Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University

Re-Accredited with "A" Grade by NAAC

(Formerly known as Amravati University)

Shri Sant Gadge Baba

Dr. Ambedkar Studies Center

Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre was established during Xth Plan Period Under the scheme of Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India

Goals/Objectives Of the Centre

  • To undertake major / minor research projects pertaining to especially the local issues & problems in the region.
  • To organize Seminars / Conferences / Workshops/& disseminate advanced knowledge among students and spread awreness among the public.
  • To provide opportunities & encourage students for carrying on research works.
  • To develop orientation among the students for social work in backward communities.
  • To undertake extension activities & establish linkage with the local communities.
  • To encourage the students for various competitive examinations i.e. SET/ NET/MPSC/UPSC etc.
  • To strengthen research in the thrust area of the Centre namely: Underdevelopment of Marginalized Communities, Rural & Urban Society In India.
  • To impart qualitative higher knowledge & guidance to the students in the subject at MA; M.Phil & Ph.D levels.


  • The Center has already initiated a number of activities like
  • Preparation of Printed Reading Material
  • Organizing National Seminar
  • Popular Lecture Series are organized every year
  • Undertaken Research Projects
  • 18 Hours Study Programme is organized on 14th April every year on the occasion of Dr. B.R Ambedkar’s Birth Anniversary
  • Daily Prayer is held by our University’s Lady Sweepers
  • Folk Lecture Series & Lecture Competition among students.
  • Video Show of Movies on “Dr.B.R. Ambedkar”.
  • Audio Songs on the works and Vision of Babasaheb Ambedkar.

Research Projects by the Faculties of University

  • Socio-Economic Status and Occupational Aspirations of the SC and ST Students of Higher Education in Western • Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra: An Analytical Study, Completed By: Dr. K. B.Nayak & Mr. K.U. Raut Socio-economic factors of Farmer’s Suicide in Western Vidarbha: An Empirical Study, Completed By, Dr. K. B. Nayak & Mr. K.U.Raut.
  • Dr. Ambedkar’s vision on ‘ Equality ’ and role of ‘law for its execution: An analysis in the light of constituent • • Assembly Debates Undertaken By : Dr. V. S. Chowbe. (On going)
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Vision on Educational Development of the Schedule Caste Children: A Study in The • Slum Areas of Amravati City’’ Undertaken By : Dr. G. L. Gulhane. (on going)
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Rare Photos Prepared By Shri. P.S. Tidke.

Programs/Activities Undertaken

  • National Seminar on “Relevance of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Thoughts on Development of Contemporary India” organized on 16th and 17th March 2007
  • Exhibition on “ Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Rare Photos” & Display of Reading Material ( 12 Volumes of the Constituent Assembly, 02 e-books, 01 Edited Book (in Marathi) from 14th April to 16th April 2010.
  • 18 Hour Study Program on 13th April every Year.
  • Daily Prayer by Lady Sweepers of the University.
  • Preparation of an edited Book (in Marathi) on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Vision on Development in Future India”, 14th April 2010.
  • Preparation of an edited Book (in Marathi) on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Thought on Sustainable Development of Indian Society” (on going).

Popular Lecture Series

  1. Dr. Bhaskar Laxman Bhole, Nagpur, “ Sadhashiti Ani Dr. Babasaheb. Ambedkaranche Vichar’’.
  2. Justice M.B. Ghodeswar, Nagpur, “ Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Ani Sansdiya Kryapranali’’
  3. Prof. Jogendra Kawade, “Samajik Samteshivay Samrudhi Arthhin Tharel’’
  4. Dr.Hon’ble Shri C.L.Thool, Chairman, Human Rights Commission,
  5. Maharashtra State was invited to deliver on “Role of Human Rights Commission in Socio-Economic Development of the Society.
  6. Dr. Madukarrao Kasare, Wardha, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkarancha Samajik Nyacha Ladha’’
  7. Dr. Narendra Jadhav, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkaranche vichar ani navya phidhisamoril ahawane

Activities Proposed under XI Plan

  • Digitization of Dr.Babasahab Ambedkar’s Original Contributions
  • To introduce PG, M.Phil & Ph.D courses on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Thoughts.
  • Preparation of More Reading Materials and Editing Books
  • Collection of Related Books and Journals
  • Exhibition of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s rare Photos
  • Organization of Seminars, Workshops etc.
  • Organization of Popular Lecture Series and Folk Lecture Series
  • To Undertake More Research Projects on the “Problems of Marginalized Communities in India”
  • Undertaking Extension Activities in Rural and Urban Localities