µ Senate of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 2016,
µ Senate of Madras University, Chennai 2013-2016,
µ Senate of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli from 2010 -2013
µ Planning Board, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 2010 -2013
µ Member- 12th Five Year Plan-PDS, Committee, Govt of Tamil Nadu-2011
µ Member – Divisional Railway Users Consutative Committee, Southern Railway, Chennai from Jan 2011 to 2013.
µ Member – Agriculture Committee , Govt of Chhattisgarh From Dec 2011 to 2014.
µ Member – Quinquennial Review Team (QRT) of ICAR-RCER – Patna Jan 2006 - 2012.
µ Member – Standing Committee – Pland Protection Variety & Farmers Rights (PPV&FRA), Govt of India , 2011
µ Member, Attracting Youth Retaining in Agriculture ( ARYA) ICAR, Govt of India
µ Member – Geographical Committee of the International Water Resources Association (India), 1993 onwards.
µ Member in District Youth Programme Advisory Committee – Government of India, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of HRD.
µ Member, Expert Committee The National Biodiversity Authority of India,New Delhi
µ Member, Advisory Committee, Doordarshan Kendra, Chennai
µ Member, The Indian Science Congress Association, 14, Dr. Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata
µ Fellow, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Allahabad
µ Member – Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development, New Delhi.
µ Member- Regional Consultative , New Education Policy(ODL and Online Courses 2015) IGNOU, New Delhi.
µ Member in Police and Public Committee, Velachery Area, Chennai, since 1999.
µ President Federation Chennai Women Self Help Group, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Besant Nagar, Chennai
µ President – Velachery Students Science Forum, 1998 Onwards.
µ Member, Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM), Chennai
µ Co-Investigator, Touch & Smell Garden Programme, Chennai
awards / recognitions AT REGIONAL LEVEL
« Fellow of Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society(SCITSA) 2017-New Delhi
« World Youth Prize 2016 –World Youth Conference -2016, New Delhi
« Ariviyal Kalanjiyam Award, M.T.S.Academy ,2016
« Karam Veer Puraskar Award – 2011 –New Delhi
« Best Citizen of India Award – 2011 –New Delhi
« Education Excellence Award – 2011 – New Delhi
« Asiriyar Semmal Award by Tamilnadu Education Research Development Organization, Chennai 2011.
« Thiruvalluvar award as Best Youth by World Thirukkural Center, Mylapore, Chennai.
« Dr.Ambedkar Best Youth award by Tamil Nadu Dr.AmbedkarMandram, Guindy, Chennai
« “Star Achiever”Award and Gold Medal by National Integrity Cultural Academy Chennai-2009
« Outstanding Secretary Award by The Stenographers’ Guild, Chennai 2004
« The Rotary Literacy Champion Award by Rotary Club of Madras Chennapatna, Rotary International District 3230 in 2002
« Best Youth by The Hindu, (Leading English Daily) 1999
awards / recognitions AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
« International Scientist of the Year Award, The 7th Annual Congressional Awards Gala, Chicago, USA 2017
« High –Level Advisor, The UN Community for Zero Hunger,USA,2015
« Member, International Sustainable Development Centre, Geneva, 2010
« Members of Youth for Human Rights International, South Asia, 2010
« Member of Regional Consultative New Education Policy (ODL& ONLINE COURSES)
« Member IUCN – CEC, 2005 - 2012
« Member, Global Reconciliation, Australia, 2009
« International Student Young Pugwash Board Member (Asian Representative) Italy, 2003-2007
« Country Director, Youth Employment Summit, USA
« Member – Order of the Good Times, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada, 2004
« Member, Euro Mediterranean Youth Platform, Brazil
« Member, Taking IT Global, Canada
« Member, Global Youth Action Network, USA
« Member, Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM), Chennai
« Member, Editorial Board, ISYP Journal on Science and World Affairs, Vol.1, Italy
workshop PARTICIPATED national
« Workshop on Social Service by Care forum, Chennai, 1997
« Youth convention, Anna University, Chennai, 1997
« Youth Development Working Organized by World Thirukkural Federation, Chennai, 1998
« Youth awareness programme, Hyderabad, 1999
« Youth week celebrations Nehru Yuva Kendra, Chennai, 2000
« Seminar on Solar Architecture organized by Science City Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy South, Chennai, 2001
« National Commission for Youth: Interactive Session. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, Chennai. January 7-8, 2003
« International Seminar on “Water Resources Development and Management in Through the Ages” Dept. of History, University of Madras, Chennai March 26-28, 2003
« 10th Annual Conference of the Academy of Public Affairs “Tamil Nadu in the New Millennium: Challenges and Responses” University of Madras, Chennai, 28 & 29 November 2003
« World Youth Peace Summit, Bangalore, 7-9 December 2003
« Conference on “Youth – the Ray of Hope”, Rajyoga Education & Research Foundation, Trichy, 11th December 2004
« Swadeshi Study Camp, Swadeshi JagaranManch, Chennai. 12th February 2005
« National Conference on Youth Empowerment, Employment, Peace and Food”SASTRA ,Kumbakonam,Tamil Nadu, 4th September 2005
« Seminar on Malaysia – India, Business Opportunities, Chennai, 15 September 2006
« Global Dialogues on Emerging Science and Technology : Policy and Global Affairs, “Agricultural Biotechnology for the Global Public Good, Chennai, October 4-6, 2006.
