuga Nutritional evaluation and anti diabetic activity of the under

exploited selected brown seaweed

2016
9. S.Deepa Nutritional composition and glycemic responses of the under

exploited selected red seaweed

2017
10. Shiny Ravi Nutritional assessment and evaluation of gluten and casien

free products among the selected autistic children

2018

Employer Post held

From To Years Month
Days

Periyar
University

Deputy Warden, Women‟s
Hostel

03.02.2009 21.08. 2013 4 6 18

Periyar
University

Head In-charge -Dept of
Food Science and
Nutrition

23.12.2009 04.08. 2013 3 7 12

Periyar
University

Syndicate Member 26.11.2014 12.09. 2016 1 9 11

4

11. R.Shobanadevi Effect of processing on polyphenol content of the selected
millets and study the impact on CVD inflammatory markers
and lipid profile in healthy obese women

2018

12. Abdul Qayoum
Lone

Effect of mid-day meal programme on the development of
nutritional, intellectual and social parameters of selected
school going children

2019

13. D.Karuna Thara Formulation and quality evaluation of millet based RTC
(Ready-to-cook) foods and assessing in-vitro glycemic
response

2019

14. Indu Bala Development and quality evaluation of complementary
weaning food mixes from barnyard millet and multigrain flour

Yet to
conduct viva

12 Contributions to Teaching/Research
a. List of invited Lectures in National & International conference/ symposium/Seminar:
1. Taken Seminar Classes for Distance Education (Mother Teresa Women‟s University) M.Phil Food &
Nutrition Students Sengunthar Higher Secondary School for 1 Week in May 2005.
2. Special lecturer is given on “Nutraceuticals – A challenge to Modern Civilization” at Vivekanandha
College for Women on 13-02-2006 in Home Science Department.
3. Delivered Guest lecture as invited speaker on “Nutraceuticals –Role in disease prevention and
health promotion” in a National conference on „Food Biotechnology‟, organized by Department of
Biotechnology, between 28-29th September, 2006 at Karpagam arts and science college,
Coimbatore.
4. Acted as a chair person in a Technical session in a National conference on „Food Biotechnology‟
, organized by Department of Biotechnology, between 28-29th September, 2006 at Karpagam arts
and science college, Coimbatore
5. Delivered Guest lecturer as invited speaker on “Processing and therapeutic use of Stevia
Rebaudina in Type II diabetic subjects” in a National Symposium on „Traditional Medicine, Human
Health & Biotechnology‟ organized by PG-Research Biotechnology department between 15-16th
December, 2006 at Mahandera arts and science college, Namakkal.
6. Chief guest and delivered special lecture on “Diet and Diabetes” in a Better Diabetes Care
workshop on 28th and 29th

January,2007, organized by M.G. Diabetes research centre and BD-
INDIA, at Salem.

7. Delivered Guest lecture as invited speaker on “Nutrition for good health”, organized by Indian
Medical Association Salem ladies club meeting on 20th May, 2007 at Indian Medical Association,
Salem.
8. Delivered Guest lecture as invited speaker on “Basic nutrition and its role in health promotion” in
a Young student scientist programme, sponsored by Tamilnadu State Council for Science and
Technology, on 24th May, 2007 organized by Department of Biotechnology, at Muthayammal
college of arts and science college, Rasipuram.
9. Delivered special lecture on “Genetically modified foods-Helpful or Harmful” in a 7th National level
biological congress on Biotechnology: Evolution and revolutions, 4th and 5th January, 2008,
organized by Departments of Biological science, Muthayammal college of arts and science,
Rasipuram.
10. Delivered special lecture on “Diet Therapy: Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus” in a Conference on
Essentials of Optimum Nutrients for a Healthy Life, 20th February, 2008, organized by Shanmuga
college of nursing, Salem-07.

11. Acted as a chair persons and delivered Special lecture on “Genetically modified foods and
Food Security” National symposium on Health Care Biotechnology and Environment, 22nd-24th
February,2008, organized by Department of Biotech- Sciences, Mahendra Arts and Science
college, Kalippatti, Namakkal.
12. Delivered special lecture on “Need for healthy food and snacks to overcome obesity” on 26th
November, 2008, organized by Shanmuga Hospitals, Salem-07.
13. Acted as a chairperson and Delivered special lecture on “Importance Of Nutraceuticals In
Health Management” in a 8th National level biological congress on Biotechnology: Glimpses of
Future Prospects, 9th and 10th January, 2009, organized by Departments of Biological science,
Muthayammal college of arts and science, Rasipuram.
14. Delivered special lecture on “Obesity-The great Threat and Dietetic approach to Syndrome X” in a
State level Seminar on Syndrome X-a Rising Epidemic on 16th January, 2009, organized by
Departments of Clinical nutrition and Dietetics, Alphonsa College, Pala, Kerala.
15. Acted as a chairperson and delivered Special lecture on “Application of Nanotechnology in
Food Industry” 9th National level Biological congress on Biotechnology: Great Expectations &
Achievements, 8th &9th , January, 2010, Organized by Centre for Biotechnology, Muthayammal
College for Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Namakkal Dt.
16. Acted as a chairperson and delivered invited lecture on “Food Safety Issues and
Management” in UGC sponsored National seminar on Food Safety Management in Dairy and
Agro based food product on 22nd and 23rd, January, 2010, Organized by Department of Agricultural
and Animal Husbandry, Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram.
17. Delivered special lecture on “Application of Nanotechnology in Bioscience” on 28th January, 2010,
organized by Departments of Nutrition and Dietetics, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics,
Vivekanandha college of Arts and science for women, Tiruchengode, Namakkal (Dt).
18. Delivered invited lecture on “Nanotechnology Application for Food Sector ” in National
conference on Emerging trends and opportunities in food Processing Sector, 29th and 30th,
January, 2010, Organized by IICPT, NIFTEM and M.O.P. Vaishnav college for women, Chennai.
19. Delivered invited lecture on “Controlling Life style Diseases” in short time training on
Programme on Pre-Retirement Counseling, 12th February, 2010, Organized by Nachiyappa
Institute of Technology, Salem.
20. Delivered invited lecture and acted as a Resource person on “Nutrition In Chronic Liver
Diseases” in ISBN V Annual Symposium on Liver diseases held on 23rd February, 2010,
Organized by Department of Nutrition And Dietetics, D.K.M. College for Women, Vellore.
21. Acted as a Resource person in a 20 days Young student scientist programme, organized by
Periyar university, Salem and Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai from
3-05.2010 to 22-5.2010.
22. Delivered special address and lecture in one day “Scientific awareness programme for
school students of Salem district” on 02.07.2010, Organized by Vysya college, Salem-103
23. Acted as a chairperson in a session on “Chemistry of Human Behaviour” in a 10th
International Nutrition and Diagnostic conference, held in Institute of Molecular genetics of
Academy of sciences, prague, Czech Republic organized by CZECH-IN s.r.o., Czech Republic
24. Delivered Special lecture on the topic Applications of Nanotechnology in Biosciences on
14.09.10 organized by the Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology, Shri sakthikailassh
Women‟s college, Ammapet, Salem
25. Delivered invited lecture on “Nutrition during pregnancy and Lactation” in short time training
on Programme on Leadership and Organizational Development for Women Employees of

Cooperatives, 21st September, 2010, Organized by Nachiyappa Institute of Technology, Salem.
26. Delivered invited lecture on “Diet and Normal nutrients requirements for young children” in
short time training on Programme on Leadership and Organizational Development for Women
Employees of Cooperatives, 23rd September, 2010, Organized by Nachiyappa Institute of
Technology, Salem.
27. Delivered invited lecture on “Functional materials in Food Nanotechnology” in National
conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 17-18th December, 2010,
Organized by Society for Applied Biotechnology, Tamilnadu.
28. Acted as a chairperson and delivered Special lecture on “Potential applications of
Nanotechnology in Food ” 10th National level Biological congress on Promising Faces of
Biotechnology, 7& 8th,January, 2011, Organized by Department of Biological Sciencies,
Muthayammal College for Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Namakkal Dt.
29. Acted as a Inaugural chief Guest and delivered Key note address on “India 2011: Food
Processing Opportunities and Challenges” One day National seminar on Food Processing and
Marketing, 1st ,February, 2011, Organized by Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vellelar
College for Women, Erode-12
30. Acted as a Panel member in a panel discussion on Genetically Modified Foods, in a National
Conference on Processed Foods- A trend 6beyond boundaries, 11th &12th , February , 2011,
Organised by M.O.P. Vaishnav college for women, Chennai-34
31. Delivered invited lecture on “Functional materials in Food Nanotechnology” in National
conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 17-18th December, 2010,
Organized by Society for Applied Biotechnology, Tamilnadu.
32. Delivered invited lecture on Nano-Technological applications in Food Processing and
packaging, in a National Conference on New Horizons in Bioprocessing of Foods, 25-26th
February ,2011, Organized by Department of Food engineering and Technilogy, S.L.I.E.T,
Longowal, Punjab, India.
33. Delivered invited lecture on The Efficiency of dietary supplements for improving endurance
performance among selected athletes, in a National Conference on Emerging trends in physical
sciences, 12th March ,2011, Organised by Department of Physical Education, Bharathidasan
University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India.
34. Delivered invited lecture on “The Role of Nutrition in Stress Management” in an International
Conference on Stress: Health, Society and Technology (ICONS-HST), 21-22nd April, 2011,
Organized International Institute of Stress Management and Allied Sciences (IISMAAS), New
Delhi, India.
35. Deliver Invited Talk on “Yoga and Health” in an International Symposium On Integrative
Physiology, Medicine, Food & Technology: Building A Healthy Future, 2-4, May, 2011,
organized by Department of Medicine, khon kaen University, THAILAND
36. Deliver Invited lecture on Nanotechnology and Food science in an International conference
on Impact of Physical sciences on Biology, 7-9, July, 2011, organized by Post graduate and
Research department of Botany, Queen Mary‟s college, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
37. Deliver Invited lecture on Emerging trends and opportunities in Indian food processing
sector, in a National conference on Prognosis of Food processing sector in health promotion, 29th
August, 2011, organized by Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dr.N.G.P.Arts and science
college, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
38. Deliver Invited lecture on Functional foods and Nutraceuticals , in a 16th World Congress on
Clinical Nutrition Sept 12-14,2011, Organized by International Clinical Nutrition Society, In India

Habitat Center, New Delhi
39. Acted as a Inaugural chief Guest and delivered invited lecture on “Food Security and
Nutrition” Two days National conference on Global trends in Food Security 2020-Scope for the
present and Prospects for the future , 12-13th October, 2011, Organized by Department of
Biotechnology, Karunya University, Coimbatore-114.
41. Deliver Invited lecture entitled Potential application of Nanotechnology in the development of
Functional Foods, in an International Symposium on Recent Trends in Processing and Safety of
Specialty and Operational Foods, 23-25, November, 2011, Organized by Defense Food Research
Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore.
42. Deliver Invited lecture on Nutriball supplementation and its impact on affective health
among senior citizens in a International Conference on Stress: Paradigm Shifts in Technology
and Allied Sciences (ICONS-PSTAS 2011), 27-28th

December, 2011, Organized by International
Institute of Stress Management and Allied Sciences (IISMAAS), at IIHMR, New Delhi, India
43. Deliver Invited lecture on Carbohydrate: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potentials, in a
National Conference on Perspectives on Health Benefits of Therapeutic Molecules, 6th January,
2012 organized by Centre for Bioscience and Innovation & Center for Bio-Information Tumkur
University, Tumkur.
44. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Food processing scenario in India in a National Conference
on Recent trends in Food processing and Health Scenario in India, 27th January, 2012 organized by
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Muslim Arts college, Kanyakumari.
45. Delivered Special lecture on Introduction of Food Sciences in a DST sponsored Inspire
Internship Science Camp-2012, 9th February, 2012 organized by Jayam college of Engineering &
Technology, Dharmapuri.
46. Delivered Invited lecture entitled Association of western diet and lifestyle with decreased
fertility in populations with greater fertility in a International Conference on Reproductive Health
with Emphasis on Strategies for Family Planning, 19th -21st

February, 2012, Organized by Division

of Reproductive Health & Nutrition, ICMR, New Delhi, India.
47. Delivered Special lecture on Introduction of Food Sciences in a DST sponsored Inspire
Internship Science Camp-2012, 26th February, 2012 organized by Jayam college of Engineering &
Technology, Dharmapuri.
48. Delivered Special lecture on Equal Opportunity to Women in a World Women‟s Day, 8th, March, 2012 organized by Govt. Arts college, Dharmapuri.
49. Delivered Invited Lecture on Formulation of Therapeutic diets in an ICMR and DST
sponsored International Conference on Food and Nutrition Technology for Public Health Care, 4-
5th May, 2012, Organized by IISMAAS, New Delhi, India.
50 Delivered lecture in Processing of Cereals and Cereal Products in one month summer training
programme from 4-6 th June,2012, organized by Center of Food Technology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad
50. Delivered invited lecture on “Challenges facing technology development for traditional
products” Two days National conference on Technology Development of Traditional foods , 3-4th September, Organized by Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Karunya University,
Coimbatore-114.
51. Delivered Invited Lecture on Formulation of designer food supplements for therapeutic
applications, International Conference on Bioactive Natural Compounds from Plant Food in
Nutrition and Health, 20-22, September 2012, Organized Department of Home Science, CMS
college, kottayam, Kerala, Tamilnadu.

52. Delivered Invited Lecture on Quality Diabetic Care and Education for the doctors in a Diabetic
Retinopathy CME-Salem on 16.12.12 organized by Aravind Eye Hospital, Salem
53. Delivered Special Lecture on Food Safety issues for Health Promotion on 18.01.13 organized
by the Department of Computer Science, Periyar University, Salem-606 011
54. Delivered Invited lecture on Global Malnutrition Crisis: Under nutrition Vs Over Nutrition, in 6th Middle East Pediatrics Conference, 28 – 31 January 2013, organized by Arab Health
Congress at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE
55. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Planning a therapeutic diets in a Seminar cum workshop on
New Approaches for Planning a Therapeutic diet, 7-8 February, 2013 organized by Department of
Nutrition and Dietetics, Muslim Arts college, Thiruvithancode
56. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Bioactive compounds in Foods with preventive health benefits in
National conference on Emerging avenues in Food Technology for Better Health and Safety,8-9
March,2013, organized by Department of Food Technology in association with AFST(i), Kollam
chapter in TKM Institute of technology, Kollam, Kerala.
57. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Nutrition for elderly in World congress of Gerontology &
Geriatrics-2nd International conference on Healthy ageing I the changing world-2013, 30-.9.13 &
01.10.13, organized by Bio Genesis Health Cluster in association with Federation of Asian Biotech
Associations and OMICS group in J.N Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru,
India.
58. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Therapeutic benefits of Spices in the National conference on
Advances in Spice and Plantation Crops Processing”, 22nd & 23rd October, 2013, Organized by
Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Karunya University, Coimbatore-114.
59. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Nutraceutical aspects of marine nanofoods in National seminar
on “Therapeutics of Marine Bioactive Compounds”, 9th and 10th December 2013 organized by
Department of Home Science, Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University, Gandhigram,
Dindigul District.
60 Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Effect of sweet potato flour on the physical properties of fried
extruded fish crackers International conference of Food technology: Impact on nutrition and Health,
23&24 December 2013 organized by IIFANS, New Delhi.
61. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Functional Foods And Its Prospects- Relevance To Indian
Scenario “National level Conference on Future prospects in Food Processing and quality
assurance” on March 20th -21st March, 2014 organized by Department of Food Processing
Engineering, SRM University, Chennai
62. Delivered Special lecture on the topic Women‟s Health on 13.6.14 organized by the Women
empowerment cell, Shri Sakthikailassh Women‟s college, Ammapet, Salem.
63. Delivered Special lecture on the topic Development of women and children in rural areas on 27.6.14 organized by the Women empowerment cell, Kailash Women‟s college, Nangavalli, Salem-
502.

64. Acted as a Inaugural chief Guest and delivered Key note address on Traditional Foods
versus Modern Foods in Two days UGC sponsored national seminar on Traditional Foods-A key
to Comprehensive Health and Longevity , 7-8 th August, 2014, Organized by Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamalay, Ernakulam District, Kerala.
65. Delivered invited talk on Applications of Nanotechnology in the Agro-Food Sector and Food
products” in the International conference on “Modern Progress in Biotechnology (ICMPB-2014)
on 9-10th October, 2014, organized by Department of Biotechnology, BIT
Campus, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli 620 024, Tamilnadu

66. Delivered invited talk on Updating Food technology in the ICMR, DST and DBT sponsored “5th

International Conference on Advances in Food Technology and Health Sciences” (ICFTHS-
2014) on 15-16th October, 2014, organized by International Institute of Food and Nutritional

Sciences (IIFANS), New Delhi.
67. Delivered invited talk on Nutraceuitals and Its Potential Health Benefits in a National Seminar
on “Advancements in Packaging, Food and Social Impact” held on 3rd Nov. 2014, organized by
Bhaskaracharaya College of Applied Sciences, Univ. of Delhi, New Delhi.
68. Deliver Invited (lead) lecture on Nutritional disorders for older adults in World
Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics3rd International Conference on Healthy Ageing In The
Changing World 2014 held on 17,18 &19, November 2014, organized by Bio Genesis Health
Cluster in association with Federation of Asian Biotech Associations and OMICS group in J.N Tata
Auditorium, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru, India.
69. Delivered invited talk on “Food Fortification: Moving from knowledge-to-action for Reducing
Micronutrient Malnutrition” in the International Conference on Advances in home science
studies” held on 20-21st February,2015 organized by Department of Home Science, Sri
Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Women‟s University), Tirupati, A.P. India
70. Delivered Invited talk on “Food Technology” on 22nd August, 2015 organized by Vysya college,
Ayyothiyapatinam, Salem-103.
71. Delivered Invited talk on “Women‟s Health and Hygiene” on 22nd September, 2015 organized
by Kailash women‟s college for women, Nagavalli.
72 Delivered invited lecture on DBT funded Faculty visit programme on 12.01.2016, organized by
the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vellalar college for women, Erode
73. Delivered Invited talk on “Food safety and Hygiene” on 4-5

th February, 2016 organized PG and
Research Department of Zoology, Periyar Government arts college, Cuddalore – 607001,
Tamilnadu, India
74. Delivered invited talk on “Characterization of processed millets and its fractions on health“
on 11-13, February, 2016, organized by Promotion Science and Humanities Association, St.Peter‟s
University and Indian spectro Physics Association, Avadi, Chennai
75. Delivered invited talk on “Scope of Nutrition” on 27th February, 2016, organized by Department
of Nutrition, Sri Vijay Vidayalaya College of arts and science, Nallampalli, Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu,
India.
76. Delivered invited talk on “Nutritional impacts of vitamin D and Calcium on women‟s health”
in 5th International conference Vitamin D deficiency and Human Health held on 24-25th March, 2016
at Jumeriah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
77. Delivered lecture on one day value added programme on “Food security and Nutrition for
culinary students (FSNC-2016)” jointly organized by Culinary club and Department of Chemistry,
School of advanced science held on 23rd April, 2016 at VIT University, Vellore.
78. Delivered lecture and acted as a Resource Person for the Citizenship Training camp for B.Ed.
students on 19.05.2016 at Sri Saradha college of Education (Autonomous) salem-636 016.
79. Delivered invited talk on “Recent trends in food nanotechnology” in “ICMR and DST
sponsored 7th International Conference on Growing Trends in Food Technology and Nutrition for Public Health Care (ICGIFP-2016)” held on 26-27th May, 2016 at JNU, New Delhi
80. Delivered invited talk on “Role of nutraceuticals in human health” “International Conference
on Food, Nutrition and Health (ICFNH-2016) held in Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 6th- 8th June, 2016.

