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Department Of Social Work

(Contact Numbers - 020-24403049, 020-24403105
Email Id - msw@tmv.edu.in)
Build a cadre of social work professionals with comprehensive perspective and who can be a cause for social change and inclusive growth of nation.


• To impart skill based theoretical inputs to the deserving, to engender qualified, analytical and ethical development professionals.
• To initiate departmental field action efforts to contribute for social change and development as an educational institute of historical relevance.


• To prepare graduates and post graduates to enter the professional practice as trained and skilled social work practitioners with unbiased, balanced attitude.
• To enhance the understanding of the student-social-workers towards the basic human rights and duties of the populace that exists globally as well as locally.
• To enhance the ability of student-social-worker to identify various causal factors that can affect people and environments, as also to identify how these factors can potentially interact to produce social disorganization, stress and problems that affect individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
• To increase awareness, generate sensitivity towards, issues of gender, caste, class, age, ability, and religion; in our pluralistic society, in the attitude and the approach of the student-social-workers.
• To prepare the student-social-workers to use the social work knowledge, skills, values and ethics to enhance both the quality of life for the people whom they work with and the quality of such attempted efforts in the urban as well as in rural India.
• To provide the student-social-worker a platform to apply the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to continually and constant evaluation of the efficacy of their efforts as well as the initiatives carried out by the community based agencies; and to thus, contribute to the knowledge base of the profession.
• To provide the student-social-worker an opportunity to share the knowledge, skills, inculcate values and ethics essential for the effective engaging in the practice of social work at the micro as well as macro-levels, to advocate for systemic change and to work towards a setting that positively contributes to social and economic justice; as also questions the existing frameworks.


In the year 2004-05, the Department of Social Work, the two years post graduation program, i.e MSW has been established in regular mode. Students are imparted knowledge about social work in these two years from the academic year 2006-07. Two specializations namely Family and Child Welfare (FCW) and Urban & Rural Community Development (URCD) are initiated. Hence the student can opt either of the specialization which involves concurrent field work and prepares a project report.

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2. Notification

Board of Studies

Composition Name of the member Tenure
(Chairperson) Dr. Madhavi Renavikar,Dean 2 Yr.
Two Assistant Professors of the faculty of the department by rotation of seniority 1. Shri. Prakash Yadav
2. Smt Kartiki Subakade
2 Yrs.
Not more than 2 persons to be Co-opted for their expert knowledge including those belonging to the profession or industry concern Members -2 1. Smt Jayashree Chandekar
2. Smt Pratima Joshi
2 Yrs.
I/C Registrar Dr. Abhijit Joshi 2 Yrs

Dean Address

Dr. Madhavi Renavikar
Board of Social Work Studies

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List of Courses

       * Ph.D. in Social Work
       * M.Phil in Social Work

       * Master of Social Work

Course Information


•Integrated teaching and learning approach through emphasis on field work and theory sessions.
• Skill-enhancing and potential building efforts for student-social-workers through workshops, lecture-demonstrations, and advanced specialisation exposure visits organised on a regular basis.
• Additional vidyapeeth level exposure in community-based interventions.
Energetic, enthusiastic, qualified faculty members with filed experience and research aptitude.

Field Work

• As An Essential Component Of Social Work Studies, Field Work is conducted in definite stages. Prior to commencement of Block Field Work, students are exposed to field reality through the medium of orientation-visits for students in their out-set and advanced specialisation visits in the second level of their studies

Winter Placement Field Training Schedule

Block Placement Training (BPT)

Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth Department of Social Work offers two Specializations

1. Family and Child Welfare
2. Tribal, Rural, Urban Community Development

Books / Papers published by Faculty Members

Department Facilities

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Research Activities
Departmental Research Activities click here
Workshop/ Seminar/Conference click here

Student Activities
Criminology and Correctional Services Administration: Problems and Prospects click here

Other Activities - Events
* Guest Lecture on date 1st and 3rd April 2017 and topic was Acts Related to Industry which was Beneficiary MSW II year Students (FCW Specialization) and Resource Person - Mr. Rahul Bharati Dhumal, TMV’s, Lokmanya Tilak Law College.

* Guest Lecture on date 3rd March 2017 and topic was POCSO and J.J. Act 2015 which was Beneficiary MSW Ist and IInd Year Students and Resource Person - Mr. Sameer Shaikh ,TISS, RCJJ, Pune

* Workshop on date 22nd October and 12th November 2016 and topic was Gender Sensitivity which was Beneficiary MSW Ist Year Students and Resource Person - Mr. Kunal Kumar Zaa, Mumbai

* Report of Ten Days Rural Camp click here

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