Institutional Distinctiveness

Institutional Distinctiveness

“Women Empowerment for Students to provide Quality Education”

Uran Education Society’s College of Management and Technology is an esteemed institution affiliated to University of Mumbai. It is run by College Management, founded by Late Mr. Nagraj Sheth, Late Mr. Umesh Pradhan and Smt. Snehal Pradhan. It helps students to fulfill their dream of education by upliftment of the rural masses and their overall development by the means of valued education. The vision, priority and focus of the college is in line with the objectives of the National Education Policy 2020. The institution works as per its vision statement: ‘To become a premier educational destination that strives to provide an environment conducive for holistic development of ignited young minds and all related stakeholders’. The institute has been functioning for the progress of rural masses of the locality since its establishment in 2008.

The priority and the main aim of the institute is “Women Empowerment for Students to provide Quality Education”. The outstanding performance of the college stands out for its distinctiveness in various areas of the college having an active and energetic workforce dominated by females. This includes a women dominant faculty of 7 teaching and 1 non-teaching staff. The Science stream consists of 4 teachers and Commerce consists of 3 teachers and all are females. The IQAC coordinator is also the HOD of her department and also heads the Examination and Cultural Committee.

All faculty members have successfully led and excelled in their assigned duties. They have succeeded and flexibly adapted to change in curriculum requirements from paper centric books and taking lectures using ICT tool-based systems. They have all accepted all challenges easily and worked with very enthusiasm. Free primary medical care is provided for women with gender-related health issues by female doctors, and the student council works to raise awareness of the value of sanitation, personal hygiene, and the prevention of seasonal diseases like malaria and dengue. Girl student participation in the Swatch Abhiyan conference and outreach activities are encouraged.

Over 50% of the students in this institution are female. They come from rural areas in the majority. Due to the social stigma associated with inequality and harassment of women, the cell has taken a keen interest in defending the rights of female students by organizing unique value-added programs. Regardless of their psychological or biological strength, women still experience harassment in both the academic and non-academic sectors of society. They should receive guidance in matters of social, educational, economic, political and psychological living in order to empower and strengthen them

The college has contributed remarkably in the career development of thousands of its students and played a pivotal role in their overall development, which in turn has brought laurels to the college. Students benefited from the quality education provided by the college and achieved high positions in the academic, social, political, and cultural and sports fields.

To support the priority and thrust area, the college offers programmes like B.Sc in Information Technology and B.Com at UG level. The college has a Placement Cell which looks after placement of students in various fields. Extension and outreach activities are carried out under NSS, WDC and DLLE which helps in development of students. 

The college has grown significantly over the years in terms of its infrastructure and facilities to survive the changing scenario of higher education and modern demands in the context of globalization. The teaching, learning and evaluation process of the institution was supported by a conducive educational atmosphere and reasonable infrastructures. The college has an adequate number of classrooms, smart classrooms, Administrative Office, Computer Lab, Library, Auditorium. ICT is used for teaching-learning and evaluation processes. The college has Canteen, Common room to provide conducive environment for academic progression.

The college implements various student welfare programs, seminars, workshops etc. Government Scholarships, free ships, CIDCO Stipend, Tarang-Cultural Programme, Remedial Coaching, Extra Guidance to Slow and Advanced Learners, Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony, Payment of Admission Fees in installments, Special Awards to sportsmen are some of the remarkable welfare measures taken for the students.

Institution is providing various facilities for women for the last 14 years. NSS and Women Development Cell organize awareness programmes and take parts in various rallies against sexual harassment, drug abuse, saving water, electricity, keeping surrounding clean, tree plantation, blood donation camp, health camp. The college is organizing various rallies for creating awareness for elections, creating awareness about education of girls. Awareness is given to students and it makes students understand its meaning about rainwater harvesting, Go Green, traffic rules and blood donation. WDC cell institution has organized and executed a number of programs with true spirit and dedication. The college has organized various programs such as Health and Hygiene programme to inculcate health awareness amongst students. Parlour course for girls to become self-independent. Women Empowerment programme for girls to give knowledge about safety precautions.  

Under the Indian Knowledge System, the college conducts an awareness programme for making forts to discover a great deal about our rich cultural heritage. Students pay close attention to the many myths and customs that surround the construction of forts. Making a fort requires a lot of planning as well, including determining the right amount of water and soil, the consistency of the mixture, and the need for additional supporting materials. In short, it doesn’t end here. A keen sense of appearance and an eye for detail are prerequisites. These things have a significant impact on how the students develop. Building forts is seen as a way to honor Shivaji Maharaja and show him gratitude. 

The college has achieved following awards and recognitions for its contribution in the field of education for upliftment of the students:

  • ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 by United Accreditation Forum.
  • 01 students of the college won medals at University level Cultural Competition.
  • 60 students received MahaDBT Scholarship under OBC, SBC, SC, ST categories during assessment period.
  • Every year more than 50 students are benefited with CIDCO stipend/scholarship.