List of Government Schemes and Institutions named after the Gandhis

The Gandhi family have dominated India and its heritage for a long time. From Government and state government schemes, projects, power-plants, roads and stadiums to trophies, airports and educational institutions; infinite number of places have been named after the Gandhis.

The fact came into light once again recently when veteran actor Rishi Kapoor tweeted about the same in his twitter handle.  

Here is the complete list of government schemes and institutions that are named after the Gandhis.

Government Schemes/ Projects
Central Government Schemes

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana, Ministry of Power – A scheme “Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana” for Rural Electricity Infrastructure and Household Electrification was launched for the attainment of the National Common Minimum Programme of providing access to electricity to all Rural Household by 2009. Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) is the nodal agency for the scheme. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana to be continued during the Eleventh Plan period with a capital subsidy of Rs. 28000 Crore;
  2. Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission (RGNDWM), Ministry of Rural Development, Annual allocation plan – from Rs.6,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore per annum. Total spent until now – around Rs 70,000
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission, Ministry of Urban Development, Total spent until now – Rs 62,000 crore.
  4. Indira Awas Yojana, Ministry of Rural Areas and Environment – IAY is a CSS funded on cost-sharing basis between the Centre and the States in the ratio of 75:25. In the case of UTs, the entire funds are provided by Centre. The target groups for housing under IAY are households below poverty line living in rural areas, particularly those belonging to SC/ST and freed bonded labourers. Annual Allocation – Rs 8000 – 11,000 crore
  5. Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
  6. Rajiv Gandhi National Crèche Scheme for the Children of Working Mothers, Department of Women & Child Development, Ministry of HRD, New Delhi – Budgetary allocation of around Rs 100 crore per year
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Udyami Mitra Yojana for benefit of NE entrepreneurs, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India
  8. Jawaharlal Nehru Rojgar Yojna – Ministry of Labour and Employment – A Self- employment programme for urban poor
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojna, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation
  10. Indira Gandhi Canal Project, Funded by World Bank
  11. Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana, Union Ministry of Textiles, in association with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited
  12. Indira Vikas Patra
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of SAdolescent Girls
  16. Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme
  17. Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme for BPL beneficiaries 18. Rajiv Gandhi Geamin LPG Vitrak Yojana

