In view of enabling the students to acquaint themselves with the current developments, operational methodology and contemporary practices in their respective fields of specialization within social work profession the Post Graduate Department of Social Work had organized 6 days Educational Tour for II year MSW Students. Students have visited large and medium scale industries, renowned hospitals and reputed NGOs in and around Bangalore from 02nd February, 2014 to 7th February, 2014.
The students specialising in Personnel Management and Industrial Relation visited various industries in Bangalore such as Adarsha Control Systems Pvt. Ltd. Peenya; Volvo Truck- India and Volvo India Private Ltd. Hosakote; TAFE Ltd. and ESSILOR India Manufacturing Co. Ltd. at Doddaballapur. They also had interaction with the Deputy Director of Factories Mr. D.C. Jagadeesh at Karmika Bhavan, Bangalore.
Medical and Psychiatric Social work and Community Development specializing students have visited different hospitals and voluntary organizations such as Nimhans, Bangalore; Sa-Mudra – NGO Bangalore; Akshara Foundation – Voluntary Organisation in Bangalore; Sangama Trust, NGO working for the welfare of sexual minorities in Bangalore; Karunashraya Trust – Hospice centre for advanced cancer patients in Bangalore,
These visits helped the students to gain useful insights in enhancing their comprehension as well as increasing experiences and also their professional competence.