The Village Uplift Society was established with an intention to open Schools & Hostels for the poor, Adivasi needy boys & girls. Late M.S. Kannamwar who was a freedom fighter and did lot of work for the poor and the down trodden, he was appointed Health minister in the former Madhya Pradesh, later on he became as PWD Minister and then the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Due to the efforts of Late Kannamwarji the 3 acres of Govt. land of Rajbhawan Nagpur was allotted to the society where we are presently running Annasaheb Gundewar College, Tidke Vidayala & Jr. College, Jawahar Convent & School, apart from these institution, the main office of the society is also located in the same premises. Dadasaheb Kannamwarji died on 24.12.1963 as Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Loknete Late Shri. Annasaheb Gundewar,
( 1918-1974) Founder Secretary of Village Uplift Society, Nagpur
Late Shri W. G. Gundewar was also a freedom fighter and was a close associate of Late Shri Dadasaheb Kannamwarji. He played major role in establishing the Village Uplift Society. He was also the regional Convener of Bharat Sevak Samaj, which organized various progammes for the youth in the country. Late Gundewarji organized various work camps for the students. Later on he became the chairman of the Agriculture Committee of Zilla Parishad, Wardha. Annasaheb Gundewarji died on 29/9/1974.
Annasaheb Gundewar in whose name this college is dedicated was born in the year 1918 at Hinganghat. Though born in extreme poverty he never allowed poverty to overtake his passion, devotion and commitment for social services. He was associated with Bharat Sewak Samaj and was elected as its State Convener. The founder of Kannamwargram, a village development project run by the Village Uplift Society, he has been remarkable in his notable contributions, efforts and initiatives for the development of this institution and society. We have great respect for him.
Dr. Gajanan B. Patil, Principal
Annasaheb Gundewar College, Nagpur.
(M.Com. M.A. (Eco), M.Phil (Com & Eco), Ph.D., M.B.A., M.L.S.)
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Since education has become more than a career requirement nowadays, for it shapes human beings, the future both of a citizen and nation besides cultivating mind with high morals and intellect. Therefore, here at our institution, we always strive to provide you with a state-of-the-art infrastructure, superb academic ambience, and valuable support for students to make your learning worth cherishing.
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