81. Delivered invited talk on “Nutrition and Health” in a special lecture programme at Sri
Sakthikilassh Women’s college, Salem on 16.06.2016
82. Delivered invited talk on “Nutrition and Health Benefits” in a special lecture programme at
Sri kailash Women’s college, Thalaivasal on 15.07.2016.
83. Delivered invited talk on “Diet, Nutrition and Health Benefits” in a special lecture programme at
AVS college of Arts and Science, Salem on 03.09.2016.
84. Delivered invited talk in Counting Medical Education (CME) programme on “Role of traditional
foods in the prevention of non-communicable diseases” organized by Department of
Community Medicine, Vinayaka Mission‟s Kirupanada Variyar Medical College and Hospitals,
Salem-636 308 on 20.09.16
85. Delivered invited talk on “Healthy ageing- the role of nutrition”4th International World Congress of
Gerontology & Geriatrics International collaborative conference (2016), J.N. Tata Auditorium, India
Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 23rd November, 2016.
86. Delivered invited talk on “Food and Hygiene practices “organized by Indian Red Cross Society
and Youth Red cross, Periyar University, Salem-636011 on 11.01.2017
87. Delivered invited talk on “Food safety and Nutrition for Youth” organized by Indian Red Cross
Society (Tamil Nadu State branch) and Youth Red cross, Periyar University, Salem-636011 on
08.02.2017
88. Act as Resource Person and delivered Invited talk on “Nutritional Diet” for B.Ed degree
Citizenship Training Camp in Sri Saradha College of Education, Salem-16 on 22.02.2017
89. Acted as Chief Guest and Delivered Invited talk for “Inauguration of Union Club Activities, Tamil
and English Literary Association 2017” dated on 06.07.2017
90. Act as Resource person and Delivered invited talk on “Entrepreneurship in Food Industries
Sector” in two weeks faculty development programme on entrepreneurship, organized by PRIMS,
Periyar University, Salem on 29.08.2017.
91. Act as chief guest and delivered a lecture in one day programme on “Necessity of traditional
food and its secrets” organized by Sri Ganesh college of arts and science, Salem-14 on
06.09.2017.
92. Delivered invited talk on “Food Security and Nutrition-Potential Imapct on Health” in International
conference on Biodiversity, Climate change and environmental sciences -2017 at Nirmala college
for women, Coimbatore, TN, India on 08-09, September, 2017.
93. Act as Rapporteur in the International conference on Biodiversity, Climate change and
environmental sciences -2017 at Nirmala college for women, Coimbatore, TN, India on 08-09,
September, 2017.
94. Act as a resource person in the one day district level students study camp for YRC Volunteers on
23.12.17 at Padmavani college of Arts and Science for women’s, Salem-11
95. Delivered invited talk on Functional foods: therapeutic aspects of probiotics and prebiotics on
International conference in omics Technologies in Nutritional Research (OTNR-2018) organized by
Department of Foods and Nutrition, DKM college for women, Tamilnadu, India in association with
Geneobe Wellness, Coimbatore, India on 10-11, January, 2018.
96. Delivered invited Lecture on Traditional Foods in the National workshop on
ETHNOMEDICOBOTANY organised by Research Department of Botany, Arignar Anna
Government Arts College, Namakkal -637 002 on 09.04.18.
97. Delivered invited talk on Recent Technologies in Diabetes Management in the 2nd International
Conference On Recent Trendns In Applied Science And Technology (ICRTAST-2018) Organized
By Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, and India In Association With Indian Science And Technology Association (Elavenil) Held on 23-25th August 2018 at Periyar University, Salem.
98. Chief guest and delivered lecture on “Scope and importance of Nutrition and Dietetics” in
Association meet NUTRIFOUND organized by Department of Nutrition and Dietetics on 27th August
2018 at St.Joseph‟s college of Arts and Science for women, Hosur
99. Participated and delivered lecture on “Recent Advances in Food Fortification with Emphasis on
Vitamin D Deficiency in Human Health” organized by Department of Food Technology, School of
Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology (SIST) held on 15-16th Sep 2018 at Jamia Hamdard
University, New Delhi
100 Delivered Guest lecture on “ Importance of Nutrition in the Diet” organized by Department of
Food Technology on 24th September 2018 at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology,
Sathiyamangalam
101 Delivered a Key note in Debate on “Food Processing enhances food and Nutrition Security ”
in National conference on challenges and sustainable approaches towards Food and
Nutrition Security- A global Perspective organized by Department of Food Science and Nutrition,
Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore-43 on 7
& 8th December, 2018.
102. Delivered Invited Lecture on „Role of probiotic in human health‟ in one day National
Symposium on Emerging Perspectives in Biological Science (NSEPBS-2019) organized by
Department of Biosciences, Vivekanandha arts and science college for women, verachipalayam,
Sankari, Salem, Tamilnadu on 1st February, 2019.
103. Delivered Invited Lecture on Millets- a magical ingredients to your health in two days International conference on “Innovative Techniques and nutritional demands in food security- trends challenges and Perspectives” jointly organized by Department of Post Graduation in Food Science and Nutrition and Under Graduation in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Alva‟s college, Vidyagiri, Moodbidri on 8-9, February, 2019
104. Delivered lecture on “Nutrition and Dietetics-scope and Job opportunities” in Department of
Nutrition and Dietetics, KSR college of arts and Science for women, Thiruchengode-637215 on
17.8.2019
105. Delivered invited talk on “Nanotechnology in Nutrition” in a special lecture programme
organized by department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Bhrathiyar Arts and Science college for women,
Salem-12 on 6.9.2019
b. List of Public lectures
1. Chief guest and delivered special lecture on “Hygiene and sanitation to be followed in food preparations” in a N.S.S camp 22th September, 2006, organized by Government arts college for Women, Salem.
2. Chief guest and delivered special lecture on “Diet and Diabetes” in a Better Diabetes Care workshop on 28th and 29th January,2007, organized by M.G. Diabetes research centre and BD-
INDIA, at Salem.

3. Delivered Guest lecture as invited speaker on “Nutrition for good health”, organized by Indian
Medical Association Salem ladies club meeting on 20th May, 2007 at Indian Medical Association,
Salem.
4. Delivered special lecture on “Diet and Diabetes” in a Diavision –A Diabetes awareness
programme for the general public workshop on 18th and 19th August,2007, organized by Sushruta
Diabetes care centre , at Salem.
5. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 5th August,
2008, organized by District Collector Officer, Salem-1.

6. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 26th
September, 2008, organized by District Collector Officer, Namakkal.
7. Inaugurated diet Exhibition and Delivered special lecture on “Dietary management on
Diabetes” in Diabetes EXPO-2008-A Diabetes awareness programme for the general public on 15th
and 16th November, 2008, organized by M.G. Diabetes research centre, at Salem.
8. Delivered Guest lecture on 15th to 19th December, 2008 to the trainees, in Training of Trainers
Programme, Organized by community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Govt. of India, Chennai at
Food science Department, Periyar University, Salem-11.
9. Chief guest and delivered special lecture on “Health is wealth” in a N.S.S camp on 18th
December, 2008, organized by Vysya college, Salem-103.
10. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 22nd May,
2009, at Ayothiyapttinam, organized by District Collector Officer, Salem.
11. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 23rd May,
2009, at Thalaivasal, organized by District Collector Officer, Salem.
12. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 27th May,
2009, at Omalur, organized by District Collector Officer, Salem.
13. Delivered special lecture on “One day training programme for the Noon Meal workers, 28th May,
2009, at Nangavalli, organized by District Collector Officer, Salem.
14. Delivered special lecture on “Nutrition for Healthy life” in a N.S.S camp on 22nd March, 2010, in
Mundakapadi Village, Yercaud, organized by Periyar University, Salem-11.
15. Delivered special lecture on “Food safety and quality control” in a N.S.S day celebration on 24th
September, 2010, organized by Programme Coordinator of N.S.S Unit II of Periyar University,
Salem-11.
16. Delivered special lecture on “Basic Nutritional requirements and Food safety” in a three days
training programme for school teachers in Konganapuram High School on 27.01.11 organized by
Education For All Unit, Konganapuram, Salem District.
17. Delivered special lecture on “Basic Nutritional requirements and Food safety” in a three days
training programme for school teachers in Konganapuram High School on 31.1.11 organized by
Education For All Unit, Konganapuram, Salem District.
18. Delivered special lecture on “Basic Nutritional requirements and Food safety” in a three days
training programme for school teachers in Konganapuram High School on 3.02.11 organized by
Education For All Unit, Konganapuram, Salem District.
19. Delivered special lecture on “Basic food groups and balanced diet” in a Ramazan celebrating
festival for school students in Senthil public school on 02.09.11 organized by Management
authorities, Senthil Public School, Salem.
20. Delivered special lecture on “Awareness on Healthy Foods” in a in a N.S.S camp on 22nd
March, 2012, in Sangeethapatti Village, Salem district, organized by N.S.S Unit, Periyar University,
Salem-11.
21. Delivered special lecture on “Healthy Food and Healthy Living” in a Rotary club of Rasipuram
on 16.4.14, organized by rotary club of Rasipuram, Rasipuram-08.
22. Delivered lecture on “Balanced Diet & How to Lead a Healthy Life” in a Heritage club of Senthil
Public School, Salem on 09.08.14, organized by Senthil Public School, Salem.
23. Delivered lecture on “Role of farmers in Food processing industries” in a Kallupatti Village,
Rajakapatti Panchayath, Dindigul (District), Tamilnadu. (State) on 20.09.14

24. Act as a resource person and delivered invited talk on “Agriculture, poverty and rural
reconstruction” for the Induction Training Programme of National Youth Volunteers
organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, 3/233, Lakshmi Nagar, Mallamooppampatti, Ayyamperumapatti
post, Salem-636 302 from 29th April to 13th May, 2017.
25. Participated and Delivered lecture for the Inspire Internship Science Camp-2017 organized
Department of Botany, Periyar University, Salem-11 during July 10-14, 2017.
26. Delivered special lecture on “Health benefits of mushrooms” in TNSCST sponsored Workshop
on simplified and innovative technology for the large scale cultivation of oyster mushrooms
conducted by Department of biochemistry, Periyar University, Salem-11 on December 13, 2017.
27. Act as expert interaction in the DST (MoS&T) Govt. of India initiated Roundtable / Brainstorming
session (ahead of FINE 2019) by BIT-TBI at BIT, Sathyamangalam on 20.02.2019.
28. Delivered lecture on “Health Hygiene” in one day zonal level orientation programme for YRC
programme officers organized by Indian Red Cross society Tamilnadu branch and Youth Red
Cross, Periyar University, Salem-11 on 27th February, 2019.
29. Delivered lecture on “Balance food and nutritious foods with its vitamins and mineral” in
Integrated child Development programme conducted by Omalur ICDS office, Omalur Taluk, Salem
on 03.05.02019
c. Seminars/Conferences/Workshops organized
1. Co-Convener of one day workshop on “Quality assurance and marketing strategy of food
products”, 22nd August 2006, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University,
Salem.
2. Organizer for one week (2-8 December, 2006) training programme “Community nutrition
programme”, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem.
3. Co-Organizer for one day (24-02-2007) awareness programme on “Diabetes and its prevention”
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem.
4. Co-Organizer for one day (06.10.2007) awareness programme on “Diabetes and its prevention”
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem.
5. Organizer for one week (21-27 December, 2007) “Community nutrition training programme”,
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem
6. Co-Convener for two days National Seminar cum Food Tech Exhibition on “food processing and
nutritional scenario in India”, 11th & 12th march,2008, organized by Department of Food Science,
Periyar University, Salem-11
7. Organizer of “DIET EXIBITION” in Diabetes Expo-2008 organized by Department of Diabetology,
Madras Medical College, Chennai-03 at D.S.K. Hospital Triupur on 30th November 2008.
8. Co-Convener for One day National Seminar on “Nutritional challenges- Past, Present and future”,
29th February ,2009, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11.
9. Organizer for One day special lecture progamme on “Low Glycemic Index Foods – A science
Based Diet”,26th March, 2009, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University,
Salem-11.
10. Co-Convener for two days National Seminar on “Food processing and nutritional challenges and
prospects in human health”, 24th & 25th Feburary, 2010, organized by Department of Food Science,
Periyar University, Salem-11.
11. Organizer for one day seminar on Role of Periyar University in Social Welfare and Higher
education, 15th July,2010 at Periyar University, Salem-11.

12. Organizer for one day joint seminar on Governance in Higher education, 16th July, 2010 at Periyar
University, Salem-11.
13. Organizer for One day workshop on “Planning Therapeutic Diets” 6th October,2010 organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11.
14. Co-Organizer for One day special lecture progamme on “Nutrigenomics”,25th October, 2010,
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11.
15. Co-Organizer for One week Food Processing and Preservation training to Self Help Group
women in Salem District from 22-29th November, 2010, organized by Department of Food Science,
Periyar University, Salem-11.
16. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, NABARD, NRDC, DST, DBT, TNSCST, TANSHE
and DRDO sponsored three days International Conference on Food and Nutraceuticals for
Nutrition and Health: Technology and Delivery (ICFAN – 2011) from 20-22nd, January, 2011,
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India
17. Co-Organizer for One day special lecture progamme on “Processing Technologies, March, 2010,
organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem.
18. Co-Convener for International Conference on Stress: Health, Society and Technology
(ICONS-HST), 21-22nd April, 2011, Organized by International Institute of Stress Management and
Allied Sciences (IISMAAS), New Delhi, India.
19. Convener for one day workshop on HACCP and Quality assessment, 20th August, 2011, organized
by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11
20. Convener for one day National Symposium on Food and Nutrition Prospects in Human Health, 21st
October, 2011, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11
21. Convener & Organizing Secretary for one day ICMR sponsored International symposium on
Functional Foods and Health (ISFAH – 2011) on 19th November, 2011, organized by Department
of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India
22. Convener for International Conference on Stress: Paradigm Shifts in Technology and Allied
Sciences (ICONS-PSTAS 2011), 27-28th December, 2011, Organized by International Institute of
Stress Management and Allied Sciences (IISMAAS), at IIHMR, New Delhi, India.
23. Convener for UGC sponsored National level symposium on Recent trends in perishable food
processing and its quality control techniques, 27th February, 2012, organized by Department of
Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11
24. Chairman for DST, DBT & ICMR sponsored National conference on Food technological
Interventions for Health and Nutrition Security, 15-16th March, 2012, organized by Department
of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11.
25. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR & DST sponsored International Conference on
Food and Nutrition Technology for Public Health care, 4&5th May, 2012, Organized by
International Institute of Stress Management and Allied Sciences (IISMAAS), at Jawaharlal Nehru
University, New Delhi, India.
26. Coordinator for Food science in a three days 12th Tamil Science congress from 23-25th August,
2012 organized by Periyar University, salem-11, Tamilnadu.
27. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, DBT & DST sponsored International Conference
on Food Technology for Health Promotion, 27-28th December, 2012, Organized by International
Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS), at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,
India
28. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, DBT, UGC & DST sponsored National Conference on Food Processing Technology for Health Progression, 9-10th January, 2013,
Organized by organized by Department of Food Science& Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem-11,
Tamilnadu, India
29. Convener for one day special lecture programme on Dietary interventions for stress
management, 19th February, 2013 organized by organized by Department of Food Science&
Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India
30. Chairperson for Inauguration of Nutrition and Health club and special lecture series on 27th
February, 2013 organized by organized by Department of Food Science & Nutrition, Periyar
University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.
31. Convener for ICMR, DST and DBT sponsored “International Conference on Technological
Advances in Super Foods for Health Care (ICTASH-2013), 3-4 May, 2013 organized by
International Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS) at Pudhucherry.
32. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, DST ““International Conference on Food
Technology: Impact on Nutrition and Health (ICFIN-2013)” on 23-24th December, 2013
at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
33. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, DST ““International Conference on Updating
Food Technology: Impact on Nutrition and Health (ICUFT-2013)” on 7-8th May, 2014 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
34. Organizing member for the Visiting Faculty Expert‟s Scheme (Funded by Govt. of Tamil
Nadu) Short term course from 21.7.14 to 25.7.14 on Carbohydrates in Food organized by
Department of Food Science & Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.
35. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR, DST and DBT sponsored “5th International
Conference on Advances in Food Technology and Health Sciences” (ICFTHS-2014)” on 15-
16th October, 2014 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
36. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR sponsored International Seminar on Qualitative
and Quantitative Methods in Nutrition and Health Research (ISQM-2014) on 24th December,
2014 organized by Department of Food Science & Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem-11,
Tamilnadu, India
37. Convener for one day special lecture programme on “Applications of statistics on Clinical
Nutrition and Dietetics” on 20.01.2016 organized by Department of Food Science & Nutrition,
Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India
38. Convener & Organizing Secretary for ICMR and DST sponsored 7th International Conference
on Growing Trends in Food Technology and Nutrition for Public Health Care (ICGIFP-2016) on 26-
27th May, 2016 organized by International Institute of Food and Nutritional sciences, New Delhi
39. Served as organizing committee member for conducting the “National Science Day celebrations
-2017” organized by Periyar University, Salem on 28th February, 2017
40. Served as Evaluator in oratorical competition held for the students of school of life sciences for
the “National Science Day celebrations -2017” organized by Periyar University, Salem on 28th
February, 2017
41. Convener and organizing secretary for inauguration of Periyar University nutrition club and one
day special lecture programme on “Current Nutritional Scenario” on 18th August, 2017 organized by
Department of Clinical Nutrition and dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.
42. Convener and Organizing secretary of one day workshop on “Research Methodology” on
04.12.2017 organized by Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem
43. Convener and Organizing Secretary of two days International conference on “Innovative Food and Nutrition Technologies in public health care” on 4-5, January, 2018 organized by Department of
Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11
44. Convener and Organizing Secretary for one day awareness programme on “Smoking –risk
factor for NCDs (In the support of “No Smoking Day) at Sangeethapatti village on 09.03.2018
organized by Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11
45. Convener for one day seminar on “ Diabetes and its complications” organized by Department
of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11 on 16.08.2018.
46. Convener for one day workshop on “Therapeutic diet planning for Cardiovascular Diseases”
organized by Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11 on 5&6
September, 2018.
47. Convener and Organizing Secretary for two days DST-SERB sponsored International
conference on Current Approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food Technology for Diabetes
Management (ICNDM-2019)” on 24-25, January, 2019 at Periyar University, Salem-11,
Tamilnadu, India
48. Convener and organizing secretary for Three Day Lecture cum workshop on
Nanotechnology in Antioxidants research for health and human wellness” organized by
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics on 24-26th July, 2019 at Periyar University, Salem-11,
Tamilnadu, India
49. Convener for two days national workshop on Medical Nutrition Therapy for Cancer”
organized by Department of Nutrition and Dietetics on 12-13th September, 2019 at Periyar
University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.
50. Convener and organizing secretary for two days DST-SERB and NABARD sponsored
International Conference on Emerging Trends in Millet Technology for Health Promotion
(ICEMT-2020)” on 09-10, January, 2020 at Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.

