TISStory A Period Of Consolidation

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1949
The institute shifts from Nagpada to a more spacious campus at Andheri.
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1951
Under the first 5 year plan, TISS develops a Department of Tribal Welfare under the guidance of
Dr. Behram Mehta. Field work commences in Chhindwara District, Madhya Pradesh.
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Dr. Behram Mehta

A popular and unconventional teacher, he taught Community Organisation and Public Welfare Administration. He took the students to Kurukshetra for post-partition relief work.

Announcement of the first IJSW
1953
US delegation with Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt visits the campus.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt
Other prominent personalities who visited TISS.
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