Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is an institution of excellence in higher learning in India, which has consistently worked for the promotion of sustainable, equitable and participatory development, social welfare and social justice since its inception in 1936.

The Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation is a centre in the School of Social Work that aims to emerge as a learning and innovation centre to develop meaningful livelihood initiatives for the poor and marginalised in the country. The Centre also offers an M.A. Social Work programme in Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship. In May 2014, the Centre joined as an RLC Campus in Asia.

In March 2015, the campus hosted the regional conference for Right Livelihood Laureates in Asia and the Pacific.

For more information on scholarships and activities please visit the RLC website.

RLC Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Swati Banerjee, sbanerjee@tiss.edu

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