Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University - [PU/AN/ASC/021/(1978)]
NAAC Re-Accredited 'A' Grade College

Arts, Science and Commerce College, Rahuri was established by Shri Shivaji Shikshan
Prasarak Mandal, Shrishivajinagar, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar. Shri Shivaji Shikshan
Prasarak Mandal, Shrishivajinagar, is registered under the societies’ Registration Act of 1860
vide Sr. No. BOM / 65 / ANG on 05 – 07-1958, and as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public
Trust Act 1950 vide Sr. No. F-36 (Ahmednagar) on 29 / 07 / 1960.
Shri Shivaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, is a trust sponsored by The Rahuri Sahakari
Sakhar Karkhana. The Trust was registered under the leadership of Late Dr. Baburao Bapuji
Tanpure, the stalwart pillar of Agro-Industrial Development and Co-operative Movement in
Rahuri Tehsil. The history of Shri Shivaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal would remain incomplete
without reference to the efforts and achievements of Dr. Baburao Bapuji Tanpure who strived
during his entire life to bring about Socio-Economic and Educational development of Rahuri

Tehsil. Mahatma Phule Agricultural University appreciated and acknowledged his contribution
by conferring on him the honour of the D.Litt. (Doctor of Literature) degree in February 1982.
Shri Shivaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal flourished under the dynamic leadership of late Dr.
Baburao Bapuji Tanpure. The succeeding presidents, Shri. Ramdas Vishwanath Dhumal Patil
and Shri. Prasad Baburao Tanpure (former MLA and M.P), added to the glory of the Institution.
Now Udaysinh Subhash Patil is the president from June 2016.The Mandal is at present rendering
invaluable service in the field of education through eighteen high schools, one public school, one
primary school, Vivekanand Nursing Home and Ayurved College, Shri Chatrapati Shivaji
College of Engineering, College of B.Pharmacy, College of Nursing, ITI, and Arts, Science and
Commerce College, Rahuri.
Shri Shivaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal was established with view to promote and
carry out educational activities in the area of operation of The Rahuri Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana,
now named after Dr. Baburao Bapuji Tanpure.