09-26-2014, 08:55 PM
Jiwaji University Gwalior was born May 23, 1964, through mp Government Decree number 15 of 1963. The late Dr. Sarvapali Radhakrishnan, the then President of India, laid the foundation stone of December 11, 1964 in a sprawling campus of over 225 acres of land on the Naulakha parade ground. It was a generous contribution Scindia family, in particular Kailashwasi Maharaja Shrimant Jiwaji RAO Scindia and late Rajmata Srimati Vijayaraje Scindia. Institution was christened after the name Kailashwasi Shrimant Jiwajirao Scindia as a permanent monument to his person. The motto of the university is embedded in its logo Vidyaya Prapyate Tejah.