Dr. A. R. Kulkarni
College of Non-Conventional Vocational Courses for Women
CSIBER Trust, Kolhapur
In keeping with Government of India policy, Chh.Shahu Institute of Business Education and Research Trust has started College of Non-Conventional Vocational Courses for Women (CNCVCW) in 1994 for strengthening women empowerment by imparting Non-Conventional quality education at affordable cost. By and large the conventional education system is falling short to meet the employability requirement of Industries or other stake holders. The objective is to bridge this gap by introducing skill orientated educational programmes. The vision of Late Dr. A.D.Shinde was to develop the intellectual capability of individuals to understand and appreciate their local and external environments. Acquire both physical and intellectual skills, which will enable individuals to be self-reliant and useful members of the society. The programmes offered by the college are very unique in making our students employable and entrepreneurs. College of Non-Conventional Vocational Courses for Women (CNCVCW) is the first college of its kind under Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Spacious college building, ICT enabled class rooms, very rich library, qualified and experienced faculty members, hostel for girls, playground, Choice Based Credit System of Examination, well developed academic plan and Modular Objective Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (MOODLE) creates a good learning environment to the students. As part of co-curricular activities, introduction of Foreign Languages such as, French, German and Japanese and also about twenty plus add on courses in functional areas of specialization are the main attraction and for the students.