13. Details of books/manuals/Popular articles published
Books
S. No Title Publisher Year ISBN
1. Question Bank in Home Science NIPA Publisher 2019 9789-3879-73121
2. Multiple choice questions in
Food and Nutrition Science

Meghana Publications,
Hyderabad-500 039

2016 ISBN 978-93-80516-08-0

3. Multiple choice questions in
HOME SCIENCE

Astral International Pvt.Ltd
New Delhi-110 002

2013 ISBN 978-93-5124-278-9

4. Bio-Processing of foods
(Chapter 20- Nanotechnological
Applications in Food Processing
and Packaging, Pp-282)

ASIATECH Publishers,
New Delhi-92, India

2012 ISBN-81-87680-26-1

5. Value added wine making
Process using different fruits

LAMBERT Academic
Publishing, Germany

2012 ISBN- 978-3-8443-9802-1

6. Nutraceuticals Potential of
Spices-Processing, Chemistry
and Medicinal uses

LAMBERT Academic
Publishing, Germany

2012 ISBN- 978-3-659-26246-3

7. Developing Designer Foods of
Beta Vulgaris

LAMBERT Academic
Publishing , Germany

2012 ISBN- 978-3-659-28597-4

8. Benefits of Yoga on Academic
Achievement

LAMBERT Academic
Publishing , Germany

2012 ISBN-978-3659379284

9. Food Safety Management in
Dairy and Agro based food
products – Editor –
Dr.M.Seethalaskhmi (chapter)

Excel India Publishers,
New Delhi

2010 ISBN: 978-93-80043-91-3

Manuals
1. Diet and Diabetic A Manual released on World Food Day, in Periyar university.
2. Good food for the child A manual in Tamil released by the Vice Chancellor of Periyar University

in the Iyyamperumampatty village

Popular articles Published in a weekly News Paper “CITIZEN TALK”

Reg.No:TN/WR/SLM (E) /23/2015-2017

1 Fruits For Summer 22 Facts About Good And Bad Fats-1
2 Hydrate Yourself This Summer 23 Ways To Increase The Consumption Of Fruits

And Vegetables

3
Healthy Tips For Staying Healthy During
Summer

24 Foods Which Boost A Healthy Immune
Response

4 Nourishing Your Brain 25 The Role Of Calcium In Bone Health
5 Tips On Healthy Breakfast 26 The Role Of Vitamin-D In Bone Health
6 Health Benefits Of Tea 27 Millets as Summer Food
7 Ways To Boost Fibre In Your Diet 28 Foods Which Fight Against inflammation
8 The Most Important Meal Of The Day 29 Healthy Food Habits for Summer
9 Heart – Healthy Diet Tips 30 Say no To Carbonated Drinks, Yes to Healthy Drinks

10 Benefits Of Eating Healthy Snacks 31 Health Benefits of Dried Fruit
11 Are We Getting Enough Calcium And Vitamin-D 32 Health Benefits of Eating an Egg
12 Beating Stress Using Better Nutrition 33 Apples: Health Benefits And Nutritional Facts
13 How To Mitigate Stress Through Nutrition &
Supplementation 34 Importance Of Carbohydrate Foods in Diet
14 Is Raw Milk Safe For Health? 35 Whole VS Refined Carbohydrates
15 Food Cravings A Sign Of Nutritional Deficiencies 36 Importance Of Carbohydrate Foods in Diet
16 Way To Boost Your Mood With Food 37 Health Benefits Of Honey
17 Weight Gain: Can We Blame It On The
Environment Healthy Foods For Winter Wellness
18 Food Waste – The Real Facts 39 Fast Food Consumption and Its Impacts on Kids

19 Build A Better Body With Broccoli 40 Health Benefits Of Jaggery
20 Ways To Include Fruits And Vegetables In Your
Diet Fast food consumption and its impacts on kids

21 Ways To Include Fruits And Vegetables In Your
Diet Eat healthy foods during rainy season

a. Research projects/Scheme
S.
No

Title Funding
Agency with file
number

Value
in (Rs)

Role Period in
Years

Major Research Projects
1. In Vitro and In vivo Glycaemic
Responses of various Medicinal
plants among south Indian Type II
Diabetic Population

RSSDI 4,70,000 Principle
Investigator

Two years
(2009-2011)
Completed

2. Breakfast and Yoga patterns and its
impact on nutritional status, academic
performanceand personality traits of
South Indian adolescents (13-18
Years)

UGC 10,56,800 Principle
Investigator
Three
Years
(2009-2012)
Completed

3. Nutri ball supplementation and its
impact on Nutritional, Affective and
Health among South Indian Senior
Citizens

DST 7,92,500 Principle
Investigator
Three
Years
(2010-2013)
Completed

4. Effect of a Green Vegetable
(HIBISCUS Sabdariffi
calyces) on Mildly Hypertensive
Adults

ICMR
(5/9/7/9026/2011-
RHN Dated 20th
March 2012)

6, 26,320 Principle
Investigator

One Year
(2012-13)
Completed

5. Evaluation of Physiochemical,
Nutritional Pasting and Textural
Characteristics of processed millets
based foods

DST-SERB
(SERBIMOFPI/001
4/2014″
March 22, 2016)

43,78,000 Principle
Investigator

Three years
(2014 -2017)
Completed

6. Technological and biochemical
evaluation of barnyard millet bran for
the production of high nutritive and
low glycemic bakery products

UGC
(43/377/2014(SR)
Aug, 2015)

13, 28,880 Principle
Investigator

Three years
(2015-2018)
Completed

7. Nutritional Assessment and Nutrition
Education to the Mothers of Autistic
Children

ICMR
(Autism/69/2014-
NCD-I;
05.01.2015)

21, 19,830 Principle
Investigator

Two years
(2016-2018)
Completed

8. Formulation and quality evaluation of
traditional food items based on
complementary feeding mixes for
infants

ICMR
(5/7/113712011-
RHN; 07.02.2017)

12, 60,596 Principle
Investigator

Two years
(2017-2019)
Completed

9. Formulation and Evaluation of
Processed Millet Flour based Oral
Rehydration Solutions in the
Management of Childhood Diarrhea

DST-SEED/TIASN
(SEED/TIASN/013/
2016; 21/1212018)

28, 71,900 Principle
Investigator

Three Years
(2017-2020)
On going
10. Effect of Millet Based Synbiotic DST-SEED/TIDE 37, 71,900 Principle Three Years
14. Total Grant Mobilized for Research projects (Major & Minor): 2.63 crores

19
Yoghurt Formulations on Functional
Constipation and Gut Microflora in
Elderly Persons

(SEED/TIDE/2018/
17/G; Dated:
12.11.2018)

Investigator (2019-2022)
On going

11. Formulation and antioxidant
evaluation of value added
convenience foods using processed
millets

MoFPI
(Q-11/37/2018-
R&D No.318675,
Dated-14.12.2018)

42,20,000 Principle
Investigator

Three Years
(2019-2022)
On going

12. Effect of Millet Breads on biomarkers
of glucose metabolism in type II
diabetes subjects: a randomized
double blind controlled trail

ICMR
ICMR/5/4/5-
6/DIAB/19-NCD-II
Dated 01.10.19

32,39,741 Principle
Investigator

Two Years
(2019-2021)
On going

Minor Research Projects
13. Efficacy of nutraceuticals on blood
glucose and lipid profile on South
Indian Type II Diabetic population
(SUPS)

RSSDI 40,000 Principle
Investigator

One year
(2006-2007)
Completed

14. Formulation and effective
demonstration of high nutrient density
foods to adhidravidar mother to
combat malnutrition

TNSCST 5,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2006-2007)
Completed

15. Impact of casein and gluten free
dietary intervention on selected
autistic children

TNSCST 5,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One
Year
(2006-2007)
Completed

16. Glycemic index of potato based
preparations by different cooking
methods in healthy and NIDDM
subjects

Malcom Elizabeth
and Adiseshiah
Trust, Chennai

10,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2007-2008)
Completed

17. Extraction and assessment of
glycemic index of dietary and herbal
based mucilage‟s on the selected
type II diabetic subjects

TNSCST 5,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2007-2008)
Completed

18. Nutritional assessment and impact of
casein and gluten free dietary
intervention on behavioral pattern of
the selected autistic children

Malcom Elizabeth
and Adiseshiah
Trust, Chennai

14,750 Principle
Investigator

One Year
(2008-2009)
Completed

19. Supplementary effect of potato based
amylase rich foods (ARF) on the
cognitive development in children and
impact of IEC on the nutritional
knowledge and practice of
adhidravidar mothers to combat
malnutrition in rural homes of Salem
district

Malcom Elizabeth
and Adiseshiah
Trust, Chennai

49,500 Principle
Investigator

One Year
(2008-2009)
Completed

20. Preparation, nutritional evaluation
and consumer attitudes towards
acceptability of enhanced duck meat
products

TNSCST 5,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2008-2009)
Completed

20
21. Effect of Yogic Exercise on Mental
Health and Academic Achievement of
School Children

TNSCST 6,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2009-2010)
Completed

22. Anti diabetic and anti lipidemic effect
of Cardiosporum Halicacabum Linn
leaf extract on STZ-induced Type 2
diabetic model rats

TNSCST 6,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2010-2011)
Completed

23. Assessment and impact of nutrition
education on the functional
constipation of elderly persons

TNSCST 10,000 Co-
Investigator

/Guide

One Year
(2017-2018)
Completed

b. List of Funds Received for the conduct of Conferences/
Seminars / Workshop /Travel Awards
S.No Funding Sources Amount in
rupees

Funding purpose

1. International Diabetes Federation,
Belgium
(Young Scientist- Travel grant )

1,00,000 To Present The Research Paper In The 19th
World Diabetes Congress, International Diabetic
Federation (IDF), Cape Town, South
Africa,2006

2. Tamil Nadu State Council For
Science And Technology
(Young Scientist- Travel grant )

29,800 To Present Two Research Papers In The World
Congress On Oils And Fats, Sydney, Australia,
2009

3. International Diabetes Federation,
Belgium
(Young Scientist- Travel grant )

1,00,000 To Present The Research Paper In The 20th
World Diabetes Congress, International Diabetic
Federation (IDF) Montreal, Canada, 2009

4. DST, New Delhi
(Young Scientist- Travel grant
Award )

65,000 To Present The Research Paper In The 10th
International Nutrition And Diagnostics
Conference (INDC-2010),

5. DBT, New Delhi 1,00,000 To organize International conference on food and
nutraceuticals for nutrition and health : technology
delivery (ICFAN – 2011), 20 to 22, January, 2011

DST, New Delhi 75,000
TNSCST, Tamilnadu 20,000
ICMR, New Delhi 1,00,000
NRDC, New Delhi 1,32,990
DRDO, New Delhi 40,000
TANSCHE, Tamilnadu 20, 000
NABARD, Tamilnadu(RO) 50,000
6. ICMR, New Delhi 1,50,000 To organize International Symposium on
Functional Foods and Health (ISFAH, 2011), 19th
November, 2011

7. ICMR, New Delhi
(Young Scientist- Travel grant
Award )

1,00,000 To Present the Research Papers in the 5th
International Congress of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry, Tehran, Iran,2012

8. ICMR, New Delhi 40, 000 To organize National Conference on Food
processing and Technology for Health
DST, New Delhi 60, 000 Progression (NCFPTH-2013), 9-10 January, 2013
9. ICMR, New Delhi 50,000 To organize International Seminar on Qualitative

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and Quantitative Methods in Nutrition and Health
Research (ISQM-2014) 24th December, 2014
10. ICMR, New Delhi 60,000 To organize International conference on
Innovative food and nutrition technology for public
health 4-5th, January, 2018

11. SERB, New Delhi 2,00,000 To organize International Conference on Current
Approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food

Technology Diabetes Management (ICNDM-
2019) on 24-25th January, 2019

12. SERB, New Delhi
NABARD, New Delhi

2,00,000
50,000

To organize International Conference on Millet
technology for health promotion, 9-10, January,
2020

15. Faculty Improvement Training undertaken
1. Interns Internship training in dietary department of K.G. Hospital, Coimbatore for one Month in 1997.
2. Hotel internship training in Castle Hotel, Salem for one month in May 1997
3. Practical training in Community Nutrition at Veppampalayam for one week in January 1998 organized
by Foods and Nutrition Department of Vellalar College for women, Erode.
4. Practical Training in Fruits and Vegetable Preservation and Nutrition (Govt. of India) at Maharaja
College for women, Perundurai, for a period of one week from 17.1.2005 – 21.01.2005.
5. Workshop on Application of SPSS in social sciences Research, at Department of commerce, Periyar
university for a period of two days from July 27-28, 2007.
6. Participated in 55th Orientation Course from 02.05.2008 to 29.05.2008 in U.G.C. Academic College,
Barathidasan University, Thiruchirapalli.
7. Workshop on Application of SPSS in Social Sciences in Research, at Department of Food Science,
Periyar university for two days from July 6th and 7th, March,2009.
8. National Workshop on Antidiabetic Medicinal Herbs: Screening and Assessment organized by
Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology for two days from 27th and 28th March, 2009.
9. Participated in the TNSCST sponsored orientation programme on Research activities in science for
college teachers for two days from 26-27th March, 2012, organized by Periyar University, Salem-11
10 Participated in the Short course on Sample size calculation on for two days from 2-3rd June, 2014,
organized by Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
16. Membership in Professional Bodies
a) Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) (Life Member)
b) Indian Academy of Social Sciences (Life Member)
c) Nutrition society of India (NSI) (Life member-Reg.No 125/1966)
d) Food Security Community (Life Member)
e) Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) (Life Member)
f) Association of Food scientists and Technologists in India (AFSTI) (Full Member)
g) Global Forum on Food security and Nutrition-Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations
(Life Member)
h) Home Science Association of India (Life Member No.11/N-18/LF)

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17. Other Countries Visited
S.No. Name of the
country

Purpose of visit Period

1. Cape Town,
South Africa

To Present the Research Paper In The 19th World Diabetes
Congress, International Diabetic Federation (IDF)

3-7, December,
2006
2. Sydney, Australia To present two research papers in the world congress on

oils and fats

27-30, September,
2009
3. Montreal, Canada To Present the Research Paper in the 20th World Diabetes
Congress, International Diabetic Federation (IDF)

18-22, October,
2009

4. Prague, Czech
Republic

To Present the Research Paper in the 10th International
Nutrition and Diagnostics Conference (INDC-2010)

4-7, September,
2010

5. Khon Kaen,
Thailand

To deliver Invited Talk on International Symposium on
Integrative Physiology, Medicine, Food & Technology:
Building A Healthy Future

2-4, May,2011

6. Tehran, Iran To Present the Research Papers in the 5

th International

Congress of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

8-11, October, 2012

7. Dubai, UAE To deliver Invited Talk On 6th middle east pediatric

conference

28-30, January,2013

8. Abhudhabi, UAE To deliver invited talk on 5

th International conference

Vitamin D deficiency and Human Health

24-25th March, 2016
9. Kathmandu, Nepal Co-ordinator- Indian Education Fair 19-20 May, 2018
10. Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

To deliver invited talk on 2nd International Conference and
Expo on Food and Nutrition- Holiday Inn Express, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia.

