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Dharmveer Diliprao Rahate Shikshan Va Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha, Mehkar's

Smt. Sindhutai Jadhao Arts and Science Mahavidyalaya, Mehkar, Dist. Buldhana
(Formerly known as Arts and Science Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Mehkar, Dist. Buldhana)

Affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra

About College

About College

Dharmaveer Diliprao Rahate Shikshan va Bahu uddeshiya Sanstha’s Smt. Sindhutai Jadhao Arts and Science college formerly known as “Arts & Science Mahila Mahavidyalaya”, Mehkar was established in the year 1997.

The founder president of the college, honorable Pratapraoji Jadhao, M.P. of Buldana District dreamt of rural girl students’ higher education. Rural girls were unable to pursue higher education due to so many hurdles. Hence taking this view into consideration, honorable President founded Mahila College in Arts faculty and science faculty for both girls and boys.

The college is permanently affiliated to Sant Gandge Baba Amravati University. The college was recognized under section 2(F) and 12(B), by UGC. The aim of college is to provide education to women & their overall development. The college provides education to the wards of poor families. Most of the students are from nearby villages.

The college provides hostel facility, book bank scheme, students guidance cell, remedial coaching for poor & needy students. The college wishes to make students ‘Ideal’ in every sense of the term & provide ‘society ‘Ideal Woman and man’. The college wishes to make students ‘Swayam siddha’ by promoting knowledge & skill that will enable them to earn their living.

The premises of the institute sprawling over nearly 8.2 acres of land, is a witness of the mare of great visionary. A sapling plated by honorable Pratapraoji Jadhav, has now grown into a huge tree having strong branches.

All teacher’s strive for the improvement of university result. Overall development of weaker & average students for making education pleasant to them.

The college conducts extra classes for minority &academically weak students. Presently the college is accredited with c+ grade by NAAC & now it is prepared to send Lot to NAAC, Bangalore.

Co-curricular activities like organisation of cultural programmes debate, elocution, seminars, yoga & pranayam, Ganesh Festival, Dahi-handi , sports day, birth & death anniversaries of national leaders are conducted from time to time.

Every year our college also participates in Youth Festival organised by Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. At interval, the college also organises programmes on personality development & Arts of Living. Ours is an exclusive college in Buldhana District, which is second number, where higher education for woman is imparted.

Many students brought laurel to college in various sports & academics. Students of the college activity participate in the university sports like kho-kho, kabaddi, volley-ball.

Various social activities like Tree plantation, Literacy Rally, Voters Awareness Rally, Women’s Empowerment, Save Girl Child Campaign etc are conducted through N.S.S unit of the college. Besides, annual residential camp is conducted in the adopted village.

There are about 6000 reference book in the college library. The library is well equipped with the facilities like N. List, book bank, E-mail and internet. The computerisation of the library is in progress. The faculty of the college is well qualified.

Most of the teachers in Arts and Science faculty are Ph.D. holders and SET/NET qualified, remaining are pursuing their Ph.D. Five faculties are University recognised Ph.D. supervisors. The science faculty of the college is well equipped with enriched labs materials, chemicals, apparatus, glass wares, &adequate furniture.

Parent Teacher Association is also established in our college. Dr. S.T. Kute is the co-ordinator of the association. In the development of the college parents participation should be there. Keeping this view in mind, Parents Teacher Association is established in our college. In the overall development of students, parents’ role is very important. Parents suggest some reformative ideas so that the college may develop academically. Through this association various academic problems of the students are to be solved.

The college is surrounded by greenery and pleasant atmosphere. For distance learners, a centre for Preparatory course for BA at UG level through distance education by Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik is available in the college campus. 


Brief History of College

In 1997 the Faculty of Arts for Girls was established.

In 2000-2001 Received 100% Grant in aid for Faculty of Arts.

The subject ELT (English Literature) introduced from 2003.

From the Year 2005-2006 got Permanent affiliation of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University.

The Faculty of Science for Girls stared from 2011.

In 2013 Co-Education is introduced in Faculty of Science.

In 2016-17 College renamed as ‘’Smt. Sindhutai Jadhao Arts & Science College’’

Tenure of Principals

Sr. Name Designition Period
1 Prof. R. R. Awasthi I/c Principal 01.06.1997 to 31.03.1999
2 Prof. S. R. Dhangad I/c Principal 01.04.1999 to 30.11.1999
3 Prof. R. G. Suralkar I/c Principal 01.12.1999 to 01.01.2002
4 Prof. Smt. M. P. Mahajan Principal 01.02.2002 to 30.04.2003
5 Prof. R. G. Suralkar I/c Principal 01.05.2003 to 31.08.2003
6 Prof. Smt. V. G. Deshpande Principal 01.09.2003 to 30.11.2005
7 Prof. P. R. Junghare I/c Principal 01.12.2005 to 30.11.2006
8 Prof. B. W. Somatkar I/c Principal 01.12.2006 to 30.06.2007
9 Dr. A. R. Mhalsane Principal 01.07.2007 to 31.08.2009
10 Prof. B. W. Somatkar I/c Principal 01.09.2009 to 31.08.2011
11 Dr. S. T. Sali Principal 01.09.2011 to 31.05.2016
12 Dr. S. T. Kute I/c Principal 01.06.2016 to 31.03.2018
13 Dr. B. R. Lahorkar Principal 02.04.2018 onwards


Permissions & Affiliations 

Dharmaveer Diliprao Rahate Shikshan va Bahu uddeshiya Sanstha Mehkar, Dist. Buldana is Registered U/S 1950 and 1860


Govt. Order, Grant Order, 2f, 12(B), ELT Order, 2(f) 12B Name Change Letter

Permenent Affiliation of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University




Govt. Order, Co-Edu Orders, Grant GR

Affiliation of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University

2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-18, 2018-21. 2021-22, 2022-23



UGC Approval, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University Letter, First Affiliation Letter 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23

Statutary Declaration Under Section 4(1)(B) of RTI

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