Department of Gandhi Adhyaynpith
Name of the Department
Gandhi Adhyaynpith
Name of the Faculty
Faculty of Social Work
Year of the establishment
Director of the Department
Prof. Ram Prakash Dwivedi
About the Institute

The GANDHI ADHYAYANPITH is one of the major department of the well known University Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi , India . It was founded in 1994, under the auspices of the faculty of Social Work, to mark the 125th Birth Anniversary of the father of Nation. Its prime aim are to develop awareness and understanding of and to promote the ideology and activity of Mahatma Gandhi by providing academic and practical training coerces to the students, research facility to the research scholars and Social Workers and to act as an International center for advance studies and to work actively for the betterment of Society.

Course running in the Department
S.No. Name of the Course(Regular/Self Finance) Fee Number of Seats Duration of the Courses Mode of Courses Regular (Full Time /Part time)
1 M.A. in Gandhian Thought -


2 Years(4 Semester) Full Time
Research/Thrust Area of the Department
1. Rural Development
2. Child Rights
3. Women Empowerment
4. Swedesi
Teaching Members of the Department
Name Prof. Ram Prakash Dwivedi
Designations Professor & Head
Qualifications M.A., Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 22
Specialization Rural Development
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9450016888 
Email Id
Non-Teaching Members of the Department
Name Sri Janardan Pandey
Designations Senior Assistant(Office Incharge)
Qualifications -
Contact No. -
Email Id -
Name Sri Janardan Prashad Yadav
Designations Library Attendant
Qualifications -
Contact No. 9415987838
Email Id -
Name Sri Gyan Prakash
Designations Peon
Qualifications -
Contact No. 9793089096
Email Id -
Departmental Library
S.No. No. of Books Name of National Journal Subscribed in the Department Name of International Journal Subscribed in the Department
1  2128
1. Sarvoday
2. Nai Azadi
3. India Today
Future Mission of the Department:
  • With the help of community, strengthening primary schools in rural areas.
  • Promotion and propagation of Swadeshi.
  • To Train allied system (Health/Education/Police/General Administration) to make Systems Child friendly.