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About DAIC

The area of state-of-the-art Centre is approximately 3.25 acre in the heart of Delhi and is housed in 3 storeyed building that includes the administrative block and other facilities. The exterior holds a wide variety of green plants that adds to the aesthetics of the place. It has a 18 feet bronze statue of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar, a small Amphitheatre, two Chitiya Arches, two Red Stone Toran Gates, a Buddha Statue and the imposing Ashoka Stambh on the right facade.The centre has a huge circular area on ground floor under the dome. Here is a large statue of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar sitting cross legged on the chair. The information to conduct programme and to book other facilities is available at the reception at DAIC.

Library and Computer Centre:There is a world class library at 2nd floor having work stations with accessibility to e-library with around one million e-resource. Library has a separate reading room and a special section on Dr. Ambedkar and Buddhism that has been created for study and research. Besides there is computer centre for conducting research work. Library is open for public from 10.30 A.M. to 6.30 P.M.

Auditorium:On the ground floor, there are three Auditorium 'BHEEM' (700 seats), 'NALANDA' and 'SAMRASTHA' (100 seats each) with attractive interior.
Bheem Hall and Nalanda is equipped with Language translator for 8 languages.

Conference Halls: 2 Conference halls with 70 seating capacity and 1 with 40 seating capacity of international standards are available for booking.

Cafeteria-Cum-Dinning Area: On the 2nd floor, Visitors and guests can use the facility of Cafeteria. The booking Cafeteria cum Dinning Area is available. Timings:9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

VIP Lounge: On 1st floor there are 2 VIP lounges with standerdised seating arrangement for VIP.

Security and Safety System: Adequate security and safety measures are existing at DAIC that has CCTV cameras, visitor management system, X-ray machine and boom bollards to ensure safety of the students and employees and intergrity of the property.

Objectives of DAIC

  • To undertake High-quality research on social and economic issues.
  • To develop a national database and disseminate knowledge.
  • To conduct policy review, research and advocacy.
  • Think tank for the government, corporate sector and NGOs in the field of social sector.
  • To encourage public involvement in research.
  • Training and orientation centre for scholars and Govt.
  • To conduct research on Dr. Ambedkar’s vision, theories, principles and policies of socio-economic transformation and inclusive growth.
  • To conduct research in the field of sustainable development and livelihood.
  • Collaboration and Networking with the other Knowledge Hubs at International level.

Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Fellowship

DAIC is running Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Fellowship Scheme. The year wise beneficiaries of the scheme are as follows:

Financial Year 2020-21

  • Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Overseas): 2 Fellows
  • Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral Fellowship (National): 06 Fellows.
  • Dr. Ambedkar Doctoral Fellowship: 19 Fellows.

Financial Year 2021-22

  • Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Overseas): 2 Fellows.
  • Dr. Ambedkar Post-Doctoral Fellowship (National): 27 Fellows.
  • Dr. Ambedkar Doctoral Fellowship: 32 Fellows
  • Mrs. Upma Srivastva Member Secretary, DAF
    Additional Secretary
    Social Justice & Empowerment

  • Mr. Vikas Trivedi Director,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre,
    Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial

  • Mr. Paritosh Mithal Financial Advisor,
    Dr. Ambedkar Foundation

  • Dr. Varun Gulati Associate Professor,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mr. Nandu Shaw Sr. Accounts Officer,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mr. S.V. Wandhede Dy. Curator,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mr. Babloo Assistant Caretaker,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mr. R.K. Tripathy Personal Assistant,
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mr. Rajkumar Consultant (Admin)
    Dr. Ambedkar International Centre

  • Mrs. Vidushi Consultant (Media & IT)
    Dr. Ambedkar Foundation