6-8, November, 2019

18. Details of Patents
S.No Title Inventor(s) Patent No. &

Date Publication

1. Formulation
of Casein and Gluten Free
Cookies

Nazni Peerkhan
and
Shiny Ravi

201611020407 Under process

2. Modified Foxtail Millet Based
Cookies for Diabetes

Dr.P.Nazni 201641028124
Dt.18.08.16

Journal Issue No.: 37/2016
Publication Date: 02/09/2016

3. Process and formulation of
Finger millet cookies for
Diabetes

Dr.P.Nazni 201641040153
Dt.24.11.16

Journal Issue No.: 22/2018
Publication Date: 01/06/2018

4. Formulation of bread with
processed barnyard millet
bran to decline the glycemic
index

Dr.P.Nazni 201741002790
Dt: 25/01/2017

Journal Issue No.: 30/2018
Publication Date: 27/7/2018

5. A process for preparation of
multi nutri-grain weaning mix
in powder form

Dr.P.Nazni 201941019311
Dt. 15.5.2019

Journal Issue No.: 21/2019
Publication Date: 24/05/2019

23
Papers published in International and National Journals
Journals

International National Total
74 27 101

Journals
Papers Published in International journals
S.
No
Author/
Co-author

Title of the Paper Name of the journal Vol.no,
issue, year, page No,s with
ISSN & Publisher

Impact
factor

1. I Cini Ezhilarasi
and P Nazni

Development of value added
vermicelli from malted pearl millet
and psyllium husk flours

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol. 7, No.
4, October 2018; pp- 61-69

1.021

2. I Cini
Ezhilarasi, P
Nazni

Effect of thermal pre-milling
treatment on pearl millet and
incorporation of psyllium husk in the
formulation of vermicelli

International Journal of Food
Science and Nutrition ISSN:
2455-4898 Volume 3; Issue 5;
September 2018; Page No. 80-
85

RJIF 5.14

3. Indu Bala and
P Nazni

Physical, chemical, nutritional
evaluation and sensory acceptability
of barnyard millet and soybean
based weaning food mixes

International Journal of Food
Science and Nutrition, Volume 3;
Issue 4; July 2018, ISSN: 2455-
4898, Page No. 123-129

RJIF 5.14

4. Indu Bala and
P Nazni

Nutritional Textural and
Organoleptic Evaluation of Barnyard
Millet based Weaning Food mixes

International Journal of Advanced
Scientific Research and
Management (IJASRM), Volume
4, Issue 1: Page 50-55

PIF 3.005
UGC
approved
no-63502

5. Karuna Thara D
and Nazni P

Texture and Sensory Characteristics

of Little Millet Based RTC (Ready-
To-Cook) Noodles

International Journal of Creative
Research Thoughts, Volume 6,
Issue 2 April 2018 | ISSN: 2320-
2882, Page No.60-71

5.97

6. Karuna Thara D
and Nazni P

Formulation, texture and sensory
characteristics of little millet based
RTC (Ready-to-cook) soup mix

International Journal of Food
Science and Nutrition, Volume 3;
Issue 2; March 2018; Page No.
187-191; ISSN: 2455-4898;

RJIF 5.14

7. Nazni.P Nutritional compositions of millet-
based weaning food suitable for

infants under the age group of 6-12
months

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol. 7, No.
1, Jan-Mar 2018, pp-105-113

1.021

8. T.Sanggethalak
shmi and
P.Nazni

Optimization of sensory evaluation
and textural characteristics of
Reconstituted barnyard millet idli

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science,
2018; 8(1): 1-12

5.349

9. R.Arivuchudar
and P.Nazni

Implications of different species and
strains of probiotics in various health
domains- a systematic review

International Journal of Current
Advanced Research ISSN: O:
2319-6475; Volume 6; Issue 8;
August 2017; Page No. 5229-
5234

SJIF:
5.995

10. Abdul Qayoum A comparative study on mid- day International Journal of Food and 1.021

24

Lone and
P. Nazni

meal and non-mid-day meal
Beneficiaries of Kulgam district

Nutritional Sciences, Vol. 6, No.
3, July 2017, pp-131-134, 2017

11. T.Sanggethalak
shmi and
P.Nazni

Formulation of foxtail millet
incorporated dosa using response
surface methodology

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science,
7(2): 23-27, 2017

5.349

12. Nazni.P and
Sangeethalaks
hmi T

Optimization of millet-based idli
formulations using response surface
methodology

Innovare Journal of Food
science, Vol 5, Issue 2, 2017, 1-7

13. Abdul Qayoum
Lone and
Nazni.P

A comparative study on the
anthropometric, intellectual and
social development of Mid-day meal
and non-Mid-day meal beneficiaries
of Baramulla district

International Journal of Health

sciences, 2017 vol.7, Issue 1, pp-
1-5

5.349

14. Nazni P and
Abdul Qayoum
Lone

A comparative study on Mid-day
meal and non-Mid-day meal
beneficiaries of Budgam district

Innovare Journal of Food

science, vol.5, Issue 2, 2017, pp-
1-3

15. Nazni P and
Karuna TD

Development and Quality Evaluation
of Barnyard Millet Bran Incorporated
Rusk and Muffin

International Journal of Food &
Industrial Microbiology, Volume
2, Issue 2, 2016; 1-6

16. Nazni P and
Shiny Ravi

Impact of nutrition education on
Nutritional Knowledge, Attitude and
Practices of Mothers of Autistic
children

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science
2016; 6(2): 61-65

5.349

17. P.Nazni and
J.Bhuvaneswari

Functional, pasting and thermal
characteristics of finger millet and
little starch

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.5, Iss.3,
July-Sep, 2016, pp-91-98

1.021

18.
P.Nazni and
R.Shobana
Devi

Sensory characteristics, total
polypehol content and in-vitro
antioxidant activity of value added
processed barnyard millet
incorporated chappati

International Journal of Food
processing and technology; Vol 7
Issue 6; pp -1-8, 2016

19. S.
Parameshwari
P. Nazni

Optimization of Roasted Linseed
Powder (RLSP) Incorporated
omapodi snacks using response
surface methodology

International Journal of Home
Science, Vol 2(1) 2016vol 2(1)
page85-91, 2016

20. S.
Parameshwari
P. Nazni

Optimization of Roasted Linseed
Powder (RLSP) Incorporated
Chidwa Laddu Food using response
surface methodology

International journal of Pharma
and Bio Sciences, Vol.7 (3)
pp512-524. 2016

21. Nazni P and
Shiny Ravi

Assessment of Autism Severity
Among Children Under 5-15 Years
Using ISAA Scale

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, vol.5, iss.2,
April, 2016, pp-87-92

1.021

22. Nazni.P and
R.Shobanadevi

Effect of Processing on the
Characteristics Changes in
Barnyard and Foxtail Millet

J Food Process Technol 2016,
7:3, pp-1-8; ISSN: 2157-7110

4.87

23. P.Nazni and Minerals and heavy metal present in International Journal of Research 5.349

25
S.Deepa the selected red seaweeds of south

coast region of Tamilnadu

in Biological Sciences 2015; 5(4):
45-49

24. P.Nazni and
S.Deepa

Evaluation of proximate and pigment
compositions of red seaweed
present in south coastal regions of
Tamilnadu

International Journal of research
in marine sciences 2015; 4(2):
38-41

5.349

25.
S.
Parameshwari
P. Nazni

Physicochemical and Nutrient
Analysis of Linseed (Linum
Usitatissimum) Powder

International of Journal of
Multidisciplinary Research and
Development, Vol: 2 Issue: 10
Page.392-395. 2015; e-2349-
4182 p-2349-5979

26. S.
Parameshwari
P. Nazni

Effect of different consumer
parameters on sensory attributes of
the developed linseed (Linum
Usitatissium) products

International Journal of Applied
Research, Vol:1(11) Page 762-
766,2015; e-2394-5869 p-2394-
7500

27. S.Parameshwar
i and P.Nazni

Optimization of roasted linseed
powder (RLSP) incorporated
chappathi food using response
surface methodology,

International Journal of Current
Research; Vol. 7, Issue, 09,
pp.20488-20492, September,
2015, ISSN: 0975-833X

5.349

28. S.
Parameshwari,
P. Nazni

Optimization of Roasted Linseed
Powder (RLSP) Incorporated Dalia
Porridge Food Using Response
Surface Methodology

International Journal of Science
and Research (IJSR), Volume 4
Issue 8, August 2015, 1772-1782
ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

4.438

29. P.Nazni and
S.Gomathi

Optimization of fiber rich foxtail
millet bran chappatis using response
surface methodology

International Journal of food and
nutritional sciences, Vol.4, Iss.3,

pp-147-151, Apr-Jun, 2015, e-
ISSN 2320 –7876

1.021

30. P.Nazni and
J.Bhuvaneswari

Analysis of physiochemical and
functional characteristics of finger
millet and little millet

International Journal of food and
nutritional sciences, Vol.4, Iss.3,

pp-109-114, Apr-Jun, 2015, e-
ISSN 2320 –7876

1.021

31. P. Nazni and
Renuga

Minerals composition of the selected
brown seaweed from Mandapam,
Gulf of Mannar region, Tamilnadu

International Journal of Research
in Marine Sciences 2015; 4(1): 1-
5

>1

32. P. Nazni and
Renuga

Nutrient Composition of the
Selected Brown Seaweeds from
Mandapam Coastal Regions;
Southeast Coast of India

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science
2015; 5(2): 38-42

>1

33. Nazni.P. and
S.Parameshwar
i

Formulation of omega 3 enriched
biscuits using response surface
methodology

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science
2014; 5(1): 13-20

>1

34. Nazni.P and
Ravinder Singh

Meta-analysis study of glycemic
index of various food groups

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.3, Iss.4,
Jul-Sep 2014, pp 179-184

1.021

35. Nazni. P and
Gracia.J

Application of Response Surface
Methodology in the Development of
Barnyard Millet Bran
Incorporated Bread

International Journal of
Innovative Research in Science,
Engineering and Technology,
Vol. 3, Issue 9, September 2014,
PP-16041-16048

1.682

26

36. Nazni. P
and Gracia. J

Optimization of Fiber Rich Barnyard
Millet Bran Cookies Using Response
Surface methodology

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science
August, 2014; Vol.4, Issue (3):
100-105, ISSN 2249-8516

>1

37. Nazni. P and
Jaganathan. A

Standardization and Proximate
Analysis of Street Foods Sold In
Salem District

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science,
August, 2014; Vol.4, Issue (3):
94-99; ISSN 2249-8516

>1

38. Nazni. P and
Jaganathan. A

Study on Microbial Analysis of
Street-Vended Food Samples Sold
In Salem District

International Journal of Research
in Biological Sciences, August,
2014; Vol. 4 Issue (3): 75-78,
ISSN 2249–9687

>1

39. P. Nazni and K.
Komathi

Quality evaluation of the fruit pulp
added yoghurt

International Journal of Nutrition
and Agriculture Research,
January – June, 1(1), 2014, 48 –
54

40. P.Nazni and
K.Gomathi

Nutritional, physiological and
organoleptical characteristics of fruit
pulp added yoghurt

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol 3 Iss 3,
Apr-Jun, 2014, pp-158-162

1.021

41. P.Nazni and
R.Durgadevi

Formulation and quality evaluation
of amaranth gain flour incorporated
idli using response surface
methodology

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol 3 Iss 3,
Apr-Jun, 2014, pp -49-60

1.021

42. P.Nazni and
P.Vigneshwar

Study on Extraction and
Organoleptic Evaluation of Okra and
Hybiscus Mucilage Incorporated
Products

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.3, Iss.1,
(Jan-March) pp.99-103, e-ISSN
2320 –7876 (2014)

1.021

43. Dr. P. Nazni
and R.
Dharmaligam

Isolation and Separation of Phenolic
Compound from Coriander Flowers

International Journal of
Agricultural and Food Science,
Vol.4, Iss.1, pp. 13-21, 2013;
ISSN 2249-8516

44. R.Dharmalinga
m And P.Nazni

Phytochemical Evaluation of
Coriandrum L Flowers

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.2, Iss.4,
(Oct-Dec) pp.35-39, e-ISSN 2320
–7876 (2013)

1.021

45. P.Nazni and
J.Gracia

Optimization of oven-dried Moringa
Olifera flower powder incorporated
chappathi using response surface
methodology

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.2, Iss.3,
(July-Sep) pp.66-73, e-ISSN
2320 –7876 (2013)

1.021

46. P.Nazni and
J.Bhuvaneswari

Effect of yogic practice on nutritional
and academic performance of the
selected adolescents

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.2, Iss.3,
(July-Sep) pp.116-119, e-ISSN
2320 –7876 (2013)

1.021

47. P.Nazni and
A.Mythili

Formulation and Optimization of
Vitamin-C Rich Beverage Prepared
from Ziziphus Jujube,

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Vol.2, Iss.2,
April-June pp.54-61, e-ISSN
2320 –7876 (2013)

1.021

48. P.Nazni and Supplementary effect of roselle tea International Journal of Food and 1.021

27

S.Vimala on hypertensive subjects Nutritional Sciences, Volume 02,
Issue 01, Jan-Mar 2013, pp.138-
141, ISSN 2320 – 7876, (2013)

49. P.Nazni and
S.Vimala

Formulation and Optimization of
Herbal Tea

International Journal of Food and
Nutritional Sciences, Volume 01,
Issue 01, pp.178-182, ISSN 2319
– 1775 (2012)

1.021

50. Parameshwari.
Sand Nazni.P

Application of Response Surface
Methodology in the development of
Omega 3 rich snack food

International Journal of Current
Research, Vol. 4, Issue, 11,
pp.240-246, November, 2012,
ISSN: 0975-833X

5.349

51. Durgadevi R.
and Nazni P

Optimization of Processed
Amaranth Grain Flour Chapatti
Using Response Surface
Methodology

International Journal of Current
Research, International Journal
of Current Research Vol. 4,
Issue, 11, pp.231-239,
November, 2012, ISSN: 0975-
833X

5.349

52. S.Parameshwar
i and P. Nazni

Fatty acid composition and
hypolipidemic effect of Roasted
Flaxseed Powder

International Journal of Pharma
Medicine and Biological
Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, October
2012, pp:150-158, ISSN 2278 –
5221

0.47

53. R Durgadevi
and P Nazni

Comparative study of processed
Amaranth grains on glycemic
indices in NIDDM subjects

International Journal of Pharma
Medicine and Biological
Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, October
2012, pp:194-205, ISSN 2278 –
5221

0.47

54. Shemi George
and P.Nazni

Anti-depressive Activity of
Processed Pumpkin (Cucurbita
Maxima) Seeds on Rats

International Journal of Pharma
Medicine and Biological
Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, October
2012, pp:225-231, ISSN 2278 –
5221

0.47

55. Shemi George
and Nazni, P

Formulation and Optimization of
Functional Bread by employing
Response Surface Methodology

International Journal of Current
Research Vol. 4, Issue, 06,
pp.008-014, June, 2012, pp:8-14,
ISSN: 0975-833X

5.349

56. P.Nazni and
Shemi George

Optimization of autoclave pumpkin
seed bread using response surface
methodology

Food Science, Elixir Food
Science 45 (2012) 7774-7780,
April,2012, ISSN-2229-712X

5.349

57. Nazni, P and
Anbu Malar, M

Air Drying Kinetics on the variety of
Capsicum

International Journal of Recent
Scientific Research, Vol. 3, Issue,
3, pp.141 -144, March, 2012,
(ISSN: 0976-3031)

5.349

58. P.Nazni and
D. Karuna
Thara,

Optimization of beetroot peel
osmotic dehydration process using
response Surface methodology

International Journal of Current
Research Vol. 3, Issue, 8,
pp.027-032, August, 2011, ISSN:
0975-833X

5.349

59. P.Nazni Yoga and Holistic Health Journal of Physiological and 0.9

28

Biomedical Sciences, (The
official Journal of the
Physiological Society of

Thailand), Vol, 24, (1), April-
September, 2011, pp.59-62,

ISSN-0857-5754

60. Bhuvaneswari,
J. and Nazni,
P.

Impact of Breakfast Bar
Supplementation on Nutritional and
Academic Performance of
Adolescence

International Journal of
Development Research Vol. 1,
Issue, 3, pp.018-021, June, 2011
ISSN: 2230-9926

1.0

61. G. Velraj, R.
Ramya and
P. Nazni

Fourier Transform Infrared
Spectroscopic Study on
Glycoalkaloid Concentration in
Varieties of Solanum tuberosum

Journal of Experimental Sciences
2011, Vol 2(2): 68-71, ISSN:
2218-1768;

0.184

62. Nazni.P. and
Bhuvaneswari,
J

Optimization of mixture flakes and
nuts to formulate ready to eat
breakfast bar using Response
Surface Methodology

International Journal of Current
Research, Vol. 33, Issue, 3,
pp.029-038, March, 2011,
ISSN: 0975-833X

5.349

63. Nazni, P, and
Garcia, J,

Optimization Of Sun-Dried Moringa
Olifera Flower Powder Incorporated
Chappathi Using Response Surface
Methodology

International Journal of Current
Research, Vol. 9, pp.050-057,
October, 2010. ISSN: 0975-833X
http://www.journalcra.com/

5.349

64. Nazni, P, and
Shalini, S

Physical and Nutritional evaluation
of idli prepared from sorghum
(sorghum bicolor l. moench)

Asian Journal of Science and
Technology; Vol. 2, pp.044-048,
June, 2010. ISSN: 0976-3376

5.349

65. Nazni, P, and
Shalini, S

Standardization and Quality
Evaluation of Idli Prepared from
Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum)

International Journal of Current
Research, 2010; Vol. 5, pp.084-
087. ISSN: 0975-833X

5.349

66. Peerkhan
Nazni and
Srinivasan
Vimala

Nutrition Knowledge, Attitude and
Practice of College Sportsmen

Asian Journal of Sports Medicine,
Vol 1 (No 2): 93-100.ISSN: 2008-
000X (2010)

0.9

67. Nazni, P and
Pradheepa,S

Physico-Chemical analysis and
organoleptic evaluation of papads
prepared from Jowar millet flour

International Journal of Current
Research
Vol. 3, pp. 033-037. ISSN: 0975-
833X (2010)

5.349

68. Peerkhan
Nazni,
Subramanian
Pradheepa and
Abul Hasan

Effects of weaning biscuits on the
nutritional profile and the cognitive
development in preschool children

Italian Journal of
Pediatrics, 36:18(2010), ISSN:
1824-7288

0.79

69. Peerkhan
Nazni,
Subramaniam
Andal and
Subramanian
Pradeepa

Comparative Study on
Supplementation of Potato Flour
Biscuits on the Nutritional and
Cognitive Profile of the Selected
Children

Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Sep
2009 Vol.19 (No.3):277-284

1.0

70. Peerkhan Impact of Casein and Gluten Free Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 0.1

29

Nazni, Edward
Gnanaraj
Wesely,
Veerappan
Nishadevi

Dietary Intervention on Selected
Autistic Children

Vol.18 (No.3):244-250 (2008)

71. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar,
P. Nazni, and
Jaganmohan

Nutritive Indices and PER study of
Mushroom varieties using Wistar
strain male Albino rats

Mushroom Research- an
International Journal, 16(1):23-
26. (2007)

0.89

72. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar,
P.Nazni and
T. Palvannan

Therapeutic effect of formulated
dietary supplement RENAC on
selected chronic renal failure
subjects.

