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Profile Mrs. Dr. G. Selvanayagi Gangadharan M.A., M.Phil., PGDCA., Ph.D.

Dr.G.Selvanayagi Principal of the College, Daughter of an veteran Freedom-Fighter is a dedicated teacher and an eminent academician, a distinguished researcher and an able administrator. She finished her B.A. History in the Providence College, Coonoor and M.A. History in the Presidency College, Madras. She has served in Emerald Heights College for more than 25 years in various capacities. She has put in commendable service as the professor of History and Tourism at Emerald Heights College. She has vast experience in managing curriculum development, policy implementation and planning for educational institutions. She has received her Doctorate from the Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in the year 2000 for her research in “The British administration in the Nilgiris from 1799 to 1947”. She has published many research papers and is in the process of publishing a book on Tourism in the Nilgiris. She has guided many research scholars. She was in the membership of the following professional bodies.

  • Member Board of Studies at Bharathiar University Coimbatore (2000-2003).
  • Member Backward Students Hostel Admission committee. (1995-2000)
  • Co-opted member in the Students Admission Committee.(1995-2009)
  • Member in the NSS advisory committee (1996-2005)
  • Staff club secretary in the college (1990-1995)
  • Member of the sports committee in the college (1996-2005)
  • Member of the environment club (1996-1997)
  • Member of the Ragging curb committee (2009)
  • Chair Person of the Ragging curb committee (2009)
  • Placement Officer 2008 onwards.
  • Programme Co-ordinator Re-accreditation of NAAC 2009.
  • Programme Co-ordinator IQAC (Internal Quality Assessment Cell) 2009.
  • Member college committee 2009 onwards.
  • Member college governing body 2009 onwards.
  • Member college council 2007.
  • Chairperson women harassment cell.
  • President of all the academic committees- cultural committee, sports committee, library committee, N.S.S. committee, R.R.C (Red Ribbon Club), Eco club, Research committee, College Building Committee, Grievance Committee,
  • Warden of the Emerald Heights College, Hostel 2009 onwards.
  • Staff in charge of the Padmini Adisheshiah Historical Academy 2000.


  • Rastrya Gauvara Award Presented by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi, for presenting paper on “The Role of Rural Agriculture in the Indian Economy”.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award Presented by Indian International Friendship Society, New Delhi, for presenting paper on “The Youth of India are the Pillars of the Indian Culture and Civilization”.
  • The best Citizen of India Award Presented by “International Publishing House”, The Worlds most leading biographical publishing house
  • Received an appreciation Shield Presented by the Government of Tamilnadu in the World Classical Conference held on 7th August 2010 at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.



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