Saturday, December 15, 2007


"We** are organising Arivukkalanjiyam Award Competitions 2008 for the youth (between the ages 16 and 30). From Saturday, January 5, 2008, in the University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai."

Dr N. Murugan (Cheyon), I.B.S., Asst. Station Director, All India Radio, Chennai.

December 16, over lunch

**MTS Academy, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, NSS, and the University of Madras. (Cheyon is Hon. Secy of MTS - Mayilai Thiruvalluvar Tamil Sangam)


Murali said...


1. Name : Dr. N. MURUGAN (Dr. Cheyon)

2. Father’s Name : Shri. M. Natarajan

3. Date of Birth : 29.12.1952

4. Place of Birth : Tirunelveli Town

5. Present Address : Dr. N. Murugan, I.B.S.,

Mayugm, T-6, Mahalakshmi, 80, Nattusubbarayan St.

Mylapore, Chennai-600 004. Res.: 044 - 24672277

6. Present Occupation : Asst. Station Director,

All India Radio,

Chennai-600 004

Ph : Off : 044 – 24983858

Mobile : 9444991415

Fax : 044 – 24951415

E-mail ID :

7. Permanent Address : Dr. N. MURUGAN, (CHEYON),

Mayugam, T-6, Mahalakshmi,

80, Nattu Subbarayan Street, Mylapore,

Chennai – 600 004. Ph : 044 – 24984488

II. Educational Qualifications :

1. B.Sc., (Chemistry) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

2. M.A., (Tamil) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

3. B.Ed., - Annamalai University, Chidambaram

4. A.M.A., (Tamil) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

5. Doctor of Literature - D.Litt. Diandra University, U.S.A. 1988

6. Ph.D., - Central University, Pondicherry, 1998

7. P.G. Diploma in Journalism

and Mass Communication - Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai.

8. P.G. Diploma in Distance

Education - Indira Gandhi Open University, New Delhi

9. Hindi Pragya - Department official Languages \

Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi.

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1. Language Assistant Teacher, Jawahar Hr. Sec. School,

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited. Neyveli, South Arcot District - 2 Years

2. Post Graduate Teacher, Malco Vidyalaya, Mettur Dam - 1 Year

3. Transmission Executive, All India Radio, Chennai & Tiruchirappalli 4 Years

4. Programme Executive, All India Radio, Chennai & Tiruchirappalli 11 Years

5. Asst. Station Director, All India Radio, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai& Chennai 6 Years

6. Deputy Director, All India Radio, Chennai from 1999 to 2000 2 Years

7. Asst. Station Director, All India Radio, Chennai (Due to Court Verdict) 5 Years

(August 2000 to March 2005)

8. Asst. Station Director & Programme Head, All India Radio, Coimbatore

from April 2005 to 5th June, 2007. Had the Additional Charge of DDK

Coimbatore till March 2007 2 Years

9. Asst. Station Director, All India Radio, Chennai from June 2007 to till date

IV. 35 Awards were obtained from various Literary and Cultural forums in and around Chennai. Especially Kalaimaamani Award 2004 by Government of Tamil Nadu, Thirukkural Chemmal Award 2006 by Thiruvavadurai Aathinam, Mahatma Gandhi Ahayogi Puraskar by the Governor of Tamil Nadu Government in the year 2007. The Kuntrakkudi Adheenam Kuntrakkudi Adikalaar, The Centenarian Trust of the Centenarian Paramacharya Maha Swami of Kanchi, Thanthai E.V.R. Periyar Award, Tamizh Vaagai Semmal, Kural Neri Selvar and Dr. Malcolm S. Adiseshiah Award from the Tamil Nadu Board of Continuing Education & State Resource Centre for Non-formal Education, Chennai.

V. Authored 50 Books in Tamil in which more than fifteen books were Prescribed as Text - Books for B.A./ B.Sc., Students in the Universities of Kerala, Bangalore and Mysore and also in the Autonomous Colleges like Chennai Christian College, Chennai Women’s Christian College, Ethiraj College, Chennai, Seethalakshmi College, Tiruchirappalli, Kumbakonam Arts College. Amma Eppa Nee Paattiyaava? - Compilation of Plays was Prescribed as Non-detailed in the 11th and the 12th Standards by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. Thiruvalluvar Aathichoodi - Compilation of aphorisms from Thirukkural which was Prescribed as Text Book for
4th and 5th Standards in the S.M.S. Matriculation School for the academic years
1995 & 1999.

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VI. Presented more than 40 Research Articles in Tamil and 30 Articles in English in the State, National and International Levels organised by Various Educational and Cultural Institutions.

VII. Delivered Guest Lectures in the Academic Staff Colleges of Madras, Bharathiyar, Bharathidasan, Pondicherry, Tanjore Universities and also in Madurai Kamaraj University Correspondence Courses, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Sriperumputhur, Kancheepuram District.

VIII. Contributed 24 Articles entitled Uyiroviyam in Amuthasurabi Monthly issue & 31 Articles on Theivamanimalai in Anmikam Monthly issue regularly since January 1999. Inaddition to that contributed articles on Literature and Film in The Deepavali Malars of Amuthasurabi and Kalimakal every year.

