z DPPG - Department of Public Policy and Governance

About DPPG

Department of Public Policy and Governance offer courses like Ph.D., Master courses, Certificate and PG Diploma Courses related to Public Policy, Public Administration, Public Finance etc. It would be multidisciplinary initiative and would involve policy related learning and development in all fields like Business and Government Policy, Demography, Politics, Institutions, International and Global Affairs, Political and Economic Development, Social and Urban issues, Economics, Health and Hygiene, Administration and Infrastructure, science and technology etc. The Department will have immense potential to excel in all its academic endeavors and inculcate the latest developments in different disciplines. The department will be committed to provide quality professional development opportunities for students/ professionals in the public and non-public sectors.

Vision of Department

Become Premier Management Institution of Eminence fostering Value-based Quality Management Education, quality research, executive education, Strong corporate as well as International Linkages and nurturing socially responsible leaders for a changing global world.


DPPG aims to Develop a Learner Centric Environment for developing & nurturing finest management. thinkers and contributors of community development in the pursuit of developing policy makers, practitioners, leaders and educators by integrating concepts with applications and values. To Provide an Innovative Learning Environment that inspires the students to think creatively, anticipate and adopt change and develop strategies and competencies for survival and growth in a competitive and technology-driven global economy. To create an Institution which will serve humanity, the society, the state, and the nation for economic growth and prosperity.


The Department intends to undertake the activities for promoting education, research, training and consultancy in the area of Public Policy, and Governance.
The objectives are:

  • To cater latest developments in the field of public policy administration and management at the national and international levels
  • To promote research in the field of Public Policy , Public Administration and Management that can guide policy makers for effective planning and implementation.
  • To train the students for the civil service examinations
  • To motivate students and practitioners for research to explore and gain insights into administrative processes
  • To identify training needs, and conduct Training Programmes for existing policy practitioners
  • To conduct research and publish literatures related to Public Policy, Administration, Management, and Execution of industrial and developmental activities.
  • To act as a platform for providing skilled human resources for policy making, administration, and implementation.
  • To organize seminars, conferences, and workshops for providing a platform for interaction and exchange of views by various agencies, academia, practitioners, professionals and working executives at public systems
  • To organize Special Assistance and Capacity Building programmes.
  • To create an interdisciplinary study environment within university for the management and non-management students across different disciplines.
  • To undertake joint research projects and collaborative works with institutes/ universities of national and international repute involved in public policy and public systems development and management development activities within the country.

DPPG Gujarat University

Admission 2024
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