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Jalgaon-425001, Maharashtra, (India)
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Prof. Dr. M. S. Pagare

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Department of Dr. Ambedkar Thought,
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
Department of Dr. Ambedkar Thought
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Department of Dr. Ambedkar Thought was established in 2012 in the School of Social Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon.

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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, thinker, anthropologist, historian, orator, prolific writer, economist, scholar, editor, a revolutionary and one of the founding father of independent India. Overcoming numerous social and financial obstacles, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar became the principal Architect of India’s democratic constitution and builder of modern India.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was the all time intellectual giant that blessed to the land of India. His contribution to Economics, Political Sciences, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Law, Education and National Security is significant, substantial and spectacular. His potential of visualizing distant future can be portray from his writing and draft of the Constitution of India.

His ceaseless fight against untouchability, injustice and inequality led to restoration of civil rights in India. Dr. Ambedkar’s important contribution towards preparing India for democratic self rule and social justice was acknowledged by all national leaders. Being the creator of free India’s Constitution Ambedkar provided constitutional guarantees and protections for a wide range of civil liberties for individual citizens, including freedom of religion, the abolition of untouchability and the outlawing of all forms of discrimination. Dr. Ambedkar argued for extensive economic and social rights for women. He introduced a system of reservations for jobs in the civil services, schools and colleges for members of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, a system akin to affirmative action.

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is adoringly called ‘Babasaheb’. Babasaheb is the name to be reckoned as an epitome of Cultural Revolution in Social, Political, Religious horizon of pre and post independent India, especially for a significant group of people languishing under inhuman and oppressive Indian society. In this millennium India we should take initiative for awakening the society’s upcoming generation to imbibe the thought put forth by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, essential for nurturing humanity needed for very survival of mankind.

About Department:

Dr. Ambedkar Thought is one of the Department of School of Social Sciences. Post Graduate Department of Dr. Ambedkar Thought was established in 2012, in North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. This department is established for teaching and deep research in Dr. Ambedkar’s philosophy. His philosophy is multi dimensional. Multi dimensional aspect of his philosophy is useful for the development of weaker section and the nation. Through various subjects viz, Life and Mission of Dr. Ambedkar, Social Thought, Political Thought, Economic Thought, Educational Thought, Religious Thought, Dr. Ambedkar on Literature, Constitutionalism and Indian Constitution, Historicism, Pre Ambedkar Social and Cultural Movement, Project Assignment his philosophy percolates and develop by department.

Research Methodology is the important subject introduced as an optional paper for motivating the student’s towards scientific research. Project work/Assignment is a compulsory subject for motivating students for research for getting solution of social problems. The subjects are useful for humanistic Social, Cultural, Economic and scientific development.

Last Updated :- January 2017

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