Positions held

  • Chairman,
Dept.of Library and Information Science, Mangalore University, Mangalore
(since June 11, 1984 to date)
  • Dean,
Faculty of Science and Technology
(Sep 3, 1999 - Sep 2, 2001)

  • Chief,
University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau (UEIGB) of Mangalore University, Mangalore
(from 21st November 2003 to date)

professional and Academic Membership of

University Authorities

Member of the

Syndicate (Executive Council) Mangalore University
(from 10.1.2001 to 2.9.2001.)


Academic Council of Mangalore University
(from July 1990 to August 2001 and from September 2003 to August 2004.)

Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Mangalore University
(from 3rd September 1999 to 2nd September 2001.)

Life member of the

  • Indian Library Association (ILA)
  • Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC)
  • Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS)

Other professional, Co-curricular activities

  • Served as chairman of board of studies and chairman board of examiners at Mangalore University.  
  • Served as the resource person for the refresher courses in several universities.
  • Served as an examiner in several universities.
  • Served as a member of the Board of studies and member of the Board of examiners in several universities. 
  • Served as an adjudicator of the Ph.D theses in many universities.
  • Guided 60 dissertations for Master’s degree in library and information science. 
  • Served as member of the Board of appointment in several universities. 
  • Organised the national seminar on ‘Women and Library Services’ at Mangalore University in January in 1990.  The seminar was sponsored by Department of Women & Child Development, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, Mangalore University, and ICSSR.
  • Assisted in the seminar on ‘Co-operatives & Students’ as a students welfare officer, held at Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, March 1995.
  • Organised three UGC refresher courses in library and information science at Mangalore University.
  • Conducted the workshop on ‘Design and Development of Digital Libraries’ at Mangalore University in March 2004. Worked as coordinator of the workshop.
  • Served as an advisor to the UPSC, New Delhi for selection of librarian for Planning commission library, New Delhi.
  • Served as member of the NAAC Peer Team to assess and accreditate the colleges in January & September 2004.
  • Set up the computer laboratory with the financial assistance of the UGC under computer awareness programme.
  • Prepared the draft syllabus for University of Calicut M.L.I.Sc course, which was introduced in Mangalore University from the academic year 2004-2005.
  • The placement of library and information science graduates is monitored.  The libraries in and around Mangalore are approached to know the vacancy positions and the M.L.I.S. degree holders of Mangalore University are recommended for the posts.
  • Conducted the workshop on ‘Web Designing’ at Mangalore University in March 2005. Worked as co-ordinator of the workshop.  

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