Dr. Fr. C.P. Anto Conferred the ‘NAPSWI National Young Achievers Award 2022’
Dr. Fr. C.P. Anto, Founder- Principal of NEISSR, and Founder-Director of Peace Channel, is awarded the ‘NAPSWI Young Achievers Award 2022’ on 15th of December 2022 at Ahmednagar, Maharashtra during the Xth Indian Social Work Congress.
The event is jointly organized by National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI) and B.P.H.E Society’s C.S.R.D -Institute of Social Work and Research. This year event which commenced from 15th to 17th December 2022 is hosted by C.S.R.D -Institute of Social Work and Research, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra. The theme of this year is on ‘Green Social Work- Response to Climate Change and Environmental Issues’.
The award was conferred for his contribution towards professional Social Work and in appreciation for initiating the first Social Work Institute in Nagaland and much more for introducing MSW in Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies, a context based course which is relevant to the state of Nagaland and the North East Region.
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Fr. C.P. Anto said, “I dedicate this award to the people of Nagaland, especially to the innocent people who sacrificed their life for peace. He also thanked his Bishops, Priests, Brothers and Sisters of Diocese of Kohima, Nagaland, Sacred Heart College Tirupattur, my own family members, and my beloved Peace Channel and NEISSR fraternity”. He thanked Prof. Lanunungsang Ao his mentor, Nagaland University for their constant support and guidance, Prof. Suresh Pathare the Principal CSRD-ISWR, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, and Prof. R.P. Dwivedi president NAPSWI in his response.
The Indian Social Work Congress is an initiative of the National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI). Established in 2005, NAPSWI is a non-profit, non-political, national level organization dedicated to the promotion of standards and status of the social work profession. It has the largest member of professional social workers in the country.
The purpose of organizing Indian Social Work Congress is to bring a fraternity of professional social workers from across the states of India to discuss and deliberate upon the issues related to social work profession, social work education, research, and practice in India as well as in other contexts.
The NEISSR and Peace Channel family acknowledge and appreciate Dr. Fr. C.P. Anto for his tireless service to the people of Nagaland and the region in promoting social work activities and peace-building initiatives. We are proud of his achievement.