About Comrade Godavari Shamrao Parulekar College of Arts, Talasari established in June 1994. It is situated in the remote adivasi belt of Thane region in Maharashtra and caters to the academic needs of the backward tribal community. Our mission is to provide value based education along with a wide range of professional and vocational courses so as to enable he local community meet their socio-economic needs. We are happy that this also helps in the empowerment of women through education as almost 50% of our student strength comprises girls.
Our College has gradually evolved from a single faculty undergraduate level institution. In addition to that we have started Commerce faculty under graduate level from June 2010 and Science faculty of undergraduate level is under process to be start from June 2011. In absences of that we have started the distance education through the Open University and started Arts, Commerce UG level courses as well Bachelor of Library and Information Science Course to the students of this area. These are the parallel course. Regular Students of full time course of any faculty affiliated to university of Mumbai can take admission.
Fulfilled and appointed the all staff (There is no vacancies in college) The Girls of this area who are not joining the service at any where after marriage, we started the small professional course which helps them for their economic and social improvement. A center Affiliated to Yasheantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik, The courses are -
The people who are leave the school but want to learn, peoples who are in service / jobs want to learn or complete their education, the people who have stopped their education but want to learn, we have started the learning facilities to them through the Yashwantrao Chavan Open University. He can give the ‘Preparatory?examination and then he is eligible to take admission for B.A. / B. Com. Under graduate degree course. More than 200 students are eligible for B.A./ B.Com. Degree course within last two year.
The present building will not sufficient to cover future students strengths. For the further and broad infrastructure facility, we are going to built a new and separate building. This building covers all aspire to develop a separate building which will in one house at least Commerce and Science faculty as well as the junior college in one teaching session.
NAAC Peer Team which visited our College on 28 & 29 January 2004 we have improved our infrastructural facilities by adding the Class rooms , big stage, separate laboratory, computer lab, separate administrative building , Television set with special Dish TV connection, a well developed library with Reading room and connected with the computer network. The Annual IQAR submitted to NAAC, Bangalore records this gradual development.
While in 2004, there was no Ph.D. staff member. Now we have added one Ph. D. teacher in the designation of Principal and all are in registered to Ph. D. as well as M. Phil. In the Non-teaching staff all member are improving their education.
We have encouraged and supported deserving needy students by helping them financially, granting permission to pay by installments or even waived off part of the fees. Our NSS develops in our students discipline, social commitment, respect for values and team spirit which makes them rise as one united support in moments of joy as well as pain. Our quest for excellence has been imbibed in our students and comes to the fore when they participate in academic, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
The participation in the various activities conducted by the University of Mumbai and Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. We get First Prize in the cultural program and get reached to the quarter final of the various games Some of the outstanding features of our College are
Our efforts would be directed towards establishing a sound, research-based, teaching-learning atmosphere.
The Vision and Mission Statements are printed and displayed at prominent places in all the departments and at the porch. The introductory part of the Prospectus also informs about the vision and mission of the institute.
We firmly believe that the vision and mission statements are not merely decorative and for the sake of completion of some formality. We, therefore, communicate the mission statement to all concerned through our actions.
We may summarize our efforts of communicating the statements to the students and the society in general as follows?
Our mission states that the objective of the college is to provide a wide range of professional and vocational courses to the students. When the college was established, only One degree courses were offered in the faculty of Arts only. In Continuation of that we have started Commerce Faculty from June 2010 and Science faculty will be start from June 2011.