Martin Luther Christian University
Creation of the University
Martin Luther Christian University was created by ACT No. 11 of 2005 of the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya and received the assent of the Governor on July 6, 2005. The Government of Meghalaya issued the gazette notification on February 22, 2006. The creation of the university is in accordance with the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 2(f) and the university is empowered to grant degrees under Section 22 of the UGC Act.
The First Christian University
Martin Luther Christian University is the first full-fledged Christian University in India, the capstone to more than two centuries of Christian education in this country.
A Developmental University
The University recognises its opportunity and responsibility to contribute to the sustainable development of the region, participating in vocational education, health care, information and communication networks, agrisciences, environmental protection, disaster education, peace studies and developmental projects. The University will collaborate, NGos, community organisations, self –help groups and industry in the development of the community.