The Noorjahan Begum Salam Ahmad Women's Law College (The College) is the only college in Maharashtra, which offers 5 year Integrated B.A.LL.B Course, exclusively for women. The College dedicated to the cause of women's higher education. Noorjahan Begum Charitable Trust the took initiative to start a Law College exclusively for woman as it was felt that woman should know their rights and should fight for their cause. The College was established in 2010-11 for imparting quality legal education to the Women's at Yavatmal District. Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University had granted the affiliation to the College on 23.03.2010 for conducting 5 years B.A.LL.B Course subject to the approval of Bar Council of India (BCI). In 2012 BCI inspected the College and provisionally approved the College to run 5year B.A.LL.B course with intake of one Section of 60 students. Finally the College started to run from 2013 and in the first Batch of 2013 admitted 36 students. It follows a semester pattern as prescribed by Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. The Examination is conducted by the affiliated university.
The college is managed by the Board of Management of the Noorjahan Begum Charitable Trust which is registered under Mumbai Public Trust Act and came into existence on 07.08.1992. The trust was established for the purpose of rendering services to the public in various fields of services to mankind i.e. educational, socio-economic, Orphanage, Rural Development, Medical Camps, Schools and Colleges, Arts and Agriculture, Health, Social Welfare and Promote National Integration among the public without any distinction of nationality, Religion, Caste, Class or Sex.
Dr. Abdul Razzaque Ahmed is the Chairman the Board of Management of the Noorjahan Begum Charitable Trust. In love of her angel like mother, he established this charitable trust and immersed in philanthropic activities. Dr. Ahmed received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and moved to the United States in the mid-1970s at age 22 to further his education. After moving to the United States he had trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and in Dermatology at the University of Buffalo, and in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Ahmed was on the Faculty of Medicine at UCLA for six years before moving to Harvard University in Boston. He began molecular research and earned a Doctorate of Science degree from the Harvard University Faculty of Medicine and a master's in Public Administration (MPA) from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Dr. Ahmed is a noted authority on two rare skin conditions, pemphigus and pemphigoid, that can lead to blindness, disfigurement, even death, and are often misdiagnosed. Some of his peers question his approach, which relies on a unique drug regimen in the toughest cases. But his patients say it gives them relief no other treatments have delivered. He is their caregiver of last resort. And they can't imagine life without him.
He has published original scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in various books, and edited five monographs. He has lectured in the U.S. and worldwide throughout Asia, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Blistering diseases patients come to him from all over the U.S. and several countries overseas. He is unique because he is an excellent clinician, an imaginative and creative scientist, and an effective teacher with an infectious enthusiasm and the ability to make young physicians interested and excited in what they study and learn. He has received several prestigious awards in the U.S. and many other countries. It is important to note that he also received two Citations for his research and its global impact; one from The Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, and the other from the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Argeo Paul Cellucci.
Dr. Rana Noor Siddiqui is a well known and respected lady at Wani. She is the Secretary of NoorJahan Begum Charitable Trust. She is known for her educational endeavors and social work. Till now, she has helped hundreds of children to get a quality education, stand on its feet and earn a livelihood in a respectable manner. She also trained hundreds of women in stitching, sewing, and other vocational training to make a livelihood. She used to organized free medical camps on behalf of the Trust for marginalized people suffering from varied health complications. After a long and tiresome battle with her passion, courage, perseverance and dedication she managed to establish a first Women's Law College in Maharashtra at Buranda with a vision that a woman should have the capability to stand on her own feet, fight for her right and step out with confidence. In recognition of her services to the society, she has been the first Muslim woman who has been conferred the Savitribai Phule Award by Maharashtra Government. Apart from this award, she has also honored with Maharashtra Gaurav Award and various other honors.