Smt. Kesharbai Lahoti Mahavidyalaya, run by Shri. Ganeshdas Rathi Chhatralaya Samiti, was established on 20thJune 1960. The college started with just one course of B.A. and in 1962 B.Com. was added. Since then it has been a victorious march adding M.A. (Hindi) in 1970 and M.Com. in 1972, Diploma in Taxation (D.Tax.) in 1981, Diploma in Business Management (D.B.M.) in 2003, M.A.History in 2005, M.A. Geography, Master of Computer Management (M.C.M.), Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in 2006 and Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A.) in 2008. The U.G.C. Sponsored Career Oriented Courses viz. - a) Event Management b) E-Commerce c) Accounting & Auditing d) Fashion Designing. M.A. Political Science & Gandhian Study Centre in 2011 were subsequently added. The junior wing came into existence in 1976 and addition came of IT in 2007 and Maths in 2009. Another stream was added in the junior wing with the commencement of M.C.V.C. in 1992.
The Management, the Principal and the Staff are proud to state that the college has a unique existence in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University and the city of Amravati as the only college offering instruction in three media viz. English, Hindi and Marathi in Commerce faculty and running professional courses like Diploma in Taxation (D.Tax.), Diploma in Business Management (D.B.M.), Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.). In addition to this, the college has earned great reputation for its contribution in the field of games & sports.
To Become An Active Agent In Reforming The Society
Through Education And Allied Activities And Building A Powerful And Prosperous India
Lead me from darkness to light - this prayer taken from Rigveda is the noble and exalted mission of Shri. Ganeshdas Rathi Shiksha Samiti. Being an educational Institution for higher education, established and run by Shri. Ganeshdas Rathi Shiksha Samiti, Smt. Kesharbai Lahoti Mahavidyalaya becomes a natural heir to this mission of the Society and rightly adopted it so. Thus the noble mission of this college is removal of darkness from human mind through education and thereby bring light and wisdom into human life. Right from its inception in 1960, the college has steadily and sincerely endeavoured to bring this noble mission to fruition
1. To impart higher education to the youth in and around Amravati 2. To inculcate the spirit of equality, tolerance and co-operation in the students 3. To make available sports and games facilities to improve physical fitness of the students and to train and enable them to participate in various competitions 4. To cultivate patriotic feelings among the students 5. To enable the students to become responsible citizens 6. To train the students to become self-reliant in life