State Government Schemes

  1. INDIRAMMA, an acronym for Integrated Novel Development In Rural Areas and Model Municipal Areas – a programme for integrated development of villages and municipalities –Andhra Pradesh
  2. Indiramma Pachcha Thoranam – An Action Plan for Village Organisations –Andhra Pradesh
  3. Indiramma Amrutha Hastham Scheme – To provide nutritious food to pregnant and lactating women –Andhra Pradesh
  4. Amma Hastham – A kit containing nine essential commodities for Rs 185 –Andhra Pradesh
  5. Indiramma Kalalu – To identify individual and community needs among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes –Andhra Pradesh
  6. Indira Kranti Pratham, Andhra Pradesh
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Abyodhaya Yojana, Andhra Pradesh
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Rehabilitation Package for Tsunami Affected Areas, Tamil Nadu Rajiv Gandhi Social Security Scheme for Poor People, Pomndicherry
  9. Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, Delhi to provide housing facilities to the poorer sections in Delhi.
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Prathamik Shiksha Mission, Madhya Pradesh
  11. Rajiv Gandhi Shiksha Mission, Chhattisgarh
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Mission on Food Security, Madhya Pradesh
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Mission on Community Health, Madhya Pradesh
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Limited, Karnataka
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Tourism Development Mission, Rajasthan
  16. Rajiv Gandhi Computer Literacy Programme, Assam
  17. Rajiv Gandhi Swavlamban Rojgar Yojana, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
  18. Rajiv Gandhi Vidyarthi Suraksha Yojana, Maharashtra
  19. Rajiv Gandhi Mission for Watershed Management, M.P.
  20. Rajiv Gandhi Food Security Mission for Tribal Areas, MP
  21. Rajiv Gandhi Home for Handicapped, Pondicherry
  22. Rajiv Gandhi Breakfast Scheme, Pondicherry
  23. Rajiv Gandhi Artisans Health and Life Insurance Scheme, Tamil Nadu
  24. Rajiv Gandhi Zopadpatti Nivara Prakalpa, Mumbai
  25. Rajiv Arogyasri programme, Gujarat
  26. Rajiv Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission, Jabalpur
  27. Rajiv Gandhi Bridges and Roads Infrastructure Development Programme, Haryana
  28. Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Niwara Prakalp, Maharashtra Govt.
  29. Indira Gandhi Utkrishtha Chhattervritti Yojna for post-plus II students, Himachal Pradesh
  30. Indira Gandhi Women Protection Scheme, Maharashtra
  31. Indira Gandhi Prathisthan, Housing and Urban Planning Department, UP
  32. Indira Kranthi Patham Scheme, Andhra Pradesh
  33. Indira Gandhi Vruddha Bhumiheen Shetmajoor Anudan Yojana, Maharashtra
  34. Indira Gandhi Niradhar Yojna, Govt. of Maharashtra
  35. Indira Gandhi Drinking Water Scheme-Haryana Govt.
  36. Indira Gaon Ganga Yojana, Chattisgarh
  37. Indira Sahara Yojana, Chattisgarh
  38. Indira Soochna Shakti Yojana, Chattisgarh
  39. Indira Gandhi Balika Suraksha Yojana, HP
  40. Indira Gandhi Garibi Hatao Yojana (DPIP), MP
  41. Indira Gandhi Water Project, Haryana
  42. Indira Gandhi Sagar Project, Bhandara District, Maharashtra
  43. Indira Jeevitha Bima Pathakam, Andhra Pradesh
  44. Indira Gandhi Priyadarshani Vivah Shagun Yojana, Haryana
  45. Indira Mahila Yojana Scheme, Meghalaya
  46. Indira Gandhi Calf Rearing Scheme, Chhattisgarh
  47. Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Vivah Shagun Yojana, Haryana
  48. Indira Gandhi Calf Rearing Scheme, Andhra Pradesh
  49. Indira Gandhi Landless Agriculture Labour scheme, Maharashtra


  1. Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup Kabaddi Tournament
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Run
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Federation Cup Boxing Championship
  4. Rajiv Gandhi International Football Tournament
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Road Race, New Delhi
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Boat Race, Kerala
  7. Rajiv Gandhi International Artistic Gymnastic Tournament
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Roller Skating Championship
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Marathon Race, New Delhi
  10. Rajiv Gandhi International Judo Championship, Chandigarh
  11. Rajeev Gandhi Memorial Trophy for the Best College, Calicut
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Rural Cricket Tournament, initiated by Rahul Gandhi in Amethi
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Football Gold Cup (U-21)
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup Football Trophy, Jammu & Kashmir
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Instant Football Tournament, Mumbai
  16. Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Sportspersons
  17. All India Rajiv Gandhi Basketball (Girls) Tournament
  18. All India Rajiv Gandhi Wrestling Gold Cup, organized by Delhi State
  19. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Jhopadpatti Football Tournament, Maharastra
  20. Rajiv Gandhi Mini Olympics, Mumbai
  21. Rajiv Gandhi Beachball Kabaddi Federation
  22. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Trophy Prerana Foundation
  23. Indira Gandhi International Womens’ Hockey Gold Cup Tournament
  24. Indira Gandhi Boat Race
  25. Nehru Cup – International Football Tournament.
  26. Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament.


