• National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI)

About Us

Who We Are

NAPSWI is a non –profit, non- political, national level organization dedicated to the promotion of standard and status of social work profession.

NAPSWI intends to fulfill twin purpose : to promote the social work profession across the country with the aim of improving the quality of services in the social welfare and social development sectors on one hand and to protect interests of social work professionals.


To create a compassionate fraternity of professional social workers.


To advance excellence in education, training and practice of professional social work through – education, research, training, networking, advocacy, resource development.


  • Increase awareness about social work profession at various levels.
  • Promote the highest professional standards and ethics in the practice of professional social work.
  • Advance the knowledge and practice base of social work interventions that enhance quality of life and standard of living of persons, their family and environment.
  • Faster communication and foster support among professional social workers.
  • Promote social change, empowerment and liberation of people to enhance their well-being adhering to principles of human rights and social justice.
  • Promote research, action and other forms of continuing education for knowledge up-gradation of members.
  • Advocate for programmes and policies to meet the needs of social work fraternity and its various clientele groups.
  • Work to strive for better working conditions of work of social work professionals.
  • Promote liaison activities with other professional organizations at regional / state / national or international level having similar goals and objectives

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