Welcome to Ponda Education Society
Ravi S. Naik College of Arts & Science
Ponda is a developing town of historical importance, surrounded by all the important temples in Goa. A group of people interested in education established the Ponda Education Society and in consultation with experienced and eminent educationists started the Arts and Science College and Higher Secondary School in June 1986 at Farmagudi, Ponda – Goa.
Thus, P.E.S. College was established in the year 1986 by the combined efforts of many prominent educationists and social workers of Ponda City. It was observed that, students of Ponda taluka and surrounding areas had to travel long distances to obtain higher education on completion of their H.S.S.C. studies, as there was no general higher education facility available in Ponda at that time.
Besides, education was beyond the reach of the poorer section of society. As a result, the poor and deserving students in this area who could not afford to travel long distances were deprived of higher education. Thus the Ponda Education Society's decision to start the College came as a welcome idea, which would help the majority of the students in Ponda taluka. Read More