Who We Are: About Us
The Great Philanthropist of Vidharbha Region Shikshan Maharshi, KrishiRatna Late Panjabrao alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh, Ex.UnionMinister of Agriculture brought this Opportunity to Son’s of Vidharbha to upliftment of rural areas with such instrument like Rural Institute to disseminate the latest knowledge and technology in farming through Education and also self entrepreneur development in people of this region are always in the flow of the latest current world wide.
Rural Institute is One of the oldest College in Amravati region. It is run by Shri Shivaji education society,Amravatis the biggest education society in Maharashtra and affiliated to Dr.PanjabraoDeshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola.
Rural institute has been established in the year 1956 with the recommendation of Radhakrishnan commission under the aspiration of National Council for Rural and Higher Education NewDelhi. The main objective of Rural Institute is to break down economic and geographical barriers, which prevent the rural population from taking full advantage of higher education and to help in bridging the gap of which unfortunately exist in our country between culture and work between humanities andtechnology and between Practical the ideal. However in 1976 Agriculture Science Course was handed over to Dr.Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola.And In 1979 this course was reshuffled with the addition of four New Subject’s like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English of equivalence to 12th standard in English mediumA Present this college is running following three different educational streams under the One Umbrella of Rural Institute.
*Diploma in agriculture science two years English medium, *Live stock management and Dairy production ( Dairy Diploma)two years Marathi medium and *H.Sc Vocational (M.C.V.C) in Horticulture, Dairy technology and Electronics.
A Strong carriage of this college was successfully driven the Series of prominent Principals. Presently this responsibility is shouldered by Shri A.V Gharfalkar very effective and efficiently.
Objectives of the college is to open the doors to the students for higher learning and impart qualitative and valuable education to them and also to promote the real participation of them in the decision making, mobilization and Implementation process in real Sphere of Life.