Indapur Taluka Gramvikas Pratishthan Arts and Commerce College
Indapur Taluka Gramvikas Pratishthan Arts and Commerce College, Kalamb- Walchandnagar, Taluka Indapur, Dist. Pune was established in the year 1984 by a registered trust called Indapur Taluka Gramvikas Pratishthan .It is located on Baramati-kalamb-Bawada- Narsingpur State highway, about 1 Km away from a township named Walchandnagar, which is one of the renowned Egineering Industries in India. As the College is located in rural area, it is committed to impart higher education to the students of surrounding areas to equip them with knowledge and skills. The College is affiliated to the University of Pune since its inception. The College offers graduation programmes in Arts and Commerce faculties. It is indeed important to note that the College is making efforts to meet the noble objective of providing higher education to the poor and backward communities of the rural region, thereby creating conditions of socio-economic and educational development of this region.
The College offers the academic programmes leading to the awards of B.A. and B.Com. degrees to the students. Under B.A. degree course, besides compulsory subjects of Marathi, Hindi and English , the following five subjects of Economics, History, Political Science, Geography, and Psychology are being taught as optional subjects. Similarly, for B. Com. degree course, the papers as prescribed by the University of Pune are being taught. The College is not yet recognized by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi under 2(f) or 12 (B).
The College volunteered itself for the assessment and accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Banglore and submitted its Self Study Report (SSR) as required by the NAAC norms in December 2003. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Prof. P.J. Patel, Vice Chancellor, Sardar Patel University Vallabh Vidyanagar [Gujarat], as the Chairperson, Dr N. N. Siromokadam Principal, B N. Degree College Dandeli (Karnataka) as a Member, and Prof. R. K. Bharati, Senior Professor and Ex Head and Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar [Madhya Pradesh] as a Member Co-ordinator to visit the College. The Peer Team visited the college on 9th and 10th August 2004 to make an in-depth assessment of the College as per norms prescribed by the NAAC.
The Peer Team carefully perused and analysed the SSR submitted by the institution. During the institutional visit, the team went through all the relevant documents, talked to the teachers, acquainted itself with the facilities, and interacted with various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, sports, and the extension facilities of the institution were taken note of during the visit. The Peer Team also interacted at length with the members of the Governing Body, Head of the institution, faculty, administrative staff, students, their parents and alumni of the institution. Based on the above exercise, and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the Peer Team has taken a value judgment. The assessment of the institution under various criteria, the notable features of the institution as well as the issues of concern are listed in our report given below .