Padmashree Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil

Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil, the pioneer of Sugar Co-operative movement, establishing Asia’s first co-operative sugar factory, which was commissioned in 1950. Born in a farmers family at Loni in 1901. It dawned on him that co-operative movement was the...

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Late Shri. Dhananjayrao Gadgil

Late Shri. Dhananjayrao Gadgil was born on the 10th April 1901 in Nagpur. His grand father was the first one from his family to migrate from Konkan to Nagpur. Shri. Gadgil completed school education in Nagpur and got his degree from Cambridge University. He returned...

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Late Shri. Vaikunthbhai Mehata

Vaikunthbhai Mehta friend, philosopher, guide and a doyen of Cooperative movement was born on 26th October, 1891 at Bhavnagar in Gujarat. Vaikunthbhai served the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank as Chief Executive for an uninterrupted period of about 35 years. He...

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Late Shri Madhavrao Godbole

Late Madhavrao alias Annasaheb Godbole, BA, LLB was born on the 27th March 1905 in Islampur, Dist. Sangli, to a humble yet cultured family. In his childhood he faced dire conditions and completed educatio fighting against all odds. High moral, cultural and social...

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Swargiya Laxmanrao Inamdar

Swargiya Laxmanrao Inamdar was born on 21st September, 1917 on the day of Rishipanchami. He had seven brothers, of whom he was third, and two sisters. He hailed from Satara Dist. of Maharashtra and he was a practicing lawyer by profession. He visualised a value based...

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