Gurukula Kangri (Deemed to be University) was founded on March 4, 1902 by Swami Shraddhananda ji with the sole aim to revive the ancient Indian Gurukula System of Education, on the bank of rive Ganges from Hardwar and about 200 km. from Delhi. This institution was established with the objective of providing an indigenous alternative to Lord Macaulay’s education policy by imparting education in the areas of vedic literature, Indian philosophy, Indian culture, modern sciences and research. It is a deemed to be university fully funded by UGC/Govt. of India.
Arya Samaj has been advocating women’s education since the day it was founded. As part of its policies for the upliftment of women in the country, Kanya Gurukula Campus, Dehradun was established in 1922 by Acharya Ramdev ji as a second campus of women’s education. To give real shape to the dreams of Swami Shraddhananda ji, Kanya Gurukula Campus, Hardwar was established in 1993.
Gurukula has witnessed many distinguished guests in its journey to date. To name a few of them are Mr. C.F. Andrews, Former Prime Minister of Britain, Mr. Remjy Mcdonald, Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. Radha Krishnan, Sh. Jamnalal Bajaj, Dr. Munje, Sadhu Vaswani, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Smt. Indira Gandhi and Sh. Gyani Jail Singh, Sh. L. K. Advani and recently in 2011 Smt. Meira Kumar, Speaker Lok Sabha visited the Vishwavidyalaya.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Science was started in 2007 and presently running a four-year bachelor’s in pharmacy, a 2-year diploma in pharmacy, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The pharmacy courses are duly approved by PCI New Delhi. All the courses are job-oriented specialized courses emphasizing the applied aspects.
In the beginning of the year 2021, Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Gurukul Kangri University has conducted Medicinal Plants Mega-Conference and Exhibition during the Mahakhumb Mela 2021.
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