Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi on 18th October, 1920. Gujarat Vidyapith is a 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]. The Gujarat Vidyapith, offers a two year Master Degree Course in Rural Management at Randheja, District Gandhinagar since 1988 with AICTE approval.
The Gujarat Vidyapith aims at training the youth with necessary managerial abilities like leadership, decision making, communication, planning and execution of developmental projects for rural society. The emphasis is on inculcating among the youth a spirit of innovation, dedication inner conscientiousness and identification with rural communities.