Walchand Institute of Technology

Shri Aillak Pannalal Digambar Jain Pathashala Trust, established in 1885, started this college in July 1983 which is named after Seth Walchand Hirachand, one of our country's pioneer's of industrial development.

The college has consistently achieved excellent results in the University examinations. The facilities provided at the college have been adjudged amongst the best by an team of Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. The institute began with Production Engg., Environmental Engg., Electronics Engg. branches. The Institute is affiliated to the Shivaji University, Kolhapur and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi (A. I. C. T. E., New Delhi.).

Governing Body Of WIT :
Chairman:(S. A. P. D. J. Pathashala,Solapur): Shri. Arvind R. Doshi, Eminent Industrialist.
Member: Seth. Vinod L. Doshi, Eminent Industrialist.
Member: Shri. Chakor L. Doshi, Eminent Industrialist.
Member: Dr. Ranjeet H. Gandhi, Hon. Secretary & Trustee S. A. P. D. J. Pathashala, Solapur.
Member: Shri Surel S. Shah, Advocate and Trustee.
Member: Shri. Rajiv D Sahani, (Ex-Officio) Regional Officer, Nominee of AICTE.
Member: Prin. Dr. S. D. Madnaik, (Nominee) Technologist/Educationist from the Region Nominee of the council.
Member: Prof. S. T. Nawre, Nominee Shivaji University Kolhapur.
Member: Shri. N. B. Pasalkar, (Ex-Officio) Nominee of state Government, Director of Technical Education, Mumbai.
Member: Prof. D. M. Dewaikar, (Nominee) Technologist / Educationist from the Region, Nominee of the council.
Member: Dr. S. A. Halkude, (Secretary) Principal of the Institute.

Shri A. P. D. Jain Pathashala

Shri Aillak Pannalal Digambar Jain Pathashala Trust, established in 1885, has now completed more than a century of its service in education. Originally started with the object of imparting religious education to students, the trust gradually moved into the field of general education and established High Schools. In its 75th year, the trust started a multidisciplinary institution under the name "Solapur College of Arts, Science and Commerce". Since then, the trust has spread its wings far and wide.

Trustees of Shri. A. P. D. Jain Pathashala :
Chairman (S. A. P. D. J. Pathashala,Solapur): Shri. Arvind R. Doshi, Eminent Industrialist.
Member: Seth. Vinod L. Doshi, Eminent Industrialist.
Vice Chairman: Justice Prakashchandra S. Shah.
Member: Shri Vilas G. Shah, Advocate.
Member: Shri. Satishchandra W. Shah, Eminent Industrialist.
Secretary: Dr. Ranjeet H. Gandhi.
Member & Treasurer: Shri. Bhushan V. Shah, Engineer.
Member: Shri. Surel S. Shah, Advocate.

Other Institutions run by Shri Aillak Pannalal Digambar Jain Pathashala Trust, 1885

Walchand College of Arts and Science and P. G. T. section M. A., Solapur.
Walchand Junior College of Arts and Science, Solapur.
Walchand College, M. S. W. Department, Solapur.
Hirachand Nemchand College of Commerce and P. G. T. section M.Com., Solapur.
Hirachand Nemchand Junior College of Commerce, Solapur.
Hirachand Nemchand Institute of Management and Research - M. B. A. and D. C. M., Solapur.
Kasturbai College of Education, Solapur.
Shri.D.J.Gurukul Junior Commerce and Vocational College, Solapur.
Shri.D.J.Gurukul High School, Solapur.
Nutan Vidyalaya, Ashti.
Shri.Deshbhushan Kulbhushan High School, Kunthalgiri.