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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
06-August-2014 18:03 IST
UGC Begins Scheme to Introduce Courses on Social Thinkers of India

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has started a scheme of “Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India” in various universities/colleges to introduce various courses on great thinkers and social leaders, their thoughts and philosophies including Gandhian

 

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has started a scheme of “Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India” in various universities/colleges to introduce various courses on great thinkers and social leaders, their thoughts and philosophies including Gandhian studies. As reported by the UGC, under this scheme 85 Gandhian Studies Centres have been approved by the UGC for continuation in the XII Plan and 55 Centres have been approved for establishment during XII Plan w.e.f 2013-14.Details of the scheme are available at http://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/xiplanpdf/epochmakingsociathinkers1.pdf 

 

This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani in a written reply to the Lok Sabha question.   

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