On behalf of the academic community of our University, I extend a hearty welcome to you on this beautiful sprawling campus covering an area of 849 acres. The holy city of Kolhapur is situated on the banks of the beautiful Panchganga River nestling close to the Sahyadri ranges.
Young friends, I am confident that the ambience of this University will fulfill your long cherished dream of acquiring excellence in the field of higher education. You have immense potential, which can be tapped not only to provide you academic qualifications but also to shape your personality.
We in this University are committed to high ideals in teaching, learning and research activities. I urge upon you to build a powerful generation of talented youth, which will face at the national level the challenges of Higher Education in the dynamic era of technologically changing scenario.
Equally committed to the implementation of innovative, placement-oriented professional academic programmes and courses, we place the student community at the centre and strive to instill into it confidence so as to enable it to face challenges of the contemporary globalized world.
Our vision projects this University as a unique centre of excellence in higher education and endeavors to meet the social, cultural and economic needs of this region and the nation. I am sure this will ultimately lead to the creation of a ‘knowledge society’ geared to meet the demands of the twenty-first century.
I hope your association with Shivaji University, named after the great historical figure in the history of Maharashtra, will lead you to brilliant successful career and fulfill your long-cherished dream of translating knowledge into action.
I wish you all the success!
Prof. Dr. N. J. Pawar
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