  1. Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Delhi
  2. Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi
  4. Rajiv Gandhi Sports Stadium, Bawana
  5. Rajiv Gandhi National Football Academy, Haryana
  6. Rajiv Gandhi AC Stadium, Vishakhapatnam
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Pondicherry
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Itanagar
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Ernakulam
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex, Kundli, Delhi
  11. Rajib Gandhi Memorial Sports Complex, Guwahati
  12. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
  13. Indira Gandhi Stadium, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  14. Indira Gandhi Stadium, Una, Himachal Pradesh
  15. Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Vishakhapatnam
  16. Indira Gandhi Stadium, Deogarh, Rajasthan
  17. Indira Gandhi Sports Stadium, Shimla

Peaks and Geographical Landmarks

  1. Indira Point (the southernmost point of India- formerly known as Pygmalion Point)
  2. Indira Col (near trijunction of India-China-Pakistan)
  3. Jawahar Dweep (formerly Butcher Island in Mumbai Harbour)
  4. Mount Rajiv, a peak in the Himalayas

Airports/ Ports/Aviation Academies

  1. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Container Terminal, Cochin
  3. Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
  4. Indira Gandhi Dock, Mumbai
  5. Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, Fursatganj Airfield, Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru Nava Sheva Port Trust, Mumbai
  7. Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University, Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy, Secundrabad
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Power Plants

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Super Thermal Power Station (RGSTPS),Sipat, Chattisgarh
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant, Kayamkulam, Allappuzha, Kerala
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Plant, Hissar, Haryana
  4. Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project, Haryana

Universities/Education Institutes

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Aeronautics, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli
  4. Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, M.P.
  5. Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Kharagpur,
  6. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab
  7. Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Tamil Nadu
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, Kerala
  9. Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering Research & Technology, Chandrapur, Maharashtra
  10. Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  11. Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Chola Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogika Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, M.P.
  14. Rajiv Gandhi D.Ed College, Latur, Maharashtra
  15. Rajiv Gandhi College, Shahpura, Bhopal
  16. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Raebareli, U.P.
  17. Rajiv Gandhi Homeopathic Medical College, Bhopal, M.P.
  18. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Post Graduate Studies, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh
  19. Rajiv Gandhi College of Education, Tumkur, Karnataka
  20. Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
  21. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT and Biotechnology, Bhartiya Vidhyapeeth
  22. Rajiv Gandhi High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  23. Rajiv Gandhi Group of Institutions, Satna, M.P.
  24. Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
  25. Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Centre, R.T.M., Nagpur University
  26. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  27. Rajiv Gandhi Mahavidyalaya, Madhya Pradesh
  28. Rajiv Gandhi Post Graduate College, Allahabad, U.P.
  29. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka
  30. Rajiv Gandhi Govt. PG Ayurvedic College, Poprola, Himachal Pradesh
  31. Rajiv Gandhi College, Satna, M.P.
  32. Rajiv Gandhi Madhyamic Vidyalaya, Maharashtra
  33. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan
  34. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  35. Rajiv Gandhi Industrial Training Centre, Gandhinagar
  36. Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Andhra Pradesh
  37. Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Distance Education, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  38. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture, Tamil Nadu
  39. Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh
  40. Rajiv Gandhi Sports Medicine Centre (RGSMC), Kerala
  41. Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Mauritus
  42. Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda, Goa
  43. Rajiv Gandhi Vidyalaya, Mulund, Mumbai
  44. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Polytechnic, Bangalore, Karnataka
  45. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Circle Telecom Training Centre (India), Chennai
  46. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Pharmacy, Kasagod, Kerala
  47. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College Of Aeronautics, Jaipur
  48. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial First Grade College, Shimoga, Karnataka
  49. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Education, Jammu & Kashmir
  50. Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  51. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Teacher’s Training College, Jharkhand
  52. Rajiv Gandhi Degree College, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
  53. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
  54. Rajiv Gandhi Government Degree College, Shimla
  55. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture
  56. Rajiv Gandhi Ground Water Training and Research Institute
  57. Rajiv Gandhi Computer Literacy Programme
  58. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi
  59. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development & Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  60. Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun
  61. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai
  62. Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Orissa
  63. Indira Gandhi B.Ed. College, Mangalore
  64. Smt. Indira Gandhi College of Education, Nanded, Maharashtra
  65. Indira Gandhi Balika Niketan B.ED. College, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
  66. Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh
  67. Smt. Indira Gandhi College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  68. Smt. Indira Gandhi College, Tiruchirappalli
  69. Indira Gandhi Engineering College, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
  70. Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kashmere Gate, Delhi
  71. Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Dist. Dhenkanal, Orissa
  72. Indira Gandhi Institute of Aeronautics, Pune, Maharashtra
  73. Indira Gandhi Integral Education Centre, New Delhi
  74. Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences, Delhi University, Delhi
  75. Indira Gandhi High School, Himachal
  76. Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh
  77. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
  78. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kukatpally, Andhra Pradesh
  79. Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarakashi, Uttarakhand
  80. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Business Management, Vikram University
  81. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  82. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
  83. Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  84. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for advanced Scientific Research, a deemed university, Jakkur, Bangalore
  85. Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Social Studies, affiliated to Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapith (Pune, Maharashtra)
  86. Jawaharlal Nehru College of Aeronautics & Applied Sciences, Coimbatore, (ESTD 1968)
  87. Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology, Katraj, Dhankwdi, Pune, Maharashtra
  88. Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  89. Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Education & Technological Research, Nanded, Maharashra
  90. Jawaharlal Nehru College, Aligarh
  91. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
  92. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
  93. Jawaharlal Nehru B.Ed. College, Kota, Rajasthan
  94. Jawaharlal Nehru P.G. College, Bhopal
  95. Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh
  96. Jawaharlal Nehru Public School, Bhopal
  97. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
  98. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
  99. Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology, Ibrahimpatti, Andhra Pradesh


