Savitribai Phule Pune University

Savitribai Phule Pune University

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Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune and University of Poona, is a university in Pune in western India, founded in 1949. Spread over a 411 acres (1.66 km2) campus,  the university is home to 43 academic departments. The university is named after Savitribai Phule, a 19th-century Indian social reformer who is known for her contribution towards empowerment and emancipation of women through education. The university has affiliated colleges, departments, and research institutes, which are primarily in Pune.

The University of Poona (original name) was established on 10 February 1949 under the Poona University Act, passed by the Bombay legislature in 1948. M. R. Jayakar became its first Vice-Chancellor. After the declaration of the formation of University of Poona in 1948 and the subsequent declaration of Jayakar as the first vice-chancellor of varsity, its first office was started from the Nizam Guest House, which is the part of Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute on Law College Road. The university was operated at Nizam Guest House till 1 June 1949. Later it was shifted to the current building, which was originally called the Governor House. As its name suggests, it was the seasonal retreat of the Governor of Bombay.

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