Pravara Rural Education Society

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The Pravara Times

E- News Letter

Students of Pravara Kanya Vidya Mandir to represent Maharashtra State in the Subroto  Cup Football tournament

Pravara Rural Education Society’s Pravara Kanya Vidya Mandir Under-17 Girls Football Team representing the Pune Division has brought laurels to the rural region of Maharashtra by winning the Subroto Mukharji State Level Tournament at All Saints Football Ground in Bhivandi.

 The Pravara’s proud team won the final against the Mumbai Division represented by Arya Vidya Mandir,Juhu by 1-0 progressing towards Subroto Cup Football tournament in New Delhi where they will represent the state. Participants from countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka also participate in this tournament. The tournament is slated to be conducted at Dr. Ambedkar Sports Stadium at New Delhi, during the month of September, 2016.

 The Pravara Kanya Vidya Mandir (representing PUNE DIVISION) thrashed the Nashik division team to enter the semifinal of the tournament. The girls showed tremendous courage and skill and battered the Aurangabad Division team 5-0 to breeze into the finals. The team capped off a commanding performance by scoring 1-0 against Mumbai division in the finals. This astonishing achievement comes at a time when Indian women have achieved a remarkable feat at the Rio Olympics and made the entire nation proud.

Speaking on their success,the Executive Chairman of Pravara Rural Education Society,Dr Ashok Vikhe Patil lauded their performance and called it “inspiration for all others.”

Skill Development Centre – Pravara Care

Recognized  under State and Central Government Skill Development Schemes

PRAVARACARE is an initiative by PRES towards development of skill amongst the youth, simultaneously benefitting them financially, in consonance with the Central Govt. & State Govt. skill development schemes viz, PMKVY and PMKUUA. A very small proportion of India’s workforce has any formal skill training. In this context,  skill development has become a key primacy area for our country. This is not only essential for economic development, but would help to achieve youthful aspirations for better remuneration, better job satisfaction and promising self-employment opportunities.

These courses will be conducted at all colleges of PRES & will be available free of cost to the students.

  • Minimum Eligibility : Passed Class 7 & upto Graduate Level.
  • Age Limit                 : 14 to 40 years
  • Registration Fees   : Free of cost
  • Duration                  : 2 to 3 Months
  • Job Guarantee        : 100%
  • Batch Size               : 20 to 30 Students

Documents Required for Admission

  • School / College Leaving Certificate
  • Marksheet
  • Aadhar Card Original
  • Ration Card / BPL Card
  • 4 Passport Size Photographs


Dr. R. S. Jahagirdar

(Director of Skill Programme)

Contact: 02422-273539

Prof. Abdul Hameed Ansari

(Coordinator of Skill Programme)

Mail: [email protected]

Mobile: 9822860580


 Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil
 Hon’ble Dr. Eknathrao Vikhe Patil  
Chairman Emeritus
Hon’ble Dr.Ashok Vikhe Patil
Executive Chairman


The Pravara Rural Education Society established in July, 1964 had twin objectives of providing high class education system comparable to the best in any urban area and to give a fillip to the empowerment of women through need based education. Under the vigilant eyes of Padmashri Dr.Vithalrao Vikhe Patil the Pravara Rural Education Society started its rapid growth and began to playa key role to meet the diversified educational needs of people of Maharashtra in general and Pravaranagar in particular. While Pravara Public School and Pravara Kanya Vidya Mandir were getting on their feet, Padmashri set about the task of starting Marathi Medium Schools and covered all the forty villages in and around Pravaranagar. His intuitive vision led him to the firm conviction that if quality education is provided to rural youth, they will playa dominant role in building the Nation. Further, he believed that education of a woman means the education of the whole family.

Aims and Objectives

All educational institutions which have been started and run by Pravara Rural Education Society have common and broad aims and objectives.

a) To provide a wide and a relevant education to boys and girls with a view of shaping their body and mind, thus enabling them to claim their rightful place in the modern society of challenges.

b) To prepare the students to live their lives fully and successfully by imparting to them the vision of life ( KNOWLEDGE).

c) To instill in the students the spirit of service in all walks of life and make them responsible citizens of the future ( SERVICE).

d) To make the students capable of facing challenges in life efficiently and carve their own future ( STRENGTH).

e) To provide a balanced and life oriented educational programmes by incorporating progressive techniques, learning theories, and methodologies (CHARACTER). In a nutshell all institutions are geared to provide education to ensure socio economic and cultural transformation.

Track Record

The Pravara Rural Education Society has a distinction of introducing ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in its institutions (as courses of studies) and administration for smooth and effective functioning. Most of the major institutions are connected through Internet and Intranet round the clock.

Most of the Institutions have a good track record of academic excellence. Besides academic excellence, students have achieved land marks in games and sports at national and international levels. Recently the Padmashri Vikhe Patil College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Loni has been accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) – an autonomous body of HRD Ministry of Government of India and has been awarded A+ grade. The Pravara Rural Education Society has been adjudged as Model Education Institution of Maharashtra and has been awarded a cash prize of Rupees 100 thousand and a “Citation” by the Department of Education Government of Maharashtra.

 Creating Noble Minds