Social Program :

Memorial Lectures: 3rd  Prof Surendra Singh Memorial Lecture shall be delivered during the congress.

Department will also organize 1st  Prof Shankar Pathak Memorial Lecture shall be delivered during the congress.

We will soon place more details

MFF-NAPSWI Scholarships:

The Martha Farrell Foundation offers scholarships to support field research in the core areas of the Foundation's work. The theme of this year’s scholarship is Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace (PSHW). The scholarship is offered in collaboration with National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI). The research paper/report may get published on websites of Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and NAPSWI. The successful candidates shall be announced during NAPSWI's Indian Social Work Congress.  You can apply at


Students’ Forum: The Congress has planned a Social Work Students’ Forum for student members of NAPSWI with the purpose to provide opportunity to budding social work professionals. The details will be communicated later on.

Information Exchange: The Congress will have a book and resource exchange table at the conference venue. You can exchange information with other colleagues in social work fraternity. In addition to, print material, we will also encourage information in digital form which will be uploaded on NAPSWI website. Please bring information to exchange with others. There are no limits or particular focus.

Book Release: The Congress will host Release of Books related to social work published during 2016 to 2018. The authors and/or publishers can submit their request for release of books. Each book release will be given 7-10 minutes time and will be chaired by Eminent Academician/Practitioner (to be decided by a Committee in consultation with author/publisher). This event will be a paid event. To register for book release, kindly contact the organizing secretary or joint organizing secretary of the congress. The Congress will encourage provision of special price of such books for the Congress delegates. A book comprising of the selected papers presented in 5th  ISWC 2017 will also be released in the Congress.



National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI)
Department of Social work, University of Delhi