Ph.D, MSW, BSc
99940 07287

Dr. V. Priya currently serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Work, Coimbatore.


2015 Ph.D in Social Work Karpagam University
2013 UGC NET   
1999 Master of Social Work PSG College of Arts and Science
1997 B.Sc Zoology College for Women, Coimbatore


April 2016 to till date Assistant Professor Department of Social Work AmritaVishwa Vidyapeetham Amritanagar P.O Ettimadai Coimbatore
June 2012 to March 2016 Assistant Professor Department of Social Work Student Counsellor CMS CARE CMS College of Science and Commerce, Chinnavedampatti, Coimbatore
June 2010 to March 2012 Assistant Professor AJK College of Arts and Science, Navakkarai, Coimbatore.
July 2007 to May 2010 Lecturer Karpagam University, Coimbatore
December 2005 to December 2006. Counselor District Hospital, Palakkad (PPTCT)
June 2005 to November 2005 Lecturer Nehru Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
June 2004 to June 2005 Social Worker / Administrative Assistant PEACE Society, Kalapatti, Coimbatore
August 2002 to  August 2003 Counselor District Hospital, Palakkad (VCTC)
July 2001 to June 2002 Counselor GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore.


  • Trained in TA 101 and qualified for Provisional Teaching Transactional Analysis.
  • Organised Rural Camps
  • Organising Member of National Conferences and Workshops
  • Resource Person for an Intensive Workshop on Disability Management conducted by UDIS Forum and SNR Sons College, Coimbatore.


Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title


Kanagaraj S. and Dr. V. Priya, “Skill and capacity of women through social mobilization: Analysis of Urban Women Self Help Groups in Coimbatore City”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, vol. 10, no. Scopus Indexed, 2020.


Kanagaraj S., Dr. V. Priya, and Gayathri, K., “Influence of Poverty on Health among Tribes in Nilgiris District, Tamilnadu: Pattern of Diseases and Health Care Practices”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 77-81, 2019.[Abstract]

Tribes are one of the major contributors for the diversified culture of India and their development is essential for country’s development. This study aims to understand the pattern of diseases among tribes in Nilgiris district and their health care practices. This study emphasizes on Survey research and non-probability sampling is applied in which respondents are selected using convenient sampling. The study was conducted among 94 respondents from Gudalur taluk, Pandalur taluk and Kotagiri block of Nilgiris district. The data was collected using semi-structured interview schedule and analysed. The findings of the study shows that more than half (55.5%) of the respondents are affected by non-communicable diseases and 44.5% are affected by chronic diseases. More than half of the respondents (56.4%) defecate in open and majority (87.7%) of the respondents have the habit of using substances and 80.9% of the respondents are not having the knowledge of the disease they are suffering.

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Dr. V. Priya and .Muralidaran, K., “A study on the Self Esteem of Adolescent College Students”, Indian Journal of Applied Research, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 43-45, 2014.


Dr. V. Priya and .Muralidaran, K., “A study on the Autonomy of Adolescent College Students”, South Asian Journal of Socio-Political studies, vol. XIV , pp. 82-86, 2014.


Dr. V. Priya and .Muralidaran, K., “A Study on Parent Child Relationship and Anxious adolescents”, Journal of School Social Work, vol. 8, pp. 21-26, 2012.


Dr. V. Priya, “Effective implementation of Indira Awaas Yojana: Kerala”, SELP”, Journal of Social Science, vol. 1, 2010.

Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Publication Title


Kanagaraj S. and Dr. V. Priya, “Modern Social change and Rapid urbanization: Causes and challenges on Disaster Risk Management”, The 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM-2019) Organised jointly by the Government of Maharashtra, Disaster Management Initiatives and Convergence Society (DMICS), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and Tata Institute of Social Science. 2019.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Title


Dr. V. Priya, “Corporate Social responsibility: An Overview ”, in Inclusive Development – A Social Science Perspective, Tiruchirapalli , 2010.


Dr. V. Priya, “Challenges in Women Empowerment – Millenium Development Goals”, in A Social Science Perspective, New Delhi , 2009.