Yashwantrao Chavhan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) Nashik
Center Code : 4201 A
YCMOU Center established in Sardar Patel College in July, 1990. It was the first study center in rural area in Vidarbha region. At the beginning center had B. A. & B.Com. Course and now it runs preparatory course,B.A. ,B.Com, B.Lib., M.B.A.Tourisam, MBA Insurance and M.Phil (Marathi, Hindi and Lib. Science).
In every academic session student register then names in the month of July. In all 500 to 600 students have been enrolled from this center in various courses.
First director of YCMOU Dr. C. D. Deshpande inaugurated the center and eminent research scholar from Boston University.
Dr. Elinar Zillet also visited the Center.
Vice –Chanceller of YCMOU Dr. Rajan Welunkhe visited the center in January 2009.
Ex-union Minister of State for Finance & President a Sarvodaya Shikshan Mandal Shri Shantaramji Potdukhe inaugurated the sub center.
Special feature of this center is that for prisoners asub center is opened in Chandrapur District Jail Class-I. Coaching Classes for prisoners, books, Journals, prospectus and library facility is provided for the prisoners. Mr. M.D. Uge is working as a co-ordinator of the center. Principal Dr. J.A.Sheikh is the Chief of the center, under his able guidance all the activities of the center have been arranged and regular on every Sunday guidance classes have been engaged to clear the doubts of the students.