Training for Girl Students from TSWREIS Colleges

CHSS trains 100 girl students from Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutional Society (TSWREIS) Colleges through its Winter Research Internship Programme

Center for Human Security Studies (CHSS) hosted a winter research internship program to bring awareness and knowledge on internal security & external affairs of India. 100 college girls of SC/ST/OBC/General run by Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutional Society (TSWREIS) led by Dr. RS Praveen Kumar IPS were selected out of 5600 girls. The programme was conducted in two separate batches. Out of 100 students selected for this internship, the 1st batch were in Dr. MCR HRDIT, Hyderabad from 30th December, 2019 to 5th February, 2020 while the second batch were from 1st February, 2020 to 1st March 2020

The first week consisted of writing a book review by each Intern on a specific book assigned to them. The interns thus completed and submitted the book review assigned to them.

In the following weeks, there were a series of lectures given by prominent guests and distinguished personalities from civil services and academics. This internship also included extra-curricular activities aimed at improving their English speaking and writing skills, inter-personal skills and daily morning physical exercises.

Each Intern was assigned to write a research paper on India’s relationship with the country of their choice. The interns completed their assignment by the end of the programme.

At the end of the Internship, the students were presented their certificates in presence of Dr. Sanjeev Chopra, Director at LBSNAA, Mussoorie, Sri B.P Acharya - IAS and Sri Harpreet Singh - IAS.


Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) college girls got an opportunity to interact and learn from many distinguished personalities from Civil Services and other prestigious academic institutes as part of their Winter Internship programme.

IAS and IPS Officers (In Service and Retired)

Mrs. Anjana Sinha – IPS, Director at NISA

Sri Kode Durga Prasad  – IPS (Retd), Central Reserve Police Force

Dr. B Prasad Rao – IPS, Former DGP of AP

Colonel Rajeev Sharma, Indian Army

Dr. P Sudhakar – IAS (Retd)

Sri HJ Dora – IPS (Retd)

Mr. Anil Kumar – IPS, Addl. Commissioner of Police

Dr. Mohan Kanda – IAS (Retd)

Sri Umapathi – IPS (Retd)

Dr. AK Srinivas, Wing Commander IAF (Retd)

Sri Ajay Mishra – IAS

Mr. NVS Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd

Sri Harpreet Singh – IAS, Addl. Director General, Dr. MCR HRDIT

Dr. Sanjeev Chopra – IAS, Director at LBSNAA, Mussoorie

Prof. Gautam Pingle, Dr. MCR HRDIT

Mr. MV Krishna Rao – IPS (Retd), Ex – Director General, Former Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam

Shri K. Padmanabhaiah – IAS (Retd), Former Union Home Secretary, Padmabhushan Awardee

Sri B.P. Acharya, IAS, DG & E.O. Spl CS to Govt.

Dr. A Ashok, IAS, Addl. DG to Dr. MCR HRD IT, Hyderabad


Academicians and other Dignitaries:

Dr. Praveen Mamidala, Joint Secretary, Higher Education at Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS)

Vikrant Mahajan, Film maker, Actor and Guinness Book of World Record Holder

Mr. Saroj Malik, DIG of CISF at NISA, Hyderabad

Mr. Amit, CISF Assistant Commandant

Dr. Francis Raj, Chief Research Advisor at CHSS

Mr. Praneet Chandu, NRI (USA)

Mrs. Vaishali Malhotra, IRS Hyderabad

Mr. M Krishna, Program co-ordinator a CHSS

Mr. G Rambabu, Data Manager at CHSS

Mr. Vishnu, Businessman

Dr. Madhavi, Professor at Dr. MCR HRDIT

Dr. Suresh, Dr. MCR HRDIT, Hyderabad

Dr. Srinivas, Dr. MCR HRDIT, Hyderabad

Mr. Narsingh, CHSS Research Fellow

Dr. Padmavathi and Mr. Srinivasa Reddy, Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Education Institution Society (TTWREIS)

Dr. Brahmrasree, Dr. Sujani and Ms. Fathima, Dept of Political Science, St. Anns College

Dr. Harirama Murthi, Center Head at The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences, Bangalore

Ms. Padmaja, Professor

Dr. Salil Khader and Dr. Joe Christopher, US Consulate, Hyderabad

Captain Jaganadhan, Indian Navy

Mr. Annam Subrahmanyam, Psychologist at the International School of Thinking

Dr. Shaik Mohammed Nabi, Director (Training) at Dr. MCR HRDIT, Hyderabad

Prof Ajith Khanna, Professor of French Language at JNU Delhi

Ms. Pavithra, Section Officer, Govt. of Telangana, visually challenged woman

Mr. Danny, Short film maker, Musician and Photographer

Prof. Pallavi, Dr. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad

Mrs. Priya, Mrs. Telangana

Mr. Reddy Garu, Ex-Principal of a College in Miryalaguda

Mrs. Yogita Naidu, Software Engineer

Mr. Sai Srinivas, Editor and Senior Journalist at Prime 9 TV

Mr. Srinath, Input Editor at Sakshi TV

Mr. Krishna Rao, Industrialist and chairman at NOVA Educational Society

Dr. Ramesh Kanneganti, Founder & Executive director at CHSS

Ms. Eshani, Anchor, Actress & MC

Ms. Basava Rajeshwari


These officers / visiting faculty have contributed and improved the knowledge and awareness of the girl interns about the Internal and External challenges that India faces. They also encouraged and motivated the girl interns by using their own personal stories. They also advised the interns for the preparations of civil service exams. This program helped the girl interns who were only around 18 years of age and who were currently doing their undergraduate studies in B.A, B.Com and B.Sc from TSWREIS. As a result of this program the girl interns improved their soft skills, time management, English communication skills, and knowledge of Indian Internal Security challenges, External Affairs of India and International Affairs. The girl interns also did extra-curricular activities which included early morning physical exercises, sports, painting, singing and dance. A select number of girl interns were given the opportunity to visit local media outlets and were interviewed by the local media about their views on current affairs.