"If you want to think one year ahead, plant rice... If you want to think ten years ahead, plant trees... If you want to think hundred years ahead, GIVE EDUCATION TO PEOPLE!"

Abeda Inamdar Profile

  • Educationist
  • Philanthropist
  • Women Empowerment Mover
  • Social Activist
  • Minority Rights Activist
  • Medical Visionary
  • Agronomist





To express the sense of gratitude towards Almighty, the most merciful, and to effectively repay the debt to society, I believe that education is the only tool through which we can bring about social, economical and political change. Education is the key to success and women’s education is the master key.

1. She has keen interest in Education, particularly Women’s Education. For this reason she has donated a huge amount for establishing Abeda Inamdar Junior College for Girls and Abeda Inamdar Senior College for Girls at Pune , where at present 10,000 girls are taking education in Arts, Science, Commerce and Computer faculty.

2. Member Committee on Girls Education: National Commission for Minority Educational Institution, New Delhi.

3. Senate Member- Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded.

4. Ex Senate Member of University of Pune.

5. Managing Trustee & Past President – Poona Women’s Council.

6. Vice President- University Women’s Association.

7. President- Deccan Muslim Institute & Research Center, Pune.

8. Vice President- Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society, Pune.

9. Vice President- P.A. Inamdar Education Trust, Pune.

10. Vice President- Maharashtra Medical Education & Research Center, Pune.

11. Trustee- Crescent India Medical Education Trust, Pune.

12. Trustee- Poona Oriental Education Trust.

13. Mrs. Inamdar was the Hon. Gen. Secretary for National Council of Women in India from 1999-2001 and represented India at Helsinki, Finland.

14. Recently Government of Maharashtra has awarded her ‘Savitribai Phule’ Award for her services in the field of Women’s education.


To inculcate benefits of the universal, cosmopolitan and pluralistic nature of our society.

Higher education to students especially of Muslim minority and weaker sections of the society by providing good infrastructure and a motivating environment.

 To support the students for expressing their talent and creativity in academics, sports, training, extension activities and social fields.


The Abeda Inamdar Senior College is one of the institutions established and governed by The Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society. (M.C.E.Society.).