Profile of Director
Name: B. NALA CHANDRA SEKARAN
Age and Date of Birth: 68 Years, 03.08.1949
Address: 48-B/10, Ambai Road,
Veeramanicakapuram,
Tirunelveli - 05.Tamil Nadu.
Ph: +91 462 – 2572563
Mobile : +91 9488064042
Email : nalan.njt@gmail.com
Education Qualification: 1. M.A., (Social Work
National Council for Rural Higher
Education - Ministry of Education,
New Delhi
2. M.A., (Political Science)
Madurai Kamaraj University,
Madurai
3. P.G. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
Training Undergone: 1. Three months intensive training in Community
Development and Community Organization
2. One month training in Socio - Legal concerns
(SOCO - Madurai)
3. Two weeks TOT on Gender (OXFAM England at
New Delhi)
Work Experience: 1. Two and a half year worked as Research Assistant,
Gandhi gram Institute of Rural Health and Family
Planning, Gandhigram, Madurai, Tamil Nadu)
2. Worked for three months as Assistant Research
Officer (UNICEF / WHO Project on Promotion of
National Health Policy
3. Worked for two years and six months as Community
Organizer Tirunelveli Social Service Society, (TSSS)
Palayamkottai
4. from 1980 working as Project Director with
Nava Jeevan Trust
Publication (Co- Author): 1. Induced Abortion and M.T.P.
Act in Tamil Nadu,
A community Study Bulletin -
(G.I.R.H. & F.P. Vol. XII, No. 1, July 1977)
2. A Socio - Economic study of three villages
Dommasandra, Kodathi and Mallur of Anikal Taluk,
Bangalore District, Karnataka
3. Child Labour in Beedi Industry, Keelapavoor
Panchayat union of Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu.
Present Status: 1. Director, Nava Jeevan Trust
2. Member District Level Juvenile Welfare Advisory
Committee, Tirunelveli District.
3. Member Tirunelveli District Child Labour Elimination
Project Society District Collectorate, Tirunelveli.
4. Advisory Committee Member, Centre for Social
Exclusion and & Inclusive Policy, M. S. University,
Tirunelveli.
5. Member Sub Group
on Child Labour, State Planning
Tamil Nadu
6. Chairman, Child Welfare Committee, Tirunelveli
7. Member, National Service Scheme
Advisory Committee,
M.S. University, Tirunelveli