Fr. P. T. Augustine Resource Centre

NSSW has a resource centre named after Fr. P. T. Augustine, S.J, who is instrumental to offer collaboration between Kadambari Memorial College and St Xavier College to strengthen social work education and start Master of Social Work at Purbanchal University for the first time in the country. Honoring his effort for collaboration of institutions to create synergy, the centre is named as Fr. P. T. Augustine Resource Centre. Fr. Augustine is a Jesuit educationist with a vision for the future and passion for excellence, a visionary leader, builder of people and architect of changes. During his long service in Nepal he has contributed to development of social work education and also played an important role in strengthening department of social work at Kadambari Memorial College. Fr. P. T. always believed in sharing the resources with others who are in need. To translate this belief in to practice the resource centre opens its services to other members in the society. NSSW believes in creating an educational environment where responsible citizen graduates from the college by learning from the past.

The Resource Centre received generous support from founding members of the Sutra Centre and other individuals and organisations. Within the short span of time, the Resource Centre hosts a rich collection of more than 2000 books, reports, training manuals, readers and other reports. In addition, the centre also has a collection of CD-ROMs, video cassettes, journal titles, newsletters and audio cassettes.

Students can access hard copy of books as well as the digital copy of course material in digital library located in the centre.

Development Discussion Series:
The Resource Center hosts discussions on selected development issues. It aims to conduct foundation day lecture once in a year inviting prominent academics, practitioners from social work field. The Development Discussion Lecture Series is an initiative to provide a forum to students, faculty, and practitioners to tinteract with each other in an open learning environment.