VIMS Health Science Journal (VIMSHSJ) is an official scientific publication of Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the upcoming peer reviewed, open access journal in the field, providing comprehensive coverage of medical, dental, physiotherapy, nursing & pharmacy high quality research.


VIMSHSJ is available in print [ISSN 2348-523X (Print)] & online version [ISSN 2454-1982 (online)]. Journal is published quarterly since 2014 (March, June, September & December), as medium for the advancement of scientific knowledge in all branches of medicine and allied sciences.

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(29 August 1901 - 27 April 1980)


The pioneer of Sugar Co-operative movement, who had a humble beginning, was chiefly instrumental in, organizing the much exploited sugarcane 'growers of the 44 villages, in and around Pravaranagar, way back in 1948, and establishing Asia's first co-operative sugar factory, which was commissioned in 1950.Born in a farmer's family at Loni in 1901, he was distressed by the pitiable plight of the poor, the illiterate and the downtrodden peasantry who were exploited by the money lenders, feudal lords, and private sugar factory owners. In those days the local peasantry of Pravara area had to face difficulties in marketing of sugarcane, as conversion of sugarcane into Sugar was totally uneconomical and the "Jaggery Prices, reached the rock bottom.