Dr. Anita HiralalPanot is Associate Professor at College of Social Work,NirmalaNiketan since 1995. She is also the Coordinator for online “Peace and Conflict Program” conducted by Peace and Conflict Studies, Tokyo University Japan. She has studied Master in Sociology and MSW from Mumbai University. She earned PhD in Social Work on thesis title “Maternal Health Care Practices and Treatment Seeking Behavior of Tribal Women in Mumbai”.
She is an Executive member Joint Secretary for Maharashtra Association for Trained Social Worker (MASWE) and various other Associations of Social Work like Bombay Association for Trained Social Worker (BATSW) also a faculty representative in College Development Committee since 2015. She has various publications in Newsletters, Journals; reviewed several books pertaining to social work and issues. She has been a Key Trainer for training programs of Director of Health Services Maharashtra, Government of Maharashtra on HIV/AIDS and Master Trainer Social Justice and Equality, Social Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra.
She has been conducting sessions for Para Professional Social Workers Course and for Health and Peace Education. She has presented several research papers in various National Seminars and also been part of various workshops and seminars. She has been part of the committee for Preparation of Multiple Choice Questions Covering entire syllabus of Social work and Psychiatry Social Work for Directorate of Medical education and Research, Government of Maharashtra in 2015.
She is part of International Exchange Programs for social work in Finland and Switzerland.