The Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj is one of the most prestigious centers of learning in the State of Maharashtra. It manages 451 educational organizations & is one of the premier educational hub in the jurisdiction of Savitribai Phule Pune University. At present, around 2 lakhs of students pursuing education. It has been over 104 years that it has stood the test of time to become legend of unparalleled stature. History says that the credit for the birth of M.V.P. Samaj goes to the young, enthusiastic & devoted team of social workers & educationists who were inspired by the lives of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, Savitribai Phule & Rajashri Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur. These young leading lights include Karmaveer Raosaheb Thorat, Bhausaheb Hire, Kakasaheb Wagh, Annasaheb Murkute, Ganpat Dada More, D. R. Bhonsale, Kirtiwanrao Nimbalkar & Vithoba Patil Khandalaskar, who laid the foundation of the Samaj. They were the men who envisioned a culture & knowledge centric society. The great visonaries of MVP Samaj rightly laid the "Well being & happiness of masses" as the motto for the samaj.