The Department was established in 1976. The students are taken to important religious
and Gandhian institutions for imparting training on the importance of meditation
and inter religious prayer, which are of utmost importance in the Gandhian way of
life. The study and practice of Gandhian thought can go a long way in ensuring a
better society. There are ten scholarships for the diploma students. Every year
seminars and symposia are arranged on the occasion of the Gandhi Jayanti and the
Martyrs’ Day. The Department possess the an excellent collection of books on Gandhi
his philosophy and other related aspects.
Projection of Gandhian values like truth and non-violence in the changing world.
Never before in our country, for that matter in the whole world, the necessity of
Gandhian programmes and activities assume such an importance that we have no other
go but to look forward to Gandhian ideals and programmes for a peaceful and harmonious
life. Therefore our vision is to project the Gandhian values which are required
for the meaningful globalization.
To encourage the students to think and act on Gandhian lines. We wish to make Gandhian
thought live to our students and the general public and also give Gandhian Studies
a new orientation in this era of globalization. We endeavor to offer facilities
for training in Gandhian constructive work, undertake and promote research in various
aspects of Gandhian philosophy and action.