Shree Lalshankar Umiyashankar Arts and Harivadan and Padmaben Thakore Commerce College for Women is one of the oldest women’s colleges of Gujarat and the oldest women’s college of Ahmedabad. Founded in 1920, it has an illustrious history and a vibrant pulsating present. It stands witness to the efforts of social reformers and visionaries who dreamt of expanding the horizons of women through higher education. (See history)
Shree Lalshankar Umiyashankar Arts and Harivadan and Padmaben Thakore Commerce College for Women was founded in 1920 by Gujarat Stree Kelavani Mandal. It has the proud privilege of being the first women’s college in Ahmedabad and one of the first women’s college in the state of Gujarat. Established by social reformers with the vision to empower women with higher education, the college is catering to girls from diverse backgrounds desiring education in a setup exclusively for women.
“To provide the education that enables women to achieve all round development of their personality, to become self – reliant socially responsible citizens and to make their individual contribution to the local as well as global scenario.”
“Empowerment of women through education.”