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On April 21, 1932 a citizens meeting with eminent people of the city was convened in which 'Women's Education Society' was formed with Rao Bahadur M.B. Kinkhede as its Founder President and Shri Y.M. Pathak as Founder Secretary. The constitution of the society was drawn up by Justice W.R. Puranik and Shri T.J. Kedar. Sir Sorabji Mehta was the founder chairman of the Executive Committee of the Society.

In 1935 the society was duly registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 vide No. 23 of 1935-36 and later on u/s XXIX of Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 vide No. F-389(N) on 3-8-1962
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The society owes its present status to the illustrious and equally commendable dedication of luminaries who left their mark in the annals of the society. They were besides Founder President Rao Bahadur M.B. Kinkhede and 2nd President Lady Gowan, Past Presidents viz. Lady Kalhum Wylie (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central Provinces & Berar. Sir Francis Verner Wylie), Lady Muriel Twynam, (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central Provinces & Berar, Sir Henry Twynam) and Smt. A. Pakwasa (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central Provinces & Berar, Sir Mangaldas Mancharam Pakwasa).

The Society has a beautiful site of 26.10 acres and also 2 acres of land at Seminary Hills Campus donated by the Governor of Central Provinces & Berar in 1940 and by Governor of Madhya Pradesh in 1952 respectively.

The Society later on acquired 3 acres of Trust Land in 1960 and 1 acre of Trust Land in 1961 of the Nagpur Improvement Trust at Shankar nagar campus with the help of Shri M.K. Kher, the then Chairman of NIT, who later became member of the Society.

Among the earliest to be associated with the society were the then six Vice Chancellors of Nagpur University viz. Justice Dr. M.B. Niyogi, Dr. Sir Hari Singh Gour, Dr.T.J. Kedar, Justice W.R. Puranik, Justice S.P. Kotwal & Mr. P.P. Deo, Khan Bahadur M.E.R. Malak, Sir M.B. Dadabhoy, Sir Sorabji B. Mehta, Shri S.H. Batliwala, Mr. L.S.Deshmukh, Mr. K.P. Ghiara, Mrs. M.C. McFadyen, Mr. Samimulla Khan, Mr. M.Y. Shareef, Mrs. Stent, Mrs. Owen, Dewan Bahadur K.V. Brahma (CIE), Lady Chitnavis , Mr. Abdul Latif Khan , Mr. B.G. Khaparde

Nawab Mir Mehdi Ali Khan, G.S.Gupta, Mrs. Irene Mothe Bose, Justice M. Hidayatullah. Rao Bahadur N.J. Naidu, Justice M. Kaushalendra Rao, Mr. M.K. Kher, Mr. Dayabhai Sutaria, Shri N.K.P. Salve, Shri Jamnadasji Daga & Justice Y.B. Tambe.

At a later date Justice N.L. Abhyankar, Mr. A.D. Mani , Shri H.N. Malak, Shri D.S. Panditji, Dr. Gaya Prasad, Justice B.A. Masodkar, Mrs. Pushpa (Mehta) Hidayatullah, Shri S.P. Gharpure, Shri V.D. Dhanwatey, Shri P.J. Registrar, Smt. Shakuntala Sutaria, Mrs. S.K. Buty, Shri H.J. Thakkar, Justice M.R.Waikar, to name a few were among the many other distinguished personalities.

Patronage from different philanthropic trusts and individuals included late Sir Dorabji Tata trust of Bombay, H.E. Sir Hyde Gowen, the then Governor of C.P. & Berar. His Exalted Excellency the Nizam of Hyderabad and Mr. Bhulabhai Desai.

Other donors over the years included Seth Badridas Daga, Shri Durgaprasad Saraf, Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Shri P.R. Mundle, Mrs. Meena Deshmukh, Mrs. A.P. Mundle, Major P.W.Barlingey, Adv. V.R. Manohar, Justice M.L. Pendse Foundation, Mumbai, M/s. Raheja Universal Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai and Lachmendas Sevagram Charities, Mumbai.

Presently the society has as its President a legal luminary and former Adv. General of Maharashtra Adv. V.R. Manohar. Other ofce bearers are Justice M.S.Deshpande, (Retd.), Vice President, Major. P.W. Barlingey (Retd.), Vice President, Mr. N.M. Bokare (CA), Treasurer, Dr. Panna Akhani (Academician), Secretary and Mrs. Varsha Manohar, Jt. Secretary.

With 83 years of sustained progress the Women's Education Society has many institutions under its aegis. Its strength lies in the versatility of the range of programmes offered by the following institutions.

Lady Amritbai Daga College for Women of Arts, Commerce, & Science and Smt. Rantidevi Purohit College of Home Science & Home Science
--- Technology.

Women's Technical Education & Research Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit Institute. .
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture.
Justice M.L. Pendse School of Languages & Media Studies.

Summary
Women's Technical Education and Research Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit institute is an other university. It is located at Next To Sewa Sadan, North Ambazari Road, Ngp, North Ambazari Road, Nagpur in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. It offers the following educational courses, 6 Post 10th Diploma courses, 2 Post Graduate Diploma courses.

Courses Offered by Women's Technical Education and Research Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit institute

Post 10th Diploma [6]
Diploma in Beauty Culture and Hair Dressing
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 2 years full time
Intake : 20
Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 3 years full time
Intake : 40
Diploma in Garment Technology
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 3 years full time
Intake : 30
Diploma in Information Technology
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 3 years full time
Intake : 40
Diploma in Interior Designing and Decoration
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 2 years full time
Intake : 30
Diploma in Stenography and Secretarial Practice
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 2 years full time
Intake : 20
Post Graduate Diploma [2]
Advance Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 1 years full time
Intake : 20
Advanced Diploma in Dietetics
Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education
Duration 1 years full time
Intake : 20

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Kusumtai Wankhede Vocational Training

Location

Next To Sewa Sadan, North Ambazari Road, Ngp, North Ambazari Road, Nagpur
440010
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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