Asian Journal of Bio Science (An
International Journal) Vol.2
(1&2), 39-46. (2007)

0.1

73. P. Nazni,
T. Poongodi
Vijayakumar,
P.Alagianambi
and
M.Amirthaveni

Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic
effect of Cyanara Scolymus among
selected Type 2 diabetic individuals

Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 5
(2), 147-151. ISSN: 1680-5194

0.5

74. P. Nazni Nutritional Support to Trauma

Patients,

International Journal of Trauma
Anesthesia and Critical Care
Study, Vol. 6, No. 3, 414-417

1

Papers Published in National journals
S.
No

Author/ Co-
author

Title of the Paper Name of the journal Vol.no, issue,
year, page No, Publisher

Impact
factor

1. Karuna Thara D
and Nazni P

Formulation and Texture
evaluation of Little Millet based
on RTC (Ready-To-Cook) Upma
Mix

Beverage and Food World, Volume
45, No:8, August 2018, ISSN-0970-
6194, Page No: 25-29

2. S.Parameshwari
and P.Nazni

Analysis of Bioactive
Compounds In raw (Dried),
Autoclaving, Boiling and
Roasted Linum Usitatissimum
seed Using Gas
Chromatography and Mass
Spectroscopy

Indian Journal of Applied Research,
Volume :5, Issue : 8, August 2015,
pp-168-171; ISSN – 2249-555X;The
3.624

3. P. Nazni Association of western diet &
lifestyle with decreased fertility

Indian J Med Res 140
(Supplement), November 2014,
pp 78-81

1.446

4. P. Nazni
and J. Gracia

Enrichment of Chappathi with
Shade Dried Moringa olifera
Flower Powder using Response
Surface Methodology (RSM)

Indian Journal of Research in Food
Science and Nutrition, Vol 1(1), 32–
39, January-June 2014, ISSN
(Print): 2349-8897; ISSN (Online) :
2350-1006

5. P.Nazni and
K.Ramya

Determination of Glycemic
Index of potatoes using different
Food Processing methods,

Journal of Food, Nutrition of
Dietetics, Vol.9, (2), PP.49 – 56,
TNENG:2003 /1400 (2011)

1.0

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6. P.Nazni and
C.Sureshkumar

Formulation and Demonstration
of High Nutrient Density Foods
to Adhidravidar Mothers,

Journal of Studies on Home and
Community Science, Vol.5, (1),
PP.45-50, ISSN 0973-7189, 2011
1.0

7. P.Nazni, Ravinder
Singh and
M.Ramya

The Efficiency of dietary
supplements for improving
endurance performance among
selected athletes

Proceedings of the National
Conference on Emerging Trends in
Physical Education and Sports
Sciences, PP. 479-484, ISBN .978-
81-908078-6-9, 2011

1.0

8. Dr. P.Nazni and
S.Pradeepa

Organoleptic evaluation of
Biscuits prepared from Potato
Flour

Beverage and Food World, Vol.37,
(9):31-35, 2010

1.0

9. Dr. P. Nazni , A.
Nawabjan and R.
Gomathi

Processing and Value Addition
of Developed Sapota Powder in
Selected Sweet Based Recipes,

Journal of Food, Nutrition of
Dietetics, Vol.6, (1), PP.47 – 19,
TNENG:2003/1400, 2009

1.0

10. Nazni P. and
Suresh kumar, C.,

Assessment of nutritional
knowledge, attitude and
practices of weaning foods
among the selected mothers in
Salem district

Research Highlights, Vol.19 (1), 10-
15, 2009

1.0

11. Dr. P.Nazni , S.
Vimala and
C.Rathanavel

Quality characteristics of
developed natural sports drinks
using levulose,

Beverage and Food World, Vol.35,
(12):15-18, ISSN:0970-6194, 2008
1.0

12. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar,
Dr.Jemima Beryl
Mohankumar,
A.Janaki and
P..Nazni

Effect of various treatments on
characteristics of kodo millet
(paspalum scrobiculatum)

Journal of Food, Nutrition and
Dietetics, Vol. 5 (1), 21-34,
NENG:2003/1400, 2008

1.0

13. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
P.Nazni, P.Sathya
Priya and
Jemimaberyal
mohan kumar

Food and nutrition security
profile of Adidravidar women,

Indian Journal of Nutrition and
Dietetics, Vol.44, 496, ISSN:0022-
3174, 2007

1.0

14. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar ,
P.Nazni and M.
Vakkil

Identification and Development
of Remediation Module for
Dyscalculia in Primary School
Children

Disabilities and impairments, Vol. 21
(2), 113-122, 2007‟ANSInet.

1.0

15. A. Jahitha Begum,
Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
P. Nazni

Impact of Nutrients and Food
habits on Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
of children

Disabilities and impairments,
Vol.21(1), 56-62, 2007; International
Journal of Current Research, India
0.9

16. A. Jahitha Begum,
P. Nazni and
T. Poongodi
vijayakumar

The role of nutrients on
enhancing the cognitive
functions in brain

Recent researches in Education and
Psychology, Vol.13, III-IV, 59-62,
REG.No.69788 /96. 2007

1.0

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17. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
P.Nazni

Glycemic index of curry leaves
(Murraya koenigii) powder
incorporated convenience foods

Beverage and Food World, Vol.34,
(1):68-70, ISSN: 0970-6194. 2007
1.0

18. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
P.Nazni and
V.K.Swathi

Nutritional and hormonal
determinants of early menarche
among pre-adolescent girls

Indian Journal of Human Science,
Vol.002, (1), 133-138 (2006)

0.9

19. Nazni P. and
Poongodi
Vijayakumar,T.,J.B
huvaneswari

Product development and
impact study of anemia related
computerized visual aid among
the post-adolescent girls

Indian Journal of Human Science,
Vol.002, (1), 100-106 (2006)

1.0

20. T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
P.Nazni

Income based feeding and
weaning practices and
nutritional status of infants,

Journal of community guidance and
research, Vol.23 (2):217-227, ISSN:
0970-1346. (2006)

1.0

21. Nazni P.,
Poongodi
Vijayakumar, T
and Angamuthu,
K.

Effect of exercise on BMI and
biochemical profile of selected
obese diabetic women

Journal of exercise science and
physiotherapy, Vol.2:66-70, ISSN:
0973-2020. (2006)

0.9

22. Nazni P. and
Poongodi
Vijayakumar,T.

Impact of supplementation of
Papaya Powder on Serum
Vitamin levels and Impact of
Nutrition Education among the
selected School Children

Research Highlights, Vol.16 (2), 75-
78. (2006)

1.0

23. Nazni.P.,
Amirthaveni, M.
and Poongodi
Vijayakumar, T.

Impact of flaxseed based
therapeutic food on selected
Type II Diabetic patients

The Indian journal of Nutrition and
Dietetics, Vol.43, No.4, pp.141-145,
ISSN: 0022-3174.

1.0

24. Poongodi
VijayaKumar,T.,
Nazni, P.,
Nirmaladevi,K.,
and Jemima Beryl
Mohankumar

Prevalence of thyroid disorders
and iodine status among adult
women in thindal area of Erode
district

The Indian journal of Nutrition and
Dietetics, Vol.43, No.2, pp.116-124,
ISSN: 0022-3174.

0.9

25. T. Poongodi
VijayaKumar, P.
Nazni and K.
Vidhya

Vitamin A, Ascorbic Acid and
total Cholesterol level of
Smokers and non-smokers

Journal of Food, Nutrition of
Dietetics, 2, No.3, PP.10 – 19,
TNENG: 2003/1400.

1.0

26. P.Nazni,
T.Poongodi
Vijayakumar and
M. Amirthaveni,

Hypoglycemic & Hypolipidemic
effect of various doses of
cinnamon powder in Diabetic
individuals

Journal of Food, Nutrition of
Dietetics, 2, No. 3, PP. 41 – 47,
TNENG: 2003/1400. (2005),

1.0

27. Nazni, P. and
Manu Anna
Mathews

Supplementation effect of
banana powder in hypertensive
patients

Journal of Food, Nutrition of
Dietetics, 3, No.2, PP. 28 – 31,
TNENG: 2003/1400. (2005);

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20. Fellowships/ awards by any learned body
1. Recipient of National e-Innovation Award -2018, sponsored by MUGU International Foundation (An
Internationally Renowned Organization), Himachal Pradesh
2. Recipient of Young Women Scientist award in Nutrition -2017, sponsored by Pearl Foundation,
Madurai
3. Recipient of IMRF Best Scientist Award -2017 in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, sponsored by
the International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation, Vijayawada, A.P., India
4. Recipient of Outstanding Scientist Award-2016, sponsored by Venus International Foundation,
Chennai-600088, India.
5. Recipient of Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam award for teaching/scientific excellence -2015, sponsored by
Marina labs, Chennai.
6. Recipient of Young Women Scientist Awards–2011, Sponsored by Science City, Department of
Higher Education, Government of India, Gandhimandapam road, Chennai-600 025
7. Recipient of Young Investigator Award, 2011, sponsored by International college of Nutrition,
Canada
8. Recipient of Fellow Award 2010, Sponsored by Society for Applied Biotechnology, Krishnagiri,
Tamilnadu, India 2010
9. Recipient of Young Scientist Fellowship Award (YSFA), Sponsored by Tamilnadu State Council
for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai, Tamilnadu, India for 2007-2008.
10. Received Second prize for best oral presentation in National seminar on Recent trends in
Microbial Technology with reference to extremophiles held on 21 & 22nd October 2010.
11. Chosen as a candidate for 10th Anniversary Edition of Who‟s who in Science and Engineering,
(Biographical sketch) New Providence, NJ 07974 U.S.A. published in December 2007.
12. Received cash prize for best poster presentation in National conference on Nutraceuticals and
the future of medical science held on 22 & 23rd Feb 2007.
13. Received cash prize for best poster presentation in State Level Seminar on Emerging trends in
food processing and quality control held on 06.03.2007.
14. Received first prize for Best Exhibit presentation in student projects seminar cum exhibition held
in K.S.R College, Trichengode on August 24-25, 2007.
15. Received kellog‟s corn flakes award in XXXIVth Annual National conference of Indian Dietetic
Association for Best Poster presentation November 2001.

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21. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops attended with
Publications
a. International Seminars / Conferences / Workshops attended with Publications

S. No Name of the seminar / Conference /Organizing agency/Duration/ Participation /Presentation-
Title of the Paper & Type of Presentation

1. Participated and presented paper on International workshop on life skills education for youth
development, Department of Adult and continuing education, Madras University, Chennai on 16-18
Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Nutritional and hormonal determinants of early menarche among preadolescent girls (Oral)

2. Development & impact study of anemia related computerized visual aid among the post-
adolescent girls (Oral)

2. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Globalization of Traditional,
Complementary, and alternative systems of Medicine, Horticultural college and Research Institute,
TNAU, Coimbatore on 16-18th March 2006.
Abstract published
1. Therapeutic effect of Stevioside (Stevia rebaudiana) in type 2 Diabetes and hyperlipidemia
(Poster)
2. Therapeutic use of Cynarin (Cynara Scolymus) in type 2 diabetics & Hypercholesterolemia
subjects (Poster)
3. Participated and presented paper on American diabetes association- 66th scientific sessions,
Washington D.C, on June 9-13 2006
Abstract published
1. Evaluate the hypoglycemic and hypolipidimic effect of methyl hydroxychalcone polymers
(cinnamon) and cuminaldehyde (cumin seeds) in south Indian type II Diabetic patients. (Poster)
4. Participated and presented paper on 19 TH World Diabetes Congress (IDF),Cape Town, South Africa
on 3-7
th December, 2006
Abstract published
1. Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effect of Neutraceuticals (okara) among people with type II
Diabetes (Poster)
2. Product development and hypoglycemic effect of (laures nobilis) bay leaves among type II
diabetic patients (Poster)
5. Participated and presented paper on International Symposium On Emerging and Novel Food
Processing Technologies-2007, DFRL, Mysore on 19-20th December 2007
Abstract published
1. Processing physio-chemical attributes and value added products from Archas Sapota. (Poster)
6. Participated and presented paper on International Conference On Food Technology (INFOTECH
2009), IICPT, Thanjavur on 28 & 29th August 2009
Abstract published
1. Formulation and physio-chemical analysis of corn silk powder incorporated idlis (Poster)
2. Development and physio- chemical analysis of value added millet based foods (Poster)

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7. Participated and presented paper on World Congress On Oils And Fats and 28th ISF Congress,
Sydney Convention And Exhibition, Sydney, Australia on 27-30TH September 2009
Abstract published
1. Efficacy of nutraceuticals on blood glucose and lipid profile among south Indian type 2 diabetic
population (Oral)
2. Effect of diet and exercise on anthropometric and biochemical profile of the selected obese
diabetic women (Poster)
8. Participated and presented paper on 20th World Diabetes Congress (IDF), Montreal Convention
Centre, Canada on 18-22nd October 2009
Abstract published
1. Assessment of Glycaemic Index of Dietary and Herbal Based Mucilage‟s on The Selected Type
2 Diabetic Subjects (Poster)
9. Participated and presented paper on 10th

INDC – International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference,
Institute of Molecular Genetics of Academy of Sciences , Prague , Czech republic on 4-7
th

September, 2010
Abstract published
1. Efficacy of High Carbohydrate diets for improving Endurance Performance among selected
athletes (Oral)
2. Standardization and Quality evaluation of value added Probiotic Yogurt (Oral)
3. Clinical trial to evaluate the impact of cereal based Oral Rehydration Solution on the infants with
acute diarrhea (Poster)

10. Participated and presented paper on International conference on Food technology-Edition-II, IICPT,
Thanjavur on 30-31st October, 2010
Abstract published
1. Optimization of Moringa Oleifera flower powder incorporated chappathi using response surface
methodology (Oral)
2. Optimization and Quality Evaluation of Value Added Horse Gram Based Papads (Poster)
3. Development of value added chapattis from corn-silk powder (Poster)
4. Formulation and quality evaluation of drumstick flower powder incorporated chappathi (Poster)
11. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food and Nutraceuticals for
Nutrition and Health: Technology and Delivery (ICFAN – 2011), Department of Food Science, Periyar
University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India on 20-22nd ,January, 2011
Abstract published
1. Study on change in clinical aspects of fasting (Poster)
2. Phytochemical evaluation of cissus quadrangularis for its incorporate effects (Poster)
3. Health benefits of gracilaria and its phytochemical Analysis (Poster)
4. Therapeutic effects of selected medicinal plants in alloxan induced diabetic rats (Poster)
5. Optimization of incorporated flakes and nuts to formulate ready to eat breakfast bar using
Response surface methodology (Poster)
6. Physicochemical properties of pumpkin seed flour (Poster)
7. Quantitative analysis of glycoalkaloid Concentration in varieties of potato tuber using FT-IR
spectroscopy (Poster)
8. Optimization of shade-dried moringa olifera Flower powder for chappathi using Response
Surface Methodology (Poster)
9. Process optimization for formulation of moringa olifera incorporated kara sev (Poster)
10. Formulation and quality analysis of composite flour based foods to the senior citizens (Poster)
11. Proximate composition of raw and popped amaranth seed (Poster)
12. Effect of yoga on academic performance of the selected school children (Poster)
13. Role of yoga on intelligence quotient of mentally challenged children (Poster)

