The biggest event in the history of the Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati was the inauguration of SHRI SHIVAJI LOKA VIDYAPITH (Shri Shivaji People’s University) by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of the Republic of Inda on 30th December, 1950. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, blessed the Vidyapitha on the occasion of its inauguration and his blessing are really bearing fruit. The first institution of the Vidyapitha is the Janta College established on 1st September, 1951.It has done considerable pioneer work in the field of Rural Studies which provided an excellent basis for the establishment of the Rural Institute, Amravati. The Janata College
, however, still continues to function. At present it has (i) Two-year Diploma Course in Agriculture (ii) Short term courses of Social and Agricultural Education for Six months and (iii) A Refreshers courses for Young Farmers.
GANDHI GRAMODYOG MANDIR, AMRAVATI
Gandhi Gramodyog Mander, Amravati was started by the Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati in 1851 under the auspices of Shri Shivaji Loka Vidyapitha, Amravati which was inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President, Indian Republic in December 1950 of Which Dr. P.S.Deshmukh, Union Minister for Cooperation is the President from the date of its inception.
Palm-Gur Training and NE Oils & Soap Industry these Training Centres are sponsored by the All India Khadi and Village Industries Board, Bombay and the third is directly under the Commerce and Industries Department, Government of India, Gandhi Gramodyog Mandir, Amravati had the privilege of acting as a host for the First All India Conference of the representative of the N.E. Oils and Soap Industry. The conference was inaugurated at the hands of Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh, Union Minister for Agriculture on 28th February, 1956.
The Director, Small Industries Technical Service Institute, Bombay (Government of India), the following four Scheme are to be implemented through the Gandhi Gramodyog Mandir, Amravati i.e. (i) Training Cum Production Model Work Shop, (ii) Training Cum Prouduction Centre in Carpenty (iii) Training Cum –Production Centre for the Manufacture of Stationary Articles and (iv) Manufacture of Paper Pins and Clips.
SHRI SHIVAJI VYAYAM PRASARAK MANDAL, AMRAVATI
This is a registered Society established by Dr. P.S.Deshmukh as early as 1926 for the spread of Physical Culture Activities. The Society has been given a plot of Land by Government for Gymnasium and it has constructed a building. It has bio programme of expansion of Gymanisa, drill as well as sports and games.
A grant of Rs. 5,000/- was received by the Society from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Minister for Education out of his discretionary Grant. The Government Body has been recently re-constituted.