From The Principal's Desk

Dear Stakeholders,

I welcome you to our college, Smt. A. R. Patil Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Ichalkaranji, Dist- Kolhapur (Maharashtra). The college is named after Late Smt. Akkatai Ramagonda Patil, Who has donated her whole property for this college.

The College was established in 1984 by late Dr. Bapuji Salunkhe, the Founder of Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha, Kolhapur. This educational institution is the second largest institution in Maharashtra that runs more than 365 centers imparting the educational & Cultural values of Late Dr. Bapuji salunkhe to spread primary, secondary and higher education in rural and hilly and urban areas off Maharashtra & Karanataka. Nearly two lakh Students have been learning in the institution.

Smt. A. R. Patil Kanya Mahavidyalaya is one of the renowned Colleges in Ichalkaranji. The only college for Women in the city.

Mahatma Phule said, if you educate a man, you educate an individual. But if you educate a woman, you educate a family. The vision of Dr. Bapuji Salunkhe was to transform the status of women through education. The college Permitted by an enlightened Feminism that is confidence of women finding their place in the society.

The College as a center of excellence that nutures intellectuas and academic striving, vibrant extra curricular activity outreach initiatives and civic engagement. Acknowledged as one of the finest College in the city & its vicinity because the college has -

  • Highly qualified Faculty with highest qualifications as M.Phil, Ph.D. along with research publications.
  • A Remarkable record in curricular activities.
  • Very good record at State and National level in sports & cultural activites.
  • Introducing Job oriented, career oriented courses for girls.
  • Quality Improvement Programmers for Faculty & Staff.
  • Provides maximum financial assistance & support to Students, Staff & Faculty through various means.
  • Provides a Platform to the students to enhance their skill through NSS and other activities.

Thus Education is not Simply acquiring knowledge but it is learning to live out this knowledge wisely. However with all the ideals & high sounding goals that education is said to encompass, the need of the hour is to educate the mind to establish & preserve a peace based Society. The college has been Putting in Sincere efforts to make women well educated & more advanced within its own limits.

Let the quest to educate the mind continue. . . . . .

Thank you for visiting our website & showing so much of concern.

Dr. Udaysinh Manepatil
Principal