Konkan Gyanpeeth Trust is a trust that has come into existence about 27 years ago out of the vision of the Late Hon. Prabhakar Narayan Dharkar(Aeronautical Engineering in the United Kingdoms and Ex-Minister of Maharashtra Government) respectfully and lovingly called as Appasaheb by all. It was set up as a public charitable trust registered under the Society Act 1860 and The Bombay Public Trust act 1950 on 30/09/1989 (Registration No. : F-13395 (Mumbai)) by the Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra state, India (Bharat).
The primary aim of the Trust was to provide Quality Education at an affordable cost to the Socially and Economically disadvantaged people with special reference to women learners in the Interior, Rural region.
Begining with The Konkan Gyanpeeth Karjat College of Arts, Science and Commerce at Karjat and The Konkan Gyanpeeth Uran College of Arts and Commerce at Uran, both being inagurated on the same day (4th June 1989) The Trust added at later dates two more institutions of Higher Education, primarily dedicated to Technological Education catering to Engineering and Pharmacy educational needs and aspirations of learners: The Konkan Gyanpeeth College of Engineering, Karjat(1994) and The Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy and Research Institute,Karjat (2006).
The Trust has been achieving its objectives by providing well laid campuses, Good Infrastructure, Well qualified and competent faculty and above all conducive and learning atmosphere for the students. So that, when they pass out from these institutions, they are prepared as good citizens as well as ready to face for global challenges.
The administrative office of Konkan Gyanpeeth is situated at-Karjat, Konkan Gyanpeeth Shaikshnik Sankul, Vengaon road, Dahivali/Parade, Post-Tiware, Tal-Karjat, Dist-Raigad-410201, M.S., India (Bharat). Our Website www.kgce.org