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Dr. Lavanya Vedagiri Rao

M.A., Ph.D.

Department of 


Professor Emeritus

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  • Micro Finance

  • Business Management

  • Business Communication

  • Management Accounting

  • Services Marketing

  • Corporate Accounting

Research Projects

  1. Methodology Issues Pertaining to Provision of Micro Credit and Designing of Livelihood to Borrowers in Tamil Nadu, UGC Major Research Project, 2011-12.

Journal Publications

  1. Management of Stress Among College Students, SANSMARAN Research Journal, vol.3 June 2013, ISSN 2278-7801.

  2. Quality of Work life of Migrant Construction Workers in Chennai, International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management, Volume 3, Issue 05, May 2013, ISSN 0976-2183.

  3. QualityWork Life Balance- Women in Informal Sector, Bi-annunal Referred National Journal NIMS Journal of Management Research 2013, ISSN 2278- 2362.

Conference Presentations

Workshops / Training Programmes / FDPs Attended

  1. Private Firms and Corporate Social Responsibility, UGC sponsored International Seminar on Corporate Governance – Challenges & Strategies, January 2008.

  2. Innovation and New Service Development in Select Private Life Insurance Companies in India, 10th International Seminar organised by International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), USA, 2008.

  3. Life Insurance Sector in India (Globalisation), International Seminar on Globalisation - Its Impact, Challenges and Opportunities, March 2008.

  4. Challenges of Women in Management, International Seminar on Global Challenges in Management, 2008.

  5. Replication of Grameen Bank Micro Credit Model - A Case Study In India, International Conference on Micro Finance, 2009.

  6. Ethics Based Higher Education, International Conference on Accelerating Economic Revival through Innovation and Reform, 2010.

  7. Self-help Groups and Women Entrepreneurs – Vision 2010, National Level Symposium on Women Entrepreneurship in India, February 2008.

  8. Micro Finance as an Engine for Inclusive Growth, National Conference on Inclusive Growth in India – An Emphasis on Financial and Social Inclusion, 2010.

  9. Livelihood Promotion and Economic Growth in India, National Conference on BRICS – Economic Shift, 2011.

  10. Attended Orientation Course at Academic Staff College, University of Madras, 2008-2009

  11. Attended Refresher Course at Academic Staff College, University of Madras, 2009-20010