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Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Insititute


A Unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University)

Accredited by NAAC with highest A++ Grade

Ranked 77 among Universities by NIRF 2023

A UGC Category 1 Higher Education Institution

Accredited by


Nirf 2023 among universities

77 Rank



A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY

Department of Child Health Nursing



Vice Principal,HOD,Professor

Ms Sumathy Ponnambalam


Profile Summary


This is P.Sumathy Vice Principal and HOD Department of Child Health Nursing, KGNC. Joined this institution  as an Assistant Professor in the year 2007. My career advancement include  promotion as Associate Professor in May 2008, Professor in July 2013, and as Vice-Principal in 2018.  Done my under graduation from Rani Meyyammai College of Nursing, Annamalai University in 1998 and post graduated from Sri Ramachandra University in 2003. Possess 18 years of  teaching experience after PG  and 20 years after UG. I have been serving as a Deputy Controller of Examinations (Nursing) SBV  from 2013 to 2019. I was also  the former Associate Dean Research  of SBV for one year. Other additional responsibilities include – Institutional Nodal Officer for NIRF, Editor for Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, Member Secretary of Institutional Human Ethics Committee , convener of Curriculum Committee, etc., Recipient of gold medal for securing the highest aggregate of marks in UG, received the commendation certificate for commendable services from MGMCRI in 2011 and received the Eminent Faculty Award from SBV in 2020. Is a life time member in The Trained Nurses Association of  India and Critical Care Nurses’ Society. Total number of publications in  both National and International Journals are 19, and  completed  research projects are 6. Ongoing Research projects is 3 and currently guiding PG  and UG  students. Author of two copyrights that is granted by the Government of India.



Dr Geetha C

Associate Dean (Research)– KGNC-SBV Recognized PhD Guide, SBV University.

Profile Summary

         Dr.Geetha.C,Professor,Department of child health nursing, KGNC, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth with 20 years of clinical and teaching experience in which  teaching and Research experience as PG teacher is 17 years. Qualified UG degree from college of nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai and PG  from Vivekananda institute of nursing ,Erode in 2006.Awarded PhD (Nursing) RMCON,Annamalai University,Chidambaram  in January 2020.Joined  SBV family in July 2010 as an assistant professor and promoted as associate professor and Professor in August 2011 and April 2018 respectively.  She had been nominated as Associate Dean Research, KGNC in February 2020.Recognized PhD  guide and research supervisor for eight PhD nursing candidates. Research guide for UG and PG students.She has presented papers, delivered lectures, evaluated papers and posters and chaired the scientific session in various State, National and International conferences,seminars, symposium and workshops.She has been as external examiner for UG and PG students under various Medical Universities. Other responsibilities includes, Institutional research club coordinator - PhD nursing students, active member of BOS for PG and PHD, RMC and various committee, member secretary placement and higher education cell,Organizing secretary for Pediatric national conference, state level symposium and career guidance programme, Received  Prof. K.R.Sundarajan Best Teacher Award by N.Shankar. International Director – Lions Club Chennai 2018, Awarded Kalvi Chemmal by Honorable Education Minister, Government  of Pondicherry - 2018 at Karaikal , acknowledged Best Speaker by  Madras medical college and received President and Governor Award for her NSS activities.A life member of TNAI and PSCAN. She has 29 publications in National and International journals  Registered 03 copy rights and one Patent. Her area of interest includes Preventive Pediatrics, Pediatric oncology and children with special needs.


Assistant Professor

Mrs Arivumalar P

M.Sc Nursing

Profile Summary

I am Mrs. Arivumalar C,finished my UG in 2012 from Our Lady of Health college of Nursing at Thanjore and PG in 2017 from Dr.G.Sakunthala College of Nursing, Trichy. After my UG, I started my career as a staff Nurse at KMCH Hospital, Erode, After my PG  I worked as Assistant Professor for 4Years 6Months in Sri Abirami College of Nursing, Coimbatore. Totally I have 7 years 10 months experience, 2 Years  as staff  nurse and  5 years 8months teaching experience. From 2022 to till now I’m working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Child Health Nursing


Associate Professor

Mrs Sherin Nithya S

Member , MAPCOM, SBV Member, Academic Council, SBV Member, SBV Webinar Committee,SBV, Member Secretary, Website Committee, KGNC Member secretary , Faculty Development Committee, KGNC