YCMOU was established at Nashik by the Maharashtra Legislative assembly Act no 20/1989 on July 1 st, 1989. The university is recognized by UGC under section 12B. It’s programs and activities are geared towards becoming a ‘mass varsity’. In 2004 Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada appreciated the efforts made by YCMOU at grass-root level by conferring upon the “Award of Excellence for Institutional Achievement”.About MKCL:
MKCL-Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited- is a public limited company established in Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra, India, in August 2001 to create new paradigm in education and development through universalization and integration of Information Technology in teaching, learning and educational management processes in particular and socio-economic transformative processes in general.About I-CONSENT:
I-CONSENT-Indian Consortium for Educational Transformation is a consortium of about dozen institutions that include universities, organizations and NGOs and is established for transforming and establishing a new paradigm of education for the emerging Knowledge Society. It is a not-for-profit organization and is supported in its academic activities by Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada. It has developed two programs, e-B Ed and Virtual School and Learning Homes, and works by establishing partnerships of public & private institutions and communities.