With this background the fifth International Conference will be held on 18-20th February 2016 at BPHES’ CSRD Institute of Social Work and Research to address relevance of community resilience in sustainable development. The congress theme is ‘Compassion, Competence and Commitment for Social Service’. The conference will provide a platform for research scholars, academicians and practitioners from social sciences, environmental sciences and other disciplines to share their ideas and thoughts on the theme. It is expected to bring a serious thinkers from India and from around the world.