  1. Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Achievement
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Awards, Delhi Labour Welfare Board
  4. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award
  7. Rajiv Gandhi National Award Scheme for Original Book Writing on Gyan Vigyan
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
  9. Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award, Instituted by Bureau of Indian Standards
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Environment Award for Clean Technology, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India
  11. Rajiv Gandhi Film Awards (Mumbai)
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Khelratna Puraskar
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Parisara Prashasti, Karnataka
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Vocational Excellence Awards
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Excellence award
  16. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
  17. Indira Gandhi Prize for National Integration
  18. Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award
  19. Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Awards, Ministry of Environment and Forests
  20. Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Purashkar
  21. Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
  22. Indira Gandhi Official Language Award Scheme
  23. Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film
  24. Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award
  25. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development
  26. Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science Implementation
  27. Indira Gandhi Shiromani Award
  28. Indira Gandhi NSS Award
  29. Indira Gandhi award for social service, Madhya Pradesh
  30. Indira Gandhi Postgraduate Scholarship for Single Girl Child, UGC
  31. Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Shield Scheme
  32. Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Peace
  33. Soviet Land Nehru Award
  34. Jawaharlal Nehru Balkalyan Award
  35. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi
  36. Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Research Award
  37. Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
  38. Nehru Bal Samiti Bravery Awards
  39. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medal
  40. Jawaharlal Nehru Prize for Popularization of Science
  41. Jawaharlal Nehru National Science Competition Awards

Scholarship / Fellowship

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Students with Disabilities
  2. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme for SC/ST Candidates, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship, Indira Gandhi Open University
  4. Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  6. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates given by University Grants Commission
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship sponsored by the Commonwealth of Learning in association with Indira Gandhi National Open University
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellowship given by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (to promote budding scientists) done in tandem with Department of Science and Technology and Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
  9. Rajiv Gandhi HUDCO Fellowships in the Habitat Sector (to promote research in the field of sustainable Habitat development) for MPhil, PhD Students
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Travelling Scholarship
  11. Rajiv Gandhi(UK) Foundation Scholarship
  12. Indira Gandhi Memorial Fellowships
  13. Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  14. Fullbright scholarship now renamed Fullbright- Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship
  15. Cambridge Nehru Scholarships, 10 in number, for research at Cambridge University, London, leading to Ph. D. for 3 years, which include fee, maintenance allowance, air travel to UK and back
  16. Scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowships for Post-graduate Studies, Government of India
  17. Jawarharlal Nehru Science Fellowships for International Students in India

