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Dr. S. Velmurugan

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Amrita School of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Qualification: MPhil, MSW, Ph.D
Ph: +91- 63694 81596
Research Interest: Mental Health and Its Interventions, Corporate Social Responsibility, Work Life Balance in both Social Sector & Corporate world, and Enabling Social Progress & Social Policy


Dr. S. Velmurugan currently serves as Assistant Professor. He has worked in the development sector for three years in the field of Women Empowerment and Micro-Credit, and Disaster Management. He also had one year work experience as Research Officer in the Corporate Sector and three years of teaching. He has presented his research works in both National and International Conferences in India & Abroad. He also has published his articles in International Journals. He has also conducted Industrial Mental Health Training program in few organizations in Chennai and Hosur, Tamil Nadu.

  • June, 2004 : M.S.W. – Social Work with Families
    Madras School of Social Work [MSSW], Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Indian Institute of Science [IISc], Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • June, 2009 : M.Phil., (Psychiatric Social work)
    National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences – NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • March, 2018 : Ph.D in Management, Specialized in HRM & OB.
    Thesis Entitled “Sustained Competitive Advantage: Strategic HRM Initiatives, Antecedents and Consequences in Indian Context.”
Teaching Interest
  • Social Welfare Policy and Administration
  • Community Care in Mental Health
  • Community Care in Physical Heath
  • Psychosocial Perspectives & Counselling
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
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