(Occasional In-house News Bulletin of the MSSISW) For private circulation only Issue 32. May 2011
Research Work, Publications & Seminar Papers By Faculty (2010-2011)
Dr Ajit Kumar
“The Gram Sabha and the Agenda of Inclusion and Exclusion – Democracy At Work in Rural Nagpur”. A fellowship
awarded under the ‘Local Governance and Social Inclusion’ programme of LoGin (Local Governance Initiative South Asia).
"From the Field to the Factory - Dimensions of Power and the Process of Occupational Mobility among Rural Youths of
Nagpur District". Research article published in Social Change, Volume 40, Number 3, Sept 2010, pp 303-317.
Ms Anuradha Joshi
“A Study of Opinion of Trustees of the Welfare Organizations in Nagpur City Regarding Challenges and Opportunities in
the Voluntary Sector in the Era of Globalization”. Minor research project sanctioned by the UGC in 2009-10. (In Progress)
Dr Geetha Thachil
“Work-Family Interface: A Cross Cultural Investigation of the Conflict and Enrichment Experiences of Social Workers in
Australia and India”. Under research grant by the School of Social Work of Australian Catholic University. (In Progress)
“Existing Formal and Informal Systems Dealing with Violence Against Women with Special Reference to Domestic
Violence”. A study undertaken by the Research Resources Centre of the Institute on behalf of YUVA-Rural, an NGO
working in this region. (In Progress)
Dr John Menachery
“Social Work Practitioners in the Voluntary Sector: Some Issues and Concerns”. Paper presented at the National Seminar
on “Quality of Work Life of Social Work Practitioners & Entrepreneurs” organized by the Tirpude College of Social Work,
Nagpur on 4.3.2011.
Dr Keshav Walke
“Social Audit of Gramsabhas in Bhamragad and Etapalli Blocks of Gadchiroli District”. Minor research project sanctioned
by the UGC in 2009-10. (In Progress)
Dr Prince Ajaykumar T. Agashe
“Doctoral Thesis Awarded in Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Home Science Departments in Nagpur University
During 2000-2002: A Study”. Research paper published in SRELS Journal of Information Management, Vol 45.1, 2008.
“A Study of Library Software Developed in Nagpur City”. Research paper published in Library Progress (International),
Vol 28.1, 2008, 97-111.
“Selection of Open Source Software for Institutional Repositories”. Research paper published in Library Progress
(International), Vol 29.1, 2009.
“Information Literacy Models”. Research paper published in Information Age, Vol 3.3, 2009.
“Modernization of Library: Usage of Electronics Technology for Books Security”. Research paper published in Mahiti Yug,
Vol 2.3 & 4, 2009.
“E-Libraries”. Research paper published in Mahiti Yug, Vol 2.3 & 4, 2009.
“Free Online Journals on Business and Management on Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)”. Research paper
published in SRELS Journal of Information Management, Vol 44.1, 2010.
“Library Software: Selection Criteria for College Libraries”. Research paper published in Mahiti Yug, Vol 3.2, 2010.
“Digital Library Initiatives in India: A Study”. Research paper published in ISST Journal of Advances In Libraryship, Vol
1.2, July-Dec 2010, 13-23.
“Role of Digital Reference Service : A Study”. Research paper published in ISST Journal of Advances In Libraryship, Vol
1.2, July-Dec 2010, 57-60.
“Research Productivity of Science, Home Science and Pharmaceutical Science of Faculty Members of Nagpur University,
Nagpur, during 2000-2002: A Study”. (Research paper sent for publication to ILA Bulletin).
Ms Rashmi Babhulkar
“Disability and Social Work Intervention”. Paper presented at the Workshop organized by Wardha Doctors’ Association
and Indian Medical Association at Wardha on 22 Feb 2011.
Case Presentation on Rehabilitation of Epileptic Couple. Presented in the monthly meeting of the Indian Epilepsy
Association, Vidarbha Chapter, on 6 March 2011.
Dr Sphurti Katarni
“Positive Psychology in Family Mental Health”. (Co Author: Mrs Sheela Mahale). Paper presented in absentia at the UGC
Sponsored State-Level Seminar on “Positive Psychology Need of the Hour”, by Dept of Psychology, Mahatma Jotiba Fule
Mahavidyalaya, Amravati, on 25 February 2011, and published in the Souvenir of the Seminar.
“Adolescent Issues and Counselling”. (Co Author: Mrs Sheela Mahale). Paper submitted for the Souvenir of the one-day
State Level Workshop on “Adolescent Issues and Challenges” organized by the Mahila Mahavidyalaya, and Indian
Academy of Paediatrics, Nagpur on 27 April 2011.
Dr Vaishali Bezalwar
“Nomadic Tribes in India: Culture & Literature”. Major research project sanctioned by the UGC in 2009-10. (In Progress)