« Every Child a Scientist Programme”, 95th Indian Science Congress, Vizag, January 3-7, 2008
« Rework India, Youth Employment Summit, 16 November 2009, New Delhi
« 97th Indian Science Congress, 3-7 January 2010, Thiruvananthapuram
« Attracting and Retaining Youth in Farming. Rework India, Youth Employment Summit. New Delhi. 16 November 2009.
« Indian Science Congress. Tirupati 3-7 January 2017
workshop/MEETINGSPARTICIPATED - INTER national / VISIT ABROAD
ª Global Youth Synergy Summit, Organized by World Youth Bank, Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2003
ª International Conference on Globalization and Challenges for Education – Focus on Equity and Equality organized by NIEPA, New Delhi, 19-21 Feb 2003
ª Conference on “Youth Development and Self-Help Promotion: Experience of SAARC Countries” 20-23 October 2003, Dhaka, Bangladesh
ª The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka “Asian Round Table on Open and Distance Education for Attainment of Millennium Development Goals”, Colombo, Srilanka, 20-22 May 2005
ª Inculcating eco-friendly entrepreneurship development skill among rural youth to eradicate poverty and hunger in developing countries, YES Alexandria 26-30, 2007.
ª Youth in Agriculture, Youth Convention, Silver Jubilee Celeliations, June ,2,2015, NAAS,New Delhi.
ª 31st SAARC Charter Day 8-10, December 2015,Dhaka
ª Training/Workshops (Imparted/organized) – Regional
ª Rainwater Harvesting to the Youth of NRC Volunteers of Nehru Yuva Kendra, 2001
ª Environment Pollution Control and Development to NCC students of Training Technology, Chennai, 2001
ª Rain Water Harvesting to Student cum NSS Volunteers from Chemical Technology DOTE, Chennai, 2001
ª 5 days workshop on Youth Club Development organized for Club members of Nehru Yuva Kendra, Chennai, 2001
ª OrganisingSecretary : Workshop on Needs Assessment of Rural Youth – 2nd & 3rd November 2007 at Dindigul
ª OrganisingSecretary :from 1st - 9th Indian Youth Science Congress till 2018
Research papers presented at National and International seminars
µ Youth Problem in India at Global Youth Synergy Summit, Organized by World Youth Bank at Croatia on Jan 29-Feb 1 2003.
µ New Deal for Self-Help Employed for Youth Development, Conference on “Youth Development and Self-Help Promotion: Experience of SAARC Countries” 20-23 October 2003, Dhaka, Bangladesh
µ “Empowering the rural poor through Information access: towards sustainable development”, ISYP 2nd International Conference "Towards a new paradigm of international governance”, Seoul, South Korea, October 3-4, and 4-9 2004.
µ “Every Child a Scientist Programme”, 93rd and 94th Indian Science Congress, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, January 3-7, 2006 and 2007 respectively.
µ The Knowledge Revolution, The 8th Indian Science Communication Congress (ISCC-2008), Media Convergence & Knowledge Revolution at Chennai, December 10-14, 2008
µ New technologies in attracting and retaining youth in farming. Annual Youth Assembly at the UN. New York. 20-21 January 2011.
µ “Ending Hunger and Malnutrition in Developing Countries” IFPRI-FAO A Global Event on Accelerating The End of Hunger and Malnutrion , Bangkok, Thailand, November 28-30, 2018.
§ N. Parasuraman &Dr G Krishnamoorthy, (2003) “M. S. Swaminathan – 45 Doctorate Awards”, VivasayaUlagam 5(6): 49-50
§ N. Parasuraman &Dr G Krishnamoorthy, “M. S. Swaminathan – Agriculture Scientist”, Greater Atlanta Tamil Sangam, 30-31, Directory 2004
§ N Parasuraman & Dr S Rajalakshmi, “The Touch & Smell Garden” Green Hope, Vol. 3, 3 February 2005 PP-41-42.
§ N. Parasuraman &Dr G Krishnamoorthy, “M. S. Swaminathan – Father of Green Revolution”, Brahmin Today, Vol. 1, 8-11, 11th Jan 2005
§ N.Parasuraman, N. Book Chapter : Food and Water Security: An Integrategy for food Security in Developing Countries (PP 350), Technology Transfer Models Rainwater harvesting case study – MSSRF
§ N Parasuraman, “PROFILE – Dr M S Swaminathan : The apostle of global peace, nutrition and food security,” Vol. 9/6, 40-42, Jan 2006
§ N. Parasuraman, “Thittam” Chennai Declaration on making Hunger History, Vol. 39, July 2008 PP 42-45.
§ N. Parasuraman, “Youth and shaping the future of Science for Societal needs - Proceedings of the first Indian Youth Science Congress, MSSRF Chennai, 2010 64pp.
§ N. Parasuraman. 2011. “A Living Legand”. BhavansJournal 57(24): 40-45
§ N. Parasuraman, 2013. “First Workshop on Attracting and retaining youth in agriculture – Proceedings and recommendations”. MSSRF. Chennai, 29 pp.
§ N. Parasuraman. 2014. “Agriculture and Rural youth development”. Review of Research. 3 (10): 6-11.
§ N. Parasuraman, 2014. “2nd Workshop on Attracting and retaining youth in agriculture – Proceedings and recommendations”. MSSRF. Chennai, 30 pp.
§ N.Parasuraman, 2017. “Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture” Rural & Marketing 40-43pp June 2017.
§ N.Parasuraman, 2018. “Youth and Indian Agriculture” Agriculture Year Book 2018, -134-137 (Agriculture Today )