Justification of the project
Gondia is a newly formed district which is declared as economically, educationally and socially backward. It is mostly dominated by the tribal people and also declared as naxal affected by govt. of Maharashtra.
Gondia is very well connected by railway and bus to Nagpur, Wardha, Gadchiroli and Chandrapur. Separate brod-gauge route of railway connects Gondia to Gadchiroli and Chandrapur districts. Nagpur and wardha is connected by Howrah-Mumbai and Howrah-Ahmedabad routes.
The Punjabhai Patel College of Education is run by the Gondia Education Society which was founded by Late Shri Manoharbhai Patel in 1958. The society run another 15 senior and 12 Jr. colleges. The college was established in 1963.
The intake capacity of the college was increased by the NCTE from 80 to 100 as it fulfill all the norms and standard laid down by the NCTE. The college is permanently affiliated to the Nagpur University. Nagpur University and the NCTE has accorded onwards recognition to the college, from the session 2000-2001 onwards. It is included under section 2(f) and (12B) of the UGC act.
The YCMOU Nashik has given Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) to the college in collaboration with ISRO.
The college is having 9.5 acres of land in its possession. It is having all infrastructural facilities and if it is upgraded into college of Teacher Education (CTE) it will cater for the needs of any adjoining district like Bhandara or Gadchiroli
The proposal may thefore, be considered favourably.
Hence the justification.
The college is having all types of infrastructural and educational facilities with well equipped classrooms and laboratories as per NCTE norms. Our library is very rich and it is having about 20000 course books, reference books and encyclopedias etc. 54 olds journals are subscribed for the library.
1. B.T.ED (One year) Regular Course affiliated to RTM Nagpur University.
Aided Courses, Fees as per State Govt. norms.
2. M.Ed. Courses of one year duration, affiliated to RTM Nagpur University-unaided course-fees as per interim fees by Shikshan Shulka Samiti.
3. D.T.Ed. Course of two year duration affiliated to SCERT Pune, Unaided course fees as prescribed by the SCERT Maharashtra, Pune
1. Faculty for B.Ed. and M.Ed.
2. Faculty for D.T.Ed.