The Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj, Shivaji Nagar, Nashik was registered in the year 1914 with the main objective to cater the educational needs of the people of the rural masses (Registration No. A- 436/1954).
‘Bahujan Hitaya Bahujan Sukhaya’
बहुजन हिताय बहुजन सुखाय
– For the Welfare and Happiness of the common masses is the motto of the institution. With this view, the organization has created the facilities for Primary to Post Graduate education (KG to PG) for the district, especially for those who were deprived of the educational facilities. In addition to this, the organization has started professional Colleges such as Agriculture, Medical, Engineering and Pharmaceutical etc.
Considering the felt need of agricultural education of the people from the district, the institute has started College of Agriculture at Nashik, since1st November 2003. The College is affiliated to Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri Dist: Ahmednagar. Initially the intake capacity was 60 students per year. Since June 2009 the intake capacity of College was increased to 120 students per year. All the necessary infrastructure facilities, viz as building, instructional farm, laboratories and staff have been created as per the norms of ICAR, MCAER and the University (MPKV, Rahuri) for imparting agricultural education, as per the prescribed syllabus of MPKV, Rahuri.