Nutan Maharashtra Vidya Prasarak Mandal is a highly respected education society in Maharashtra and is credited with starting national education schools in the Maval Region of Pune district over 100 years ago. The great freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the founder member of the Mandal and was the Chairman of its Governing Body for almost 12 years. The late Hon. Vishnu G. Vijapurkar was the first Principal of “Samarth Vidyalaya” – the first national school started by the Mandal. He was imprisoned by the British authorities for his so called anti British activities. Vishnu Ganesh Pingle was a Vibrant Student of Samarth Vidyalaya. He became a leader of the Gadar Party of Lala Hardayal and was hanged by the British for his revolutionary activities when he was barely 26. The Mandal and its schools has such rich heritage. The Mandal established one Primary and Six Secondary Schools and One Polytechnic & One Engg.College in the Maval region with the sole intention of providing education to the youth of relatively backward area of the Pune District as detailed below -
1. Navin Samarth Vidyalaya,Talegaon Dabhade.
2. Ad.P.V.Paranjape Vidya Mandir,Talegaon Dabhade.
3. Pragati Vidya Mandir,Indori,Tal.Maval.
4. Pavana Vidya Mandir,Pavananagar.
5. Shri.Ekvira Vidya Mandir,Karla
6. Shri.Chhatrapati Shivaji Vidya Mandir,Kanhe,Tal-Maval.
7. Paisa Fund Primary School,Talegaon Dabhade.
8. Nutan Maharashtra Vidya Polytechnic,Talegaon Dabhade.
9. Nutan Maharashtra Institute of Engg.& Technology,Talegaon Dabhade.
There is no measure of human comfort and well being. However Engineers are responsible for the well being of the society. To meet their responsibility to Society in full measure engineers should see to it that the system they have designed accomplishes their mission.
The Nutan Maharashtra Vidya Polytechnic, Talegaon Dabhade was founded by Nutan Maharashtra Vidya Prasarak Mandal, Talegaon Dabhade in year 1998-99on a area of 20 acres at Vishnupuri,Talegaon Dabhade. The Nutan Maharashtra Vidya Prasarak Mandal has a historical background ,as it was founded in the year 1906 by late Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, who was the founder President. The centenary of parent society is being celebrated in the current year.
Talegaon Dabhade is on Mumbai-Poona Central Railway Track about 130 km from Mumbai and 35 km from Pune. It is also on Mumbai -Pune National highway No.4. In an around Talegaon, many industries have come up on Talegaon -Chakan Road and there is a demand for Technical personnel. However, In the vicinity of this industrial belt there is no institute imparting Technical Education.