From The Desk of President

Dear Students,

      As our former President of India Dr.A.P.S Abdual Kalam Said,

“Learning gives creativity,
Creativity leads to thought,
Thought provides knowledge, &
Knowledge makes you great.”

      Keeping in mind above message, I warmly welcome you at our college for participating in teaching & learning, Research & Development to acquire knowledge & on the basis of that to achieve the over all development required.

       Hearty welcome to you in Our Smt. C.B.Shah Mahila Mahavidyalaya ,Sangli . Our College was established with an objective of providing quality education for development of the society.

       Development of the society is mainly associated with empowerment of Women in the society. Our college has initiated a new positive move in the right direction to meet the social demands of empowerment aspect of girls. It is a splendid temple of learning.

Bhavesh Ashokkumar Majethia
Shri. Bhavesh Ashokkumar Majethia

       You are entering in to the arena of higher education where the future is full of opportunities and promises. There is a continuous explosion of knowledge everywhere in this competitive world. New techniques and new skills are emerging. New fields of knowledge are opening doors for new hopes and aspirations giving more scope for younger generation to show their talents and abilities, and also to utilize their specialized skills for welfare of all .

       We have put greater emphasis on giving excellent education to our students in an encouraging environment, We pay equal attention to the all sided development of the personalities of our students. We want our students to be well educated and well trained students and also responsible citizens.

       I am sure you are joining our institute with your vision and dream. We are here to help you to realize them, So let us work together and make an endeavour to build up your career

I wish you all the very best in your future career as students of our college .

Yours Affectionately.
Shri. Bhavesh Ashokkumar Majethia
President Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj ,Sangli
Local Management Committee (LMC)
Smt.C.B.Shah Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Sangli.

Shri. Gujarati Seva Samaj, Sangli

       Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj was established in 1956 and it is registered under The Bombay Public Trust Act as well as under Societies Act. The Registration Number of the “Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj” is SS-7-34 . It was established with an objective of providing Quality education to develop the society. Accordingly, up to now, it has established following institutions to impart quality education at all levels.

  • 1) Smt.Champaben Balchand Shah Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Sangli.
  • 2) Seth.Shri,Ratilal Vitthaldas Gosalia Gujrati Balmandir School , Sangli
  • 3) Late. Seth Shri Shivaji Punja Kothari Gujrati Primary School . ,Sangli.
  • 4) Honourable Gangabai Shivaji Kothari Gujrati Vidyalaya ,Sangli.
  • 5) Vidyaniketan English School , Sangli

       In 1957, Matoshri Gangabai Shivji Kothari donated 2 plots of 20250 and 18225 sq.ft.area worth Rs.8, 000/- at the heart of the Sangli city at Mahaveernagar alongwith Rs.13,000 for the construction of a school building. Many members of Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj provided bountiful donations to spread the wings of the progress at the greater heights for implementing various activities of the Samaj. Accordingly in 1960, Matoshri Gangabai Shivji Poonja Kothari High school was started to extend free education.

       The idea of starting a women’s college was raised by Hon. Shri. V.S.Page, the then, Speaker of Vidhan Sabha of Maharashtra . It was materialized by Hon. Late Seth Shri. Rasiklal Balchand Shah, The managing trustee of Shah Balchand Ramchand (B.R.) Memorial Trust,Sangli by donating a sum of Rs.1,00,000/- in the loving memory of his mother Matoshri Champaben Balchand Shah.In 1970 , Smt.C.B.Shah Mahila Mahavidyalaya was established with an affiliation to S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai. The B.R.Memorial Trust again donated a sum of Rs. 50,000/- for construction of Women’s Hostel.

       Further expanding the activities of social goodness, the Samaj purchased a land of about 12 acres to lay a foundation stone for the new college building with the auspicious hands of Shri Dongare Maharaj and Smt.C.B.Shah Mahila Mahavidyalaya was shifted from the mother institute to new building in 1986.

       Among the Founder Members of Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj are , Hon’ble Late Shri. Kantila Purshottam Shah(President- 1956 to 1968), Hon’ble Late Shri.Ratilal Vitthaldas Gosaliya(Vice President – 1959 - 1983), Hon’ble Late Shri.Ratanshibhai Jethabhai Shah(President 1969-1989) , Hon’ble Late Shri. Vanechand Premchand Shah (Secretary 1956-1998) contributed greatly for the development of Shri Gujarati Seva Samaj.

       The Gujarati Seva Samaj is committed to the cause of social development through access to education, women’s empowerment, cultural activities and awareness and active participation in fulfilling social responsibilities from time to time. Now, Shri. Gujarati Seva Samaj is a reputed and well known institution in the Sangli District and it has acquired a remarkable status in the state of Maharashtra for its contribution in social, educational as well as cultural development of the nation.