About K.K.Wagh Education Society
Karmaveer Kakasaheb Wagh Education Society is a leading educational trust in Nashik District. It was established in 1970 by the visionary leader Late Padmashree Karmaveer Kakasaheb Wagh. He realized the importance of education for upliftment of rural masses and started with a school in Niphad Tahasil. The education society later on received a land of 23 acres from the well-known Philanthropist Late Kakuseth Udesi of Hirabai Hansaraj Surji Charitable Trust, Nashik and was utilized by K. K. Wagh Education Society to establish an ideal Technical Campus. This campus is named as ‘Hirabai Haridas Vidyanagari’ in the name of his mother “Smt. Hirabai Haridas”. This picturesque campus houses the Engineering College and two Polytechnics, out of which one is exclusively for women. Later on the other educational institutes in the field of Agriculture, Education, Nursing, Fine Arts, and Performing Arts were started in the campus at Sararaswatinagar, Nashik. English Medium Schools & Jr. Colleges are also run by the trust in Nashik City & Niphad Taluka.
With the vision of empowering the youth through quality education, K.K. Wagh Education Society started colleges with faculties like Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer Science etc. at Nashik, Bhausahebnagar, Kakasahebnagar and Chandori. These colleges are useful for the children of farmers who were deprived of higher education due to non availability of colleges in their native place. In rural area Polytechnic is established in Chandori village to provide technical education for rural students.
The objective of K. K. Wagh Education Society is to provide quality education at affordable cost. Quality culture has been developed in all the institutes. All institutes have the State-of-the-Art laboratories with latest equipments, computers and internet connectivity. Other facilities provided to the students include gymnasium and sport facilities, hostels for boys and girls, mess and canteen, transportation facility etc. Highly motivated and qualified faculty engaged in teaching, research, consultancy, training, testing and designing is a major strength of all the institutes.
A small sapling planted by Karmaveer Kakasaheb Wagh has grown into a full tree with 29 institutes having over 16,440 students engaged in studies from K.G. to Ph.D. in various fields. There are over 1,570 dedicated employees following the Indian ethics and striving hard towards developing the World Class institutes.