About Dr N. Saraswathi

M.Sc., in Geography, M.A. in English, M.Ed., M.Phil in Geography and PhD in Geography from University of Madras

  • Co-authored text book in Geography for the Tamilnadu Text Book Society for Std XI (2003)
  • Authored text books for Geography for Stds VI & VIII for matriculation schools published by Pearson Longmans(2007,2009)
  • Was a member of the committee at NCERT, New Delhi for framing evaluation techniques in Geography.
  • Written lessons and helped in the animation of geography lessons to be produced in the form of a CD for the Resource Center for Indian Language Technology Solutions Tamil – Project, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Anna University, Chennai. The aim was to distribute a compact disc version to all schools in the State of Tamil Nadu to develop interest in their pupils for the Subject of Geography (2004)
  • Have Presented a paper on ‘Usage of Water in Industries’ in the Annual conference of the Association of Geography Teachers of India on 31st July 2010
  • Have been an office bearer and active member of Interact Club. Have organized programmes for raising funds for deserving and noble causes.
  • Have been an office bearer and active member of Association of Geography Teachers of India.
  • Have enabled the institution to participate in the Kuruvilla Jacob Excellence in Education Model and completed the I Phase.
  • Have translated Atlases for TTK Publications from English to Tamil
  • Have translated a brochure- Instructions for paralytic patients (Aphasia) –after recovery from English to Tamil
  • Headed the team on a teacher exchange programme and visited The Warden Park School, West Sussex, UK in 2007 and 2008. This is an ongoing programme.
  • Have visited Oathall community college, Middle Sussex as Global curriculum grant by the British Council from 12th July to 17th July 2010.
  • Recipient of long service award from Rotary Club of Madras in 2001-2002
  • Recipient of Dr Radhakrishnan Award for the best teacher in 2006 from the Government of Tamilnadu.
  • Vidhya Ratna award from Lions Club of T.Nagar Chennai in the year 2007.
  • Vidya Jothi Award from Padma Sarangapani School, Chennai in the year 2007
  • Rotary club of Pallava has given the Vocation Excellence Award in the year 2008
  • Tamizhaga Kalvi Aaraichi Valarchi Niruvanam gave the Aasiriyar Chemmal Award on 5th Sep 2010.
  • Honored by The Rotary Club of Madras for long service in September 2010.
  • Honored by The National Boys and Girls Education Society , Mylapore, on 7th Feb.2011 by bestowing the Lady Kalyani Sivaswami Ayyar Best Teacher Award and have delivered the Endowment Lecture on that occasion
  • The Children’s Garden Higher Secondary School has honored her with the Best Teacher Award twice.