(University for Women)

About the University

Established in 1983, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for women) is the only University exclusively for women in the state of Andhra Pradesh and is the second of its nature in the country. It has grown, over a period of two decades, into one of the leading institutions in the country for higher learning. Its mission being ‘Emancipation of Women through acquisition of Knowledge and Empowerment through skill upgradation’, the courses are so designed as to make women self-reliant.
The vision of the University for the next decade is to become a premier centre of education for women to acquire knowledge,
skills and attitudes, required to shape their living styles as complete citizens and to pursue careers of their choice.

About the Centre
The Centre for Ambedkar Studies was inagurated on 19th August 2006 by Prof. Sukhadeo Thorat, Chairman, Univeristy Grants
Commission. The Centre is established with the financial support of UGC under the Scheme of Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India, during X plan (2006-07). The important features of the Centre are to encourage research on Ambedkar Studies, to conduct short-term courses, to develop library and reading centre etc.
The Venue The campus, spread over 133 acres of land is situated at a distance of 3 kms from the railway and bus stations of
Tirupati and 10 kms from airport at Renigunta.
National Conference on
(UGC sponsored)
1st & 2nd March 2007
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam
(Women’s University)
Tirupati - 517 502
Andhra Pradesh
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