Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
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|Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya|
|महात्मा गांधी अंतरराष्ट्रीय हिंदी विश्वविद्यालय|
|Motto||Gyan Shanti Maitri|
Motto in English
|Knowledge Peace Friendship|
|Location||Wardha, Maharashtra, India|
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. It came into existence through an Act of Parliament which received the assent of the President on January 8, 1997. This is an act 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 and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
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.
At present Girishwar Misra is a Vice-Chancellor of this University.
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. An I.T. Centre i.e. Laboratory in Informatics for the Liberal Arts (LILA) has also been envisaged and is in the existence. 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 are also in existence and are involved in serious research and study in various fields.