The long cherished ambition of Dr. (Adv.) Annasaheb D. Chavan to have an institution of higher learning in technical education for Rural Western South Maharashtra was fulfilled through the establishment of Sant Gajanan Maharaj Rural Polytechnic, Mahagaon in July, 2008 which is recognized by AICTE, New Delhi, DTE, Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra and affiliated to Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai.
The SGM Inter-disciplinary Campus is functioning in a large 50 acre unified academic complex of Polytechnic, Pharmacy and Engineering with 100 Mbps Lease Line Internet, Wi-Fi, having state of art infrastructure at Site Chinchewadi, Mahagaon, 07 km from Gadhinglaj Tehsil of Kolhapur District in Maharashtra State. Our college marked Very Good grading from MSBTE, Mumbai for academic performance which offers three years Engineering Diploma in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication and Computer Engg. The present intake is 360 students per year.
The college has 10 buses along with MSRTC and KSRTC Buses for the conveyance of the 600 staff members and all around 4000 students. Separate Hostels for boys and girls, staff quarters in addition to co-operative store, canteen and recreational facilities. The college has an active training placement cell for campus recruitment of 2200 students through Pool campus drive of 33 MNC’s till date. There is also a Teacher Guardian cell keen in the overall development of the student.
Forums, Clubs and associations functioning in the college, like Sports and Health club, Guidance and student Counseling cell, Cultural Centres, Inter-National/National symposiums (Anuttara), Alumni association to promote the co-curricular and extra-curricular talents of students.
Effective utilization of linkage between the academic complex and MoU’s for industrial visits, In-plant Training, distinguished personalities for expert lectures. Hands on vocational trainings help the students to develop hands-on skill and entrepreneurial potentiality. Skill development activities uplift the dropout students for the recruitments.
MCED, DIC and DST funded short term programs encourage for entrepreneurship development as an entrepreneur. Last academic year Institute is recognized as Top-10 Best Polytechnic Institute of the year listed by Knowledge Review Magazine (Maharashtra Special). Institute has setup BDS Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai as BPO/KPO in the campus to inculcate the industry culture and become self-sustained institute at rural sector which is benefitted for needy students to “Earn while Learn.” AICTE, New Delhi and confederation of Indian industry (CII) survey has graded Silver ranking for industry linked technical institute for 2019. It is a remarkable start towards our journey Rural to Global.
Finally, we are very thankful to all stakeholders, staff, HR Managers, MoU’s linked organizations, Alumni, parents, students and all well-wishers for their support and cooperation.
Thanks with best wishes,
Dr. Sanjay H. Dabhole