Dr Padma P,  Principal,  SSV College Joined as Lecturer of the Department of Chemistry, S S V College in 1989. She had her M.Phil in 1996 and Ph.D in 2009 from Cochin University of Science Ans Technology. She was the Principal Investigator for a Minor Research Project sponsored  by  UGC, which was completed  during  2011-12. She is having  a  number  of  Publications  in  National  and  International  Journals  and  paper  presentations  in  National  and International Seminars to her credit. She was promoted as Associate Professor in the year 2006. She was the Head  of the Postgraduate Department of Chemistry since 2014.  She is  an  authorized Research Guide of MG University. She was member of  IQAC  and  UGC Cell  of the College from 2008 to 2013.  She is serving as a member of College Council since 2014. She is a member of PTA Executive Council of the College since 2016. She held positions as Science Forum Convener,  IQAC  Coordinator  and  Vice  Principal  of  the College  in  the  Academic  Year 2017-18.