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The Department of Social Work started its journey in July 1997. The department runs Five Year Integrated Course in Social Work which leads to BSW (three years) and MSW (two years) Degrees. The course curriculum is designed as per the CBCS pattern prescribed by the UGC and offers the papers of special interest in the area of Family and Child Welfare, Rural Development, Tribal Development, Psychosocial Counselling, NGO Management, Micro Finance and Livelihood, Dynamics of Human behaviour etc. The Department also runs Ph. D. Programme, where the thrust of the current research endeavours in the areas like Healthcare, Reproductive and Child Health Programme (RCH), Sex Education, HIV/ AIDS, ICDS Services, Panchayati Raj, Non Governmental Organizations, Women in Unorganized Sector, Self Help Groups, Corporate Voluntarism, Water and Sanitation, Disaster Management, Psychosocial problems of Elderly, Cancer, Tuberculosis, etc. The department has initiated outreach activities in the nearby rural communities.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats
M.S.W. (by course work) Ten Semesters 50
Ph.D. (by course & research work)    
D. Litt (by research work)    

Faculty

Name Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email
Gopalji Mishra, MA (SW), Ph.D. Professor Community Development (Health) gopal.ji.mishra@aus.ac.in

 

gopaljimishraaus@gmail.com

9435171943

Subhabrata
Dutta  MSW, M.Phil, PGCRM, Ph.D.
Professor Governance, Panchayati Raj & Rural Development. subhabrata.dutta@aus.ac.in

 

sduttasw@gmail.com

9435171901

Molankal Gangabhushan M., MSW, PGDLL, Ph.D. Professor Industrial Relation and Personal Management molankal.gangabhushan@aus.ac.in

 

gangabhushan@gmail.com

9401020601

M Tineshowri Devi, MA (Social Work), M. Phil., Ph.D. Professor & Head Adolescent and Health moirangthem.tineshowri.devi@aus.ac.in

 

moirangi@yahoo.com

9435172776

Tarun Bikas Sukai, MSW, PGDHRM, Ph.D. Associate Professor NGO’s HIV/AIDs tarun.bikash.sukai@aus.ac.in

 

tbsukai@gmail.com

09435522275

Mrityunjay Singh, MA (SW),Ph.D Assistant Professor Social Development mrityunjay.kumar.singh@aus.ac.in

 

mrityunjayksingh@gmail.com

9954233732

Ritwika Rajendra,  MSW, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Family and Child Welfare ritwika.rajendra@aus.ac.in

 

9435383972

       
Ratna Huirem,  MSW, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Community Development ratna.huirem@aus.ac.in

 

huiremratna@gmail.com

9435174434

Kathiresan L., MA (SW), M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Health care kathiresan.l@aus.ac.in

 

kadir.jnu@gmail.com

9435377301

G. Albin Joseph, MA (SW), M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor NGO Management, Youth Development, Disability Studies

albinjosephg@gmail.com

9435175167

Lalzo S. Thangjom, MA (SW), Ph.D. Assistant Professor URCD, HIV/AIDS lalzosthangjom@gmail.com

 

9435371082

Aditi Nath, MSW, Ph.D. (SW) Assistant Professor Partnership Development & NGO Management  aditinath1@gmail.com

 

9707727640

Ajit Kr. Jena, MA., M.Phil. Assistant Professor Social Policy, Social Legislation  ajitjena23@gmail.com

 

9435070250

Kaivalya T. Desai, MA (SW) Ph.D. Assistant Professor Social Work Education  kaivalya.desai@gmail.com

 

9435070266

Joyashri Dey, MSW, Ph.D. Assistant Professor(Leave Vacancy) Governance & Community Development  joyasreedey1@gmail.com

 

9435311341

Head of Department

Prof. M. Tineshowri Devi
  (03842) 270821 (O)

Alumni Placement 

More than ninety per cent of the students who have passed out from this Department have been employed by Governmental and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) at the state and national levels

Social Work Journal

The Social Work Journal is a Peer Reviewed Journal published by Department of Social Work biannually. It was first published in 2010 with ISSN : 0976-5484. It seeks to promote scholarship in Social Work education and Practice, and other social science fields. The journal publishes empirical, conceptual, and review papers in the form of research articles, reports of research in progress, analyses of contemporary issues of social importance.

Curriculum

Integrated Social Work Curriculum
Integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s curriculum in Social Work emphasizes on the theoretical underpinnings and practice dimensions in diverse settings with a focus on issues of vulnerable and marginalised groups, and also emphasis on the disciplinary foundations, the methods of social work practice, and the attitudes, skills and knowledge. It attempts to integrate the micro and macro issues in the context of India, with special on north-eastern region.







Ph.D.
Department of Social Work promotes Inter-disciplinary research on its thrust areas of social work practice and issues of social importance.

Publications

Research Projects Undertaken

Seminars, Conferences and Webinars organised

Outreach and Extension Activities

Student Placement Brochures

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2015-16

2014-15