Shikshan Mandal, Karad is a renowned educational institution in Maharashtra. Established in 1921 by Shri Laxman Mahadev Deshpande ,Shri Sadashiv Altekar ,Shri Pandurang Shiralkar and other renowned people to pay homage to the great national leader Hon. Lokmanya Tilak. Shri Deshpande was greatly impressed by the philosophy propagated by Shri Lokmany Tilak and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar for social up-liftment of the masses, particularly people from rural areas. Shikshan Mandal Karad established school and colleges in the vicinity of Karad, Dist Satara its inception the institution has been striving to realise the principle of national education advocated by Lokmanya Tilak. The institution is successfully marching towards its centenary and providing quality education to almost ten thousand students from pre- primary to graduation. Tilak High school happens to be the first school of the institution and boasts of having had Late. Shri Yashawantraoji Chavan (Former Deputy Prime Minister, India and architect of Modern Maharashtra), Late Shri Khashaba Jadhav( First Indian individual Olympic medalist - Wrestling ) , Late. Shri Raosaheb Gogate ( Well Known industrialist) Late.V.S. Page (former speaker, Maharashtra Legislature Council) as students. The tradition has been continued by the student as this year, in 2015-16, Nikhil Rajendra Surve has won National Championship and Gold Medal in Weight lifting competition organized at Vijawada, Andhra Pradesh. Shikshan Mandal Karad is Committed for the value Based education an all round development of the student. The institution is successfully marching towards its centenary and providing quality education to almost 10,000 students through 3 pre-primary ,3 primary ,4 secondary school and 1 junior college ,1 senior college ,1 IT Department and 2 hotels for girls and women .
Updated on: [September 07, 2017]