National Parks/ Sanctuaries/ Museums

  1. Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarhole) Wildlife Sanctury, Karnataka
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctury, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Indira Gandhi National Park, Tamil Nadu
  4. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park , New Delhi
  5. Indira Gandhi National Park, Annamalai Hills, Western Ghats
  6. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Vishakhapatnam
  7. Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS)
  8. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Pollachi
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Health Museum
  10. The Rajiv Gandhi Museum of Natural History
  11. Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, New Delhi
  12. Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi
  13. Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi
  14. Jawaharlal Nehru Museum in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  15. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Gallery, London
  16. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Worli, Mumbai.
  17. Jawaharlal Nehru National Science Exhibition for Children

Hospitals/Medical Institutions

  1. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karnataka
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Home for Handicapped, Pondicherry
  4. Shri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Science & Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Bio Technology, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala
  6. Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing, Bangalore, Karnataka
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Raichur
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, Bangalore, Karnataka
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Paramedical College, Jodhpur
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Thane, Mumbai
  11. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Pharmacy, Karnataka
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Hospital, Goa
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Mission on Community Health, Madhya Pradesh
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Homoeopathic Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  16. North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Shilong, Meghalaya
  17. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
  18. Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore
  19. Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna
  20. The Indira Gandhi Pediatric Hospital, Afghanistan
  21. Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore
  22. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
  23. Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science, Kerala
  24. Indira Gandhi Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneshwar
  25. Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur
  26. Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital And Research Centre, Kolkata
  27. Indira Gandhi Hospital, Shimla
  28. Indira Gandhi Women and Children Hospital , Bhopal
  29. Indira Gandhi Gas Relief Hospital, Bhopal
  30. Kamla Nehru Hospital, Shimla
  31. Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya
  32. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, (JIPMER)
  33. Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal
  34. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Raipur.
  35. Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, New Delhi
  36. Nehru, Science Centre, Worli, Mumbai
  37. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Homoeopathic Medical Sciences, Maharashtra

Institutions / Chairs / Festivals

  1. Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development. (RGNIYD), Ministry of Youth and Sports
  2. Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training & Research Institute, Faridabad, Haryana
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Food Security Mission in Tribal Areas
  4. Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Shiksha Mission, Chhattisgarh
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Chair Endowment for South Asian Economics
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Project – A pilot to provide education through massive satellite connectivity
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Limited, Karnataka
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Information and Technology Commission
  10. Rajiv Gandhi Chair for Peace and Disarmament
  11. Rajiv Gandhi Chair, Allahabad University
  12. Rajiv Gandhi Music Festival
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Lecture
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Education Foundation, Kerala
  16. Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Convention
  17. The Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Educational and Charitable Society, Kasagod, Kerala
  18. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Trophy ekankika spardha, Prerana Foundation
  19. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Janpath, New Delhi
  20. Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj & Gramin Vikas Sansthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  21. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam
  22. Indira Gandhi Institute for Development and Research , Mumbai
  23. Indira Gandhi Institute of Cardiology (IGIC), Patna
  24. Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, New Delhi
  25. Indira Gandhi National Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  26. Indira Gandhi Mahila Sahakari Soot Girni Ltd, Maharashtra
  27. Indira Gandhi Conservation Monitoring Centre , Ministry of Environment & Forest
  28. Jawahar Shetkari Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd.
  29. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan
  30. Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House Nhava Sheva, Maharashtra
  31. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
  32. Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Moscow
  33. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Udyog Kendra for Juveniles, Pune, Maharastra
  34. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture and Research Institute, Pondicherry
  35. Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas to commemorate his birthday on August 20


