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3  Born into a simple farmer’s family in Loni, Ahmednagar in 1901

4  Organized the farmers of 44 villages in and around Pravaranagar by 1948.

5  He established Asia’s first Co-operative Sugar Factory which was started in 1949.

6 He raised awareness amongst the small peasants and rural poor, through spread of technical and non-technical education

7 Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation, Pune, is a Public Trust registered under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 with registration No. E (Pune), was established in 1980 in memory of Padmashree Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil

8 HIS WORK WAS RECOGNISED NATIONWIDE

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12 The immense potential of this model was recognized and appreciated by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru as early as in the year 1961 during his visit to Pravaranagar.

13 CONTRIBUTION IN THE SPREAD OF EDUCATION

14 Pravara Centre for Management Research and Development, Pune, Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Nashik,

15 Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Pune Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Lohegaon,

16 Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Shevgaon, Little Flower School, Loni.

17 He introduced many educational opportunities to the villagers, women, landless laborers and socially backward classes

18 Self employment

19 Health awareness

20 Addressed the problems of unemployment, poverty, ignorance and illiteracy in the new global environment.

21 HEALTH REFORMS

22 Established Pravara Rural Hospital in 1972, which has emerged as an ultra modern, 750 bedded well equipped hospital with expert doctors. The hospital undertakes comprehensive community health care of the villages and provides health services at affordable rates, now the help of superspeciality

23 The institution has been serving the underserved tribals and people of 500 villages at their doorsteps through various innovative programmes and empowerment of Female Health Volunteers

24  All our schools are working towards creating health awareness amongst our Staff and Children.  Healthy, nutritious food is served in all our schools.  International collaboration with a Swedish School, Alvboda Friskola is working towards improving the health of all the staff of Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation.

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28 VPMS LOHEGAON IS PROUD TO BE PART OF DR. VIKHE PATIL FOUNDATION, PUNE. LET US STRIVE TO FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE, Padmashri has set for us…..


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