Centre for Social Justice & Voluntary Action (CSJ&VA)

The Centre for Social Empowerment and Equity was established vide GO Ms No. 439 (PR & RD) Department, dated 17.12.2008 by the State Government at TSIRD, Hyderbaad. And it was inaugurated by Sri. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Rural Development (RD) Government of India on 30th December 2008. The primary function of the Centre was to monitor the progress of schemes and expenditure in respect of SC/ST Sub-Plan and capacity building of SC/ST Elected Representatives of PRIs.

Later on, as per the proceedings of the Commissioner, TSIRD, the centre name renamed as Centre for Social Justice & Voluntary Action (CSJ&VA) on November, 2012.

The paradigm shift of the center to study various constraints hampering the flow of benefits intended for bridging the gap between the members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes communities with the main stream of the society and to improve their awareness levels and also to enhance their capabilities in choosing sustainable livelihoods.

Focus/Objectives:

  • Build the Capacities of Local Body Elected Representatives, PRI Functionaries especially SC/ST Representatives of PRIs to ensure Social Justice and Economic development of marginalized sections of the society
  • Create awareness about Social Empowerment and Equity among Elected Representatives of PRIs and Government Officials, Youth Volunteers, Members of CBOs and NGOs.
  • Observe and assess the progress of the schemes for development of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe for Social Empowerment & Equity.
  • Develop training material and modules
  • Develop and submit proposals to Govt/Corporates/NGOs for funding support

Activities of the Centre

  • Organize Training Programmes on Social Defence issues and Drug Abuse Prevention to the PR&RD Functionaries sponsored by National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GoI.
  • Organize Venue based Training Programmes for the Tribal Welfare Department, Minority Welfare Department, Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) and SCERT.
  • Key Projects / Programmes Handled

  • Conducted capacity building Programme on “Drug Abuse Prevention” to PRI Functionaries sponsored by National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Conducted capacity Building Programme on “Social Defence Issues” to PR&RD Functionaries sponsored by National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Apart from, the center is catering services to various educational institutions such as School Education, Social and Tribal Residential Education Institutions in organizing their training programs at TSIRD
  • Smt. K.Nagamani

    Dy.CEO & Senior Faculty
    +91 7569478952
    cseeapard556[at]gmail[dot]com

    Sri E.Raju

    Junior Resource Person
    +91 9177000956
    cseeapard556[at]gmail[dot]com

    Sri T.Brahmanandam

    DTP operator
    +91 9985650153
    cseeapard556[at]gmail[dot]com

    Resources

    S.No. Title Type View/Download
    1 Malayaja PDF View/Download
    2 PPT on Lab-to-Land APARD-KEY CAP_08.02.2012 Malayaja PDF View/Download
    3 Training module on Social Defense Issues PDF View/Download
    4 Training material on Drug Abuse Prevention PDF View/Download

    Pictorial

    Training Participants interacting with Doctors at Drug De-addiction Centre at Institute of Mental Health, Erragadda, Hyderabad.

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