  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, Headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi
  2. Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Headquarters of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan. Headquarters of the Ministry of Civil Aviation
  4. Rajiv Chowk, Delhi
  5. Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung, New Delhi
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan, New Delhi
  7. Rajiv Gandhi Park, Kalkaji, Delhi
  8. Indira Chowk, New Delhi
  9. Nehru Yuvak Kendra, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
  10. Nehru Place, New Delhi
  11. Nehru Park, New Delhi
  12. Nehru House, BSZ Marg, New Delhi
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Renewable Energy Park, Gurgaon, Haryana
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link – Bandra-Worli, Mumbai
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Chowk, Andheri, Mumbai
  16. Indira Gandhi Road, Mumbai
  17. Indira Gandhi Nagar, Wadala, Mumbai
  18. Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Mulund, Mumbai
  19. Nehru Nagar, Kurla, Mumbai
  20. Jawaharlal Nehru Ggarden, Thane, Mumbai
  21. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Hall, Chennai
  22. Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Vadapalani, Chennai,
  23. Rajiv Gandhi Salai (old Mahabalipuram road named after Rajiv Gandhi), Chennai
  24. Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Haryana
  25. Rajiv Gandhi IT Habitat, Goa
  26. Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Chennai
  27. Rajiv Gandhi Park, Vijayawada
  28. Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  29. Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Trichy, Tamil Nadu
  30. Rajiv Gandhi IT Park, Hinjewadi, Pune
  31. Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Bhavan, Palanpur Banaskantha
  32. Rajiv Gandhi Technology Park, Chandigarh
  33. Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van, Jharkhand
  34. Rajiv Gandhi Road, Chittoor
  35. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
  36. Indira Gandhi Memorial Library, University of Hyderabad
  37. Indira Gandhi Musical Fountains, Bangalore
  38. Indira Gandhi Planetarium , Lucknow
  39. Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture (IGCIC), High Commission of India, Mauritus
  40. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park , Eastern Ghats of India
  41. Indira Gandhi Industrial Complex, Ranipet, Vellore District
  42. Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar
  43. Indira Gandhi Square , Pondicherry
  44. Indira Gandhi Road, Willingdon Island, Cochin
  45. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Kashmir
  46. Indira Gandhi Sagar Dam, Nagpur
  47. Indira Gandhi Bridge, Rameshvaram, Tamil Nadu
  48. Indira Gandhi Hospital, Bhiwandi
  49. Indira Gandhi Memorial Cultural Complex, Uttar Pradesh.
  50. Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan , Bhopal
  51. Indira Gandhi Nagar, Rajasthan
  52. Indira Nagar, Lucknow
  53. Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad
  54. Jawaharlal Nehru Gardens, Ambarnath
  55. Jawarharlal Nehru Gardens, Panhala
  56. Jawaharlal Nehru Market, Jammu.
  57. Nehru Chowk, Ulhas Nagar, Maharashtra.
  58. Nehru Bridge on the river Mandovi, Panaji, Goa
  59. Nehru Nagar Ghaziabad
  60. Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Dharmatala, Kolkata
  61. Nehru Road, Guwahati
  62. Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur
  63. Nehru Vihar Colony, Kalyanpur, Lucknow
  64. Nehru Nagar, Patna
  65. Jawaharlal Nehru Street, Pondicherry
  66. Nehru Bazaar, Madanapalli, Tirupathi
  67. Nehru Chowk, Bilaspur. M.P
  68. Nehru Street, Ponmalaipatti, Tiruchirapalli
  69. Nehru Nagar, Ahmedabad
  70. Nehru Nagar,. Nashik-Pune Road, Maharashtra

(This list does not include the thousands of roads named after these three individuals in towns and cities across India)

Don’t you think it’s high time we speak up on the matter so that necessary changes can be made in order to give importance to other famous personalities as well who have contributed in the development of the country? Feel free to share your views in the comment section below.

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