Department of Social Work

The Mission Statement
“To strive towards excellence in the field of social work practice and research in alignment with prevailing cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge systems through comprehensive teaching learning towards the development of students. ”

The Department was started in 2006 with the MSW and the BSW was started in 2007, and the total numbers of graduates are 959. At present the department has 15 full time faculty.

The major projects and activities initiated and organized by the department include:

  1. Model Village Project, Umsawli
  2. Project Help Desk, Nongmynsong
  3. A baseline survey on Social, Political and Economic Empowerment of Women in Meghalaya in collaboration with the State Commission of Women in Meghalaya
  4. Exploratory study on the socio-economic status and problems of single mothers in Meghalaya in collaboration with the State Commission of women.
  5. Campaign on Consumer Rights
  6. Survey on the Annual Status of Educational Report (ASER)
  7. Awareness programmes on Gender, Health, Importance of Education, Substance Use Disorders and workshops on Life Skills and Career Skills.
  8. National Seminar on Mental Health: Initiate for Action
  9. Seminar on Social Justice and change with implications on the youth
  10. Workshop on Introduction to Psychotherapy

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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