Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar

Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar has been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar has been accredited by A - Grade by UGC - NAAC. This university has been established in 1946. Type of this University is Central University.
Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, formerly University of Saugor, was established on 18th July 1946 by Dr. Harisingh Gour by his lifetime saving. This 18th University of India and the oldest and the biggest University of Madhya Pradesh has perhaps the singular distinction of being founded by the munificence of a single person's hard earned money of about two crore of rupees. Sir Hari Singh Gour (Nov. 26,1870 – Dec. 25,1949). Apart from being a great jurist and legal luminary par excellence, he was a great Patriot, Philanthropist, Educationist and Social Reformer. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of Nagpur University (1936-38). He also held the vice-chancellorship of the University (1925). Dr. Gour was the founder Vice–Chancellor of the University. The Govt. of India honored his memory by issuing a commemorative postage stamp in 1976. The University was rechristened as Doctor Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya in February 1983 by the State Legislature. The University is situated 5 Km. east of Sagar city and its campus is spread on 830.3 hectares on the top of Patharia hills. It is one of the finest picturesque campuses in India. It has 36 University teaching departments (number keeps adding) 10 faculties and 81 affiliated colleges covering 6 revenue districts of M.P. There are 4 hostels for boys (940 seats) and two hostels for girls ( app.380 seats). State Bank of India. Post office, STD booth, Employment and Guidance Bureau, University, University Press, 3 canteens and a shopping complex provide auxiliary services in the campus. The Jawaharlal Nehru Library of the University has more than 3, 10,000 books.
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Website : http://www.dhsgsu.ac.in/
Phone Number : 265228
Fax Number : 264236
Sagar-470 003
Madhya Pradesh
City : Sagar
Pin Code : 470003
District : Sagar
State : Madhya Pradesh
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