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A Walk Through The Journey of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar

Timeline

Timeline

1975-1986

Pune Sabha

Pune Sabha

Shri Avinash Dharmadhikari, a student of Jnyana Prabodhini was working as a full time Karyakarta, Free-lance journalist, Studying national problems writing and working on them. Also involved in Youth organizations, rural development and farmers’ movement.

1984

Shri Yashwantrao Chavan

Shri Yashwantrao Chavan

With Shri Yashwantrao Chavan – The Architect of Maharashtra

1984

President Gyani Zailsingh

President Gyani Zailsingh

1984

Dr. Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme

Dr. Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme

With the great scientist Padma Bhooshan Dr. Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme, at Jnyana Prabodhini,

1980s

Work in Punjab Khalistan Movement

Work in Punjab Khalistan Movement

With Sant Haracharan Singh Longowal- President of Akali Dal.

1983

Ramdas Sarai

Ramdas Sarai

With Sant H. S. Longowal at Ramdas Sarai

1984

Golden Temple

Golden Temple

With Sant H. S. Longowal at Golden Temple

At Musoorie

At Musoorie

1986

At Pune Airport on the way to Musoorie

At Pune Airport on the way to Musoorie

Joined IAS 1986, Maharashtra Cadre. That year he was the only candidate from Maharashtra to be selected for IAS.

President S. Dayal Sharma

President S. Dayal Sharma
Felicitation at the hands of President S. Dayal Sharma

1986

Bharat Darshan

Bharat Darshan

1986-1996

10 years of service as outstanding officer. Conducting workshops for UPSC aspirants all-over Maharashtra.

Important posts held in the IAS :
 
  • Sub-divisional officer at Phaltan.
  • Officer on special duty for the state’s Chief Secretary.
  • Director, State Archives, Mumbai.
  • Chief Executive Officer at Ratnagiri and Amravati Zilla Parishads
  • Additional Collector, Pune.
  • Director, Women and Child Welfare Department, Maharashtra.
  • District Collector, Raigad (Alibaug)
  • Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister, Maharashtra

While in service, initiated some experiments in responsive administration.

  • Many original experiments in office and field level functioning of government machinery to reorient the operations and methodologies in bureaucracy.
  • Long-pending land disputes resolved speedily through reconciliatory measures, adopting revenue-court system.
  • Active participation in Literacy, universalization of education, women-farmers-consumer movements, land and water conservation, movements against corruption and superstitions.
  • Implemented a special programme for neo-literates, so that they do not relapse into illiteracy.
  • The programme was appreciated as a ‘model scheme’, by the National Literacy Mission.
  • Actively supported various developmental schemes by acting as informal interface between the administration and voluntary agencies.

1989

Diary of a Decade of Agony

Diary of a Decade of Agony

The experiences over a decade of the problems of India and work done while working as a full time social activist and a freelance journalist before joining IAS

1993

A. B. Dharmadhikari

A. B. Dharmadhikari

A book by A. B. Dharmadhikari on Guidance for competitive Exams, with orientation to proper value- system. Reprinted as Nava Vijaypath in 2011

1st March 1996

Smt. Kiran Bedi (IPS)

Smt. Kiran Bedi (IPS)

On March 1, 1996 A. B. Dharmadhikari resigned from IAS after 10 years of service, to establish Chanakya Mandal Pariwar, for which Shri Shirubhau Limaye and Annu Tai gave their Sadashivpeth Wada. Shri. Shirubhau and Annutai are freedom fighters and Gandhiji’s followers. On 10 August 1996 Chanakya Mandal Pariwar was established at the hands of Smt. Kiran Bedi (IPS) Centre started at Pune and Mumbai.

Lt. Shri Pandurangshastri Athawale

Lt. Shri Pandurangshastri Athawale
Headquarter building at Pune inaugurated at the hands of none other than the great spiritual leader ‘Dada’, Lt. Shri Pandurangshastri Athawale.

Vaastu

Chanakya Mandal Pariwar’s

1999

Swatantra Nagrik

Swatantra Nagrik

Organised mass movement for clean and efficient governance. And published book on good governance – Nagrik. And reprinted as Swatantra Nagrik on 26th January 2014.

Nehru Yuva Kendra-Sangathan

Nehru Yuva Kendra-Sangathan
Worked as Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra-Sangathan under Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs Govt. of India.

2006

Project of on-line guidance

Project of on-line guidance

Project of on-line guidance for competitive examination begins in collaboration with the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. Chanakya Mandal Pariwar is also the study centre in Pune for other YCMOU activities.

2009

First Marathi Literature Conference

First Marathi Literature Conference

First Marathi Literature Conference was held in Feb 2009 at San Jose in USA. Avinash Dharmadhikari spoke on ‘Globalisation and problems faced by Marathi Language’ and analyses of whether such a problem really exists.

2011

Chanakya Mandal Pariwar

Chanakya Mandal Pariwar

With the combined efforts of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University and Chanakya Mandal Pariwar, degree courses in BA (Public Service) and MA (Public Service) were started at Chanakya Mandal Pariwar.

Visit To Tibet

Visit To Tibet

19th Mar 2014

A Weekly Newspaper

A Weekly Newspaper

For creating social awareness and self dependence in common man ‘Swatantra Nagrik’, a weekly newspaper was launched on 19th March 2014.

Visit To Dharamshala

Visit To Dharamshala

16th May 2012

New Vaastu

New Vaastu

31st Dec 2014

Lokarpan

Lokarpan

Lokarpan of New Nyanmandir of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar at Warje at the spiritual hands of His Holiness Dalai Lama.