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.
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.