IX. Produced many popular Programmes like Sound Track of Tamil Features Films, Nilamutram - Open House programmes, Featres, Radio Plays, Live Phone in Programmes entitled Vannakkalanjiyam and Vannamamimaalaï, Sigaratthai Nokki, Angum Ingum, Nalvazhi Kattum Nayanmarkal, Dhivya Desangal etc. And also presented popular Science Serials, Historical Features and Running Commentaries on the Republic Day Parades in Marina Beach every year and the Inaugural, Budget Sessions of Tamil Nadu Assembly participated by the Governor of Tamil Nadu.

X. Visited Malaysia, Singapore, London, France, Belgiam, Netherland, Germany, Switzerland, Dubai, Kuwait, etc., and delivered lectures on Personality Development, Effective Communication, Leadership Training, Religious aspects, Social and Cultural subjects.

XI. Founder Secretary of Mylai Thiruvalluvar Tamil Sangam and rendering his yeomen services to popularise Thirukkural and Thirukkual Cult by conducting Thirukkural Competitions, Workshops, Seminars at State, National and International Level in collaboration with the Central & State Govt. Organisations and also with the Public Sectors and Private Sectors. Conducting Free Thirukkural Classes for five days a week in the Thiruvalluvar Temple in Mylapore. Organizing Medical Camps in connection with the Arubatthu Muvar Thiruvizha every year in collaboration with the N.S.S. students of Madras Medical College.


XII. As a Hon. Secretary of M.T.S. Academy conducting Personality Development Courses, Spoken English Courses, Computer Courses, Leadership Camps in collaboration with NYK, Ministry Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and N.S.S. University of Madras since 2000 and trained more 5,000 youngsters. Thirukkural Higher studies and Research Centre, M.T.S. Clubs for Children, Youth, Women and Senior Citizen and also for MTS Science Clubs. Organising Workshops, Seminars, Conference for popularising Science & Technology among the public.

XIII. As Hony, Secretary, Thirukkural Higher Studies and Research Centre, Chennai-4 Published more than 10 books as the compilation of State Level and Regional Seminars. Released Thirukkural CDs and Cassettes with musical commentary in Tamil.

XIV. As Hony. Secretary, Arivukkalanjiyam Development Centre,Chennai-4, organizing Arivukkalanjiyam Clubs like Arivukkalanjiyam Jawaharlal Nehru Childeren Club, Arivukkalanjiyam Vivekanandar Youth Club, Arivukkalanjiyam Annai Theresa Women’s Club, Arivukkalanjiyam Annal Gandhi Senior Citizen Club, Arivukkalanjiyam Abdulakalam Science Club every month and conducting competitions every year since 2000 and distributed Awards like Amrivuth Malar, Arivuk Kadhir, Arivu Thalir, Arivu Puthir and Arivu Puthir and Arivukkalanjiyam Awards to more than 10,000 students in and around Chennai City

XV. Hony.Editor, Ariviyal Poonga, A Quarterly Science Journal, Mylai Thriuvalluvar Tamil Sangam, Chennai-600 004. This Journal was bestowed with SUJATHA AWARD 2006 by the Popular Weekly Anandaha Vikadan.

XVI. Hony. Secretary, National Research Institute, Keezhkattalai,29, Medavakkam Main Road, Chennai-600 117. Planning number of DST Projects for popularizing Science and Technology among the general public.

XVII. Hony Secretary, YOGAM-Project, Poonthandalam Village, West Tambaram Chennai. Entreprenures Development for the orphans and the youth who are below the poverty line.

XVIII. M.Phil Thesis on ‘Human Development Thoughts’ of Dr. Cheyon in his Literary Contributions was submtted by a student of Mother Theresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal, Dindugal District, Tamil Nadu State in the year 2002
M.Phil Thesis on Dr. Cheyon’s contributions to Tamil Literature submitted by a student of Pondicherry Central Unversity, Puducherry, Union Territory in the year 2004.


XIX.. Member, National Council for Science and Technology Communication Award

Committee, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science

Technology, Government of India, New Delhi.

XX. Member, Best Book Award Committee, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of Youth

Affairs, and Sports, Government of India.

XXI. Member, 150th Year Celebrations of University of Madras, Chennai-5

XXII. Member, National Best Youth Club Award Committee, T.N. State Level, Chennai..

XXIII. Member, Board of Studies, Media Science, Anna University, Chennai-25.

XXIV. Blessed with two Sons-The elder son M. Muralidharan, M.Sc.(Tech) in the BITS Pilani and M.S. ( Digital Technology ) and working as Computer Software Engineer in California, L.A., U.S.A.

Younger one M.Niranjan is in the 11th Standard in the National Public School, Gopalapuram, Chennai-86.

Wife Smt. Rajeswari Murugan is working as General Manager in the Kerala Telecom Circle, B.S.N.L., Trivandrum.

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Swetha Suresh said...

have yo authored a book called "personality development"?
if yes, where can i find the book?