BANSILAL RAMNATH AGARWAL CHARITABLE TRUST
Address: Budhwar Peth, Pune- 411 002.
Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust (BRACT) was established on 16th June 1975 and registered as public trust under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 vide No. E-531 (Pune) and started social and educational activities in Maharashtra.
BRACT’s Social & Charity work:-
The trust has built a beautiful Mahalaxmi Temple at Sarasbaug, Pune which conducts a lot of social and religious activities. Donating money and medical facilities (like ambulances to hospital) and other needy organizations, awarding 'Adishakti Puraskar' to eminent ladies devoted to social work, arranging lectures and musical recitals of famous and eminent persons during 'Navratra Mahotsav'. Built Dharamshala in Pandharpur. This will serve warkaris for boarding and lodging. Serve food and tea to approximate 1.5 lakhs of Warkaris standing in the queue for Darshana for 18hrs in a day for 5 days. Distribute stationery material to participating school children during Navratri. Serve food to approximate 1500 warkari during their return from Palkhi in Valay Village. Fee waiver or concession in fees for needy students and many more.
Educational Institutions under BRACT:-
Mr. Bharat Agrawal
I welcome you to Vishwakarma College of Arts, Commerce & Science. A prerequisite of leadership today is to look beyond the present, to be an innovator in business or a stimulant of change in society. It is what defines us as a global enterprise. In this era of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, our success is in fact decided by our ability to attract students globally and our ability to nurture these individuals of diverse abilities. We seek students who thrive on change and strive to drive it to business success. What better place to do this than at VCACS, where students from across the country converge as one body. So it comes as no surprise to us that we have a corporate interface that matches the best, if not excels them! We constantly innovate
BRAC trust has promoted schools and professional training institutes such as Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) , Vishwakarma University (VU), Vishwakarma Schools ( Primary, Pre Primary, Secondary Higher secondary) English & Marathi medium, Vishwakarma College of Arts Commerce and Science (VCACS) and Vishwakarma Arts Commerce and Science Junior College of (VACSJC) .
Vishwakarma University (VU) is established as State Private University under Government of Maharashtra Act No. XXXVIII dated 3rd May 2017. As it is recognized and regulated by University Grants Commission (UGC), Vishwakarma University on its own is allowed to admit students, design and implement curriculum, conduct examinations and award degrees.
BRAC trust started 'Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), in the year 1984 to impart quality technical education. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi has awarded the 'Best Engineering College' for the year 1999 - 2000.
Having ensured a quality education and standard of VIT at a very commendable level, the trust has also opened another technical institute in the name of "Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT)" at Kondhwa (BK.), Pune.
In the Academic Year 2007-08 BRACT has started “Vishwakarma College of Arts, Commerce and Science” (VCACS), Pune. Our college is offering B.Com. & B.Sc. courses of Pune University for the Academic Year 2007-08 with 120 intake capacity each. From the Academic Year 2008-09 we received permission from Pune University for the BBA, BCA later Nomenclature BBA(CA), BBM (IB) later Nomenclature BBA(IB) & B. Sc. (Com. Sci.) courses with intake capacity of 80 students each. In addition to VCACS has received permission to start foreign language certificate & diploma courses viz. German, Japanese, French & English with intake capacity of 60 students each. From the Academic Year 2011-12 we received the permission from Pune University & Government of Maharashtra for M.C.A. (Commerce) (Intake 60) & M.Sc. (Computer Science) (Intake 30). Additional division permission received for B.Sc. (com. Sci.) (80) & M.Sc. (CS) (30) from the academic year 2012-13.
From the Academic Year 2019-20 we received the permission from Pune University & Government of Maharashtra for M. Sc (CA) (Intake 30) and M.Com (Intake 60).Additional division permission received for B.Com (120).
In the Academic Year 2016-17 BRACT has started “Vishwakarma Arts, Commerce and Science Junior College” (VACSJC), Pune. We received the permission from Government of Maharashtra and deputy Directorate of Higher Education for Junior College Science and Commerce with intake capacity of 120 students each in academic year 2016-17. Additional division permission received for Science and Commerce with intake capacity of 120 students each from the academic year 2018-19. Additional division permission received for Science with intake capacity of 120 students and 2 division permission received for Commerce with intake capacity of 120 students each from the academic year 2019-20 .
All the above institutes are operating from ultra-modern educational complex with ample space, playground, well-equipped laboratories and class rooms, auditorium, internet laboratory, Library; hostel, etc. with these infrastructural facilities. All these institutes of BRACT have earned goodwill in technical / professional training fields and are highly sought after by the students.
Vishwakarma Group, which has been in the field of education for more than 27 years. It has over 425 scholarly faculties in the Engineering, IT, Management fields who have contributed immensely in educating thousands of students in the last 27 years.