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AMJC

Agurchand Manmull Jain College

(A Unit of Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society)(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Meenambakkam, Chennai – 600 061.

Agurchand Manmull Jain College

(A Unit of Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society)
(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Meenambakkam, Chennai – 600 061.

Founder

Our Founder: Padma Shri. Mohanmullji Chordia

Honoring a Legacy of Philanthropy and Service
Explore the remarkable journey of Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia, the visionary founder of AMJC, whose life was dedicated to humanity, education, and medical services.

Early Years

Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia, born on August 26, 1902, in a humble village in Rajasthan, embarked on a journey of philanthropy with no formal education. Adopted by Shri. Sohanmullji Chordia, he laid the foundation for his legacy of charitable contributions.

Establishment of Shri Agurchand Manmull Jain College

In 1952, expressing his desire to contribute to education, he played a pivotal role in founding Shri Agurchand Manmull Jain College, becoming its chief donor. His vision transformed the college into a premier educational institution.

Medical and Social Initiatives

Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia was a driving force behind the formation of the Shri Jain Medical Relief Society, actively supporting 13 dispensaries and maternity hospitals. He organized eye camps, constructed hospitals, and supported various social, religious, and educational institutions.

Padma Shri Recognition

In 1972, the Government of India honored his exemplary service with the Padma Shri Award, acknowledging his contributions to humanity, education, and medical services.

Legacy and Associations

Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia served numerous prestigious roles, including President of Shri S.S. Jain Educational Society and Life President of the A.M. Jain College Management Committee. His legacy lives on through various educational, medical, and welfare societies.

Final Years

Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia breathed his last in 1983, leaving behind a legacy of philanthropy and service. To honor his memory, a section of Mint St. in Chennai was named after him by the late Chief Minister Shri. M.G. Ramachandran.