MTech (Atmospheric Science) from Cochin University of Science and Technology,
MA (Philosophy and Religion) from Madurai Kamaraj University
MA (Public Administration) from Madras University,
MSc (Physics) from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from IGNOU
Certificate Course in Care and Preservation of Manuscripts and Books from National Archives of India
Worked in publishing houses as Managing Editor and have eighteen years of experience in the publishing field. Handled various departments including acquisitions, editorial, production, promotion and management.
Developed a publishing house from the scratch and published more than 140 books and have coordinated to publish more than 250 books in general, management, engineering and science categories.
Managed an editorial team of in-house copyeditors, proof-readers, composers, and designers and coordinated with the freelance editors, designers and printers and binders.
Managed the process of creating and finalising design of catalogues, cut-jackets, e-brochures and other promotional materials; also coordinated the promotional activities of a publishing house which involved creation of database, mailing of promotional materials to various institutions, and so on.
My Zone / Area of Expertise
Involved in Teaching and developing academic programmes related to book Publishing, and preparation of study materials.
Setting up of AUD Press
Processing University’s annual report for publication.
Book Publishing The book is being published by B Club (15 chapters, 250 pages). This book provides an insight into the various processes involved in publishing.
Proofreading Skills In press (16 chapters, 260 pages). The book is organised in sixteen chapters and will be useful to students, scholars and writers of all disciplines.
Book of Books Manuscript preparation is under progress.