Late Dr V.T. Patil alias Kakaji an Ex-MP & Ex-MLA of Kolhapur, founder and president of Tararani Vidyapeeth, Kolhapur and Mouni Vidyapeeth, Gargoti was an elite social leader, pioneering social activist and his wife Late Sou Sarojinidevi were the founders of the unique Trust. Sarojinidevi Vishwanatha Vishwastha Mandal, Kolhapur, which was started in the year 1968. With the zeal and urge for the development of girl students of Tara Rani Vidyapeeth and women of the society and with the fullest inspiration they donated their entire property to form the Trust. The great sacrifice for the welfare of women has given rise to it’s even unique project ‘SWAYAMSIDDHA’, initiated in May 1992. Development of women through informal conventional & non-conventional education is the principal goal of the institute. There are 38,383 girls benefitted through this project.
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Swayamsiddha is a centre for Personality Development & Conventional & Non Conventional Vocational training, for making women self-reliant and confident to undertake constructive work in the society.
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Very elegant and sustainable self reliant, professional unit by women, gave delight to me. Best Wishes
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