Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir’s Loknete Vyankatrao Hiray College’s Gandhian Study Centre e-Conference

Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir’s Loknete Vyankatrao Hiray College’s Gandhian Study Centre (Sponsored by UGC, Delhi), Department of History, Board of Students’ Development and Board of Studies History, SPPU, Pune are joinly organizing Three Day International e-Conference on “Platinum Jubilee of Indian Independence: Relevance of Gandhian Ideology” on 1st to 3rd October 2021. We are pleased to invite you to register, participate and contribute in high quality deliberation and make the event a success.

Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir’s
Loknete Vyankatrao Hiray Arts, Science and Commerce College,
Panchavati, Nashik-422003

(Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune)

Gandhian Study Centre Sponsored by UGC, Delhi

A Three Day International e-Conference on

Platinum Jubilee ofIndian Independence: Relevance of Gandhian Ideology
आज़ादीका अमृतमृ महोत्सव : गांधीजीके विचारोंकी प्रासंगिकता
स्वातंत्र्याचा अमृतमृ महोत्सव: गांधीजींच्या विचारांची प्रासंगिकत

Date: 1st – 3rd October 2021

Time: 11 am onwards

About the Conference

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation has inspired generations, not just in India but all over the world to walk on the path of peaceful resolution of conflict. Martin Luther King Jr., Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Barak Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi are just to name a few who have acknowledged the influence of Mahatma Gandhi in shaping them.

We are living in a world which is divided increasingly day by day by global unrest, fear, anger, hatred, discontent, despair, immorality etc., and the number and intensity of ethnic and religious conflicts seem to grow, gaining higher and higher intensity all around the world.

Thereby, in this rapidly changing society the life and vision of Mahatma Gandhi is more relevant today than ever before, especially in the arena of peace and conflict resolution.


Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Nashik was established in the year 1952, under the dynamic leadership of Late Hon’ble Karmeer Bhausaheb Hiray, a committed freedom fighter, an ardent educationalist and former Minister for Revenue of Bombay Province. His son Late Hon’ble Vyankatrao Hiray, a great visionary, took over the responsibility of the institution in 1961.

Under his visionary approach, M.G. Vidyamandir started a number of schools and colleges imparting education from primary level to higher education, also technical and professional education. Since 1980, Hon’ble Smt. Pushpatai Hiray, Former Minister of Health, Govt. of Maharashtra, and Hon’ble Dr. Prashant V. Hiray, Former State Minister of Transport and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra have been efficiently managing the institution.

Hon’ble Dr. Aapoorva Prashant Hiray, Former MLC, Maharashtra State has been taking extraneous efforts to enhance the quality of education in the era of competitive globalization. At present, 110 educational Institutions ranging from primary level to postgraduate and technical to professional level are operational under his able leadership.

The devotional motto of the institute is “Bahujan Hitay, Bahujan Sukhay” is to provide the educational facilities to the students coming from all spheres of urban, rural & tribal areas and to empower them to become successful, sensitive and responsible citizen likewise contribute and strengthen the Indian Democracy.


Loknete Vyankatrao Hiray Arts, Science and Commerce College, Panchavati, Nashik, is a leading Institute in Nashik ever since its establishment in 1971. The present strength of more than 6000 students reflects the academic excellence of the college, which is reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC and has been recognized as the “Best College in 2016-17 by Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

The college possess excellent infrastructure, highly qualified faculty who are performing creditable work in the field of research and extension are also appreciated by all the stakeholders.

Through this e-conference, we all, hence, take an opportunity to invite the eminent academicians, Gandhi scholars, Gandhi followers, researchers, peace activists and students to share and exchange their knowledge and views on “Platinum Jubilee of Indian Independance: Relevance of Gandhian Ideology”.

We envisage that the outcomes of this e-conference would be very fruitful to one and all similarly a contribution to nation building likewise will propagate peace & harmony gloabally.

