Acharya Nagarjuna University

Sociology & Social Work

Prof. Saraswati Raju Iyer
M.S.W., M.A. (SOC)., P.G.D.P.C., C.I.G., N.E.T., S.L.E.T., Ph.D. D.Litt

Date of Birth 30/09/1968
Date of Joining 17/10/2006
Contact 0863-2346499 , 0866-2453799, 9848614067,
PhD Thesis
Title of Thesis University from which Ph.D. awarded Awarded Year
Stress, Anger, Myocardial Infarction-Its Relationship, Management & Counselling. Osmania University 2002
Areas of Research Interest
Psychological Counselling, Gender Issues, HIV/AIDS, Child Rights & Disability.
Academic Achievements
Class topper B.S.W., Osmania University, 1990, Gold medalist M.S.W., Osmania University, 1992. Recipient of 14 awards, as a Lesson writer written 138 Lessons, authored 64 Chapters in reference books. Chaired and presented a paper in an International Conference at Katmandu, Nepal, 2012 & presented a paper in Las Vegas, U.S.A, 2014. Conducted a baseline survey for the Victims of Tsunami during October, 2005. Acted as Resource person at 84 forums shared expertise and reached around 5000 people. Offered Consultancy services to 5 National and International organizations, Monitored and evaluated 10 CAPART funded projects. Life member of several Professional associations, Member of Board of Studies of other universities and colleges. Member of the Board of Reviewers & Editorial Board of National and International Journals and Visiting Faculty of few academic institutions.
No. of Books Published and Edited 14
No. of research articles published/presented since the inception:

Research Students Information

Guided Successfully Submitted Presently Guiding
Ph.D 16 10
M.Phill 05 10

Journals For Details of PublicationsClick here

National Journals 51
International Journals 26


Conference National 84
Conference International 10
Research Collaboration
Research collaboration with The George Institute of International Health, affiliated to Sydney University, Melbourne, Australia during January-March, 2005 for a research project on Focused Group Discussion for Preparation of Environment Appropriate Health Promotion Material. Research collaborations with few Universities in U.S.A. are in the process.

Major/Minor Research Projects Conducted

Title Date Funding Amount(in Lakhs) Project Summery
A Study on Counselling for Women Infected with HIV/AIDS File No. F.5-42/2010 (HRP) 24/12/2010 Major Research Project, U.G.C Rs.8, 14,900/- Click here
Status of the Marginalized Women in the Unorganized Sector in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh File No.179/ICSSR-SRC/2016 03/10/2016 Short Duration Research Project, I.C.S.S.R Rs.30,000/- Click here