Pune District Education Association's
ANNASAHEB WAGHIRE COLLEGE OF ARTS, COMMERCE AND SCIENCE
OTUR , PUNE 412409 .
Estd. _____ | Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University |Best College Award, SPPU.

Distinctiveness


  • Disctinctiveness of the Institution


    VISION:- " Bahujan Hitaay, Bhaujan Sukhaay " (Welfare of every one and happiness to all).

    Priority:- To sensitize the social responsibility and environmental consciousness.

    Thrust:- To transfer life skills and impart Higher Education to the economic and social weaker sections of the society.

    Area of Distinctiveness in tune with Vision, Priority and Thrust Higher Education at the doorstep of the rural masses from diverse socio-economical backgrounds. Performance of the Institution in the Distinctive Area PDEA, a socially conscious educational institute with the vision Bahujan Hitaay, Bhaujan Sukhaay was set up for providing advanced academic and skill based education to the students from the vicinity. The college was started in 1972 to make the higher education at the reach of the students from rural area. The College focusing on the following points to impart education to all the masses from diverse backgrounds as follows: 1.Locality/ Geographical background: The College located in rural part of Purandar. The students Haveli, Baramati, Indapur and Velhe are neighbouring talukas of Purandar and all comes in Pune District. Most of them are known for drought areas, one of them is Purandar. The Students of this college are mainly from the agricultural background. Purandar is also famous for forts and hills. This is the only senior college in the Purandar Tehsil, having legacy of 47 years. 2.Economical background of the students: The survey of 2018-2019 was conducted to know the socio-economic background based on occupation of the parents of the students. The survey reveals that, occupation of the 78 of students is farming. It's evident that, the college imparts higher education to the farmers' children from the draught prone area of Purandar tehsil. 3.Students from diverse strata: It is found that, the parents' occupation ranges in diverse fields like, Blank, Service, Businessmen, Defence Service, Farmer, Government Sector, Others, and Private Sector. 4.Thrust areas identified by the college from time to time :-

    1. Incremental growth in programs based on the need of the locality The college started programs in B. Voc Program Food Processing and Technology is introduced in 2018-19 and two Community College courses are introduced in 2018-19 under UGC NSQF.
    2. Sensitizing Social Responsibility: The NCC, NSS, Student Development Board play significant role in sensitizing the social responsibility among the students. Student Development Board (SDB) arranges the programs viz. Women empowerment programs, Student literature conferences, cycle rally, Mountaineering camps to cope up with social and environmental issues. The 'Earn while Learn scheme' for economically weaker students imbue a sense of Self-help education.
    3. Evidence of Success (Community Services): The NSS, NCC and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan foster a sense of community services among rural students.


Conclusion:- The higher education to the doorstep of rural community is provided to excel academic, co-curricular and extracurricular segments. The college is proactive to provide higher education to the rural masses at affordable cost and at their reach. The college excels academic opportunities to the rural and hilly students of this locality at their doorstep being in tune with our vision Bahujan Hitaay, Bhaujan Sukhaay".