Shivaji Education Society, Amravati, the second largest Education Society in the State of Maharashtra was founded in 1932 by Shikshan Maharshi and Krushi Ratna, Late Dr. Panjabrao alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh, the First Union Minister of Agriculture. The Society has created a thick educational network in entire Vidarbha, for it has been managing under its control, eudcational institutions of varied nature, and that too at all levels. With a view, to making this educational network known to all, we have proud privilege to state that this Education Society has been running educational institutes from pre-primary level to the level of higher education i.e. up to senior colleges.
This Education Society, has been running pre-primary Schools, Ashram Schools, Secondary Schools and Junior colleges inclusive of vocational studies, relating to different vocational subjects. At higher level, it has been managing senior colleges in the academic fields of Arts, Commerce, Science, Law, Education, Physical Education, Rural Studies, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Agriculture, Bio-technology and Horticulture.
The total educational network of this education society, as such comprises of total 271 educational institutes of varied academic nature. The annual budgetary outlay of this society is showing a rising curve every year. The statistics of Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati in respect of budgetary outlay, students strength and staff composition (both academic and ministerial) reveals that the proposed budgetary outlay is of Rs. 117,67,72,365/- and the staff strength inclusive of academic and minsterial man-power figures to 6000/- on 31.3.2007. Where as students strength which was 1,13,016/- during the year, 2007-08 is likely to cross this figure considerably in the academic year 2008-09.
Considering the worthly constribution of Late Dr. Panjabrao alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh in the field of agriculture in general and in agricultural education, its research and extension in particular, this Education Society has started :