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About Legacy Of Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Sanstha, (MKSSS), Pune

Prof. D. K. Karve founded an Institution in a village called “Hingne” near Pune City. The Institution was named as “Hingne Stree Shikshan Sanstha”. Later, the Institution was renamed as “Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha's”.

Prof. Karve founded this Institution with an aim to uplift, emancipate and educate the destituted and downtrodden. Prof. Karve dedicated his whole life for this humanitarian cause with great determination and courage. He was awarded “Bharat Ratna” the highest national award for his sacrifice and dedicated social work and his contribution to the noble cause .
On 14th June in the year 1896, in the village ‘Hingne’ near Pune city, Maharshi Karve started a “Home for Widows”, along with a school for Widows, so that they become educated and self-reliant. He fought throughout his life to make this happen. The “Home for Widows” was then named as ‘Hingne Stree Shikshan Sanstha’ and the school was named as ‘Mahilashram High School’.



The 126 years parent body has been committed to "Empowerment of women through Education "The institution has century long history of dedicated work towards making women education and self – reliant MKSSS, Pune was Established in 1896 by the great visionary and social worker BHARAT RATNA MAHARSHI DHONDO KESHAV KARVE to shelter and destitute.

We started Maharshi karve stree shikshan samstha, institute of fashion designing and garment technology (I.F.T.) department at nargundkar shaikshanik sankul, nargundkar lay out, deo nagar khamla road on the date 1st august 2018 and after great success of IFT department from the session 2022 we started our degree collage of "A" Grade Accreditation University with the pune's premium institute SOFT. by the name of SOFT Nagpur, school of fashion technology Nagpur.