BIRTH OF ‘BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD’: ANOTHER MILESTONE ON BHARATIYAKARAN OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION
The social work educators assembled in the two days National Conference “New Frontiers in Social Work Practice: Bharatiya Contexts, Perspectives and Experiences” Jointly organized by Department of Studies and Research in Social Work, Tumkur University, Tumakuru, Karnataka, & Centre For Social Work, Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha, Maharashtra in collaboration with Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal, Nagpur, Maharashtra in Karnataka on 15 th and 16 th , December, 2018 formed “BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYAPARISAD”, a national level association to promote Bharatiyakaran of Social Work education.
Prof Siddegowda, Vice chancellor of Tumkur University who was elected as National President of the ‘BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD’ said the organization will strive for excellence in social work education in India. He also said the organization will try to uphold the quality of professional social work and develop professionalism among social work fraternity.
Dr. Bishnu Mohan Dash, who is elected as the National General Secretary of BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD said, the birth of BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD is another important milestone in the movement for Bharatiyakaran of social work education in India.
Dr. Dash also said the BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD will undertake various activities including the curriculum development in social work, organizing seminars workshops on the issues relating to Bharatiyakaran of social work education and also it will conduct short term special training programmes for students and researchers across India on the various aspects of Bharatiyakaran of social work education in India. Prof Ranjana Sehgal from Indore, Prof D P Singh from Punjab, Dr. Mithilesh Kumar from Wardha are elected as vice president, Treasurer and joint secretary respectively. Prof Kanakraj from Mizoram, Prof P K Ghosh, from
Santinikatan, Prof Mohan from kerala and Prof Lawani from Pune are elected as members of BHARATIYA SAMAJ KARYA PARISAD.