About HZU

The University

Himgiri Zee University has been established to meet the growing demand for trained human resources in various social, educational, scientific, technical and professional organizations so as to channel human energy towards sustainable economic and social development.

In order to make a positive difference to education and employment, Shri Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group of Industries and Zee Telefilms had brought together in 1995 a group of committed anthropologists, sociologists, economists and development communications professionals to set up TALEEM Research Foundation in Ahmedabad. One of the mandates of Taleem Research Foundation was to set up the Himgiri Zee University.

Based on the motto `Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (World as Family), Himgiri Zee University has been established for the vocationalisation of higher education which is national in character and transnational in jurisdiction. The University is characterized by its resolve not to discriminate on grounds of caste, creed, residence, community, gender and religion. HZU has been established under Act No. 17 of 2003 of the State Legislative Assembly, Government of Uttaranchal (Act 2003, Uttaranchal Adhiniyam Sankhya 17 of 2003) and has since become operational.


TALEEM Research Foundation was set up as an initiative from The Essel Group of Industries to channelise part of its creative and financial resources to address some issues of national concern like over population, environment preservation and equitable distribution of resources such as education, health services and income generating skills.

Registered in 1996 as a literary, scientific and charitable society and trust, 'TALEEM', meaning education and training, is also an acronym forTransnational Alternate Learning for Emancipation and Empowerment through Multimedia.

Registered under (the) Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 for Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies vide registration No.GUJ/5539/Ahmedabad dated 17-5-1996
Registered under (the) Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 vide registration
No. F/5390/Ahmedabad dated 17-5-1996
A recognized Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

It was in 1995 that TALEEM was conceived by Shri Subhash Chandra, a visionary who has brought India on the world media scene. Since then all efforts were made to start a private university. The same came into existence in 2005 known as Himgiri ZEE University (Formerly Himgiri Nabh Vishwavidyalaya) located at Dehradun. Social Science, Health and Media research continue to be the main thrust of our research. A small band of committed professionals have been involved in research of a high quality and have earned a good name in the field of Social Science and Health Communication research.

The last three years have seen a great deal of activity relating to the Himgiri ZEE University (Formerly Himgiri Nabh Vishwavidyalaya) Dehradun.


The vision of Himgiri ZEE University (HZU), Dehradun is to become a World Class University imparting education through conventional and digital mode of learning.


To provide quality education and research opportunities and to engage in extension outreach activities for meeting the societal needs without any discrimination with an objective to build responsible citizen.
In addition to conventional mode of education, HZU, through the use of modern technologies, will bring education to the doorsteps of all those who did not have access to higher education earlier.

University Authorities

Dean Profiles

Statutory Approvals

Internal Complaint Committee (ICC)

The committee consists of:

1. Mr. Vishnu Mathur, Senior Administration Officer - Chairman

2. Dr. Sharad Pandey, Associate Dean, School of Agriculture & Forestry - Member

3. Dr. Dalbeer S. Gariya, Associate Professor, Department of Education - Member

4. Ms. Charu Sharma, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Education - Member

5. Ms. Rajni Raina, Warden-Girls Hostel - Member

6. Ms. Ankita Uniyal, Assistant Prof., School of Media & Journalism - Member Secretary

Anti-Ragging Committee

The committee consists of:
Dr. Sharad Pandey, HOD,Dept of Agriculture Convener/Chairman 9412017553 sharad.pandey@hzu.edu.in
Mr. Subodh Kumar, HOD, Dept of Hotel Mgt Member 9837773599 subodh.chaudhary@hzu.edu.in
Ms. Anjana Dobhal, Asstt. Prof, Dept. of Education Member 8958244659 anjana.dobhal@hzu.edu.in
Mr. Rakesh Arya, HOD, Dept. of CS & IT Member 9720274661 rakesh.arya@hzu.edu.in
Mr. Sudheer Deoli, I/c, School of Mass Comm Member 9456311886 sudheer.deoli@hzu.edu.in
Mr. Jainendra Bhatt, Head-Administration Member 9837900388 jainendra.bhatt@hzu.edu.in
Ms. Suchita Gera, Asstt. Prof., Dept. of Management Member 9557624090 suchita.gera@hzu.edu.in
Ms. Rajni Raina, Warden (Girls Hostel) Member 9411395672 rajni.raina@hzu.edu.in

SC/ST grievance cell committee

The committee consists of:

1. Mr. Rakesh Arya, Assistant Professor, Dept. of CS & IT - Chairman

2. Dr. Gideon Jackson Synrem, Assistant Prof., Department of Agriculture - Member

3. Mr. Bhupnesh Kumar, Assistant Prof., Dept. of Legal Studies - Member

4. Dr. Mamta, Assistant Prof., Dept. of Agriculture - Member

5. Mr. Ashok Kumar, Assistant Prof., -Member Secretary School of Pharmaceutical Science

Public Information Officer

The committee consists of:

1. CA Anter Deep Singh, Chief Financial Officer : Public Information Officer

2. Registrar : First Appellate authority

3. Mr. Amit Kumar : Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) – Examination

4. Mr. Vishnu Mathur : Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) – Administration

5. Mr. Rahul Kukreti : Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) – Admissions

Himgiri Zee University
P.O.- Sherpur, Chakrata Road
Dehradun, Pin - 248197 (Uttarakhand)
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