Meenakshi College for Women (Autonomous)
Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024
(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Dr. Babai K. S.
B.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Educationist
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"Measurement of Environmental radioactivity in soil samples and indoor radaon levels in Chennai City",Tamil Nadu,Eighteenth National Symposium on Environment (NSE-18),March 2013.
“Determination of environmental radioactivity (238U, 232Th and 40K) and indoor natural background radiation level in Chennai city (Tamilnadu State), India”.Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2012),pp.1-10.
“Estimation of indoor radon levels and absorbed dose rates in air for Chennai city, Tamilnadu, India”. Journal of Radio analytical and Nuclear Chemistry (2012), 293 (2), pp. 649-654.
“Measurement of Radon levels in dwellings in and around Chennai city using SSNTD”. European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X Vol.62, No.1 (2011),pp.6-13.
“Measurement of Natural radioactivity content in soil and annual effective dose due to indoor radon activity in different dwellings of Chennai city, Tamilnadu, India”. International journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research, ISSN 2249-9954, Issue 1, Vol.1(October 2011), pp. 46-61.
Subway System in Tokyo, Indian Society for Technical Education (Summer School).
Flow Charting Techniques, Short Term Course in `Programming and Programming Methodology’ at Women’s Polytechnic, Chennai.
History of College of Engineering Guindy - 200 years old, Bicentenary Celebration of College of Engineering, Guindy.
Multi Point Entry & Credit System and Autonomy (National Level), AICTE convention at Pune.
MPEC and Autonomy (State Level), AICTE/ISTE seminar at Pollachi.
Linkage between Dr. Dharmambal Govt Polytechnic for Women, India & Georgian College, Canada (International Level), at Georgian College, Barrie Canada.
The Importance of Women Technology in Indian Polytechnics and the unique role of Canadian and Indian colleges (International Level), Association of Canadian Community Colleges International Journals.
Paper Presentation on Total Quality in Engineering Education (National Level),ISTE Convention at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode. Sustaining Partnership from Beneficiary to Full Partner (International Level), Canadian International Development Authority (CIDA), Canada.
Need for Autonomy (National Level), Technical Teachers Training Institute Chandigarh.
Technical Teachers Training Institute, Chennai, Strategic Planning and Institutional Development (Case Study).
Strategic Planning and Institutional Development (Case Study), (ISTE Short Course), Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.
Strategic Planning and Institutional College, Development (Case Study), (ISTE Short Course), Shri Venkateswara Engineering Chennai.
Strategic Planning and Institutional Development (Case Study), (ISTE Short Course), Anna University, Chennai.
Principles of Information Services New Delhi, (International Level) Tata McGraw Hill Publication Co. Ltd.
Building a Sustainable Partnership for the millennium (International), First World congress of Polytechnics & Colleges at Quebec City, Canada.
Continuing Education - In relation to Canada India Institutional Co-operation Project (International), First World congress of Polytechnics & Colleges at Quebec City, Canada.
Institutional Development through CIICP, Show Case Conference on success of Canada India Institutional Co-operation Project.
Women in Technical Education, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA.
Success of One-to-One Linkage Project, Georgian College, Barrie, Canada.
International Collaboration to Meet, The Needs of the Global Market, Second World congress of Polytechnics & Colleges at Melbourne, Australia.
Workshops / Training Programmes / FDPs Attended
Elakkia Mamani Award from Tamilaiyya Kalvikalakam
The Best Citizen of India award from International Publishing House
Woman of the Year Award from Lions Clubs International
National Mahila Rattan Gold Medal Award from International Business Council
Mother Teresa Award from International Business Council
Award for Principal from State NSS unit Technical Education.
Received “Best Teacher Award” from Dr.Dharmambal Government Polytechnic for Women, Chennai.
Implemented Quality activities throughout the Polytechnic and Management Representative and obtained ISO9001 for the Polytechnic(for the total system) (first Government educational institution in India to receive ISO9001).
Received “Distinguished Women Engineers Award” from Institution of Engineers (India), Tamilnadu State Centre.
