Special Officer (Planning & Development)

Dr. V. Balachandran

Special Officer(P&D)

Senior Professor in the Department of Corporate Secretaryship, School of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi and presently serving as Special Officer(P&D).

Qualification :

M.Com., MBA., MA(Public Administration)., M.Phil., PGDIPR., FCS., BGL., Ph.D.,

Having 33 years of PG teaching experience and 28 years of research experience in the field of Commerce, Corporate Secretaryship and Management.

Served as Coordinator for UGC’s Innovative Programme- one Year PG Diploma in VAT & Service Tax for the students of School of Management from July 2012-15 onwards.


Current areas of specialization are Finance and Taxation, Corporate Governance, CSR & Corporate Management and Business Laws.

Research Guidance

Guided successfully 25 scholars for the award of Doctoral Degree in the field of Commerce, Corporate Secretaryship and Management.


Published over 330 articles/research papers in reputed National and International journals and presented papers in about 125 National Level Seminars, Conference and Workshops.

Authored and Co-authored 14 books by reputed Publishers like Sultan Chand and Sons, Bharat Law Book House, Prentice Hall of India, vijai Nicole Imprints and Lakshmi Publications namely Indirect Taxation (17th edition), Taxation Law & Practice, Legal Aspects of Business, Corporate Governance Ethics & Social Responsibility, Office Management, Business Law, Company Secretarial Practice, Secretarial, Securities & Management Audit, Economic and Other Legislations, Business Taxation, Handbook of Company Law and practice.

Other Responsibilities
  • Serving as Coordinator for RUSA, Government of India
  • Served as Registrar i/c during 26.11.2015 to 21.12.2017
  • Served as Dean (Student Affairs) during 19.02.2014 to 7.03.2016
  • Served as Chief Warden during February 2014 – March 2016
  • Serving as Director (Professional Program) since February 2013.
  • Served as Director of Distance Education during September 2007- March 2011.
  • Served as University Youth and Cultural Coordinator during 2001-2008.
  • Served as Ex-Officio Secretary for many committees such as Senate, SCAA, Planning Board, during November 2015 – December 2017.
Membership in Professional AND Academic bodies
  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi.
  • Fellow Member of Management Studies Promotion Institute, New Delhi.
  • Fellow Member of United Writer Association
  • Member of many societal bodies and associations.
  • Member of SCAA during 2008-2011.
  • Member of Senate in Alagappa University during September 2007 – March 2011.
  • Member of Research Advisory Committee, during November 2009 – October 2011 & February 2013 – November 2016.
  • Member of Calendar Committee: September 2007 – March 2011 & February 2013 – December 2017.
  • Member of Alagu News Letter during 2008 - 2017
  • Member of Board of Studies for P.G. Programs in many Universities and Autonomous Colleges.
  • Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer for 10 Print/Online refereed National/ International Journals.
Major and Minor Research Projects Completed
  • Social Responsibility Initiatives by Private Sector Companies in Tamil Nadu funded by UGC- MRP (April 2013- September 2015)
  • WTO-IPR Challenges and Opportunities for Members of ICSI funded by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (2004-2005)
  • Financial Services of NBFCs in Coimbatore-Minor Research Project funded by UGC (April 2000- April 2001)
  • Evaluation of Non Banking Financial Companies in TN funded by UGC (Feb,1998- Feb,2000)
  • Equity Financing in Small Scale Industries in TN funded by UGC-MRP (1993-96)
Awards Received
  • National Education Award by Global Management Council, Ahmedabad, during December 2016.
  • Certificate of Award for 25 years of unblemished service in Alagappa University.
  • Alagappa Excellence Award for Research during April 2016, by Alagappa University.
  • Indira Gandhi Excellence Award by International Business Council during December 2013.
  • Rashtriya Vidhya Saraswathi Puraskar Award by International Institute of Education and Management, during March 2010.
  • Life time Achievement Award by Indian Economic Research Development Association, New Delhi, during August 2010.
  • Certificate of Achievement Award by Alagappa University, during Sep. 2006.
Contact Details

Phone: 04565-223145

Fax : +91 4565 – 225202,

Email : [email protected]

Email : [email protected]