Shri. M. D. Shah Mahila College of Arts & Commerce

श्री एम. डी. शाह महिला महाविद्यालय कला आणि वाणिज्य

Recognised Under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC ,
Affiliated to S. N. D. T. Women's University, Mumbai
Accredited 'A' Grade with CGPA- 3.04 (4th Cycle) by NAAC
IMC RBNQA - Performance Excellence Trophy

ISO 21001 : 2018 - Educational Organisation

ISO 50001 : 2018 - Energy Management System

ISO 14001 : 2015 - Environmental Management System

Our Vision, Mission, Goals & Core Values

Our Vision

To enlighten and empower women to become instrumental in enhancing the quality of society

Our Mission

  • To provide education without discrimination to one and all.
  • To make economically and socially independent value oriented citizens.
  • To build competent confident, positively inclined individuals.
  • To expose academically weak students for higher education.
  • To encourage and help economically deprived students for higher studies.

Our Goals

  • Strengthening the intellectual climate of the Institution through developing and supporting research.
  • Overall development of the students through extra-curricular activities, seminars and workshops.
  • Imparting skills for self-employment.
  • To address issues related to women both in the college and in the community.
  • To direct students for placement in work force.

Core Values


  • Contributing to National Development
  • Fostering Global Competencies among Students
  • Inculcating a Value System among Students
  • Promoting the Use of Technology
  • Quest for Excellence


Social responsibility – “Societal well-being and benefit” refers to leadership and support including improving education, health care, pursuing environmental excellence, being a role model for socially important issues, practicing resource conservation and performing community service and charity.

To realize the value of Social Responsibility the following actions are undertaken: -
  • Education to first generation learners
  • JSS Skill Academy
  • NCC, NSS, Aarogyam & Department Community Outreach programs
  • Moti Pustakalaya (open to the general public)
  • Counseling center (open to the general public)
  • Focus on Future – Ensuring an organization’s sustainability by understanding the short and longer-term factors that affect organization and marketplace. A focus on the future includes developing leaders, workforce, accomplishing effective succession planning; creating opportunities for innovation and anticipating societal responsibilities and concerns.
To realize the value of Focus on Future the following actions are undertaken: -
  • Professional courses
  • Skill development courses for students (open to the general public)
  • BAFI & Animation
  • Add-on courses by departments
  • 100 hrs computer training
  • Stress on innovative, out of box thinking – A major success factor in meeting competitive challenges is innovation. Innovation in education involves a different way of looking at problems and solving them. The thinking process that goes into it will help students develop their creativity and their problem solving skills.
To realize the value of Stress on innovative, Out of box thinking the following actions are undertaken: -
  • Audit- Academic, Library, Support services
  • Creating Leaders- Discipline, Health & Grievance in charge among Students
  • Novel annual exhibitions
  • Health Projects
  • E-bulletin, IQAC Newsletter
  • Quality Circle projects by students & workforce
  • Visionary Leadership – Organization’s senior leaders set directions and create a customer focus, clear and visible organizational values, and high expectations for workforce.
To realize the value of Visionary Leadership the following actions are undertaken:-
  • Participative Leadership
  • PES –multiple leaders
  • Student-centric approach
  • Focus on future through new programs, research & 360˚ feedback
  • Creating new infrastructure
  • Strategic Plan
  • Management by Fact- Organization depends on the measurement and analysis of performance. These measurements should derive from needs and strategy, and they should provide critical data and information about key processes, outputs and results.
To realize the value of Management by Fact the following actions are undertaken:
  • PES
  • Result Mapping
  • Feedback
  • AAA
  • Quality Tools – 5S, Kaizen, Ishikawa
  • Best Practices and Cross Industry benchmarks