About Us

Terna Public Charitable Trust (TPCT) is a Public Charitable Trust registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act (Registration No - E 91 dt. 30/9/1980) in Ternanagar , Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India.

TPCT was established on 30th September, 1980 with a primary goal to provide educational and health services to all sections of society. From its humble beginnings in 1980, the Trust today has grown into an educational colossus imparting education in multiple streams to more than 10,000 students.

TPCT is continuously organizing various Social & Medical programs in different parts of the state.

Terna Public Charitable Trust



Higher Education


Our Activities


Dr. Padmasinhaji Patil


Hon. Dr. Padmasinhaji Patil, a man with golden dreams & enthusiasm of converting dreams into reality, is the Founder President of the "Terna Public Charitable Trust". Education and social activities. Dr. Patil, a renowned personality, has devoted his life to the cause of Education and social activities.

Dr. Padmasinhaji Patil has also contributed to society by serving in various Social and Political Fronts. He is an Ex-Member of Parliament from Osmanabad (a part of Marathwada region) and served cabinet minister for almost 25+ years in Maharashtra.

He had been Home minister, Irrigation minister and Energy Minister between 1980 to 2004.He was deputy leader of opposition in legislative assembly between 1995 to 1999. He was representing Osmanabad constituency in State assembly till 2009 and also represented in Parliament.

He is well known for his easy accessibility to the public, which not only acts as a deterrent to the bureaucratic delays, but also encourages new ideas and view-points.


Managing Trustee

Shri Ranajagjitsinha Patil has often been described by many as that "able, articulate and people’s man " on the horizon of Indian public life who is not only armed with education, ability, understanding, high integrity but also with delivered milestones.

A telecommunication engineer by qualification is visionary leader and has been instrumental in developing and implementing government policies the field of self employment, agriculture and Industries. He is also an entrepreneur in IT, Electronics and service sector.

Through his efforts only, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation initiated setting up of Industrial zone in Kaudgaon at Osmanabad.

Mr Patil is an architect of government scheme under which Osmanabad got drinking water to the tune of 9 million liter per day (mld) from very famous Dam (Ujni) in Western Maharashtra (almost 118 km from town). He is also instrumental in making Osmanabad as Solar destination in Maharashtra. Ranadada, as he is known popularly in the region, is one of the youngest and techsavy leaders of Maharashtra took lead for development of Tuljapur city and famous Tuljamata Goddess temple though State government.

His guidance & leadership provided Terna Trust to grow and scale up in education sector. He is instrumental to promote art & sport, provide good educational infrastructure to the students and restore cultural heritage through the sociology-centered activities of the trust. He is very keen in spreading educational activities beyond mere education, but to reach to stage of applied research, employability development & skill enhancement.