International Social Development Seminar

 “International Social Development Seminar”, a summer internship offered by Nihon Fukushi University, Japan under the leadership Prof. Saito, was hosted by CED, Thiruvananthapuram during Aug. 8-12, 2017.

This seminar was formally inaugurated by Prof. V.K. Damodaran, Chairman, Governing body of CED, on the 8th Augut. at 9:30.  The major academic program included are:

8th August

  • Kerala – A Fact File: Dr. Vinod TR, CED
  • Kerala Development Model at a glance: A Review: Prof. (Dr). N. Remakanthan – Member Kerala Local Government Commission
  • Political and Social Development in the context of India:Ambassador  Shri T.P. Sreenivasan

9th August

  • Visit to JNTBGRI, Palode and interaction with Scientists and Workers
  • Know-it-all on site discussion with the Chairperson and Secretary of Vattiyurkav Cooperatrive Bank
  • (in the AN) not only gainfully engaged the class whole day long but was a sampler of the foothills of the Western Ghats and a busy coop bank in the city of Thiruvananthapuram.

10th August

  • “Kudumbasree” movement Kerala: Ms. Hema Pravin
  • Social protection and Care Programs in Kerala: Prof. Dr. P.K.B.Nair
  • Visiting  to Manickal Panchayat (led by Dr. Vinod TR and  Sri. P Baiju) for an interactive session with the elected members.

 11th August

  • Role of SCERT in school curriculum development in Kerala: Dr. Bindu
  • “People’s Science Movement in India and Kerala : Mr. T. Gangadharan,
  • Visit to Kattakada to see and know the “Jalasamridhi” project activities (led by Dr Vinod TR and P. Baiju).

  12th August

  • Review of the outcome of the internship program:  Prof. Saito and Dr. Babu Ambat 

The participants:

Ms. Fujusaki, Yukiko, Ms. Ikeda Mai, Mr. Kayano Navoki, Mr. Miura Oshiteru, Mr. Ogata Kazumi and Mr. Oguma Makoto