Shikshan Prasarak Mandali

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The Shikshan Prasarak Mandali, Pune, is one of the private educational societies in Maharashtra. It was established in 1883 .

The New Poona Collegewas founded in 1916 at the hands of well-known British Governor Lord Willingdon, who took a lot of interest in education. The inspiration came from no less a person than Honorable Shri. Vishnushastri Chiplunkar, who had a sincere desire to serve the country through education.

Vishnushastri Chiplunkar, Lokmanya Tilak, Gopalkrishna Gokhale, N. C. Kelkar and M. M. Datto Vaman Potdar were closely associated with its rapid growth and development.

It now runs educational institutions in Maharashtra like Sir Parshurambhau College.

REcently the society trustees were found guilty of collecting donations during admission in their colleges in Mumbai .

The Charity Commissioner has taken away the trust status as a Public Trust.