About Gujarat Vidyapith
Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on 18th October, 1920.It has been deemed university since 1963[University established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956; vide Notification No. F.10-20/62-U2 of the Govt. of India].
Start since the foundation of the Vidyapith in 1920, the Central Library has grown over the years to become one of the richest repositories in Gujarat with...
• 6,01,730 books • 382 journals
• 38 newspapers • 691 manuscripts
The library has large number of books on the development of Indian nationalism. The library has adopted a Colon Classification scheme (3rd ed.) from the beginning. This library maintains the best collection of books mainly on three languages viz-English, Gujarati & Hindi. Besides the collection includes books on other 14 languages like Bengali, Persian, Urdu, Arabic etc.