The college was started by the Physiotherapists, Rotarians & Social workers, notable among them are Dr. D.S. Ghare, former President of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Council, Rotarian Past President Shri M.D. Jambhekar, Rt. Anil Kulkarni, PR Rotary Club Nigdi, Rtn Dr. A. A. Kanitkar, Rtn Ishwardas Chordia, Rtn. Kantilal Khinvsara, Dr. V. G. Vaidya.
After Considerable deliberations from January 1992 ultimately on 11th Sept. 1992 the college of Physiotherapy was started with "Diploma in Physiotherapy course" of three and half years of Theoretical and Clinical Training & half year of internship. Highly qualified professional then assisted the college.
A curriculum based on the technology of the day was framed. Staff members are among the best in their field noted for friendliness & professionalism. The staff is always anxious to help students achieve academic excellence. The instructional methods in the college are supported by audio-visual media & library service. Initially 11 students were admitted, and the strength rose to 22 in Second year, 32 in Third year and 35 in Fourth year onwards. First, second, third, fourth and fifth batches have passed out. The college is run by CHAITNYA MEDICAL FOUNDATION, registered Public Trust, exempted under Section 80 (g) and 12A Income Tax Act, BPT Registration No. E 1613.
At present no Associate College is run by the Trust. In future, however, Medical electronics, Biomedical-engineering Colleges will be started if sufficient funds are available.
SummaryCollege of Physiotherapy is an other university. It is located at C/o ATSS, C-2, MIDC, Opp. Chinchwad (E) Post Office, Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Chinchwad in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It offers the following educational courses, 1 Bachelor/Graduate course.
Courses Offered by College of Physiotherapy
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
Duration : 4.5 years full time
Pune, Maharashtra, India