Haryana :- Students from the Department of Sociology, Central University of Haryana (CUH), Mahendergarh embarked on a one-day field research visit to Chirya village to deepen their understanding of the practical applications of sociological research. Prof.Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of the University praised the initiative, stating, The field research visit to Chirya village is a testament to the Central University of Haryana's dedication to creating well-rounded, socially conscious scholars. We believe that learning should be a transformative experience, and this visit has certainly been one.
This research visit was made possible with the support and encouragement of the Vice-Chancellor Prof.Tankeshwar Kumar, Under the guidance of esteemed faculty members of the sociology department Dr. T Longkoi, Dr. Yudhvir Zaildar, and Ms. Tanvi Bhati. The main objective of this research visit was to gain hands-on experience in sociological fieldwork to understand the intricate web of caste relations, socio-economic structures, gender dynamics, agricultural practices, and evolving cultural norms in rural society.
The students interacted with the villagers during this research visit. Through these exchanges, they were able to gain firsthand insights into the lives, struggles, and aspirations of the people residing in Chirya village. These interactions provided an essential bridge between theoretical knowledge and practical experience, enhancing the students' understanding of sociological concepts and enabling them to see the real utility of the research process.Dr.YudhvirZaildar, Convenor of the field visit, expressed his enthusiasm about the visit, saying, "Field research is an integral part of sociology, and it equips students with the skills to critically analyze social issues. Chirya village provided us with a unique opportunity to witness the complexities of rural life and the nuances of caste, gender, and cultural dynamics."As the students return to their classrooms, they carry with them not just academic insights but also a profound understanding of the complexities of rural life. Their research visit to Chirya village will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on their sociological pursuits, as they embark on their journey to unravel the complexities of the society in which we all reside.
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