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 , Hon’ble Pratapraoji Jadhao, M.P. of Buldana District dreamt of rural girls’ student higher education. Rural girls were unable to pursue higher education due to so many hurdles. Hence taking this view into consideration, honourable President founded Mahila College in Arts faculty and science faculty for both girls and boys.
The college is affiliated to Sant Gandge Baba Amravati University. The aim of college is to provide education to women & their overall development. The college provides education to the wards of poor families. The college generously offers admissions to the students belonging to backward class irrespective of their poor performance. 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’. 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 7 acres of land, is a witness of the mare of great visionary. A sapling plated by Hon’ble Pratapraoji Jadhav, has now grown into a huge tree having strong branches. All teacher’s strive for the imporovement of university result. Overall development of weaker average students & making education pleasant. 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 office of the college is totally computerized.
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 Ph. D. Three 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 suggests some reformative ideas so that the college may develop academically. Through this association various academic problems of the students are to be solved. This association is intended to facilitate parental participation in a college. Parents discusses on the educational, moral and spiritual well being of the students. Association helps for constant interaction and communication with the teacher-students.
Our college received grants from U.G.C during 11th Plan. The grant is meant for the academic development of the college. The total grant received for the development of the college is 43, 50,000. The grants received during 11th plan for Building Construction is 19, 00,000. 05 teachers have already submitted Minor Research Projects to U.G.C, Pune. 04 teachers have submitted the proposals for Seminars and Conferences..