Founder, Progressive Education Society

Progressive Education Society was established in 1934 by Shankarraoji Kanitkar, prominent teachers and experts in the educational field. Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar was a freedom fighter and a member of Pune Municipal Corporation for 20 years. He was President of Pune Municipal Corporation for one year. Presently there are 53 Educational Institutes consisting of Schools, Colleges, Professional Colleges, Management Institutes, Computer Center, etc.


Chairman, Business Council, Progressive Education Society

A surgeon by profession, Dr.Gajanan R. Ekbote made his foray into the world of administration in 1985. Fuelled by the desire for pedagogical pursuits, he accepted the challenging responsibility of leading the Progressive Education Society, Pune as its chairman. In order to keep pace with the changing scenario of education, he has introduced emerging and need-based courses in the institutions run by Progressive Education Society. It is an account of his pro-active approach and foresightedness that he has been successfully leading 56 educational institutions in Pune city.

Dr. G. R. Ekbote was granted an equivalence of Ph. D. degree by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik for his outstanding academic qualifications, research work and eminence achieved in his profession.