Greetings from L.A.D. College for Women, Nagpur !!!
Lady Amritbai Daga College for Women of Arts, Commerce and Science And Smt. Ratnidevi Purohit College of Home Science & Home Science Technology, was started in the year 1932. A pioneer institution of the Women’s Education Society, Nagpur, the college is managed by philanthropists and legal luminaries whose vision and support is manifested in its reputation as a premiere college in Central India. It has enjoyed an umblemished standing and has been certified ‘A’ grade by NAAC, Bangalore, thrice. The college is identified as a lead-college in the region by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University and has been recognized as ‘Place of Higher Learning & Center of Research’. Lately, UGC, New Delhi has conferred the status “College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)”.
With around 4500 students on roll and around 150 and odd teaching and non-teaching staff, the college caters to a wide cross section of the society, from conventional courses like Arts, Commerce, Science and Home Science to Applied Electronics and courses like Cosmetic Technology, Interior Design, Hotel Management, Fashion Design and innovative educational segments like Biotechnology, Women’s Studies, Advertising, Language competencies etc. With two campuses spread across 32 acres of land, the students can stay in both the campuses which have well managed hostels. The college is committed to strengthen and reinforce affordable programmes in terms of quality and expanding educational needs to prepare our students for global challenges.
Besides rigorous academic programmes a number of activities several interactive sessions, L.A.D roundtable conferences, panel discussions have continued to be the benchmarks of L.A.D Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities from dance, art, drama and debate to a variety of sports to social work to environmental conservation activities. We believe that it is important for our students to explore and find their strengths in order to reach their true potential as the main aim is to nurture a self-confident individual. L.A.D. lives in its alumnae.
The motto of ‘Compassion and Knowledge’ guides us through our endeavor of transforming girls into responsible residents. Our mission is to continue to do what we have always done: cultivate values with holistic education. Our vision is to produce conscientious, smart and responsible citizens of India who will go out into the world and make us proud!
Dr. Deepali S. Kotwal