"Connects Technological Progress to Human Development"
The Centre for Technology and Human Development Studies (CTHDS) was established at the School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies (SGTDS), Mahatma Gandhi University in 2023.
Our mission is to explore how emerging technologies can drive inclusive development and empower disadvantaged communities globally. We take a solutions-oriented approach grounded in Gandhian philosophies of equity and justice.
Specific research themes at CTHDS include:
Our interdisciplinary research utilizes methods like:
We aim to:
CTHDS actively pursues collaborations through:
CTHDS operations are led by Founding Director Dr. Rajesh Many, an expert on technology, innovation and inclusive development. Our advisors include pioneering voices shaping India’s digital policy and governance evolution.
To explore partnerships, contact:
Dr. Rajesh Many