Hyderabad: The Department of Social Work, Maulana Azad National Urdu University observed World social work day on 19th March 2019. On this occasion, NGO Meet and Exhibition was also organized by the department.
About 20 representatives from governmental, non-governmental and autonomous agencies participated in the discussion. With the purpose of reviewing and reorienting for better fieldwork placement and supervision, the meet stressed upon making students’ fieldwork engagement more planned and outcome oriented.
Representatives from different agencies put their feedback on students’ performance and also suggested some reforms to make the fieldwork more meaningful. The agency representatives appreciated the commitment and industriousness of MSW students throughout their fieldwork.
Prof. Md Shahid Raza, Head, Department of Social Work while reflecting on the importance of World Social Work Day and NGO Meet said that this NGO Meet is an opportunity to share collectively, reflect objectively and decide mutually agreeable broad framework for making the concurrent field work more intensive and effective.
Later, Prof. P.H. Mohammed, Dean School of Arts & Social Sciences inaugurated the Exhibition and interacted with the agency representatives. A number of NGO’s put their stalls in the exhibition where hundreds of students and teachers visited and appreciate the initiative.
Mr Md Israr Alam, the fieldwork coordinator welcomed the participants.
In the evening, students celebrated World Social Work Day with great motivation and enthusiasm. This year the theme of the world social work day is “Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships”. With this theme, social work students presented speeches and organized quiz competition. A number of students participated and shared their life experience reflecting good human relationships.