A Brief History of Mukti Mission
March 11, 1889 - Sharada Sadan, "Home of Learning", opened in Bombay with two pupils. The school was for high caste Hindu widows, with the principle of observing complete religious freedom.
November 1890 - The school moved to Pune.
1891 - 26 child widows and 13 non-widows in the school.
1895 - Ramabai purchased a farm on deserted land near Pune.
1896-97 - 300 girls rescued from Madhya Pradesh famine and taken to a farm as plague had broken out in Pune. Temporary sheds were put up hastily to accommodate them, and the place was called "Mukti Sadan", Home of Salvation.
September 14, 1898 - Opening of first permanent stone building.
March 20, 1899 - Laying of Rescue Home foundation stone.
September 20, 1899 - Laying of church foundation stone.
1900-01 - Hundreds of girls and women rescued from Gujerat famine. Almost 2,000 residents now.
1902 - Separate home established for boys nearby the women's home.
1903 - Printing press established, fully operated by women.
1904 - Ramabai started translation of Bible into Marathi.
1912 - Property purchased in Supa-Baramati.
1913 - First edition of the New Testament in Marathi published.
1919 - Government recognition granted up to matriculation level to Mukti School. Ramabai awarded Kaiser-Hind medal for community service.
April 5, 1922 - Ramabai's death.
July 1922 - Trustees changed the Mission name to Ramabai Mukti Mission.
1924 - Ramabai's translation of the complete Bible printed at the Mukti Printing Press.
1949 - Krishnabai Memorial Hospital opened.
1956 - The Flower Family cottage system was started with mixed age groups of girls. Until now girls and women had been grouped according to age and lived in separate compounds.
1966 - First Conference for representatives of Mukti's six overseas Councils held.
1966 - Manoramabai Memorial Girls High School opened (in memory of Ramabai's daughters).
July 1970 - Name changed to Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission.
1989 - A postal stamp was released by the Government of India commemorating 100 years since the commencement of Ramabai's work.
1999 - Pandita Ramabai listed as one of the top 20 humanitarians of the 20th century by The Australian newspaper.
2000 - Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission received the Mahatma Gandhi Award for Social Justice.
June 2005 - Mukti commences Junior College level classes, Std 11 and 12