Dean of International Relations

Dr.Godwin Prem Singh. Jacob

Dr. J. Godwin Prem Singh is the Dean of International Relations since June 2013. Prior to joining Bishop Heber College, he was a Professor of Social Work and Project Manager of Child Labour Welfare Project at Sacred Heart College, Vellore District.

He taught previously for a short spell at Heber Institute of Social Work and appointed as a Lecturer at the P.G. Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College, Trichy since Feb. 1987.

He was held responsible for the Adult Education Programme and National Service Scheme as Programme Officer till 2003 and the Staff Advisor of Good Samaritan Programme till 2012.

He directs the Childline Services being sponsored by The Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi, India since 2008.

He also holds the responsibility being the Study Centre Coordinator since 2005, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) sponsored by The Ministry of Human Resource Development, India.

He is the Recipient of the following : Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award by Global Institute of Social & Economic Development, Best Educationist Award presented by the International Institute of Education and Management, Mother Teresa Excellence Award for the cause of Child Welfare, Presented by Integrated Council for Socio-Economic Progress.

His books include Discrimination Against Children Living With HIV Positive Challenging and emerging issues in India (2010); Millennium Development Goals : A Social Science Perspectives (2009); Happy Living : A Handbook of Value Education (2009); Social Work Perspective on Inclusive Education (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan)-2012.


M.A. Social Work 1982 Madras University
M.Phil., Social Work 1993Madras University
Ph.D., Social Work2001Bharathidasan University
M.B.A. (Executive) Business Administration2009Vinayaka University
M.A. Labour Management2010Madurai Kamaraj University


YearDesignation & college/University
1982-1984Project Manager, Child Labourer’s Welfare Project Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur
1986-1987Assistant Professor, Heber Institute of Social Work, Bishop Heber College
1987-2009Lecturer/SG/Reader, Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College
Since 2009Associate Professor in P.G. & Research Department of Social Work, BHC

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