The department of Rural Development was started in the year 1974-75. The main objective of the department is to inculcate in the students sensitivity towards the issues facing rural areas and rural people especially the marginalized sections. The department also promotes knowledge among students regarding various approaches to sustainable development of rural areas and seeks to develop their commitment for the cause of rural development. Some of the students, who have selected this subject, have opted for social work education in their higher studies.
Name :Ms. Anuradha Shetty
Qualification :M.S.W, UGC K-SET
Designation :Head of the Department