Department of LifeLong Learning and Extension
Mahatma Gandhi University

About Us


The Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension (DLLE), formerly Department Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Outreach, was established at Mahatma Gandhi University in 1991 as a Statutory Academic Department.As is suggested by the former name of the department, ie, Dept of Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Outreach, the Department co-ordinated various activities pertaining to adult education and extension services and surveys from the very beginning itself. Recently the Department was renamed as Dept of Lifelong Learning and Extension vide U O No 403/P&D-1/2010/ Admn dated 13/08/2010, aser the UGC Guidelines.The Department has paved a way for the extension activities and has joined hands with many organizations and is creating a positive impact among the general public. The recent project sanctioned by the government of Kerala for propagating organic farming among the 100 affiliated colleges is an example for the department’s positive intervention among the society. Likewise the department is implementing many programmes and is well appreciated by the general public.

All the academic and extension programmes of the Department are carried out strictly in accordance with the University regulations and the UGC Guidelines for the Departments of Lifelong Learning and Extension.

Our Achievements

  • Our Department has produced 350 Yoga Trainers, 500 Counsellors, 300 Organic Farmers, 300    Experts in Learning Disability Management
  • Propagated the message of Organic Farming in 100 colleges and 55 adopted villages by using     300 Organic Experts produced by the Dept , constructed 55 Model Organic Farms.
  • Conducted 10 university level seminars in Organic Farming
  • Conducted a National seminar on Healthy Life Style.
  • Organized the “Yoga for the Masses” programme in 4 districts.
  • Conducted Aadhar Enrolment Camp for University staff and students in association with Akshya Center Vayala.
  • Conducted 3 Orientation programmes for campus guards.
  • Conducted Digital India week celebrations.
  • Dept. of Lifelong Learning and extension and Akshya Kottayam conducted Digital India awareness camp. Number of beneficiaries 300.
  • Received Sarojoni Damodaran foundation award twice.
  • Unnath Bharath Abhiyan – RSWLP School, Athirampuzha Central ward –XII & VIII.

  • Vision And Mission



    To create diverse learning opportunities that empowers people of all ages to build stronger communities.




    To meet the lifelong needs of learners of all ages by offering high quality accessible innovative and responsive educational training Programme


    The rich resources of the University and the Department are combined to enhance the quality of these programme.