This book is a documentation of the journey of a young activist from her schooling to work on developmental issues both in the governmental and non-governmental sectors before reaching in university as teacher in social work department. The governmental experiences relates to both central and the state governments. The non-governmental experiences of fields relates to rural areas of Haryana state.
Although, the activist went through umpteen ups and downs and challenges in her life, she did not loose heart and always kept her spirit high in fighting for the betterment of social and economic life of poor village women while keeping balance in her family life. While dealing with different stakeholders in development sector particularly in the phase of mobilization of women for organizing them into self help groups or mobilizing villagers for their participation in the meetings of the Gram Sabhas (Village Assemblies) or dealing with district level bureaucracy for developmental activities, there are many interesting happenings and developments of which readers cannot afford to ignore. The outcome of her activities has been beautifully summarized n the book which will be very useful to readers as to know how a happening or intervention is documented in readers friendly way.
This book is a must for those who are interested to adopt social work as their profession and a guide to document their experiences. Book is a indispensable for the students of social work and management disciplines, social work practitioners, activists, researchers rural developers and educators.