INTRODUCTION OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK IN INDIA
In 1964 which was an important landmark in the history of the institute, when it was recognized as a Deemed University by the Government of India. Since then the TISS has expanding continuously in terms of educational programmes and infrastructure. While responding to the changing needs of the social and educational system in the country, the institute has gone far beyond the initial concern of social work education. Since its inception in 1936, the TISS has consistently worked for the promotion of sustainable, equitable and participatory development, social welfare and social justice through value-based professional education in social work. Institute also has collaborated with Universities in USA and other Universities in Europe as well as Universities in other countries.