Current Field Action Projects (FAPs)

The field action projects have also been a source of inspiration to our students and staff, who get the opportunity to practice and examine social work theory in the project arena. The current projects of the college are: 

ANUBHAV MUMBAI (Since 1997)

It started in 1997, with the objectives of mobilizing youth and raising their social consciousness in order to equip them with skills of social responsibilities and self awareness. It aspires to build a cadre of youth leaders. Anubhav conducts training programmes, exposure visits, camps and exchange programmes to meet its objectives and make youth responsible citizens.

SPANDAN (Since 2017)

The deaths of children due to malnourishment reported in June -July 2016 exposed the magnitude of malnourishment among the tribal households. The local government of Talasari block, Palghar district contacted the College of Social Work to intervene. The general objective of the project is to disseminate knowledge on balanced diet amongst communities in Savroli, Dongari and Anvir villages in Talasari. The project is implemented in three revenue villages namely Savroli, Dongare and Anvir comprising of twenty-five hamlets in the areas surrounding Talasari Taluka in Palghar District of Maharashtra.The specific objectives of the project is to improve the health status of tribal children; to increase the knowledge of mothers and  care takers; to assess post interventional knowledge and practice by conducting research studies and to network with government agencies to reduce malnutrition. 

The field action projects have also been a source of inspiration to our students and staff, who get the opportunity to practice and examine social work theory in the project arena. The current projects of the college are: 

ANUBHAV MUMBAI (Since 1997)

It started in 1997, with the objectives of mobilizing youth and raising their social consciousness in order to equip them with skills of social responsibilities and self awareness. It aspires to build a cadre of youth leaders. Anubhav conducts training programmes, exposure visits, camps and exchange programmes to meet its objectives and make youth responsible citizens.

SPANDAN (Since 2017)

The deaths of children due to malnourishment reported in June -July 2016 exposed the magnitude of malnourishment among the tribal households. The local government of Talasari block, Palghar district contacted the College of Social Work to intervene. The general objective of the project is to disseminate knowledge on balanced diet amongst communities in Savroli, Dongari and Anvir villages in Talasari. The project is implemented in three revenue villages namely Savroli, Dongare and Anvir comprising of twenty-five hamlets in the areas surrounding Talasari Taluka in Palghar District of Maharashtra.The specific objectives of the project is to improve the health status of tribal children; to increase the knowledge of mothers and  care takers; to assess post interventional knowledge and practice by conducting research studies and to network with government agencies to reduce malnutrition.