" बहुजन हिताय , बहुजन सुखाय "
The Shri Shivaji Maharaj Society
Institute of Management and Research is run byShri Shivaji Maratha Society which was established in June 1918, under the able guidance of His Highness Chh. Shri Shahu Maharaj (King) of Kolhapur Sansthan. The society is established in the memory of the Great Maratha King, Shivaji Maharaj, who spent his childhood in an around Pune. The Society is registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. National leader Shri Sharadchandra Pawar is our inspiration of the society. At present Shrimant Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur is President of the Society and Shri Shashikant Sutar as is Hon. Secretary.
The society is blessed with endeavors of great personalitieslike Late. Shri Shrimant Khasesaheb Maharaj of Devas, Karmveer BhauSaheb Hire, Baburao Gholap, Deshbhakta Keshav rao Jedhe, Baburao Sanas, Rambhau Khese, Keshavrao Dhere, Ganpat rao Shedge, Bhaskarrao Jadhav, Raobahadoor Thube, Sakharamji Jedhe to mention a few for the development of the society.
The society runs three high schools, an English medium school, three junior/senior colleges, D.Ed, B.Ed. college, two colleges for vocational courses and a Law college. Today society runs more than 20 schools and colleges under its umbrella in which about more than 25,000 students are pursuing education from Pre-primary to Postgraduate level.