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Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha, (MKSSS)

The 126-years-old parent body has been committed to “Empowerment of Women through Education”. The Institution works relentlessly towards educating the women and thereby making them self-reliant. The Samstha was established in 1896 by the great visionary and social worker Bharat Ratna Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve to provide shelter to destitute women.

Prof. D. K. Karve founded an Institution in a village called “Hingne” near Pune City. Earlier, the Institution was known as “Hingne Stree Shikshan Samstha”. Later, it was named as “Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha”.

Prof. Karve founded this Institution with the objectives of upliftment, emancipation and education of women who formed a major section of the socially downtrodden. Maharshi Karve dedicated his whole life for this humanitarian cause with great determination and courage. For his sacrifice and dedicated social work and his contribution to the noble cause he was awarded “Bharat Ratna” the highest National Civilian Award.

Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha, Pune has  branches all over Maharashtra in India and more than 35,000 girl students are learning in these institutions. Over the period of last 125 years, the Institution has grown like a banyan tree and at present it runs 65 educational and other units under its umbrella. These units are located at Pune, Satara, Wai, Ratnagiri, Nagpur, Kamshet and Vasai. All these units are meant exclusively for girls or women.  We also have hostel and medical facilities for students and working women and old age home for senior citizens. The Institution offers education from Kindergarten, Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary schools to Higher Education Colleges. At present the Institution runs higher education units like, Engineering, Architecture, Management, Nursing, Fashion Technology, Vocational Training Institute, Laser Technology & Applications, Jewelry Design, etc. With the changing trends in the jobs market, the courses like Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, laser technology, Automotive Mechatronics are also planned in near future.

College Campus at MNVTI

The Institute aptly responds to the changing needs of vocational training. It also conducts special courses during vacations. Our vocational courses have grown in popularity. Training is imparted by practical learning methodologies used by experts and professional faculty members. Various sessions are conducted by industry professionals to give market exposure to the students.

Our institute focuses on the Holistic Development of the students with frequent and several extra-curricular activities which range from Saturday Bazaar, Entrepreneurship Projects, Shadowing, Industry visits, Market or Field Trips, to  Live Projects, and Competitions. Along with that Sports and Cultural activities are encouraged to enhance the student personalities for their betterment. Along with the basic syllabus – Soft Skills, Communication Skills, and Digital Literacy form an integral part of the course.


25 Years of Excellence in the field of Vocational Training
Excellent Educational Environment
Spacious well-equipped Classrooms
Expert Faculty Members
Suitable Timings

Personal Attention
Seminars & Workshops
Exhibition to Showcase the Talent of Students
Hostel Facility
Placement Assistance

Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education- Perspective Plan

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Governing Council for the period of 2021-2025 of MNVTI as MSBTE Rule