Gokhale Institute of Public Affairs
Public Life Must be spiritualized - G. K. Gokhale
Major Activities
The following have been the major activities of the G.I.P.A

  1. Library;
  2. Reading-Room;
  3. Lectures;
  4. Weekly study class in Kannada, English and Samskrita;
  5. Popular and Endowment lectures;
  6. Civic Surveys;
  7. Public opinion inquiries;
  8. Symposia and conferences;
  9. Committees for preparation of memoranda on legislation, fiscal matters and other public issues;
  10. Correspondence with government functionaries for redressal of public grievances;
  11. Cultural and literary programmes;
  12. Publication of books and pamphlets;
  13. Monthly journal Public Affairs;
  14. Presentations by all political parties prior to General Elections and public discussions thereon.

Having recently celebrated its Golden Jubilee (1945-2005), the Institute looks forward to strengthening and expanding its activities.
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