The Academy was founded by Dr.Rajeshwari Wankhade and Mr. Anil Wankhade in the year 2021 with the sole purpose of enabling the youth to serve the country by joining the Defence forces in capacity of an Officer as well as in Junior Commissioned Officers/ Other ranks. With experienced faculty the training of SSB and other interviews would be a sincere effort towards getting the student ready in the final stages of his college for all future opportunities.
The Academy is located at the outskirts of the lush green Gorewada zoo in a village called Fetri which is barely 13 Km from Zero Mile, Nagpur (7 Km from Civil Lines). In the immediate vicinity of lush green trees of a Bio diversity park along the Nagpur Kalmeshwar Road, spread over an area of 15000 sq ft are the premises Rakshanam Defence Preparatory Academy which include the fully equipped classes,Residential complex, Office area, Hostel area with a separate and facility for girls and an RDPA convenience complex to cater to needs of the students. , with a residential capacity of 150 students with separate enclosure for girls. It has a well-stockedlibrary with reading and study room. The library is stocked with books to help the students with syllabus of different exams and also to cater for General Knowledge and leisure reading requirements.The Academy has all facilities for outdoor training. The equipment required forobstacle, outdoor physical training and GTO tasks will be made available within the premises. The Academy is provided with 24x7 Wi-Fi facility to enable students to access the internet at any time. It also has arrangements to conduct group discussions among students on various topics. Regular guest lectures are conducted and motivational movies are screened to build the morale of the students.
Both the founders Dr Mrs Rajeshwari Wankhade and Mr Anil Wankhade have a teaching and managerial experience of more than 35 years in various educational institutes in Maharashtra. Dr Mrs Rajeshwari Wankhade herself holds a Ph.D in Technical Education and has been instrumental in successful execution of many careerorientation and awareness drives.