Received “Seva Ratna Award” from Centinarian Trust.
Best Teacher award from Lions Club of K.K.Nagar.
“The Best citizens of India Award” from International Publishing House.
“Bharat Jyoti Award” from International Institute of Success Awareness.
“National Service Scheme Award” from Directorate of Technical Education.
Par Excellence District Chairman Award from Lions Clubs International.
Best maintained campus award for Dr.Dharmambal Government Polytechnic College for Women, received from the worshipful Mayor of Chennai
Measurements of Radon – Thoran working level in City of Madras, IGCAR (1987 to 1989)
Minor Research project, Background Radiation Survey of Kudankulam and its Environs, in the context of setting up of the Nuclear Power Plant, NPC (1990 to 1992)
Major Research project, Extensive background survey for nuclear radiation along the entire sea coast in Tamil Nadu, BRNS, DAE (1991 to 1996)
Radiation dose logging system - Commissioning and maintenance. A data logger for continuous monitoring of background radiation level and transmission of data directly to BARC (1994 to 1996)
Major Research project, Radon – Thoran levels in Madras - National Network Placement and retrieval of Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors (SSNTDs) at different dwellings BRNS, DAE (1996 to 2000)
Conducted many management training workshops and seminars for the benefit of women through “Women in Development Cell” and offered many skill oriented programmes enabling the women to become entrepreneurs.
Serving the needy and under privileged people of the society through Lions movement.
Actively participated in ‘Gandian Studies Programmes’ and serving as an Executive Committee Member in Thakkar Baba Vidyalaya.
In the Building Technology Centre sponsored by HUDCO which was established by her, skilled training was offered to the building labourers.
Introduced a centrally sponsored scheme on Integration of Physically challenged persons in the main stream of technical and vocational education.
Community Polytechnic scheme was established with 5 extension centres in addition to the main centre. Many economically background men & women were imparted with technical training skill and become entrepreneurs.
Two units of NSS were established in Dr.Dharmambal Government Polytechnic College for Women, and was awarded “Best Principal” by DTE for contribution to NSS.
Introduced 2 years Post Diploma Environment Management in Collaboration with Georgian College, Canada.
Organised a series of seminars/workshops for Adayar Buckingham cooum water courses development schemes.
Organised International seminar on ‘ Women in Environment Management’.
Organised 15 environment programmes under Canada-India Institution Cooperation Projects.
Received grant annually from Ministry of Environment and Forests through CPR Foundations.
Attended General Orientation course and technical training course on Computer Science in Japan Business Automation Co. Ltd., under the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS), Japan in 1984-85.(6 months).
Underwent a course on `Cross Cultural Management’ in Japan under the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) during 1989 ( 2 months).
Attended National Seminar on `Latest trends in Japanese Management by Prof. Naoto Sasaki International Management Consultant, Japan.
Underwent training on the study of `Canadian Community Colleges’ in Canada.
Attended International Workshop organised by Association of Canadian Community Colleges at Winniepeg, and Planning and Development of strategies for one-to-one linkage programme between Canadian College and Dr.Dharmambal Government Polytechnic College for Women.
Attended First World Congress of Polytechnics and Colleges at Quebec City, Canada and presented three papers in that Conference and participated in the long term planning of joint environment programme with Canadian College (Canadian Colleges Partnership Program) Also presented “Success Case Study of Institutional Development” in Georgian College in their Governing Council.
Participated in a Study Tour of Canadian Colleges in Canada along with Additional Director of Technical Education and Member Secretary of Science and Technology, Tamilnadu. Participated in the Annual Review of the Joint Environment Project.
Participated in meeting for building linkage for mutual benefit and also presented Paper on “Women in Technical Education” in Worcester Polytechnic Institute at Boston (University).
Invited Talk on “Integration of Human Values in Technical Education” (National Level), ISTE Convention at Buvaneshwar KIIT, Orissa.
Invited Talk “Your Future is in your hands” Velammal Engg College, Red Hills Chennai.
Organizing Secretary for the first National Convention for Quality Circles in Educational Institutions in 2000.