Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram was established in 1956. The Gandhigram Rural Institute is reaccredited with A Grade by NAAC. The work of the Institute invited national attention and the Government of India (Ministry of Education), on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission, conferred the status of a Deemed University. Gandhigram Rural Institute has developed academic programs in rural development, rural economics and extension education, rural oriented sciences, cooperation, development administration, rural sociology, English and communicative studies and Tamil and Indian languages.
The vision of the institute is to promotion of a casteless and classless society through instruction, research and extension. The mission is to provide knowledge support to rural sector to usher in a self-reliant, self-sufficient and self-governed society. It has seven different faculties, 22 departments and 11 centres offering about 51 academic programs. At present the institute has 3501 students including Ph.D. Scholars and 142 teaching and 168 non-teaching staff.
Campus of Gandhigram Rural Institute -
The Gandhigram Rural Institute has a campus of nearly 200 acres in a rural setting, nestling in one of the enclaves of the beautiful Sirumalai range. The climate of the place is pleasant all through the year and the panorama of nature surrounding Gandhigram is pleasing to the eye and inspiring to the soul.
Facilities at Gandhigram Rural Institute -
- Class Rooms
- Guest House
- Health Care
Faculties at Gandhigram Rural Institute -
- Faculty of Tamil, Indian Languages & Rural Arts
- Faculty of English and Foreign Languages
- Faculty of Rural Social Sciences
- Faculty of Rural Oriented Sciences
- Faculty of Rural Development
- Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
- Faculty of Rural Health and Sanitation
|Name||:||Gandhigram Rural Institute|
|Contact No||:||0451-2452371, 2452375|
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