Women's Education Society
On April 21, 1932 a citizens meeting with eminent people of the city was convened in which
'Women's Education Society' was formed with Rao Bahadur M.B. Kinkhede as its Founder
President and Shri Y.M. Pathak as Founder Secretary. The constitution of the society was
drawn up by Justice W.R. Puranik and Shri T.J. Kedar. Sir Sorabji Mehta was the founder
chairman of the Executive Committee of the Society.
In 1935 the society was duly registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860
vide No. 23 of 1935-36 and later on u/s XXIX of Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
vide No. F-389(N) on 3-8-1962.
The society owes its present status to the illustrious and equally commendable dedication of
luminaries who left their mark in the annals of the society. They were besides Founder
President Rao Bahadur M.B. Kinkhede and 2nd President Lady Gowan, Past Presidents viz.
Lady Kalhum Wylie (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central Provinces & Berar. Sir Francis
Verner Wylie), Lady Muriel Twynam, (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central Provinces &
Berar, Sir Henry Twynam) and Smt. A. Pakwasa (wife of His Excellency, Governor of Central
Provinces & Berar, Sir Mangaldas Mancharam Pakwasa).