Our inspiration Dr. Bhau Mandavkar, a famous writer of 125 books, researcher, social worker, educationalist started this institute at his birth place Kalamb, where he had struggled to get education due to poor economical condition & unawareness of importance of education in this rural & tribal belt.
In his books ‘KOLAM’ was the deep research on the tribal community of this belt which bagged 1rst award of Maharashtra Government in 1966 & Ph.D. by Nagpur University in 1969. Novel on orfans ‘Mazi Chalis Bhavanda’ got the honor of 5 editions including Hindi translation.
He fought against castism, classism & married inter-cast. Never run behind the money & kept himself away from politics.
He worked on many committees of Government, different Universities & organizations. He got many awards for his overall contribution to society including Maharashtra Government’s ‘AADIWASI SEWAK PURASKAR’.
Vice-President Mrs. Sindhu Mandavkar is retired Principal, Social Worker & a Famous Writer in Marathi.