Institutional Distinctiveness

Matru Sewa Sangh a parent body of the Institute is going to celebrate its centenary year in 2020 by completing 100 years of its existence. It’s a known fact in the Vidarbha region that more than half of the Nagpur city population is borned in Matru Sewa Sangh Maternity Home. It is all women run organization serving in the field of health, women and children welfare. Matru Sewa Sangh Institute of Social Work has always aspired to become a preeminent abode of knowledge and to nurture the students in democratic values to become committed social workers. Following the path laid by the Matru Sewa Sangh, the MSSISW continues its humble contribution in nation building. The college primarily focuses on emancipating, empowering and enlightening the weaker and marginalised and the women. It believes in attaining equality, equity and social justice. It does by providing social work education to women and weaker, marginalised and backward class students. More than 85% students are girls. Majority of the students belong to weaker and marginalized section. Being a pioneering Institute of social work education of Vidarbha region, it sets standards for working with individuals, groups, communities and organizations through its field work activities. Institute supports to communities through its field action projects like Childline an emergency national toll free day-night helpline service for the children in need of care and protection, Family Counseling Centre (FCC), Lifeline-A field action project of the institute for the promotion of organ donation etc. Institute is the only Social Work College in the Country recognised as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India and sponsored major research project costing 40.0 lakh for carrying the study on Tribals and Other traditional dwellers in Tiger Reserves in India.