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Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya is a Central University located in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India. It is one of the largest and oldest institution of higher education of Chhattisgarh. Established under Central Universities Act 2009, No. 25 of 2009. Formerly known as Guru Ghasidas University (GGU), established by an Act of the State Legislative Assembly, was formally inaugurated on June 16, 1983. GGV is an active member of the Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities. The National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the University as B+ . Situated in a socially and economically challenged area, the university is appropriately named to honor the great Satnami Saint Guru Ghasidas (born in the 17th century), who championed the cause of the downtrodden and waged a relentless struggle against all forms of social evils and injustice prevailing in the society. It was named after Guru Ghasidas, the founder of the Satnami movement in the region. The jurisdiction of the university is spread across the Bilaspur Revenue Division. It covers almost the entire spectrum of the higher education requirements of the local people. It has several University Teaching Department (UTDs) on its campuses. Guru Ghasidas University campus spread over an area of 700 acres (2.8 km2), five kilometres from the main Bilaspur town. River Arpa runs parallel to the university campus. Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya established as 9th state university of undivided Madhya Pradesh on 16 June 1983 by an Act of the State Legislative Assembly.

 

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