Dr. Ambedkar Chair

Dr. Ambedkar Chair in Sociology was set up by Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi in the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences in 1994. However, it became operative with the appointment of the first Chair Professor in July 1995.

Broadly, the main objective of the Chair is to “serve as centre of learning and research not only on the subjects concerning Dr. Ambedkar’s Works and Philosophy, but also on the issues concerning the socio-economic and cultural life of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Minorities, Backward Classes and other Weaker Sections of the Society”. In pursuance of these objectives, the Chair “will undertake research for understanding and disseminating the ideas of Babasaheb Ambedkar. These objectives shall be achieved not only by conducting research and teaching, but also by organizing Seminars, Symposia, Workshops and other similar academic activities”. Read More