The Department of Social Work was established in July, 1981 and is the pioneer department in Haryana and its neighboring states including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Chandigarh, to meet the pressing need for scientific education and training in professional social work education. The department aims to:
Impart education, training and research in social work in order to provide professional man power / human resource in social welfare and allied fields.
Prepare and provide professional service and leadership, and
Acquire and utilize knowledge of human behaviour, social systems, social policy, social service and institutional reconstruction.
The department is engaged in rendering consultation services to the private and public agencies besides extending voluntary support to local communities in eliciting participation in the developmental programmes and engaged in research on the social issues of local and national importance. Field Work forms an integral part of the training programme offered by the Department. It provides a laboratory situation to experiment with human behaviour and effect desired changes in better social functioning of the individuals, singly and in groups.
Developing manpower for professional social work practice to strive for creation of a just and equal society which ensures freedom from all forms of oppression and exploitation.
To develop human resource for competent and effective professional social work practice through teaching and research with diverse range of problems and issues related to individuals, groups and communities by using frame work of social justice and human rights to promote sustainable and participatory welfare and development
Prof. Ramesh Kumar Bhardwaj
Chairman,Department of Social Work,
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra,
Phone No:01744 238410 238196,238626
EPABX- 2454 (Chairman), 2557 (Office)