Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chair
Department of Sociology,
Phone : +91-79-26308646
Chair Person : Dr. M. H. Makwana
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar birth centenary celebration Committee, Government of Gujarat decided in 1992 to give one time grant of Rs. 5 Lacs to establish Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chair in all the Universities of the state.
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad was also given a chair, which had to function out of the interest earned form this one time grant of Rs. 5 Lacs.
Functions & Activities
Since June 1998, the chair has
organized Four National Level Seminars, Four State Level seminars, One
workshop. Fourteen series of lectures in the Department of Sociology,
Economics, History, Law and of Labour welfare. The chair has also organized
debates and various competitions for undergraduates and post graduate students
on different issues and topics related to Dr. Ambedkar’s ideology, Life and