Pune, India (PressExposure) July 08, 2011 -- Garja Maharashtra brings you the SNDT Women's University in Mumbai only on IBN Lokmat: Watch Garja Maharashtra on Saturday, 9th July 2011 at 8:30 pm to know more about SNDT Women's University only on IBN-Lokmat.
Victor Hugo rightly said "He, who opens a school door, closes a prison". Bharat Ratna Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve was one such celebrated individual who opened the doors to women education in the year 1896. Taking it up from here and recognizing the pioneering work of Bharat Ratna Maharshi Karve, Sir Vithaldas Thackersey in the memory of his mother started the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women's University. Watch Garja Maharashtra on Saturday, 9th July 2011 at 8:30 pm to know more about SNDT Women's University only on IBN-Lokmat.
Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University is the first Women's University in India and South-East-Asia. Started with the goal to provide for women access to higher Education through formal and non-formal streams including adult and continuing education the SNDT University has been striving for and growing to newer heights of performance and outreach. The academic support services and facilities include computer centre, laboratories, and library and information services. It offers courses in conventional as well as distance learning mode. Empowerment of women, through education, has been the single-minded mission of this University ever since its establishment. With socio-cultural changes and technological advances, the goals and objectives of the University are being continuously reinterpreted to make them relevant to the needs of women and in the context of prevailing needs of the society.
Today SNDT has become a symbol of excellence in higher educational opportunities for women. The journey has been a long and fruitful one since 1896. There are three University campuses - two at Mumbai-Churchgate and Juhu and one at Pune. Know more about this institution of excellence on Saturday 9th July 2011 at 8:30 pm in Garja Maharashtra only on IBN-Lokmat.
You can also watch a repeat of this episode on Sunday i.e. 10th July 2011 at 11:30 am.