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An Analysis of Contribution of Universities of Madhya Pradesh in ShodhGanga

Subhash Khode


The present paper aims to provide the status of contributions made by the universities of Madhya Pradesh to the open access repository Shodhganga. According to University Grants Commission website, there are total 907 Universities in India as on 31 March, 2019. Out of the 907 Universities, 470 Universities from 30 states have signed MoU with INFLIBNET to contribute their theses in Shodhganga. However as on 17 July 2019 only 397 universities were contributing in Shodhganga. Out of 59 Universities in Madhya Pradesh, 29 universities have signed MoU with Shodhganga for contributing their ETDs in the Shodhganga. However, only 20 of the 29 universities have contributed their ETDs in Shodhganga. The highest number of 1847(37.23%) theses has been contributed by Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar among universities of Madhya Pradesh.

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