One of the unique features of the Institute is the galaxy of eminent scholars, activists, thinkers and leaders of Gandhian Movement, who are associated with its resident faculty. They join the Chairman and faculty at residence to deliver lectures on various subjects related to a central theme. The Institute’s faculty in residence is under the guidance of senior Gandhian scholar Dr. Ram Chandra Pradhan. The visiting faculty include such persons like: Ven.Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, Dr. Srivatsa Goswami, Shri Narayan Desai, Ms. Elaben Bhatt, Ms. Radhaben Bhatt, Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Prof. Pulin Nayak, Prof. P.D.Khera, Prof. Nandakishore Acharya, Dr. Raman Modi, Prof. E.P. Menon, Dr. Usha Thakkar, Prof. M.P.Mathai, Prof. M.S. John, Prof. Sandip Das, Prof. Jeevan Kumar, Dr. William Baskaran, Prof. Suresh Pandharipande, Prof. T.S.Devdoss, Prof. Shyam Asolekar, Prof. L.M.Bhole, Dr. Anand Gokani, Dr. Ramdas Bhatkal and many others.
The Institute has been graced by the visit of H.H. The Dalai Lama and eminent Gandhian activists like Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, Mr. Sulak Sivaraksa, Mr. Louis Campana, Dr. Satish Kumar, and many other noted academics from different parts of the globe as participants of the Institute’s programmes.
The list of visiting faculty is indicative and not comprehensive. It includes many others who are equally accomplished and well known.