Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya

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Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday University logo.jpg
Type Public
Established 1991
Chancellor Prof O P Kohli
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naresh Chandra Gautam
Students 55000 including students admitted under open learning and distance education system
Location Chitrakoot, Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC

Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya (MGCGV) is a rural university at Chitrakoot, India.It has been accredited Grade A by NAAC. It was established on February 12, 1991 by social activist Padm Vibhusan Nanaji Deshmukh, by a separate MP Government Act (9, 1991). Named after Mahatma Gandhi this university aims to provide higher education to people living in rural areas. The university is dedicated for teaching, learning, research and extension. It offers its students and staff members facilities such as a central library, computer centre and mess. The campus is fully Wi-Fi.

Gramodaya University’s activities in education, research and extension focus on rural development. The university creates human resources, develops appropriate technologies, conducts research and extension in sustainable agricultural techniques for rural livelihood and proper management of rural resources. It also imparts mass education for the empowerment and awareness of the rural population including women, and supports the exploration of alternative sources of energy.

Faculties and Departments[edit]

The university is divided into following academic divisions- 5 Faculties,16 Departments and 1 inter Faculty Centre: Faculties 1.Faculty of Science and Environment 2. Faculty of Agriculture 3. Faculty of Engineering and Technology 4. Faculty of Rural Management 5. Faculty of Education Centre 1.Deendayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra(DDUKK) Directorates 1. Directorate of continuous Education and Open Learning 2.Directorate of Community Colleges Departments

  • Department of Natural Resources' Management
  • Department of Transfer of Technology
  • Department of Crop Sciences
  • Department of Business Management
  • Department of Rural Development
  • Department of People's Education
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Sanskrit

Department of Social Sciences

  • Department of Environment
  • Department of Physical Science
  • Department of Biological Science
  • Department of Performing Arts
  • Department of Rural Engineering
  • Department of Food Technology and Agriculture Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering


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