Department of History


Current Projects

# Agency Period Project Title Principal Investigator Budget (Rs. In lakhs)
From To
1 RUSA 2021 2023 WASH, Legislation and Health in Tamil Nadu Dr. T. Asokan 4,18,000
2 RUSA 2021 2023 An Enquiry into Dalits, Living Environs and Health in Urban Space: The Case of Ariyalur District Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao 4,18,000

The Department of History has collaboration with Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi (Under Ministry of Human Resource Development) and Tamil Nadu State Archives, Chennai (Under Tamil Nadu State Government).

Indian Council of Historical Research

Dictionary of Martyrs: India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947 for Tamil Nadu (Dr. N. Rajendran)

UGC- Minor Research Projects

1. History and Culture of Tiruchirappalli City - U.G.C. - July 1998 - July, 1999, Rs.11,000/-

2. Post-modernism and Recent Historiographical Trends - UGC – September, 1999, August 2000, Rs.15000/-

3. History of Thanjavur District since 1947 - U.G.C. - July 1996 - August, 1997, Rs. 10,000/-

4. Vijayanagar Rule in Tamil Country, 1336-1530 A.D. Maharaja Serfogi’s Saraswathi Mahal Library Thanjavur.1991-1992 Dept of Culture Govt. of India New Delhi. (Dr. A. Singaravel)

5. Religious Cults in Thanjavur as Gleaned from Ancient Tamil Literature. Bharathidasan University One year UGC New Delhi. 2001-2002 (Dr. A. Singaravel)

UGC Major Research

The History of the Innovative traditions of Subaltern Communities in South India: A case study of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh (Rupees 3, 03,000) (Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao)

Digital Documentation

Collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Archives and Historical Research in digitizing important historical documents (Digital Documentation) as part of ICHR project.

Consultancy Projects

Tamil Nadu State Archives District Gazetteer Project, Government of Tamil Nadu

  • Tiruchirappalli District Gazetteer Vol. I.
  • Tirunelveli District Gazetteer
  • Tuticorin District Gazetteer
  • Vellore District Gazetteer

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