Department of Social Work

Established in 2001

Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Social Work, S.D.M College, Ujire was established in the year 2001 with the vision plan “ACADEMIC UPGRADATION OF FACULTY AND IMPROVING THE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS OF STUDENTS WITH HUMAN TOUCH”. The department works with the objective of Projecting students around quality based education and imparting professional Social Work education with participative approach for the betterment of the Society.

The department is set with quality oriented activities which could possibly enhance the performance of the students both in academics and field activities. The learning ambience with experienced staff and directed field work allotments ensures optimum knowledge and skills to the students. The department has alliance with various industries, hospitals and NGOs in and around Mangalore in order to enforce maximum practical input through field works.

Special activities conducted by the department include Yearly Mega event SAMBHRAMA which is a national level conference on contemporary issues, Study tour, Social Work rural/tribal/urban camps, summer and winter internships, Focused Group Discussions, article reviews, seminars, role plays, book reviews, movie reviews and other need based activities.

Highlights of the Department

  • Department of Post graduation in Social Work, SDM College, Ujire focus on pioneering approach and professional practice of Social Work throughout the course of action. The major strategies are practice based research and field action projects.
  • Rapport and net working with government and nongovernment organization empower the budding professionals. It facilitates competence building, policy and programme development and expansion
Association & Activities
Research Output

Students impart managerial skills through student run forum Human Resource Development Cell which conducts various issue based programmes for student benefits. The association arranges activities like Guest lectures, Workshops, Special talks during National and International days, extension activities and any other contemporary issues which will be relevant to students’ carrier and social development.

Research Output



  1. Synthesis and antibacterial properties of some 2- substituted-4 coumarinothiazoles. Kalluraya, P. Vishwanatha, R. Chimbalkar: Chim. Acta. Turcica, 24, 119-121 (1996)
  2. Synthesis and biological activity studies of 3-arylaminomethyl-7H-6- (6-substituted –3- coumarino)-s-triazolo [3,4-b][1,3,4] thiadiazines. Kalluraya and  P. Vishwanatha:  Boll.Chim. Farmaceutico, Italy Anno 137, 169-172 (1998)
  3. Sydnone derivatives Part-II: Synthesis; characterization and biological activity of 3 aryl-4- [2-(5- substituted-2- furfurylidene hydrazino) –4 thaizolyl] sydnones. Kalluraya, P. Vishwanatha and A.M. Rahiman: Revue Roumaine  de Chieme:            45 (1) ,71-75  (2000)
  4. Synthesis and biological activity studies of 6-substituted-3-[2-(5-substittuted-2-furfurylidene hydrazine)-4-thaizolyl] coumarins. B. Kalluraya, Vishwanatha and M. Kotian; Boll. Chim-Farmaceutico; Italy,Anno 139, 236- 266 (2000)
  5. Ethyl -1- (4–Flurobenzyl) -2-(4- methoxy phenyl)-1H-benzo(d) imidazole-5-carboxylate.  Naveen, Vasantha Kumar, Boja Poojary, P. Vishwanatha, N.K.Lokanath and M.M.M Abdoh, IUCr Data,  (2016) x161744, ISSN: 2414-3146
  6. 2, 5- Bis – (4- chlorobenzylidene) cyclopentanone. Samshuddin,   S. Naveen, L. N. Ananya,  P. Vishwanatha, N.K.Lokanath  and Muneer Abdoh,  IUCr Data      (2016) x161865,  ISSN: 2414-3146
  7. Voltammetric Detection Of Cinnarizine At Multiwalled Carbon Nano Tubes Modified Paste Electrode.   Rajesh N. Hegde and  Vishwanatha P   International Journal of  Research and Scientific Innovation . 5(1), 31-41,  (2018) ,  ISSN: 2321-2705,  Impact Factor 1.694
  8. Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, crystal structure, Hirshfeld surface analysis and third order nonlinear optical properties of 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)-N’- [(1E) -1- (4- methylphenyl) ethylidene] acetohydrazide.  Purandara, S.Raghavendra, Sebine Foro, Prashanth Patil, B. Thimme Gowda, S.M.Dharmaprakash and   P Vishwanatha . Journal of Molecular Structure, 1185, 205-211 (2019). Impact Factor: 2.011, ISSN:0022 – 2860


  1. Synthesis and biological activity of some 2-aryl – 4 coumarinothiazoles.  B. Kalluraya, R. Chimbalkar, P. Vishwanatha and M. Kotian: Indian J.  Het. Chem. 5, 153-154 (1995)
  2.  Sydnone derivatives Part-1: Synthesis of some 3-substituted-4 (3-arylaminomethyl-7H-s-triazolo [3,4-b] [1,3,4] – thiadiazin-6-y1)-sydnones. B. Kallauraya, P. Vishwanatha: Indian J. Het. Chem 7, 277-280 (1998)
  3.  Synthesis of some triazolothiadiazines as possible antifungal agents. B. Kalluraya, Vishwanatha, Arun M. Isloor and Ganesh Rai : Journal of the Indian council of chemists 16, No. 2, 26- 28 (1999)
  4. Synthesis and biological activity of some triazinothiadiazines .      B. Kalluraya, P. Vishwanatha, Ganesh Rai, M. Abdul Rahiman and Suchetha :  Indian J. Het. Chem, 11, 287-290 (2002)
  5. Sydnone derivatives part IV: Synthesis of some triazole thiadiazepines and their biological activity. B. Kalluraya, P. Vishwanatha, C. Hegde Jyothi, V. Frank Priya and Ganesh Rai: Indian J. Het. Chem. 12, 355-356 (2003)
  6. Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of quinoline bound imidazoles. Shashiprabha, Sanjay S S, Vishwanatha P and Sudhakar Y N. Mapana Journal of Sciences, 17(2), 53-59,  (2018), ISSN: 0975-3303
  7. Synthesis and characterization of benzoxazinone derivatives. Nefisath P, Vishwanatha P and Sudhakar Y N. Mapana Journal of Sciences, 17(2), 47-51, (2018), ISSN: 0975-3303
  8. Synthesis and characterization of chalcones and pyrazolines derived from substituted aryl ether. Shashiprabha, B. Shivarama Holla, Vishwanatha P  and Nefisath P. Mapana  Journal of Sciences, 18 (2), 13-19,  (2019), ISSN: 0975-3303


Minor Research Project Completed

  •  Minor research project entitled “Qualitative and quantitative study of water quality in some selected pockets of Nethravathi river” under COSIP funded by UGC during the period 1998-2000.
  • Minor research project entitled “Studies on the oxidation of heterocyclic substrates” under UGC grant during the period 1997 – 1999.
  • Minor research project entitled “Analysis of Nethravathi river water – A special reference to health” under UGC grant  during the period 2009–2011.
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