Theme: “Platinum Jubilee of Indian Independence: Relevance of Gandhian Ideology”


Mahatma Gandhi: Political Contribution
Mahatma Gandhi: Political Philosophy
Mahatma Gandhi: Political Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: Satyagraha
Mahatma Gandhi: Democracy
Mahatma Gandhi: Satya & Ahimsa
Mahatma Gandhi: Gram Swarajya
Mahatma Gandhi: World Peace
Mahatma Gandhi: Ram Rajya
Mahatma Gandhi: 11 Vows
Mahatma Gandhi: Nationalism
Mahatma Gandhi: Thoughts on National Language

Mahatma Gandhi: Social Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: Religion
Mahatma Gandhi: Social Reform
Mahatma Gandhi: Caste & Peace
Mahatma Gandhi: Social Change
Mahatma Gandhi: Women Empowerment

Mahatma Gandhi: Economical Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: Economic Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: Swadeshi Concept
Mahatma Gandhi: Handicrafts and Small Scale Industries

Mahatma Gandhi: Relevance of Modern World
Mahatma Gandhi: Relevance of Human Rights

Mahatma Gandhi: Environmental Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: Resouce Management
Mahatma Gandhi: Sustainable Development
Mahatma Gandhi: Environmental Balance

Mahatma Gandhi: Education
Mahatma Gandhi: Educational Thoughts
Mahatma Gandhi: “Nai Taleem”
(Educational Method)

Mahatma Gandhi: World Literature

Call for Research Paper/Articles

All papers should be the original one and it should not be published in any manner before and after the e-conference.

All Authors and co-authors should write the correct affiliation inside the paper.

Research papers/articles for publication should be only in MS Office Words File (PDF format not accepted)

Font for English, Times New Roman, Size -12, Marathi & Hindi Unicode or ISM DV TT Surekh, Font size 14, Line spacing 1.5

It should be categorized in title Page (Title of Paper, Name of Author, Designation, Name of the College, Email Address and Mobile Number), Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Discussion of the Findings and References.

Paper Submission Guidelines

Paper should be sent through e-mail in prescribed format to [email protected] on or before 30 October 2021 along with Certificate of Authorship/Originality form.

Late papers will not be entertained.

Papers should not exceed beyond 4 pages or 2000 words.

Papers will be published in an “E-book” with ISBN as chapters.

Publication Charges will be later intimated


‘ble Smt. Pushpatai Vyankatrao Hiray
Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir

‘ble Dr. Prashant V. Hiray
General Secretary
Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir

‘ble Dr. Smitaa Prashant Hiray
Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir,

01/10/2021 – Inaugural Ceremony

Inaugurator & Key Note Speaker

Hon’ble Tushar Arun Gandhi

Great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi
Social Activist


Hon’ble Dr. Aapoorva Prashant Hiray

Ex-MLC Maharashtra State
Coordinator Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir, Nashik.


Dr. Mukund Dixit
Gandhi Follower

Resource Persons

Hon’ble Mrs. Nishi Laxman

Hon’ble Dr. Beedun Abba



Hon’ble Dr. Vitthal More
Joint Secretary, MGV, Nashik

Chief Guest
Dr. Sugan Baranth
Social Activist, Gandhi Follower

Resource Persons

Hon’ble Ramesh Oza

Hon’ble Dr. Shriram Jadhav

Organizing Committee

Dr. Yogita Aapoorva Hiray
Trustee (MGV) & Chairperson, (CDC)

Dr. R. P Bhamare
Chairman, BoS History (MGV)
S P H College, Nampur

Dr. B. S. Jagdale
Trustee (MGV) & Principal

Dr. Vinit Rakibe
[Finance & HR]

Dr. N. B. Pawar
& Senat Member, SPPU

Dr. Santosh Chobe
[Academic & Examination]

Prof. Dr. Mrunal Bharadwaj
Dean, Humanities (MGV)
IQAC Coordinator

Dr. S. D. Patil

Dr. Pragati Marakwar
Coordinator Gandhian Study Centre
Head of History Department
Mob.: 94229 25263

Dr. Kisan Ambade
Chairman, BoS History SPPU, Pune
Mob.: 94337 27614

Dr. Rakesh Patil
Officer (BSD)
Mob.: 82755 19056


Meeting Id: 93082217645
Passcode: 12345

Jointly organized by

Gandhian Study Centre
[Sponsored by UGC, Delhi]
Department of History
Board of Studies History, SPPU, Pune
Board of Students’ Development

Organizing Committee Members

Prof. Dr. Resham Bhalla
Assist. Prof. K N Wagh
Assoc. Prof. Sarla Sanap
Dr. Shrinath Manjarekar\

Dr. Prakash Shewale
Assist. Prof. Anil Patil
Assist. Prof. Satish Ahire
Ms. Ruchira Dandgaval

Dr. Yogesh Wankhede
Mr. Swapnil Alhat
Mr. Gorakh Shewale
Mrs. Kirti Verma

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