Here is the detailed description of my lessons from the three days workshop on "Approaches to Social Sciences Research" which I had attended at NIRDPR (National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj), Hyderabad in November 2017. Day One Day Two Day Three
From 12th November till 18th November 2017, I was at the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), Hyderabad to attend a pre-conference workshop on "Approaches to Social Sciences Research" and the subsequent conference on "Health, Gender and Rural Development". Here is my full experience of the same.
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13th till 15th June 2016, I spent in the serene campus of SEARCH situated at Gadchiroli. For those of you who do not know what SEARCH is, allow me to tell you that SEARCH stands for Society for Education, Awareness and Research in Community Health. It is an organization created by Dr. Abhay Bang and Dr. Rani Bang to cater to the health needs of the tribal people. For more detailed information, please visit http://www.searchgadchiroli.org/ .
We have gyms, we have running tracks, we have institutions which help people with special abilities learn sports, we have physiotherapy units all over our country, but we do not have one thing. Or we do not have it on the scale it is required. What it is, one might wonder.