About PVGS Maharashtra Institute of Printing Technology
The Maharashtra Institute of Printing Technology, earlier named as The Maharashtra Printing School (Mudran Shala) was established in 1929 under the auspicious of the Pune Anath Vidyarthi Griha, Pune as a direct outcome of National Movement in Industrial Education to provide scientific printing education. The beginning of the school was a very small indeed, but now it has developed into a full-fledged Printing Institute. The institute continuously upgrading the curriculum for the students to be conversant with the new technologies introduced in the Printing Industry.
In 1938 courses like Typography, Letterpress were started after receiving recognition of The Department of Technical Education
The school started Advanced Certificate Course of 3 years duration in the year 1959 under the affiliation of Department of Technical Education Bombay State. Then the Craftsman course in Letter press machine work, Hand composition & book binding were also started.
The Government of India approved this Institution on Aug 1968 as a Basic Training & Related instructions Center for apprentices of printing trades.
he Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra sanctioned Grant-in-aid for a three year Diploma Course in Printing Technology in 1978, affiliated to M.S.B.T.E. Mumbai, recognized by A.I.C.T.E., New Delhi.
The Institute started a Part Time (4 years) course in Printing Technology in 1981 for employed candidates due to the efforts of Mr. Pa.Bha. Kulkarni.
The University of Pune granted Pune Vidyarthi Griha permission to start a B.E. Printing Degree College. It is one of the leading recognized colleges in Asia with various disciplines as well.
In 1994, a grant sanctioned under World Bank Project to upgrade machineries & teaching aids.
In 2001 PVGs MIPT started a 3 years course of Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. Since then MIPT was recognized as a polytechnic.
In 2002, Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi is giving financial grant to run the scheme Community Development through Polytechnic. Under this scheme various short courses are running in rural areas to create employment/self-employment for unemployed and less educated people.