GITAM to set up global centre on Mahatma Gandhi

GITAM to set up global centre on Mahatma Gandhi

GITAM University will establish an international research centre on Mahatma Gandhi, its president M.V.V.S. Murthi said while releasing a book, “Consciousness, Gandhi & Yoga: An Interdisciplinary East-West Odyssey” by K. Ramakrishna Rao here on Friday.

Noted researcher in psychology and philosophy and educationist Koneru Ramakrishna Rao, who has done a lot of research on Gandhi and wrote about him, will head the international research centre. He is Chancellor of GITAM University and is presently heading the GITAM Centre for Gandhian Studies. Dr. Murthi said the international centre would bring together Gandhian scholars of different countries. The university would extend all financial help to the new centre and help it in achieving its goal of creating awareness about Gandhian thought around the world, the GITAM president said.

Dr. Murthi said that Gandhi cannot be separated from Indian thought, particularly in the developmental plans of the country, its politics, education, values, women and child rights and other important areas. Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Bihar Janak Pandey said Prof. Ramakrishna Rao has developed a new subject, cognitive science which deals with yoga, psychology, philosophy, science and other subjects. Prof. Ramakrishna Rao has also established various new theories in parapsychology.

Director of GITAM Centre for Gandhian Studies B. Sambasiva Prasad edited the book released on Friday.

Vice-Chancellor of GITAM University G. Subramanyam, former Director of National Gandhi Museum and Library (New Delhi) Y.P. Anand, HoD of Philosophy of Delhi University Ashok Vohra and others participated in the function.In the evening, a National seminar on peace and conflict resolution: Gandhian perspective, was inaugurated by former Minister Bhattam Sreerama Murthy. Prof. Ramakrishna Rao delivered the keynote address.




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