Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

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Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
महात्मा गांधी अंतरराष्ट्रीय हिंदी विश्वविद्यालय
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Motto Gyan Shanti Maitri
Motto in English
Knowledge Peace Friendship
Established 1997
Type Central University
Chancellor Kapil Kapoor
Vice-Chancellor Girishwar Misra
Academic staff
43
Administrative staff
95
Location Wardha, Maharashtra, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website official website

Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (English: Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Hindi: महात्मा गांधी अंतरराष्ट्रीय हिंदी विश्वविद्यालय) is a Central University located in Wardha, Maharashtra, India.

History

The university came into existence through an Act of Parliament which received the assent of the President on January 8, 1997. The purpose of the act was to establish and incorporate a teaching university for the promotion and development of Hindi language and literature, through teaching and research, with a view to enabling Hindi to achieve greater functional efficiency and recognition as a major international language. The establishment of the university was the long conclusion of a resolutions passed by the First World Hindi Conference organized in Nagpur in the year 1975 to establish an international Hindi university at Wardha, the land where Mahatma Gandhi experimented all programmes dear to his heart.

Organizational structure

There are eight Schools in the University:

  • School of Language
  • School of Literature
  • School of Culture
  • School of Translation & Interpretation
  • School of Humanities and Social Science
  • School of Creativity
  • School of Management
  • School of Education

Besides this, the Distance Education programme of the University is actively involved in spreading education among students in all the areas of the country. Three centers, namely Baba Sahab Ambedkar Center for Dalit and Tribal Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Fuji Guruji Center for Ahinsa and Peace Studies and Bhadant Anand Kaushalyayan Center for Budhhist Studies have also been established.

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