Department of Social Work, St Aloysius College (Autonomous) initiated six Field Action Projects in order to reach out to the needy individuals of society. These projects were inaugurated by Dr Ronald Fernandes, Bureau Chief of Deccan Herald, Mangalore on August 9 2017, at Fr Robert Sequeira Hall The programme was presided by Rev Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal of St Aloysius College (Autonomous). Dr Ronald Fernandes in his message motivated the students and staff to carry out these projects successfully without expecting any reward.
The following projects are initiated by the department
•‘Swaraksha’- Education to Children on Sexual Abuse
•‘Niyukti’- Soft Skills for Job Readiness
•‘Nirmaan’- Project for Children of Commercial Sex Workers
•’Swasthya’- Adolescent Health Action Project
•‘Poshan’- Concern for Environment
•‘Mukthi’- Awareness on Drug Abuse and Prevention
Projects will be implemented by the faculty hence Principal symbolically handed over the Project files to each staff. Ms Shwetha Rasquinha, HOD- MSW and Ms Deena D’Souza, HOD-BA Social Work were present on the dais.