Gujarat Vidyapeeth by mahatma gandhi

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Gujarat Vidyapeeth –

Gujarat Vidyapeeth -

Education plays a vital role in everyone’s life. Late Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our nation, was born in Gujarat. He knew Education’s importance and founded Gujarat Vidyapith on October 18, 1920. His involvement in this plan was commendable, and it has been deemed a university since 1963. Gujarat Vidyapith offers many programs from UG to Ph.D. under the 8 Faculties. They are in the allied disciplines of Computer Science & Applications, Rural Management, Science & Applied Sciences (Bio-gas Research, Microbiology), Languages, Social & Allied Science (Social Anthropology / Sociology, Rural Economics, History and Culture, Social Science), Education, Gandhian Studies, Professional Studies (Social Work, Journalism and Mass Communication, Library Science), Physical Education and Sports.

Gujarat Vidyapeeth by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920

As per the Rajkot News update, Gujarat Vidyapeeth is inviting Governor Acharya Devvrat to take over as Chancellor. The first Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapeeth was Mahatma Gandhi, who introduced several schemes and implemented many ideas to develop Gujarath in the field of Education.

Late Narayan Desai, Mahadev Desai’s son, Mahatma Gandhi’s secretary, took over the charge after him. Mr. Desai died at 90, and then Ela Bhatt was unanimously chosen on March 7, 2015.

Ela Bhatt was mainly involved in The Elders’ work on gender equality, including ending child marriage. As part of Elders’ delegations and one of India’s foremost women’s rights activists, she traveled around India, encouraging state governments and civil society to tackle the issue vigorously. Education was central to Gandhiji’s vision, an essential means towards Swaraj. Ela Bhatt felt her responsibility (Kartavya) and accepted the take of charge. She was the second woman Chancellor of Vidyapeeth and well-known for the changes she brought to the nation, such as the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in 1972.

Due to her maximum contribution to society, Ela Bhatt was awarded the civilian honor of Padma Shri in 1985 by the Government of India. She is also winner of the Padma Bhushan in 1986. Further, she was honoured with the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Leadership in 1977 and the Right Livelihood Award in 1984.

Governor Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat is the 20th Governor of Gujarat; he wants to see Gujarat as a leading state and an example of the utmost competent and model form. Gujarat is leading other states in all aspects of human development and people’s well-being and is hence known as the foremost qualified and model state. No class has been ignored here, no matter small or big. Governor says they are taking utmost care of all areas and courses for socio-economic upliftment. As a result, there was a drastic development in the state in all the regions.

Gujarat successfully organized National games, extended employment opportunities, and increased women’s employment. Here, local women run e-rickshaws for tourists. He also covered the areas of distribution of free textbooks to students, gas connections, refilling of cylinders, aids to people in need, etc. Overall, we can say that Governor Acharya Devvrat has shaped Gujarat as self-reliant and developed, and it’s now shining like the Sun.

Rajkotupdates.News: Gujarat Vidyapeeth


Ela Bhatt has given them resignation as Chancellor to Gujarat Vidyapeeth. After her, the governing council unanimously selected Governor Acharya Devvrat as the next Chancellor of Vidyapeeth. He was the first Non-Gandhian chosen in this position for 102 years. Due to his commendable performance as Governor and utmost care for society, he was unanimously selected.

A pratinidhi mandal will meet him soon with the extended invitation for the post of Chancellor to Gujarat Vidyapeeth. If he accepts the invitation, he will hold the Chancellor’s post life time even after ceasing to be the Governor.

Gujarat Vidyapith University has been deemed since 1963. And this is the first time there was no political influence in selecting a Chancellor. For the first time, Non-Gandhian was chosen to be the Chancellor. Till now, Gandhiji’s close associates were only taking this position. So, we can see a drastic change here towards success.

Controversy on Appointment of Governor Acharya Devvrat

As Governor Acharya Devvrat was a Non-Gandhian, nine trustees of Gujarat Vidyapeeth resigned, saying that it was against the policy framed when the institution was founded. The nine trustees felt that appointment of the Gujarat Governor as the Chancellor of the institute was under “crass political pressure”. They called it a move to “erase and alter” the history. However, the majority favored the resolution inviting Acharya Devvrat, who accepted the invitation and became the Chancellor on October 11, 2022.

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Finally, Governor Acharya Devvrat accepted the invitation and took charge as the 13th Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapeeth on Friday, October 11, 2022. In his speech, Devvrat said he is influenced by the principles of Gandhiji’s truth, non-violence, and renunciation. He was thankful for allowing him to serve the institution founded by Mahatma Gandhi. But, he said, he is influenced by only two people, Mahatma Gandhi, and Dayanand Saraswati. Let’s wait for future updates on Governor Acharya Devvrat and his policies and procedures as Chancellor of Vidyapeeth through 

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