University: Govind Guru Tribal University
Address: shri govind guru Government College Campus, Banswara – 327 001, Rajasthan.
Chancellor: Shri Kalyan Singh.
Courses: M.A Political Science, M.A. History, M.A Economics, M.A. in Education, M.B.A, P.G. Diploma in Yoga, P.G. Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, P.G. Diploma in Journalism
University Type: Public
Founded Year: 2012
Vice-chancellor: KC Sodani
Govind Guru Tribal University, Banswara Formerly known as (Rajiv Gandhi Tribal University) was renamed and headquarter moved to Banswara, and having its affiliated colleges in banswara, dungarpur and pratapgarh. This is a state university, which was established by an Act in 2012 and (Change of Name and Headquarters, and Amendment) Act, 2016. The temporary headquarters of the university are at Udaipur. Presently, the main office of the university is located in a rented building. The university building and institutes will soon be constructed on the land allotted to it.
The university is primarily for higher education, research, innovations, and development. It also aims at creating new knowledge, sharpening vocational skills, and developing appropriate attitudes among the promising young generation for the reconstruction of the society based on the highly cherished ideals of the functional democracy. The university is committed to providing quality oriented – meaningful education to the youth for their present academic needs and for their bright future
The main objects of the university are To provide avenues of higher education and research facilities primarily for the tribal population; To disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in tribal art, culture, tradition, language, medicinal systems, customs, forest based economic activities, flora, fauna and advancement in technologies relating to the natural resources of the tribal areas or any other related branches of learning as it may deem fit; To collaborate with national and international universities or organizations or institutions, specially for undertaking cultural studies and research on tribal populations; To formulate tribal centric development models, publish reports and monographs; and to organize conferences, seminars on issues relating to tribes, and to provide inputs to policy matters in different spheres; To take appropriate measures for promoting, the members of tribal communities capable of managing, administering and looking after their own needs by access to higher education through a University of their own.
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