Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust (BRACT):
The Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust was set up in 1975 to provide social, cultural, and educational services in Pune. Promoter of the Vishwakarma Institutes, the trust runs 10 academic institutions having more than 10000 students. Apart from the prestigious VIT - Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, BRACT’s institutes cater to engineering, information technology, management, business studies, design, and graduate courses. Besides these, the trust also runs well established schools in English and Marathi mediums.
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, was established in 1984 to impart best of breed technical education. The institute is the first unaided Institute to earn autonomy under Pune University and rated amongst the top 15 Engineering Institutes of India.