D Mercyclara

External Consultant | dmercyclara at iihs dot ac dot in


2006    MA, Social work, Science and Technology, Raipur

1993    BEd, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore

1986    BSc, Botany, Bharathidasan University, Trichy



Countries: India
States: Tamil Nadu
Cities: Trichy
Languages: English, Tamil

Mercyclara is a Community Development Specialist with 34 years of experience. She has worked as a Coordinator in an NGO called Activists for Social Alternatives (ASA) and as District Coordinator in the Inclusive Education for Differently abled (IED) children project implemented under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). She also worked as Assistant Project Manager (Livelihood) in Tamil Nadu Government’s poverty reduction project. She was a master trainer of SHGs and JLGs and has attended many national and international training programmes and workshops.

  • Priscilla, S. L., Clara, D. M., Rani, A. J. C., Rajeswari, R., Chakraborti, N., Ambalavanan, L., Kannan, M., Sinha, A., & Wankhade, K. (2023). Wellbeing and occupational health and safety of sanitation workers in Trichy. Paper presented at the 7th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference, FSM7.