Gujarat National Law University
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Faculty Detail
Patel Apoorva
( M.A. Social Work, B.Com (Hons.), UGC - NET)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Phone : (+91) - 79-23276611/23276612
Mobile : (+91) -
Fax : (+91) - 79-23276613
Email : apatel@gnlu.ac.in

Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Conference(s) Attended / Participated:

  • Participated in the HR Convention on the theme "Changing Role of HR in the Disruptive Business World" held on Dec. 12, 2015 organised by Faculty of Social Work, M.S.U. Baroda
  • Participated in National Seminar on "Population, Health and Inclusive Development in India" Jointly organized by International Institute of Population Sciences (Mumbai) and Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (A University under State Act) on Feb. 25 - 27, 2015
  • Attended State Level "Consultation on Draft of National Health Policy 2015" jointly organized by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (A University under State Act) and Sardar Patel Institute of Economics and Social Research, Ahmedabad on Feb. 12, 2015

Paper(s) Presented :

  • Presented a paper titled 'Gender Integration for Sustainable Development' in the One Day National Seminar on "Role of Women in Sustainable Development" sponsored by National Commission for Women (NCW), GoI & organized by GNLU - Centre for Environmental and Sustainable Development, at GNLU, Gandhinagar on 01 April, 2017.
  • Presented a paper titled 'Influence of Ambedkar Philosophy on Social Work Practice' in National Seminar on "Relearning Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Thoughts and Ideology for Reconstructing Contemporary Society" at Faculty of Social Work under the aegis of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chair, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda on December 06-07th, 2016.
  • Presented paper (poster) on 'Role of Civil Society in Environment Management for Sustainable Development' in UGC sponsored National Conference organised by Dept. of Chemistry, Govt. Meera Girl?s College, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur on Sept. 10, 2016.
  • Presented Research Paper at MANTHAN - an annual research conference at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.

Training Programme / Workshop / Short-term courses :

WorkShop Attended / Short-Term Courses :

  • ​Attended 'Research Methodology Workshop', organized by GNLU, Gandhinagar from May 19-22, 2017.
  • Attended 'Faculty Development Program', organized by GNLU, Gandhinagar from May 11-18, 2017.
  • Attended "A Workshop on Food Habits, Changing Lifestyle, and Nutritional Needs of Adolescents" organisied by NIPCCD, Indore Western Regional Centre (MoWCD) at GNLU, Gandhinagar from November 22?23, 2016
  • Participated​ ​in One Day Workshop on 'Intellectual Property Laws for the Traditional and Internet Based Businesses' organised by​ ​GNLU, Gandhinagar on July 27, 2016
  • Participated in "One Week Faculty Development Program" organised by GNLU, Gandhinagar from May 16 -21, 2016​.
  • Coordinated and participated in "Grant Writing Workshop" - July 22-24, 2015, organized by organized by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (A University under State Act) under ARCADE RSDH Project
  • Coordinated and participated in "Grant Management Workshop" (Enhancing Organizational Capacity in Managing Research Grants) - May 20-22, 2015, organized by organized by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (A University under State Act)
  • Coordinated and participated in Workshop on "Enhancing Students' Engagement in e-Learning" - Mar. 25-27, 2015 organized by organized by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (A University under State Act)
  • Participated in workshops on Education Leadership & Management (ELM), Research, Facilitation skills, Gender, etc. at Azim Premji Foundation, Bengaluru as part of 'Professional Development Programs'.

Publication(s) / Book(s) :

Publication / Books:

  • Paper on 'Role of Civil Society in Environment Management for Sustainable Development' published in seminar proceedings of UGC sponsored National Conference organised by Dept. Of Chemistry, Govt. Meera Girl's College, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur on Sept. 10, 2016.
  • An article entitled 'Child Centered DRR?An Approach Addressing Lives, Rights and Needs of Children' published in Southasiadisasters.net on "First SFDRR Aligned National Disaster Management Plan", Issue No. 148, July 2016 available on http://www.aidmi.org/publications.aspx
  • An article 'Recognizing the Rights of Unheard Voices' and a report published in "Learning Curve" Issues - a publication from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.
  • Photo Story published in yearly magazine "Indian Landslides" year 2013 issue on Flood Disaster at Uttarkashi District
  • An article published (in Hindi) on Best Practices in School in "PRAVAAH" - the issue focusing on ELM - a magazine from Uttarakhand State Institute, Azim Premji Foundation

Research / Area of Interest :

Areas of General Interest:

  • Disaster Management (Child Centered DRR)
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Multi-Sectoral Convergence to address Child Malnutrition
  • Health, Education & Development
  • Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations

Research Projects / Article Papers

  • "Nutritional Health Status of Tribal Children" of Rewa District, Madhya Pradesh - An Academic Research undertaken during Masters at TISS, Mumbai
  • 'Role of Pre-School Centers in School Preparedness of Children' - A minor study for self-learning & professional development in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand with Azim Premji Foundation

Teaching / Academic Experience :

  • Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Aug. 2015 - Jan. 2016)

Awards Received / Achievements :

  • First Prize in the Inter-University Street Play Competition during 'Resonance'- The National Student's Festival Celebrating 75 years of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • First Prize in Group Dance Competition during 'Quintissence 2011'- The Annual Sports, Literary and cultural Festival of TISS, Mumbai.

Work Experience :

  • Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat Temp. Assistant Professor (Aug. 2015 ? Jan. 2016)
  • Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, Gujarat (A University under State Act) (An independent academic and research institute of 'Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi'): Research Associate (Jan. 2015 - Aug. 2015)
  • Azim Premji Foundation (APF), Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand: Associate (Jul. 2012 ? Mar. 2014)

Other Accomplishments :

  • Contributed in the Module Development for 'In-Service Teachers Training (ISTT)' on 'GENDER and CCE' at State level (with NCERT, SCERT, DIET, SSA and other education functionaries) organized by (SSA) Uttarakhand Education Dept. & Azim Premji Foundation, Dehradun
  • Facilitated in ISTT as a Key Resource Person (KRP) and Master Trainer (MT) for training trainers, Head Teachers, Teachers, BRCCs, CRCCs at District and Block Levels.

Last Updated : 25-10-2017