The Seva Sadan was founded by Ramabai Ranade, who became its first president. Ramabai was a pioneer of women’s movement in India and the organization she founded would be one of the most successful of all Indian women’s institutions and is attended by thousands of women.
For further reading check the following articles:
- List of Socio-Religious Movements
- Dayananda Saraswati – Arya Samaj
- Indian Education System During British Rule