Pombhurna is revenue tahasil and tribal and remote village in Chandrapur
district, where economically and socially backward population is found. Till the
end of the twentieth century no one institution had been providing higher
education in this area. Our patron Late. Shri. Vasantrao L. Dontulwar a well
known educationist and Principal of Shri. Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Rajura and his
friends and collogues decided to uplift the backward area in educational manner.
They come forward and established a society and sown a seed of higher education.
A seed sown by father nourished by his son Dr. Vaibhav V. Dontulwar but
misfortunately both the pillars left the world. So that in the first decade of
the twenty-first century nature handover the responsibility to younger son Er.
Swapnil V. Dontulwar and Prof. Vrushal Vasantrao Dontulwar along with the other
Particularly this area does not have any commerce college so the students have
to go far for that. Also the economically backward parents were unable to afford
the lodging and boarding of the student at outside area. To fulfill this
enormous need of commerce education in this area ‘Chintamani Bahuddeshiya
Shikshan Mandal, Ballarpur’ have been established in 2007 and ‘Chintamani
College of Commerce, Pombhurna’ have been started in 2009 which was primarily
affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur. In 2011
Government of Maharashtra established a new state university under universities
act for the jurisdiction of Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts and separated
from R. T. M. Nagpur Uni. Nagapur. This college is presently affiliated to
Gondwana University, Gadchiroli.In
2013 Govt. of Maharashtra passed resolution and college started to receive
salary grant for commerce faculty under ‘Taluka Ekmev Scheme’. Managing
committee has special interest in this college and paying precious time and
attention for the development.