Kalmeshwar, Tah Kalmeshwar, Dist Nagpur-441501
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People's Welfare Society, Nagpur

Indira Gandhi Arts & Commerce College

Kalmeshwar, Tah Kalmeshwar, Dist Nagpur-441501

"Brief History of Indira Gandhi College"

Indira Gandhi College was established in 1984 by the prominent medical practitioner and eminent educationist & philanthropist Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik. It was started in 1984 in Kalmeshwar near Brahmni fata. Later it shifted near Datta Mandir, Kalmeshwar in 1990, since then it is serving quality education to rural students. Dr. Wasnik himself received education in very adverse circumstances, regarded it his calling to build a college from the inspiration given by Dr B.R Ambedkar for the poorest of the poor. He rented a place for the college, where the Indira Gandhi Arts & Commerce College, Kalmeshwar was established in 1984. Later it shifted to new building which is spread over 2.54 acres (910279.02 sq. mt.). Eventually in 1989, the college increased its premises on Kalmeshwar Road, where it is presently based. Being a permanently affiliated college to Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University it has 2(F) and 12(B) sanctioned from the UGC. The college has 2 traditional programmes B.A. and B.Com. which are sanctioned by the Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University.

The college runs various courses in Arts, and Commerce stream . It has opened Yashvantarao Chavhan Maharashtra Open University since 2011, which has B.A. and B.Com. courses.

Vision and Mission
  • Mission and Vision of the college play a determining role.
  • The college functions on the guidelines of Dr B.R.Ambedkar and has the moto to serve the poorest of the poor.

  • We aspire to be an institution of higher education catering to the diverse needs of rural students providing them stimulating teaching learning environment to develop them into socially responsible persons.
  • Enriching lives and expanding horizons of rural community through higher education.
  • To pursue and bring the rural masses into the main stream of the society

The mission statements of the I. G. COLLEGE aim at translating its vision into action plans

  • To make Use of teaching aids to make teaching effective
  • To motivate the academic environment for promotion of quality in teaching-learning
  • To encourage self-evaluation and innovations in higher education
  • To undertake quality-related studies, counseling and training programmes
  • To collaborate with other stakeholders of higher education for quality evaluation, promotion

Through U.G. programmes we wish to empower students with knowledge and to propagate the learners about their social obligations and involve them in the nation building activities, thereby developing the college into a centre of excellence.
  • The mission of the institute is to be the conscious centre of learning and teaching for the development of rational thinkers with scientific temper, having humanitarian and constitutional values.
  • Our institution also aims to enrich lives and expand horizons of the rural community to facilitate positive social change and development for the benefit of the community through higher education.
  • The mission is reflected in the admission process and all other activities of the college

The major goals and objectives of the institution are-:
  • To impart updated and relevant knowledge in the discipline of Arts and Commerce.
  • To inculcate the sense of discipline, social responsibility and patriotism in the students and create responsible citizens of the society.
  • To provide facilities of higher education to the poorest of the poor.
  • To strive for the upliftment of the downtrodden and backward segments of the society and rural area.
  • To prepare the students for the competitive world