Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya
Chitrakoot, Satna, Madhya Pradesh-485334
VC Office-07670-265413 Fax-07670-265340
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidhyalaya was established by the Government of Madhya Pradesh through legislature by an Act(9, 1991) on February 12, 1991.The National statuary educational bodies such as UGC, AICTE, NCTE, IGNOU, and NCDE have recognized the academic programmes of the university.
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidhyalaya was established by the Government of Madhya Pradesh through legislature by an Act(9, 1991) on February 12, 1991. The University is located on the bank of Holy River Mandakni near Sphatikshila at Chitrakoot. The University is mandated to develop human resource for the economic and social development of rural people, and develops and disseminates rural technology.
- Master of rurel E-Governance
- Master of Tourism Management
- M.A(Rural Development)
- Bachelor of Tourism Management
- Bachelor of Vocation(Retail Management & IT)
Engineering & Technology:
- Information Technology
- Food Technology
- Agricultural Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Bachelor of Vocation(Renewable Energy Management)
- Advance Diploma in Food Processing
Agriculture Research Farm :
The University has a 189-acre agriculture farm with irrigation facility where the students conduct research to develop innovative techniques of agriculture and to display improved agricultural techniques.
GIS Lab :
It is an up-to date and highly sophisticated lab. The students are trained in Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics. It has all kinds of updated software’s.
Computer training is an integral part of the all University programmes. The University has a very sophisticated computer centre as a central facility. It has 300 computers with need-based updated software. In addition, there is a computer hardware lab. Internet facility for all the students is also available.
For optimum use of the media, the University has an audio-visual centre,where students are trained in photography and film making. A Video-Conferencing facility in the university is a distinctive feature for distance education.
There are labs for various science, environment and technology educational programmes. In these labs students conduct practicals on the theories taught in the class. The labs are being made more sophisticated through support from the various projects. The construction of new separate science, engineering and technology and management blocks is in progress at a cost of Rs.3.37 cores.
The University has a workshop where agriculture tools & equipment along with other iron and wooden tools are housed/repaired. At this centre practical training is imparted to engineering students.
Central Library (Jigyasa):
The University has a sophisticated (e-library) central library called â€œJigyasaâ€. It has 47890 text and reference books, 1200 video-cassettes, 100 audio-cassettes and 1000 CD-ROMs. It is fully computerized and gets UGC help through INFLIBNET Programme. The library keeps a regular supply of research journals, abstracts, magazines and journals of various subjects, employment related magazines along with other national and regional newspapers. Four thousand four hundred fifty three National and International Research Journals & abstracts are available under UGC INFONET Programme. An air conditioned reading room is available with internet facility.
Yoga training is compulsory for all the University students and the task of imparting theoretical and practical knowledge is being done by our competent Yoga teachers. The UGC has identified /recognised Yoga centre as a quality centre for human consciousness and Yoga Science education.
Physical Education & Sports Centre :
Indoor and outdoor sports facilities exist for physical and mental alertness of the students. The students participate in the various sports competitions conducted by the university.
Health Centre and Rasshala:
There is an Ayurveda centre for regular health checkup and treatment of students. It has â€œRasashalaâ€ to prepare medicines by Ayurvedic methods.
Music Training Centre:
The University has a music centre to give aesthetic shape to the students musical aptitude. Folk music and puppetry are also associated with it. It also imparts special training in Sugam Sangeet.
Participation in Youth Festivals:
University students regularly participate in the Youth Festivals organised from time to time by the Indian University Organizations.
The University has a well-furnished assembly hall to accommodate about 250 people, where seminars, conferences and other events are organized. Besides this the University has an open theatre (Sadhbhawana Sabhagar) full of greenery with space to sit 5000 students.
Hostels & Living places:
Separate hostel facilities are available on the campus for male and female students. Another boys and girls hostels are being added that will provide accommodation to 100 boys and 150 girls. Off-campus rental rooms are also available where students can live single or share with other students
The University has conveyance facility at a reasonable fare for the students.
Canteen on the campus caters food and refreshments to the students. Male and female hostelers have separate canteens.
SC/ST/OBC students are given scholarship/fellowship as per MP Govt. regulations.Gaon ki Betiâ Yojana launched by M.P. Govt. is also available. Besides SC/ST students can avail UGC sponsored fellowship to persue M.Phil. and Ph.D. Studies.
Student’s rail concession are provided as per the directives of the Railway Ministry, Govt. of India.
Many leading institutes and companies visit the University for campus interview and select talents from the management, science, technology and other vocational programmes.
To have a holestic development of students personality a well equiped prayer hall for 250 students is available.