Regional Branch

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Regional Branch

Tamil Nadu

Tamilnadu Regional Branch was established in 1957. The branch is actively involved in Seminar, meetings, Prelude Seminar and workshop. The branch has 657 members.   

Year Of Establishment-1957

Number of Members-671





  1. Impact of Covid 19 on Education with special reference to to Higher Education. Speaker- Prof. P.Kaliraj, Vice Chancellor, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu (10-04-2021)
  2. Reshaping the MSME Sector - Post Covid Era. Speakers - Dr. G. Palanithurai, Former Professor of Gandhi Gram University, Dindigul and Former member of State Planning Commission and Dr. Madurai Veeran, Director and HoD, Centre for Anna Studies, University of Madras, Chennai. (12-06-2021)
  3. Cooperation Federalism - Challenges and Opportunities in association with Madurai Kamaraj University. Speakers - Shri Surendra Nath Tripathi IAS (Retd), Director General, IIPA New Delhi and Dr. M. Krishnan, Vice Chancellor, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. (31-07-2021)
  4. How to crack UPSC and TNPSC Exams in association with Thiruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipuram, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu. Speakers - S.S.Jawahar IAS (Retd), Hony Secretary IIPA TNRB Chennai, Dr. P. Prakash, HoD Department of Public Administration, Thiruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipram Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu. (16-09-2021)
  5. The role of BRICKS in improving India - China relations held in association with  Thiruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipuram, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu. Speaker - Prof. Dr. Swaran Singh, Head and Chair, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  (30-01-2022)

Lecture Meetings/Discussions

  1. Constitution Day celebration - Short Lecture and Smart Quiz for the students of Presidency College Chennai. Short Lecture by Mr. P.R.Shampath IAS (Retd), Chairman, TNRB and Smart Quiz by S.S.Jawahar IAS (Retd) Hony. Secretary IIPA TNRB Chennai. (25-11-2021)
  2. Prelude Seminar on the theme “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan - Opportunities and Challenges”. Speaker -Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan, Prof. and Head, Department of Public Administration, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. (19-12-2021)
  3. National Monetization Pipeline in association with IIPA New Delhi. Speakers - Shri. Surendra Nath Tripathi IAS (Retd), Director General IIPA New Delhi, Dr. R.Balasubramaniyan, Former Professor and HoD, Department of Economics and Business Economics, D.G.VaishnavCollege. (Autonomous), Chennai and Dr. T.S. Sridhar. IAS (Retd), Former Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Tamil Nadu. (27-10-2021)

Training Programmes Conducted

  1. Constitution Day in association Presidency College Chennai for the students of  Political Science (25-11-2021)
  2. Difference between Understanding and Wisdom in association with Arthashastra Institute of Leadership, Chennai. Speaker - Dr .R.Nataraj. IPS (Retd), Former DGP Tamil Nadu and, Former Chairman of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission and Sh. S.S. Jawahar IAS (Retd), Hony Secretary IIPA TNRB Chennai . (6-11-2021)
  3. Celebration of WORLD TOILET DAY at  Karunguzhi - Town Panchayat Chengalpattu District to spread
  4. awareness on the use of Toilets and Segregation of Waste for the Children and Youth of the Area. Conducted Puppetry by an NGO Green Services Trust. (29-11-2021)
  5. Impact of PM's Panchamrit announced at Glasgow COP-26 Summit on the Indian Economy in association with Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru. Speaker – Sh. S.S.Jawahar IAS (Retd), Hony Secretary IIPA TNRB Chennai. (23-11-2021)



  1. 2 days National Seminar on “Consumer Protection and Awareness” (April 22&23, 2019)
  2. Prelude Seminar on “Good Governance and United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals” (September 21, 2019).
  3. Seminar on “Policing and Social media” in collaboration with the Post Graduate and Research Department of Public Administration (Feb.1, 2020)
  4. Work shop on “National Unity Day” (Oct. 3, 2020)
  5. Work shop on “Indian Constitution - constitution day/ law day 2019” (Nov. 26, 2019)


Lecture on “Water Management” (July 20, 2019)


  1. Prelude seminar on “Role of Digital Technology in Governance” by Dr. Santosh Babu, IAS, Secretary to the Govt. of Tamilnadu (Oct.13, 2018)
  2. Seminar on “Paving Paths for Protection and Progress of Childred Rights” (Jan.19, 2019)
  3. Workshop on Indian Constitution/Law Day 2018 (Nov.26, 2018)
  4. Public Participant in Climate Control Management (April 21, 2018)
  5. Gandhian Thoughts and Culture on Public Participation (June 21, 2018)
  6. Public Participation in Women’s Empowerment (Sept.15, 2018)
  7. Public Participation in Prevention of Crime Against Women and Children (Jan.05, 2019)
  8. Impact of Social Media (Feb.16, 2019)
  9. Media and Public Administration (March 16, 2019)



Other Activities

  1. Webinars were conducted in view of the Pandemic Lockdown and Restrictions.
  2. An in-person Short Lecture and Smart Quiz Program for the students of Presidency College Chennai online Quiz program was conducted successfully on Google Meet virtual forum for the students of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai on the occasion of the Constitution Day on 25-11-2021 and 19 prizes were distributed to the successful students.
  3. On all occasions of the Webinars and Workshops, IIPA TNRB Chennai gave away Data Recharge Coupons at Rs 225/- per student to enable more access to data for learning including attending Webinars. IIPA TNRB Chennai has spent Rs. 26,000/- towards such data recharge coupons.
  4. For the first time a.puppetry show was organised in a Town Panchayat with an NGO to create awareness on the use of Toilets and Segregation of Waste.
  5. A series of lectures are conducted on Public participation in various areas of Governance and Public Administration and it is proposed to bring out a book on the above subject in due course
  6. The Constitution Day (Law Day) is being celebrated continuously since 2015 by TNRB in various city and suburban colleges to create awareness through a method of Workshops, Short Lecture and Smart Quiz.
  7. In the Smart Quiz 20 prizes were given away to students on the spot in 30 minutes time.
  8. The Short Lecture was for 20 minutes on the importance of Constitution.
  9. Annual General Body of IIPA-TNRB, Chennai was held on 15.9.2019 and It is resolved to create new centres as follows:

                  Centre for Empowerment of Women
                  Centre for Poverty Alleviation
                  Centre for Environmental Protection and Climate Change
                  Centre for Eradication of Use and Throw Plastic
                  Centre for Social Service & Centre for Public Awareness and Participation


  1. News Letter-New Administrator-for quarter ending June-2019
  2. News Letter-New Administrator-for quarter ending September-2019


Shri P. R. Shampath

Shri S.S.Jawahar
Phone: 044-29818244

Address for Communication
IIPA Tamil Nadu Regional Branch
Plot No.1082, D.No.165
6th Avenue, Anna Nagar
Chennai-600040 (T.N.)

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