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date: 05 December 2022

Banerjee, Gauri Ranilocked

Banerjee, Gauri Ranilocked

  • Vimla NadkarniVimla NadkarniPresident, International Association of Schools of Social Work, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences


Gauri Banerjee instituted the first department of medical and psychiatric social work in the field of medical and psychiatric social work in India. She laid the groundwork for indigenizing social work education by modifying and linking concepts from Indian traditional literature, religious texts, and Indian social reformers into her teachings and practices.


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