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 Research Paper at MANTHAN - an annual research conference at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.

Training Programme / Workshop / Short-term courses :

WorkShop Attended / Short-Term Courses :

  • 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:

  • 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 :

  • 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 : 22-03-2016