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Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali, Pune

Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali, Pune is one of the premier educational societies in the state of Maharashtra. Established by four visionary school teachers Shri K. B. Dongre, Shri R. G. Deo , Shri D. S. Karambelkar and Shri R. B. Kulkarni in 1888, S. P. Mandali has made a remarkable contribution in providing quality education in the fields of primary, secondary as well as higher education. With a vision of ‘Education for All’, the Mandali has consciously reached out to different parts of the State from Pune, Mumbai, Solapur, Chiplun, Nagothane and now, even out of Maharashtra to Bangaluru with its educational mission. The Mandali has sixty three educational institutions under its umbrella. Like other institutions under S P Mandali, the administration of the Ramnarain Ruia College is the responsibility of teacher administrators who are directly accountable to the Administrative Board, which is the executive authority of the parent body.

Since 1937, this home to learning has offered its students excellent infrastructural facilities along with a competent and dedicated faculty which strives for the overall development of every student.

Ruia College proudly celebrated its Platinum Jubilee ( 2012-13) in the august presence of Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, the then President of India. The College enjoys the reputation of being one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the country. Its outstanding performance in the field of curricular and co-curricular activities has considerably enhanced its prestige. In the last seventy nine years Ruia has crossed several milestones and produced a galaxy of illustrious alumni such as Dr. K. Kasturirangan (former Chairman, ISRO & Director, NIES) Dr. Manohar Joshi(former Speaker, Lok Sabha), Lord Meghanad Desai (Economist), Shri. Ajit Wadekar (former captain, Indian cricket Team), Dr. Narendra Jadhav (Member, Planning Commission), Smt. Medha Patkar (Social Worker & Activist), to name just a few.Ruia College proudly celebrated its Platinum Jubilee ( 2012-13) in the august presence of Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, the then President of India. The College enjoys the reputation of being one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the country. Its outstanding performance in the field of curricular and co-curricular activities has considerably enhanced its prestige. In the last seventy nine years Ruia has crossed several milestones and produced a galaxy of illustrious alumni such as Dr. K. Kasturirangan (former Chairman, ISRO & Director, NIES) Dr. Manohar Joshi(former Speaker, Lok Sabha), Lord Meghanad Desai (Economist), Shri. Ajit Wadekar (former captain, Indian cricket Team), Dr. Narendra Jadhav (Member, Planning Commission), Smt. Medha Patkar (Social Worker & Activist), to name just a few.

Our motto - "Education for All"

The constitution of the Managing Body

  • Shri. Sohanlal Kundanmalji Jain, Chairman, Managing Council
  • Shri. Shrikrishna Chitale, Vice Chairman
  • Shri. Vasant Desai, Member
  • Smt. Madhuri Misal, Member
  • Shri. Jayant Kirad, Member
  • Shri. Satish Pawar, Member
  • Shri. Mihir Prabhudesai, Member
  • Shri. Keshav Vaze, Member
  • Shri. Damodar Bhandari, Member
  • Shri. Suresh Deole, Member
  • Shri. Rajesh Patwardhan, Member
  • Shri. Purushottam Kulkarni, Member
  • Smt. Medha Pandit, Secretory

Objectives

  • To provide high quality, affordable and inclusive education to all sections of society including various disadvantaged groups .
  • To foster global competence and support career building of students through various courses, workshops, seminars, events, competitions and industrial visits .
  • To motivate the students to excel in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and encourage excellence in sports .
  • To make the students awareof the various conventional and non-conventional career opportunities and professions .
  • To educate and create awareness about social responsibility, citizenship values and environmental awareness .
  • To introduce skill based programsto enhance theiremployability and inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship .
  • To organize various academic research and capacity building activities.
  • To encourage participation of faculty in workshops, conferences and seminars.