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14. Formulation and quality analysis of composite flour based foods (Poster)
15. Value added wine from wood apple (Poster)
12. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Stress: Health, Society and
Technology (ICONS-HST), International Institute of Stress Management and Allied Sciences
(IISMAAS), New Delhi, India on 21-22nd April, 2011,
Abstract published
1. The Role of Nutrition in Stress Management (Invited talk)
13. Participated and presented paper on International Symposium On Integrative Physiology, Medicine,
Food & Technology: Building A Healthy Future, Department of Medicine, Khon Kaen University,
Thailand on 2-4, May, 2011
Abstract published
1. Yoga and Health (Invited talk)
14. Participated and presented paper on International conference on Impact of Physical sciences on
Biology, Post graduate and Research Department of Botany, Queen Mary‟s college, Chennai,
Tamilnadu, India on 7-9, July, 2011
Abstract published
1. Nanotechnology and Food science (Invited talk)
15 Participated and presented paper on 16th World Congress on Clinical Nutrition, International Clinical
Nutrition Society, In India Habitat Center, New Delhi on 12-14, September 2011
Abstract published
1. Functional foods and Nutraceuticals (Invited talk)
2. Therapeutic effect of Selected Nutraceuticals on Type II Diabetics (Invited talk)
16. Participated and presented paper on International symposium on Functional foods and Health
(ISFAH-2011), Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India on 19th
November, 2011
Abstract published
1. Effect of Optimized Breakfast Bar On Nutritional And Academic Performance Of Adolescents
(Poster)
2. Essential Fatty Acids as A Supplementary Feed From Brown Algae (Poster)
3. Essential Amino Acids as Food Constituent From Red Algae (Poster)
4. Application of Response Surface Methodology In The Optimization Of Dehydrated Drumstick
Flower For The Preparation of Chappathi (Poster)
5. Optimization of Autoclave Pumpkin Seed Bread Using Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
6. Beneficial Effects of Vitamin P (Poster)
7. Optimization of Raw Amaranth Seed Flour Chappathi Using Response Surface Methodology
(Poster)
17. Participated and presented paper on International Symposium on Recent Trends In Processing &
Safety of Specialty and Operational Foods, Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL),
Siddarthanagar, Mysore on 23-25 November, 2011
Abstract published
1. Potential Applications of Nanotechnology in Development of Functional Foods (Invited Talk)
18. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Stress: Paradigm Shifts in
Technology and Allied Sciences (ICONS-PSTAS 2011), International Institute of Health Management
Research (IIHMR), New Delhi on 27-28, December, 2011
Abstract published
1. Nutriball supplementation and its impact on affective health among senior citizens (Invited talk)
19. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food and Nutrition Technology for
Public Health care, International Institute of Stress Management and Allied Science (IISMAAS), 4-5
th

May, 2012

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Abstracts published
1. Formulation and quality evaluation on value added probiotic yogurt (Poster)
2. Chemical characterization of porphyra SP (Poster)
3. Determination of Amylose and Amylopectin content in processed amaranths cruentus seed flour
(Poster)
4. Optimization of oven dried moringa olifera flower incorporated chappathi using Response Surface
Methodology (Poster)
5. Optimization of boiled pumpkin seed bread using Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
6. Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effect of selected medicinal plants in alloxan induced diabetic
rats (Poster)
7. Basic nutritional parameters of Sargassum Ilicifolium (Poster)
20 Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Bioactive Natural Compounds from
Plant Food in Nutrition and Health, Department of Home Science, CMS college, Kottayam, Kerala,
Tamilnadu on 20-22, September 2012
Abstract published
1. Formulation of designer food supplements for therapeutic applications (Invited talk)
21. Participated and presented paper on 5

th International Congress of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran on 8-11th October, 2012
Abstract published
1. Assessing Improvement in Nutritional and Psychological (Personality Trait) pattern after Breakfast
Bar supplementation among the Adolescents (Oral)
2. Supplementary effect of weaning biscuits on the Nutritional and Cognitive profile in Preschool
Children (Poster)
22. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food Technology for Health
Promotion (ICFTHP-2012), International Institute of Food And Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS) on 27-28
December, 2012
Abstract published
1. Optimization of roasted linseed powder incorporated habitual food using Response Surface
Methodology (Poster)
2. Utilization of Amaranth grain to improve the nutritive quality of baked products (Poster)
3. Food Encapsulation (Poster)
4. Effect of Optimized breakfast bar on nutritional and academic performance of adolescents
(Poster)
23. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food Technology, Indian institute of
Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) on 4-5, January, 2013
Abstract published
1. Nutritional composition of Edible seaweed Porphyranecnamessis (Poster)
2. Formulation and Phytochemical evaluation of optimized herb tea using Response Surface
Methodology (Poster)
3. Optimization of cereal-pulse mix ladoo ingredients using Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
4. Optimization of Allium-Cepa flower fortified savoury snack using Response Surface Methodology
(Poster)
24. Participated and presented paper on 6

th Middle East Pediatrics Conference, World Trade Centre

Tower. Dubai, UAE on 28-30th January 2013
Abstract published
1. The global malnutrition crisis over nutrition vs under nutrition (Invited talk)
25. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry
(ICBIC-2013), Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu on 20-22nd

February

2013

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Abstract published
1. Food formulation and glycemic indices of processed amaranth grain for NIDDM subjects (Poster)
26. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Technological Advances in Super
Foods for Health Care (ICTASH-2013), International Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences
(IIFANS), New Delhi on 3-4

th May 2013

Abstract published
1. Optimization of allium cepa flower fortified habitual food using response surface methodology
(Poster)
2. Optimization of flax seed fortified noval food using response surface methodology. (Poster)
3. Taro and its health benefits (Poster)
4. Impact of nutrition education among selected diabetic subject. (Poster)
27 Participated and presented paper on World congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics-2

nd International
conference on Healthy ageing I the changing world-2013, Bio Genesis Health Cluster in association
with Federation of Asian Biotech Associations and OMICS group on 30-.9.13& 01.10.13 at Bangalore
Abstract published
1. Nutrition for elderly (Lead paper)
28. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food Technology: Impact on
Nutrition and Health (ICFIN-2013), International Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS),
New Delhi on 23-24

th December, 2013

Abstract published
1. Barnyard Millet – Poor Man‟s Cereal (Poster)
2. Formulation and optimization of vitamin-C rich beverage prepared from ziziphus jujube (Poster)
3. Isolation and separation of phenolic compound from coriander flowers. (Poster)
4. Effect of Sweet Potato Flour on The Physical Properties of Fried Extruded Fish Crackers (Invited
talk)

29. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Updating Food Technology: A
Challenge towards Public Health Nutrition (ICUFT-2014), International Institute of Food and
Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS), New Delhi on 7-8

th May, 2014.

Abstract published
1. Food safety knowledge, and hygiene practices among the street food vendors in Namakkal city,
Tamilnadu (Poster)
2. Anti-nutritional analysis of processed Barnyard millet bran (Poster)
3. Nutritional importance in autistic children (Poster)
30. Participated and presented paper on International conference on “Modern Progress in Biotechnology
(ICMPB-2014) organized by Department of Biotechnology, BIT
Campus, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli 620 024, Tamilnadu on 9-10th October, 2014
Abstract published
1. Applications of Nanotechnology in the Agro-Food Sector and Food products (Invited talk)
31. Participated and presented paper on ICMR, DST and DBT sponsored “5th International Conference
on Advances in Food Technology and Health Sciences” (ICFTHS-2014), International Institute of
Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS), New Delhi on 15-16th October, 2014
Abstract published
1. Updated technology in food production (Invited talk)
2. Prevalence of autism among selected children (Oral)
3. Evaluation study on mid day meal programme in Baramulla District (Oral)
4. Studies on sensory evaluation of juice and jelly supplemented with hydrocolloids using response
surface methodology (Poster)
5. The efficacy of tea polyphenol on selected women hyperlipidemic subjects (Poster)

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32. Participated and presented paper on International conference on Physiology and Medicine –ICPM-
2014, Department of Zoology, Periyar University, Salem on 15-17th October, 2014

Abstract published
1. Comparative study of bran incorporated foods on glycemic indices (Poster)
32. Participated and presented paper on 3rd International Conference on HEALTHY AGEING IN THE
CHANGING WORLD 2014 World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics CME Accreditation by
Karnataka Medical Council (KMC), J. N. Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India
on 17,18,19 November, 2014
Abstract published
1. Nutritional Disorders in Older Adults (Invited talk)
33. Participated on ICMR sponsored International Seminar on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in
Nutrition and Health Research (ISQM-2014), Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Periyar
University, Salem on 24th December, 2014
Participation
34. Participated on International Seminar on Emerging contaminants and environmental remediation
(ECER-2015), Department of Environmental Science, School of life Science, Periyar University,
Salem on 27th January, 2015
Participation
35. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Advances in Home Science
Studies, Department of Home Science, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, Andhra
Praseh, India on 20-21 February, 2015
Abstract published
1. Fortification: moving from knowledge-to-action for reducing micronutrient malnutrition (Invited talk)
36. Participated and presented paper on 6

th International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Food
and Nutrition for Health Management (ICETF-2015), Jointly organized by International Institute of

Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS), New Delhi and Southern Regional Station (SRS), ICAR-
NDRI, Adugodi, Bangalore on 14-15, May, 2015

Abstract published
1. Characterization of starches isolated from barnyard and foxtail millet (Oral)
37. Participated and presented paper on Two days International conference on Recent Advances in
applied Sciences (ICRAAS 2016), Science and Humanities Association, St.Peter‟s University and
Indian spectro Physics Association, Avadi, chennai on 11-13, February, 2016
Abstract published
1. Characterization of processed millets and its fractions on health Promotion (Invited talk)
38. Participated and presented paper on Two days 5th international conference on vitamin D deficiency
and human health, Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE on March, 24-26, 2016
Abstract published
1. Nutritional impact of vitamin D and calcium on women‟s health (Invited talk)
39. Participated and presented paper on ICMR and DST sponsored 7

th International Conference
on Growing Trends in Food Technology and Nutrition for Public Health Care (ICGIFP-2016),
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 26-27th May, 2016
Abstract published
1. Recent trends in food nanotechnology (Invited talk)
2. Benefits of cereal based ors over glucose based ors (Poster)
3. Sensory characteristics, total polyphenol content and in vitro antioxidant activity of value added
processed barnyard millet flour incorporated chapattis (Poster)
4. Development of pearl millet milk powder using spray drying technology (Oral)
5. The Relation between Demographic Features and Severity of Autism Among the Selected
Districts (Poster)

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40. Participated and presented paper on International Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health (ICFNH-
2016), Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, Madurai on 6

th- 8
th June, 2016

Abstract published
1. Role of nutraceuticals in human health (Invited Talk)
41. Participated and presented paper on 4

th International World Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics
International collaborative conference (2016), J.N. Tata Auditorium, India Institute of Science,
Bangalore, India, 23, 24 & 25 November, 2016
Abstract published
1. Healthy ageing- the role of nutrition
42. Participated in the International Seminar on “Perspectives in modern Biology” at Periyar University,
Salem-11 on 2nd September, 2016.
Participation
43. Participated and presented a paper on International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate change and
Environmental Sciences -2017, at Nirmala College for women, Coimbatore, TN, India, September 08-
09, 2017
Abstract published
1. Food security and Nutrition-Potential Impact on health (Invited Talk)
44. Participated and presented a paper on International conference on Innovative and food and Nutrition
for public health care (ICNPH-2018) at Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar
university, Salem-11 on 4-5, January, 2018.
Abstract published
1. Nutritional status and health problems of elderly (50 to 70 years) living in institution, Trichy-a
pilot study (oral)
2. Formulation, quality evaluation and storage studies of composite complementary feeding mixes
manufactured using barnyard millet, soya flour and skim milk powder (poster)
3. Quality and microbial evaluation of little millet based RTC (ready-to-cook) instant noodles
(poster)
4. The impact of probiotics on gut health (poster)
45. Participated and presented paper on International conference in omics Technologies in Nutritional
Research (OTNR-2018) organized by Department of foods and Nutrition, DKM college for women,
Tamilnadu, India in association with Geneobe Wellness, Coimbatore, India on 10-11, January, 2018.
Abstract Published
1. Functional foods: therapeutic aspects of probiotics and prebiotics (Invited Talk)
46. Participated and presented paper on International conference an International conference on recent
advances in food processing Technology organized by Indian Institute of food processing technology
(IIFPT), Thanjavur on 17th- 19th August 2018
Abstract Published
1. The viscosity of roasted foxtail millet flour solutions and roasted rice flour solution at different
temperatures
2. Texture and organoleptic evaluation of millet based bars.
47 Participated and presented paper on 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends Trends in
Applied Science and Technology (ICRTAST-2018) organized by Periyar university and Indian
association with Indian Science and Technology Association (Elavenil) held on 23-25th August 2018.
Abstract Published
1. The Viscosity Of Soaked Barnyard Millet Flour Solution And Parboiled Rice Flour Solution At
Different Times
2. Recent Technologies in diabetes Management

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48. Participated and presented paper on International conference on Current Approaches in
Nutraceuticals and Food Technology Diabetes Management (ICNDM-2019)” on 24-25, January,
2019 at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India.
Abstract Published
1. Nutritional composition of pennisetum glaucum incorporated protein bar
2. A comparative study of viscosity of roasted foxtail millet before and after amylase treatment
49. Participated and presented paper on International conference on “Innovative Techniques and
nutritional demands in food security-trends challenges and Perspectives” jointly organized by
Department of Post Graduation in Food Science and Nutrition and Under Graduation in Food,
Nutrition and Dietetics on 8-9, February, 2019 at V.S.Acharya Vedike, Sundari Ananda Alva Campus,
Vidyagiri, Moodbidri, Karnataka
Abstract Published
1. Millets- a magical ingredients to your health (invited talk)

50. Participated in the International conference on current scenario of physiology and behaviour (CSPB-
2019) held during 22nd and 23rd February, 2019 in the Department of Zoology, Periyar University,

Salem-11.
Participation
51. Participated and presented paper on SERB and NABARD sponsored International conference on
Emerging Trends in Millet Technology for Health Promotion (ICEMT-2020)” ” on 09-10,
January, 2020 at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu,
India.
Abstract Published
1. Formulation and phytochemical evaluation of foxtail millet and banana peel incorporated
breadsticks using response surface methodology
2. Formulation and quality evaluation of complementary feeding mixes
3. Formulation and proximate assay of ocimum basilicum incorporated idlis
4. Formulation and quality evaluation of value added paneer using pearl millet
5. Formulation of quality evaluation of value-added noodles by using fish powder and kodo
millet
6. Comparative study on nutritional and sensory quality of millet based food products with rice
products
7. Formulation and evaluation of psyllium husk and kodo millet incorporated keto cookies
8. Influence of bamboo shoot powder and foxtail millet flour on nutritional, textural, and
organoleptic characteristic of fettuccine
9. Formulation and sensory evaluation of millet: fruit juice sports drinks
10. Formulation of value added yogurt prepared with kodo millet milk
11. Formulation of barnyard millet incorporated noodles & it‟s in vitro glycemic index
12. Formulation of value added breadsticks with millet flour and assessment of nutritional content
13. Effect of synbiotic yogurt on the elderly persons

b. National Seminars / Conferences / Workshops attended with Publications
S.
No

Name of the seminar / Conference /Organizing agency/Duration/ Participation /Presentation-
Title of the Paper & Type of Presentation

1 Participated on National workshop on Diet and Diabetes, St. John‟s Medical College, Bangalore on
26th Feb 2000
Participated
2 Participated and presented paper on XXXIVth

Annual National conference of the Indian Dietetic
Association organized by Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore on 26th – 27th 2001
Abstract published

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1. Research paper on Anemia (Poster)
3 Participated on Women Beckon Health with Soya-State Level Seminar organized by Department of
Food Service Management and Dietetics, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore on 13th
March 2003
Participated
4. Participated and presented paper on Science in Health Promotion – Recent Concepts – State Level
Seminar, organized by Department of Biochemistry, Department of Foods & Nutrition, Vellalar College
for Women, Erode on 9th Jan – 2004
Abstract published
1. Impact of Supplementation of Banana Powder on Blood pressure and serum Sodium levels on
the hypertensive patients (Poster)
5 Participated on Food Security – A Global Challenge to Nutritional – State Level Seminar organized by
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vellalar College for Women, Erode on 5th Feb 2004
Participated
6 Participated On Management Of Diabetes Mellitus – State Level Seminar Organized By Department
Of Food Service Management And Dietetics, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore On 21st
Sep 2004
Participated
7 Participated on National Seminar on Post production system and Strategies to the issues and
challenges of Food Safety and Security supported by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, New
Delhi, Post harvest Technology center and Department of Food and Agricultural Process Engineering
Tamilnadu Agricultural University Coimbatore on 22nd & 23rd Sep 2005
Participated
8 Participated and presented paper on Indian Social Science Congress, Luknow, organized by Indian
Academy of Social Sciences on 2005
Abstract published
1. Neutraceuticals – A challenge to Modern Civilization
2. Facing Challenges of fast food in Modern Civilization
9 Participated on Entrepreneurship Awareness, Department of Managements Studies, Periyar
University on 21st & 22nd Oct 2005
Participated
10 Participated and presented paper on State level Seminar on Human rights and Civil Society,
organized by Thiruvalluval Govt. Arts College, Rasipuram on 10th Dec 2005
Abstract published
1. Women and their Human rights (Oral)
11 Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Impact of New Economic Policy on the
Indian Economy, Department of Economics, Periyar University, Salem – 11 on 6 to 7th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Dynamics of New Economic policy on women and childcare support (Oral)
2. Impact of New Economic policy on growth of Food processing Industries (Oral )
12 Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Human perspectives of Biotechnology,
organized by School of Biosciences, Mahendra Arts & Science College, Kalipatti – 01 Namakkal
District on 11th & 12th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Processing and nutritional quality of Cynara Scolymus based biscuits and its storage quality (oral)
2. Valve addition to biscuits using Linum Usitatissimum and its storage stability (Oral)
3. Crude Mucilage from fenugreek seeds – A substitute for commercial stabilizer (Oral)
4. Post harvest process of Pisum Sativum (Green peas) and its nutritional quality (Oral)
13.. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Recent trends in Biosciences, organized by

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Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany and zoology, Vivekananda College of Arts and
Science for Women, Thiruchengode on 23-24th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Hypoglycemic effect of selected Nutraceuticals among type 2 Diabetic Individuals (Oral)
2. Nutritive Indices of Milky mushroom (Calocybe Indica) and its supplementary effect on pregnancy
outcome (Oral)
14. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Integrated Global Business management –
The Indian Experience, organized by Periyar Institute of Management Studies, Periyar University,
Salem on 24-25th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Global Trends in Food Packaging and Package waste Management (Oral)
2. Trade Opportunities in growing Indian Processed food Market (Oral)
15. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on women entrepreneurship, organized by
Department of Commerce, Vivekananda College of Arts and Science for women, Thiruchengode
on25th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Problems of women Entrepreneur (Oral)
16. Participated and presented paper on UGC Sponsored National seminar in New Horizons in
processing of value added Convenience food, organized by Department of Home Science, V.V.
Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar on 28th Feb 2006
Abstract published
1. Rice bran incorporated convenience food and its Glycemic Index (Poster)
2. Formulation and Glycemic index of high fiber convenience food using curry leaves powder
(Poster)

17. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Recent trends in Nutritional sciences,
organized by Department of Food science and Nutritional and Department of Adult, Continuing
Education, Extension and Field outreach, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore on 15-16th
March 2006
Abstract published
1. The New Millennium‟s packaging materials a plastic raw material suppliers perspective (Poster)
2. Antioxidant rich food supplementation on lipid profile of selected subjects (Poster)
3. Impact of Nutrition Education on the Nutritional knowledge of selected diabetics in Erode (Poster)
4. Therapeutic effect of Green Tea polyphenols on selected cardiovascular subjects (Poster)
18. Participated and presented paper on State Level Seminar on New thrust in Biosciences, organized by
Vivekanandha College of Arts & Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode on 18th August 2006
Abstract published
1. Physico-chemical and functional properties of crude mucilage from mustard seeds (Oral)
2. Glycemic index of wheat bran incorporated convenience foods (Oral)
3. Identification of corn flour as a vehicle for iron and Vitamin C fortification (Oral)
19. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Food biotechnology, organized by
Karpagam arts and science college , Coimbatore on28-29 th September, 2006
Abstract published
1. Antidiabetic and antilipidimic effect of allium cepa among type 2 diabetic subjects (Oral)
2. Cynara Scotymus- A Functional Food In The Management Of Type II Diabetes. (Oral)
3. Processing and therapeutic effect of selected Nutraceutical among non-insulin dependent Diabetic
subjects (Oral)
4. Effect Of PUFA, MUFA And Antioxidant Rich Food Supplementation on Blood Glucose and Blood
Lipid Profile of Selected Type 2 Diabetic Patients (Oral)
20. Participated and presented paper on National Symposium on Traditional medicine, human Health and

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biotechnology, organized by Mahendra arts and science college, Kalipatti on 15-16th December, 2006
Abstract published
1. Therapeutic effect of Cynarin (Cynara Scolymus) in type II diabetic subjects (Oral)
2. Processing and therapeutic use of stevia rebaudina in type II diabetic subjects (Oral)
21. Participated and presented paper on National level 6th Biological Congress on Biotechnology: past,
present and future, organized by Muthayammal College of Arts & Science, Namakkal on 5-6
thJanuary,

2007
Abstract published
1. Effect of various treatments on chemical, functional and milling characteristics of barnyard millet
grown in southern part of India.(Oral)
2. Processing and therapeutic effect of glycin max mer among non-insulin dependent diabetic
subjects. (oral)
3. Value Addition and hypoglycemic effect of CYNARA SCOLYMUS based biscuits among type 2
diabetes (Oral)
4. Nutritional quality and therapeutic effect of linum ustatissimum based products among type 2
diabetic subjects.(Oral)
5. Physico-chemical, functional and milling characteristics of raw and processed (Paspalum
Scrobiculatum) kodo millet. (Poster)
22. Participated and presented paper on National level seminar Health Sciences in current scenario,
organized by Vellalar college for women , Erode on 10-11th January, 2007
Abstract published
1. Characterization and milling quality of raw and treated Echinochloa Colona (Barnyard
Millet).(Oral)
2. Anti diabetic Effect of caminum cyminum in type 2 subjects.(Oral)
3. Nutritional and health factors influence on pregnancy outcome of selected pregnant women.
(Poster)
4. Development and impact study of jackfruit seed supplementary food on the nutritional status of
the school children. (Poster)

23. Participated and presented paper on National conference on nutraceuticals and the future of medical
science, organized by Kongunadu arts and science and college, Coimbatore on 22-23 th February
2007
Abstract published
1. Effect of nutraceutical (CARICA PAPAYA) supplementation on serum vitamin a and haemoglobin
level among the rural school children. (Oral)
2. A study on in vivo hypolipidemic property of lycopene from tomato product.(Oral)
3. Prevalence of juvenile obesity among 10-12 year old children in schools at thindal area of erode
district (Oral)
4. Nutritional assessment of selected female adolescent (13-18) agricultural labourers in Dharmapuri
district. (Oral)
5. Risk assessment and sound and sustained nutrition education programme on natural prescriptions
as a preventive measure of breast cancer among the selected obese females. (Poster)
6. Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effect of neutraceuticals (okara) in type-2 diabetic patients.
Poster (Best Poster cash Award)
24. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biochemistry Health &
Diseases (NSHD-2007), organized by Periyar university, salem-11 on 26 – 27th February 2007
Abstract published
1. The influence of age on antioxidant vitamins and lipid profile of selected male subjects.(Oral)
2. Assessment of cardiovascular risk among different oil consumer (Oral)
25. Participated and presented paper on State level seminar on Emerging trends in food processing and

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quality control, organized by VVV. Vanniyaperumal college, Virudhu nagar on 6th March 2007
Abstract published
1. Processing and value addition of papaya powder in the selected sweet based recipes.(Oral)
2. Characterization of raw and treated kodomillet (PASPALUM SCROBICULATUM) (Oral)
3. Formulation and effective demonstration of high nutrient density food to Adhidravidar mothers to
combat malnutrition. Poster (Best Poster cash Award)
4. Processing and evaluation of value added products from sapota powder (Poster)
5. Impact of casein and gluten free dietary intervention on selected Autistic children (Poster)
26. Participated on Work shop on Sericulture sustainability and Entrepreneurship in Tamil Nadu, Periyar
university on 29th March 2007
Participated
27. Participated and presented paper on National level Seminar on Current technology Developments in
Biosciences, organized by Vivekanandha College of Arts & Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode on
12-14th September 2007
Abstract published
1. Characterization and in-vivo glycemic load of millet flour blend incorporated noodles.(Oral)
2. Processing and development of value added products from sapota powder. (Oral)
3. Development and organoleptic evaluation of low cost weaning foods to combat malnutrition.
(Poster)
4. Extraction of mucilage from avena Sativa.L and its suitability of incorporation.(Poster)
28. Participated and presented paper on 39th National Conference, Nutrition Society of India, organized by
National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad on 15-17 November,2007
Abstract published
1. Value addition for minor millets and its glycemic load among normal and type 2 diabetic
subjects.(Oral)
2. Assessing the link between nutritional status, mental health and academic performance of
Adidravidar and Tribal adolescent girls.(Poster)
3. Formulation and organoleptic evaluation of Kodomillet based high nutrient density foods to combat
malnutrition.(Poster)
4. Effect of food processing methods with temperature variations on the glycemic indices of potato
based preparations in healthy and type 2 diabetic subjects.(Poster)
29. Participated and presented paper on 35th Annual Conference of RSSDI, organized by Science City,
Kolkata on 23-25 November 2007
Abstract published
1. Efficacy of Neutraceutical on blood glucose and lipid profile among south Indian type 2 diabetic
population- The Salem Urban Population Study (SUPS) (Oral)
30. Participated and presented paper on XL Annual National Convention of Indian Dietetic Association,
organized by Mammen Mapilla Hall, Kottayam on 8-9

th December 2007

Abstract published
1. Formulation and effective demonstration of high nutrient density foods to Adhidravidar mothers to
combat malnutrition. (Ora)l
31. Participated and presented paper on Proceedings UGC sponsored National Seminar on Home
Science A Promising Future Ahead, organized by Fatima College, Madurai on 14-15th December 2007
Abstract published
1. Effect of Potato Podimas on the glycemic response of the selected healthy and diabetic subjects.
(Oral)
2. Processing and evaluation of value added products from sapota powder (Poster)
3. Effect of casein and gluten free dietary intervention on Behavioural changes of selected autistic
children.(Poster)

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4. Development of weaning food from potato flour supplemented with legumes. (Poster)
5. Standardisation of idli prepared from finger millet (Elusions Corocanal) for rural and urban
people.(Poster)
6. Preparation and acceptability of cereal based oral rehydration solution.(Poster)
7. Study on Medical aspects of Islamic fasting.(Poster)
8. Isolation of Okra mucilage and yield recovery under different extraction conditions. (Poster)
32. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Facts & Myths of Obesity, organized by
PSG College of Arts & Science , Coimbatore on 19-20th December 2007
Abstract published
1. Effect on exercise on BMI, body fat percentage and biochemical profile of the selected obese
diabetic women.(Oral)
2. Effects of exercise with very-low-energy-diet (VLED) on weight loss in selected obese
women.(Poster)
3. Coriandersativum – A dietary remedial measure for hyperlipidemic subjects.(Poster)
4. Glycemic indices of garnished potatoes in healthy and diabetic subjects.(Poster)
33. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Empowering Grain Processing Sector
through Recent technological interventions, organized by Ministry of food processing industries Govt
of India & PPRC Thanjavur on 25-26th January 2008
Abstract published
1. Technology of value added wine making from Robusta (Poster)
34. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on current concepts in Food processing
Technology, organized by R.V.S College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore on 27th Feburary,2008
Abstract published
1. Processing, Physiochemical Attributes and Value Addition Using Archas Sapota (Poster)
2. Technology of Value Added Wine Making From Rasthali (Poster)
3. Processing and preparation of Low Cost Biscuits using Unmarketable Potatoes (Poster)
4. Development and Standardization of idli from Sorghum millet (Poster)
5. Processing and acceptability of oral rehydration solution using cereals and legumes (Poster)
6. Processing and development of low cost sorghum based Weaning food (Poster)
7. Isolation, Extraction and yield recovery of Hibiscus Mucilage under different Extraction Conditions
(Poster)

35. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Management,
organized by PRIMS Department, Periyar University, Salem -11 on 28-29th Feb 2008
Abstract published
1. Assessment of Variability In Glycemic Indices of Potato Chips Using Duncan‟s Multiple Range
Test. (Oral)

36. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Food Processing and Nutritional Scenario
in India, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem on 11-12th March, 2008
Abstract published
1. Assessment of glycemic indces of potato soup with temperature variations on healthy and
diabetic subjects. (Oral)

37. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Global Perspectives in Biological Sciences
(GPBS-08), organized by Department of Biochemistry, Periyar University, Salem on 27th March, 2008
Abstract published
1. Assessment of glycemic indces of potato based recipes with temperature variations on selected
subjects. (poster)
2. Effect of Ramadan fasting on medical parameters of selected healthy subjects. (Poster)
3. Impact of Aervalanata powder on selected calcium oxalate stone subjects. (Poster)
38. Participated on One day Workshop on Recent Development in Nanomaterials Research, Department

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of Physics, Periyar University, Salem on 31st March, 2008
Participated
39. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Boundless prospects in Grain processing
and By-product utilization, organized by Ministry of Food Processing Industries Govt of India & IICPT
Thanjavur on 30-31stJuly, 2008
Abstract published
1. Standardization and physio-chemical analysis of value added foods using millets. (Poster)
2. Formulation and physio-chemical analysis of kodomillet based idlies. (Poster)
40. Participated and presented paper on UGC sponsored National Seminar on Animal Food Processing,
organized by department of Food Processing and Quality Control on 7-8
th
August, 2008

Abstract published
1. Study and development and organoleptic evaluation of Whey Protein Concentrate based Sweet
Pongal (Poster)

41. Participated and presented paper on National Symposium of Algae in Agriculture and Food Industry,
organized by PG and Research, Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Pachaiyappa‟s
College, Chennai-30 on 20th – 21st September, 2008
Abstract published
1. Effect of Spirulina supplementation on Anaemic women. (Poster)
2. Antidiabetic effect of spirulina in Type II diabetic subjects (Poster)

42. Participated and presented paper on UGC sponsored National Seminar on Management of Diabetes-
A global concern organized by Department of Home science, Sree Narayana college for women,

Kollam, Kerala on 24h September, 2008
Abstract published
1. Effect of modified diet and Exercise on Nutritional and Biochemical profile of the selected diabetic
Women.(Psoter)
2. Role of Nutraceuticals- A home to manage diabetes (Poster)
43. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Food Security through innovations in food
processing and entrepreneurship development, organized by Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Govt of India & IICPT Thanjavur & kelappaji college of agricultural Engg. & Technology, Kerala
Agricultural university, Vellanikkara, Thrissur on 29th – 30th

September, 2008

Abstract published
1. Development and quality evaluation of potato flour fortified Ragi based biscuits. (Poster)
2. Development and acceptability of cereal based oral rehydration solution (Poster)
3. Analysis of antioxidant content of the chillis used by Kerala population (Poster)
44. Participated and presented paper on 8

th National level biological congress on Biotechnology:
Glimpses of Future Prospects, organized by Departments of Biological science, Muthayammal college
of arts and science, Rasipuram on 9th and 10th January, 2009
Abstract published
1. Development and quality evaluation of potato flour fortified maize based biscuits (Best Poster-II
place)
2. Development and quality evaluation of value added papads (Poster)
3. Development of value added chapattis from corn-silk powder (Poster)
4. Development of composite flour based foods to the elderly people (Poster)
45. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Role of sports sciences and technology
in enhancing sports performance, organized by Department of Physical education, Bharathidasan
University, Tiruchirappalli on 21st March, 2009
Abstract published
1. Assessment of nutritional knowledge, attitude and practices among selected athletes (Oral)

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46. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Nutritional challenges-Past, present and
future, organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem on 27th

March, 2009

Abstract published
1. Whey protein concentrate and its value addition in rava dosai (Poster)
2. Nutritional status of the pregnant mother belonging to various income levels residing in Karur
district (Poster)
3. Effect of Dietary intervention on behavioral changes of selected autistic children. (Poster)
47. Participated and presented paper on UGC Sponsored National conference on Yoga and Holistic
Health, organized by Department of Physical education, Nabira Mahavidyalaya, Katol on 5th April,
2009
Abstract published
1. Effect of yoga traning on Intellengence Quotient of Mentally Challenged children. (Oral)
2. Effect of yoga traning on concentration of Mentally Challenged children. (Oral)
48. Participated and presented paper on National conference on prospects and challenges in food
processing, organized by Department of food Process Engineering, SRM University, Chennai on 15-
16th April, 2009
Abstract published
1. Determination of glycemic index of potatoes using different food processing methods (Poster)
2. Determination of glycemic response of okra mucilage on type II diabetic subjects (Poster)
49. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on A Road Map to Emerging Trends in Food
Processing and Marketing, IICPT, Thanjavur and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru college of Agriculture and
Research Institute, Karaikal on 17th

& 18th September 2009

Abstract published
1. Formulation and physio-chemical analysis of value added papads (Poster)
2. Formulation and yield recovery of okra mucilage under different extraction conditions (Poster)
50. Participated on National seminar on Contemporary technicalities in Food Processing, organized by
Dr.N.G.P.Arts and Science college, Coimbatore on 9th October, 2009
Participated
51. Participated and presented paper on 37th Annual meeting of RSSDI, organized by Gujarat University,
Ahemadabad on 5th -8

th November, 2009

Abstract published
1. Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic efficacy of aqueous extracts of medicinal plants-Allium cepa
and coccinia Indica (Oral)
52. Participated and presented paper on 9

th National level biological congress on Biotechnology: Great
Expectations & Achievements, organized by Centre for Biotechnology, Muthayammal college of Arts
and Science, Rasipuram on 8th and 9th January, 2010
Abstract published
1. Formulation and Physiochemical analysis of value added wine from Robusta (Poster)
2. Hypoglycemic effect of selected Functional Foods on the Animal Model (Poster)
53. Participated and presented paper on UGC sponsored national seminar on Food safety issues and
management, organized by Department of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Gandhigram Rural
University, Gandhigram on 22nd & 23rd January, 2010
Abstract published
1. Nutrient composition and sensory evaluation of whey protein concentrate based Chapatthi &
Idiyappam (Poster)
2. Formulation and organoleptic evaluation of whey protein concentrate based sweet pongal (Poster)
54. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Emerging trends and opportunities in
food processing sector, Organized by IICPT, Thanjavur, NIFTEM and M.O.P. Vaishnav college for
women, Chennai on 29th&30th January, 2010

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Abstract published
1. Formulation and physio-chemical analysis of kodomillet based dosa (Poster)
2. Formulation and physio-chemical analysis of sorghum based dosa (Poster)
3. Processing and preparation of Rice sevai using processed potato flour (Poster)
4. Processing and preparation of Rice sevai using processed cabbage flour (Poster)
5. Formulation and quality assessment of wine from rasthali (Poster)
6. Formulation and quality evaluation of composite flour based foods to the elderly (Poster)
7. Glycemic response of selected functional foods on the Animal model (Poster)
55. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Food and nutritional challenges and
prospects in Human Health organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Salem on
24th &25th, February, 2010
Abstract published
1. Development and quality evaluation of kodomillet based fermented food (Poster)
2. Development and quality evaluation of sorghum based paniyaram (Poster)
3. Preparation and quality assessment of papads using cabbage flour. (Poster)
4. Formulation and quality assessment of wine from pomegranate (Poster)
5. Preparation of arisi vadam and sensory evaluation using processed potato flour (Poster)
6. Hypoglycemic efficacy of selected medicinal plants (Poster)
7. Glycemic response of dietary mucilage on Type II diabetic subjects (Poster)
8. Nutritional status of the expectant mothers belonging to the various income levels residing in
paramathivelur, Namakkal District. (Poster)
56. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on New Frontiers in Biotechnology organized
by Department of school of sciences, SPMVV University for women, Tirupathi on 27&28th March, 2010
Abstract published
1. Development and Quality analysis of value added wine from Pomegranate (Oral)
57. Participated and presented paper on Seminar on Role of Periyar University in Social welfare and
Higher Education, organized by Periyar University, Salem on 15th July, 2010
Abstract published
1. Indian Higher Education system in the field of Food Science and Human Nutrition (Oral)
58. Participated and presented paper on National Symposium on Pediatric Nutrition and Health, Centre
for Nutrition-counseling, Research and Extension Activities organized by Department of Home
science, WCC, Chennai on 4th September,2010
Abstract published
1. Clinical trial to evaluate the Impact of cereal based oral rehydration solution on the evaluation of
infants with acute Diarrhea (Poster)
59. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar On “Recent Trends in Microbial Technology
with Reference to Extremophiles” organized by Department of Microbiology, Periyar University, Salem
– 636 011, Tamilnadu on 21&22, October, 2010
Abstract published
1. Formulation and Quality Evaluation of Sapota Pulp Added Probiotic Yogurt (Oral)
2. Changes in physiochemical properties of Wine from Pomegranate under various temperature
conditions (Poster)
3. Influences on Physiochemical Properties of Watermelon Wine under various temperature
conditions (Poster)

