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Lady Amrutbai Daga College of Women

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The Lady Amritbai Daga College for Women of Arts, Commerce & Science and Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit College of Home Science and Home Science Technology is a premier Women's College in Central India in existence for the last 75 years with its goal centered around women's progress in educational, social and cultural fields established at a time when it was a women's college was considered a path breaking venture.

On April 21, 1932 a citizens meeting was convened in which 'Women's Education Society' was formed with Rao Bahadur
M.B. Kinkhede as its Founder President Shri Y.M. Pathak as Founder Secretary and Smt. Ramabai Tambe as the First Principal of the college. The Constitution of the Society was drawn up by Justice W.R. Puranik and Shri T.J. Kedar. Sir Sorabji B. Mohta was the founder Chairman of the Executive Committee of the society.

At the establishment stage the College was given financial support by the trustees of Late Sir Dorabji Tata of Bombay. His Excellency Sir Hyde C. Gowan, the then Governor of Central Provinces also gave financial help to the college and Lady Gowan donated books to the college Library. The college continued to be patronized by philanthropists. Among them His Exalted Excellency the Nizam of Hyderabad rendered generous support to the college in the form of endowments. It also received donations from Mr. Bhulabhai Desai for the development of the library.

The college known as "College of Arts for Women" from 1932 to 1935 and as "Central College for Women" from 1935, moved to its own building in 1941 on a sprawling campus of 26 acres of land donated by the M.P. Government at Seminary Hills. Today the versatility of the range of its programmes is its strength. The original strength was of 23 students and presently the college has more than 5000 students on roll in the junior and senior college. The handful of staff, is now approximately 300 involved in the faculties of Arts, Science, Home Science, Home Science Technology, Commerce and Engineering and Tecnology. The institution has completed 75 years of sustained progress in the field of empowering women through access to higher education. Poised for further growth and expansion in its platinum year, the college will introduce non conventional, innovative courses. These courses are designed to support self help initiatives and will go beyond the traditional core degree requirements. It will also take up community imperatives to fulfill academic social responsibilities through training initiatives in the four villages adopted by the college. These details are retrieved from
Home Science (Technology)
Bachelor of Cosmetic Technology
Bachelor of Applied Electronics
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
Bachelor of Interior Design
Engineering & Technology (B. Arch.)
U.G.C. Vocational Subject 'Biotechnology' at under graduate (B.Sc. Level)
Bachelor of Business Administation (B.B.A.)
Home Economics(M.A)
Political Science(M.A.)
Human Devlopment(M.Sc.H.Sc)
Home Science Extension(Msc.HSc)
Cosmetic Technology(M.Tech)
Home Science Extension(Msc.HSc)
Hospital Management(M.Tech)
Master of Commerce(M.Com)
Master of Architecture
Fashion Technology (P.G.Diploma)
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