St. Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering & Technology (SVPCET) was established in 2004 by the Nagpur Pallottine Society. The college is affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, approved by Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai, Maharashtra, and AICTE, Government of India.
The College was ranked 65th by the Dataquest-NASSCOM ADC survey of best 200 T-Schools of 2005. Dr. V. V. Sohoni is the current Principal of the college. Read More Wikipedia
St. Vincent Pallotti was a Catholic priest who founded the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (SAC), commonly known as the Pallottines, around 150 years ago. Born on April 21, 1795, Pallotti was canonized in 1963.
His commitment to his apostolate led him to start orphanages, night schools and technical institutions that exist even today. Besides, he had a special compassion for prisoners, soldiers and the sick.
He was also the spiritual director of several Roman Colleges. The society founded by Pallotti has numerous institutions in 46 countries across the globe. In India, the Pallottines have premier educational as well as institutions of higher learning in Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala.
The Nagpur Pallottine Society, which manages St. Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering & Technology, is a part of this International Society.