Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj is 107 years old renowned educational institute in the state of Maharashtra. The Institute was established in 1914 as boarding with 5 Students and a grant of Rs. 1000/- from the then Chhatrapti of Kolhapur, Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj. This 100 years old renowned educational institute is in the jurisdiction of University of Pune. At present the total strength of the students in its 485 branches is 1,81,683 and total numbers of employees is 7,478. The Annual budget is Rs. 275 Crores.
It was one of the greatest milestones in the pre-independence history of Nashik. The well being in general and education in particular were considered the sole of human being.
The great visionaries of MVP Samaj rightly laid the “Well being & happiness of masses” as the motto for the samaj. The founders of the samaj were inspired and driven by the great work of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and Chhatrapati Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur.
The pioneers, devoted and dedicated team of MVP Samaj includes the names of great social workers and educationalists as –
Karmaveer Raosaheb Thorat, Bahusaheb Hiray, Kakasaheb Wagh, Annasaheb Murkute, Ganpatdada More, Kirtiwanrao Nimbalkar, D.R.Bhosale, Vithoba Patil Jadhav.
M.V.P. Samaj manages more than 325 educational & professional institutions. The spectrum of educational institution encompasses Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Graduate & Postgraduate Colleges, Professional & Vocational Colleges. The total strength of students in is over 1,60,000.
The students & professionals produced by the institutions of NDMVP Samaj form the real backbone of modern society.