60. Participated and presented paper on 38th Annual Meeting of Research Society for the Study of
Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 2010 organized by Hotel Le Meridian, Kochi, Kerala, India on 18,19 & 20th
November 2010
Abstract published
1. Antidiabetic and Antihyperlipidemic effect of two Indian medicinal plants in Alloxan Induced

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Diabetic rats. (Oral)

61. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and
Bioengineering organized by Society of Applied Biotechnology association with Cropgene
Technologies on 17-18 December,2010
Abstract published
1. Optimizing the cereal breakfast bar by using Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
2. Utilization of watermelon wine under various temperature conditions (Poster)
3. Study on pumpkin seed powder incorporated biscuit (Poster)
4. Phytochemical evaluation of Amaranthus caudatus (amaranth seed) for its therapeutic effects
(Poster)
5. Phytochemical evaluation of Gracilaria for its therapeutic effects (Poster)
6. Optimization of shade dried Moringa Oleifera flower powder incorporated chappati using
Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
7. Process optimization for formulation of chappathi using Response Surface Methodology (Poster)
62. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on Frontiers in organic synthesis and medicinal
chemistry organized by Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem-11, Tamilnadu, India on
February, 17&18, 2011
Abstract published
1. Phytochemical and Pharmacological evaluation of cassia angustifolia (Poster)
63. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on New Horizons in Bioprocessing of Foods
organized by Department of Food engineering and Technilogy, S.L.I.E.T, Longowal, Punjab, India on
25-26th February, 2011
Abstract published
1. Nano-Technological applications in Food Processing and packaging
(Invited talk)
64. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on Emerging trends in physical sciences
organized by Department of Physical Education, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu,
India.
12th March, 2011
Abstract published
1. The Efficiency of dietary supplements for improving endurance performance among selected
athletes (Invited talk)
65. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on Prognosis of Food Processing sector in
Health Promotion organized by Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Dr.N.G.P Arts & Science college,
Coimbatore, Tamilnadu on 29th August, 2011
Abstract published
1. Emerging trends and opportunities In Indian food processing sector (Invited talk)
2. Medicinal and health benefits of plantain stem blended squashes. (Poster)
3. Functional properties of raw and popped Amaranth (Poster)
4. Comparison of physical and chemical properties of raw dried and autoclave pumpkin seed powder
(Poster)
5. Optimization of osmotic dehydration of beetroot peel in sugar solution (Poster)
6. Development and organoleptic evaluation of low cost cereals to combat malnutrition (Poster)
7. Importance of pulses and its uses (Poster)
8. Medicinal plants and its importance (Poster)
9. Medicinal herbs and its uses (Poster)

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66. Participated and presented paper on National conference on “Global Trends in Food Security 2020-
Scope for the present and prospects for the future” – GTFS-2011 organized by Department of
Biotechnology, School of Biotechnology and Health Sciences, Karunya University, Coimbatore-641
114, Tamil Nadu on 12th & 13th October, 2011
Abstract published
1. Food Security and Nutrition (Invited talk)
67. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on Perspectives on Health Benefits of

Therapeutic organized by Molecules Centre for Bioscience and Innovation, & Center for Bio-
Information, Tumkur University, Tumkur on 6th January, 2012

Abstract published
1. Carbohydrate: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potentials (Invited talk)
68. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Advanced nanomaterials (ANM – 2012),
Organized by Centre for nanoscience and nano technology, Periyar University, Salem on 6-7
th

February 2012
Abstract published
1. Nanomaterials and its application in food (Poster)
69. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on Current status and future prospects of plant
therapeutics and phytomedicine (PTPM-2012) organized by Department of Biochemistry, Periyar
University, Salem on 13-14th February 2012
Abstract published
1. Effect of pumpkin seed extract on hypercholestrolemic rats (Poster)
2. Studies on functional foods from a macroalgae sargassum vulgare (Poster)
3. Screening of phytomedicinal and nutritional properties from padina tetrastomatica (Poster)
70. Participated and presented paper on National Symposium on Recent trends in Perishable food
processing and its quality control techniques organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar
University, Salem on 27th February, 2012
Abstract published
1. Preparation, nutritional evaluation and consumer attitudes Towards acceptability of enhanced duck
meat products (Poster)
2. Proximate composition of two different group of seaweeds from Mandapam coastal waters:
southeast coast of India (Poster)
71. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on Food Technology Interventions for
Health and Nutrition Security – Nutrifood – 2012 organized by Department of Food Science, Periyar
University, Salem on 15 – 16th March, 2012
Abstract published
1. Nutritional assessment of processed amaranth cruentus seed flour (Poster)
2. Optimization of germinated pumpkin seed bread by employing response surface methodology
(Poster)
72. Participated and presented paper on Two days workshop on Eternal and Parental Nutrition-An Elixir of
Life organized by Kovai Medical Cnter and Hospital, Coimbatore on 19-20th , July, 2012
Participated
73. Participated and presented paper on Tamil Science Congress – 12th National conference on natural
resource, green technology and concervation organized by Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar,
Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu on 23-25th August, 2012
Abstract published
1. Drumstick flower chappathi (Oral)
2. Phytochemicals in the pumpkin seed (Oral)
3. Tasty wine prepared from wood apple (Oral)

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4. Health benefits of flavonoids in flowers (Oral)
5. Review nutrient content content of amaranth seed (Oral)
6. Preparation and evaluation of products developed by cereals and pulses (Oral)
7. Health and natural foods (oral)
74. Participated and presented paper on Two days National conference on Technology Development of
Traditional foods
Organized by Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Karunya University, Coimbatore-114
on 3-4
th September, 2012
Abstract published
1. Challenges facing technology development for traditional products (Invited talk)
75. Participated and presented paper on National Symposium on Application of Nanotechnology in
Human Welfare, Organized by Department of Biotechnology, Vinayaka missions university, Salem on
28-29, September, 2012
Abstract published
1. Analysis of amino acid profile in processed pumpkin seeds for its therapeutic application (Oral)
2. Determinations of starch structure in processed Amaranthus Cruentus seed by SEM (Poster)
76. Participated and presented paper on National Conference on Food Processing and Technology for
Health progression (NCFTHP) organized by Department of Food Science & Nutrition, Periyar
University, Salem on 9-10, January , 2013
Abstract published
1. Functional properties of raw, roasted and popped amaranth grains flour (Poster)
2. Optimization of Roselle herbal drink tea and its acceptability (Poster)
3. Health benefits and encapsulation of cumin seed (Poster)
4. Chemical profile of the various processed linseed (Poster)
77. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Implications and intervention of
phytomedicine in disease management (IIPDM-2013) organized by Department of Biochemistry,
Periyar University, Salem on 18-19th February 2013
Abstract published
1. Determinations of starch structure in raw and popped Amaranths Cruentus grain by SEM (Oral)
2. Optimization of Herbal (Roselle) Tea and its therapeutic benefits (Poster)
3. Effective utilization of processing techniques and its pharmacological activities of pumpkin seeds
(Poster)
4. Applications of nanotechnology in the food industry (Poster)
5. Fatty acids compositions of processed linseed powder (Poster)
78. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Emerging avenues in Food Technology
for Better Health and Safety organized by Department of Food Technology in association with
AFST(i), Kollam chapter in TKM Institute of technology, Kollam, on 8-9 March,2013
Abstract published
1. Bioactive compounds in Foods with preventive health benefits (Invited Talk)
79. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on current trends in biology and
bionanotechnology (CTBBN- 2013) organized by Department of Biotechnology and Department of
Botony, Periyar University, Salem on 11th March 2013
Abstract published
1. Formulation and quality evaluation of papaya added probiotic yogurt (Poster)
80. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Advances in Spice and Plantation Crops

Processing” organized by Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Karunya University, CBE-
114 on 22nd & 23 October, 2013

Abstract published
1. Therapeutic benefits of Spices (Invited Talk)

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81 Participated on National Seminar on “Trends in Protein Engineering”, Department of zoology,
Periyar University, Salem on 21st November 2013
Participation
82. Participated and presented paper on National seminar on “Therapeutics of Marine Bioactive
Compounds”, organized by Department of Home Science, Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed
University, Gandhigram, Dindigul District on 9th and 10th December 2013
Abstract published
1. Nutraceuticals aspects of marine nanofoods (Lead paper)
83 Participated and presented paper on National level Conference on Future prospects in Food
Processing and quality assurance” on organized by Department of Food Processing Engineering,
SRM University, Chennai on 20th -21st March, 2014
Abstract published
1. Functional foods and its prospects- relevance to indian scenario (lead paper)
84 Participated and presented paper on UGC sponsored national seminar on Traditional Foods-A key to
Comprehensive Health and Longevity organized by Department of Home Science, Morning Star
Home Science College, Angamalay, Ernakulam District, Kerala on7-8

th August, 2014

Abstract published
1. Traditional Foods versus Modern Foods (Invited talk ,Key note speaker)
85 Participated on National workshop on Green Initiatives in Energy and Environment (GIEE- 2014)
organized by Dept of Environmental Science, Periyar University, Salem-11 on 11th September, 2014
Participation
86. Participated and presented paper on National Seminar on “Advancements in Packaging, Food and
Social Impact organized by Bhaskaracharaya College of Applied Sciences, Univ. of Delhi, New Delhi
on 3
rd Nov. 2014
Abstract published
1. Nutraceuticals and Its Potential Health Benefits (Invited talk)
87. Participated and presented paper on 67th annual national conference of Indian psychiatric society
organized by Hyderabad International convention centre, Hyderabad on 8-11, January, 2015
Participated
88. Participated and presented paper on 48th Annual National Seminar on “Nutrition in transition-A global
challenge – IDACON-2015 organized by IDA, Bangalore chapter on 19-21st

Nov, 2015

Abstract published
1. Effect of processing on essential nutritional aspects of foxtail millet (Poster)
89. Participated on One workshop on Dietary assessment and diet plan using Diet call organized by
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem -11 on 21st Nov, 2015
Participation
90. Participated and presented paper on Two days UGC sponsored National conference on New Horizon
of Nanotechnology in Bioscience -2016 (NHNBS-2016) organized by Department of Biochemistry,
Periyar University, Salem -11 on 7 & 8th January, 2016
Abstract published
1. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of coriandrum sativum flowers (Poster)
91. Participated and presented paper on Two days National conference on Public Health and Hygiene
(NICPPH-2016) organized by PG & Research Department of Zoology, Periyar Government arts
college, Cuddalore – 607001, Tamilnadu, India on 4-5the February, 2016
Abstract published
1. Food safety and Hygiene (invited talk)
2. Nutrition and dietetics polyphenols and inflammatory markers of CVD in obesity (Poster)
3. Amylase rich foods as our for diarrhoeal treatments (Poster)
4. Nutritional enhancement in sports drinks (Poster)

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92. Participated on Seminar on World wild life day organized by Internal Quality Assurance cell (IQAC),
Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu on 3

rd March, 2016

Participated
93. Participated on Two days workshop on curriculum enhancement in higher education organized by
Internal Quality Assurance cell (IQAC), Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu on 28-29 March, 2016
Participated
94. Participated and presented paper on National conference on Emerging trends and new challenges in
biotechnology-advances in free radicals and antioxidant, PG and Research Centre in Biotechnology,
MGR College, Dr.MGR Nagar, Hosur, Tamilnadu, India, 2-3

rd February, 2017

Abstract published
1. Free radicals and antioxidants in health and disease
95. Participated and presented paper on 2

nd National conference on Frontiers in Ecobiological Sciences
and its applications (FESA-2017), School of Life Sciences, Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu,
India, 16-17, March, 2017.
Abstract published
1. Applications of response surface methodology in the formulation of millet based idli
96. Participated in National Seminar on advances in pathophysiology (APPY-2017), Department of
Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu, India, 13, September, 2017.
Participated
97. Participated and Presented paper in National conference on challenges and sustainable approaches
towards Food and Nutrition Security- A global Perspective organized by Department of Food Science
and Nutrition, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women,
Coimbatore-43 on 7 & 8th December, 2017.
Abstract published
1. Food Processing enhances food and Nutrition Security
98. Participated in state level Workshop on clinical Nutrition in association with Indian dietetics
Association and Alpha Health Foundation at alpha hospital and Research centre, Madurai on 3rd
February, 2018.
98. Participated and presented paper on one day National Symposium on Emerging Perspectives in
Biological Science (NSEPBS-2019) organized by Department of Biosciences, Vivekanandha arts and
science college for women, verachipalayam, Sankari, Salem, Tamilnadu on 1st February, 2019.
Abstract published
1. Role of probiotic in human health (invited talk)
99. Participated in the workshop on “Ranking of Universities, NAAC Accreditation and NIRF” organized by
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 12th February, 2019.
Participated
100. Participated and presented paper on one day National Symposium on Emerging Perspectives in
Biological Science (NSEPBS-2019) organized by Department of Biosciences, Vivekanandha arts and
science college for women, verachipalayam, Sankari, Salem, Tamilnadu on 1st February, 2019.
Abstract published
Role of probiotic in human health (invited talk)
101. Participated in 4th National conference on “frontiers in ecobiological sciences and its applications
(FESA -2019)” organized by school of life sciences, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem
on 16-18, 2019.
Participated
21. a. Other professional activities
a. General

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1. Visiting Professor in Department of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
2. Deputy Chairman, Institutional Human Ethics Committee, GMKMC&H, Salem
3. Member, Annapoorna Medical college, Salem
4. Participated in the Puratchi Thalaivar M.G.R. Noon meal scheme (Evaluation study) meeting as a
Chairman in Salem District collector office on 16.2.2012.
5. Nominated as President of International Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IIFANS), New Delhi
from 2012-2016 under Self-Actualization Society
6. Appointed as Chief Superintendent to conduct the University Department Examination during
May/June-2010.
7. Nominated as Selection committee member for the Tamilnadu Scientific Innovation Award, In Science
City, Chennai on 25.03.2013
8. Appointed as Convener to conduct Academic Audit in Jamal Mohamad college, Trichy
9. Member of an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Periyar University from 2013-2016
10. Chairman and Member in Board of studies
 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University (Chairman from 2016 onwards)
 Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Periyar University (Member till 2016)
 Department of Home science, Srivenkateshwara University, Thirupati (Member)
 Department of Home science, University of Madras, Chennai (Member)
 Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Mysore, Mysore (Member)
11. Member to carry out UGC related funding works, Periyar University
12. Member in committee to formulate policy decisions about anti-plagiarism for Ph.D students
13. Convener and Member of various Inspection committees for affiliated colleges for fresh induction of
both UG and PG courses and PRIDE study centers and UICP centers approval
14. Member in Enquiry committee, Purchase committee, canteen Inspection committee, admission
committee, budget allotment to CNRES, University nominee for JRF selection in department of
microbiology, Zoology and Interview committee in Periyar University
15. Participated and acted as convener in the Central Jail prisoner diet plan scheme organized by Salem
Central Jail, Salem District on 20.09.2017
16. Acted as a committee member to assess the campus with regard to stagnation of water and Dengue
prone areas and destroy the source of mosquito spread on 25.10.2017
17. Doctoral Committee Member for Ph.D programme in
 Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Avinshiligam University for Women, Coimbatore
 Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Periyar University , Salem
 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Periyar University , Salem
 Department of Home Science, Mother Terasa University, Kodaikkanal
18. Act as College committee member in KSR college of Arts and Science for women, Tiruchengode from
2018 -2019.
19. Member in Board of Research Studies Periyar University, Salem from 2018 to till date
b. In house Magazines / Newsletters / Journals
S.No Position Name

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1. Managing
Editor

International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (ISSN 2319 – 1775)
Published by International Institute of Food & Nutritional Sciences, New Delhi-75

2. Member 1. International Journal of Cereals and Oil seeds

2. International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Reviews (IJLPR)
3. Food Science and Technology Letters
4. International Journal of Current research

c. External Examiner for Ph.D Public viva voce
S.
No
Position Name of the
candidate

Title of the thesis Venue Date

1. External
Examiner

P. Indumathi Studies o n i m p a c t o f
s o y a bean supplementation
and nutrition education to
selected dyslipidemic
diabetes impaired
glucose tolerance and
glycemic index of soy foods

PSG college of Arts and
Science, Coimbatore,
India

07.12.2010

2. External
Examiner

S.Nithiyanantham Biochemical Evaluation bio-
functional prospecting,

assessment of genetic
variability and
characterization of diverse
Jatropha curcas germplasm

Dept of Environmental
Studies, Bharathiyar
University, Coimbatore

20.06.2014

3. External
Examiner

K.Kavitha An Analytical study on the
selected edible seaweeds
and their efficacy test for
human consumption

Manonmaniam
Sundaranar University

13.02.2017

4. External
Examiner

C.Ramachandan Process modification to
ensure shelf life extension of
idli batter and
characterization of probiotic
yeast and bacteria

Anna University,
Chennai

22.08.2017

5. External
Examiner

S.Brinda devi Life style modifications and
nutrition interventions on
body mass index of selected
school children aged 6 to 15
years

PSG college of Arts and
Science, Coimbatore,
India

23.10.2017

6. External
Examiner

D.Srilatha Development of medical

foods

Sri Padmavati mahila
visvavidhyalayam

21.07.2018

7. External
Examiner

K.Kavitha Effectiveness of lifestyle
intervention on metabolic
syndrome among adults (20-
40 years)

PSG college of Arts and
Science, Coimbatore,
India

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