A Walk Through The Journey of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar
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.
Shri Yashwantrao Chavan
With Shri Yashwantrao Chavan – The Architect of Maharashtra
President Gyani Zailsingh
Dr. Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme
With the great scientist Padma Bhooshan Dr. Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme, at Jnyana Prabodhini,
Work in Punjab Khalistan Movement
With Sant Haracharan Singh Longowal- President of Akali Dal.
With Sant H. S. Longowal at Ramdas Sarai
With Sant H. S. Longowal at Golden Temple
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
Felicitation at the hands of President S. Dayal Sharma
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.
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
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)
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
Headquarter building at Pune inaugurated at the hands of none other than the great spiritual leader ‘Dada’, Lt. Shri Pandurangshastri Athawale.
Chanakya Mandal Pariwar’s
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
Worked as Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra-Sangathan under Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs Govt. of India.
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.
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.
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
19th Mar 2014
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
16th May 2012
31st Dec 2014
Lokarpan of New Nyanmandir of Chanakya Mandal Pariwar at Warje at the spiritual hands of His Holiness Dalai Lama.