About Us

About Us

Shri Pancham Khemraj Mahavidyalaya is a multi-faculty college was started in the year 1961. The collage is affiliated to University of Mumbai and awarded with 'A' grade by NAAC in May 2019. The college has evidenced a phenomenal growth in academics, research, cultural and sports activities. Presently college is catering education to more than 2500 UG & PG students. The institution owes this astounding progress to our dedicated Management and committed teaching and support staff. In today's intensely competitive environment,the college has adopted a dynamic, global, high quality environment through creative and communicative approach in education, as well as Research and Development. Keeping in tune with modern developments, the institution is constantly reinventing itself and upgrading its physical infrastructure and other to allied facilities.

Our History

Shri Pancham Khemraj Mahavidyalaya, Sawantwadi was established on 20 June 1961. The collage is affiliated to University of Mumbai and is run by Sindhudurg Zilla Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Sawantwadi. The college is named after Shri Pancham Khemraj alias Shrimant Bapusaheb Maharaj (K.C.S.I.) father of Founder President Late. Rajesaheb His Highness Rajabahaddur Shrimant Shivramraje Bhonsle founder President Late Shri Shivramraje Bhonsle who was a member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra for 25 years. He was the Chairman of Maharashtra Handicraft Board and Ex-Serviceman Association. Our former chairman Her Highness Shrimant Rajmata Shrimant Satyashiladevi Bhonsle was very much interested in art and crafts, Her Highness Shrimant Satyashiladevi Bhonsle has given exemplary big contribution in the revival of the dying art of Ganjifa and Lacquerware. The college started its educational activities on the opening day with the 100 students on roll from P. D. Arts and P. D. Science classes. Today collage is proud to have full-fledged Arts, Science and Commerce College with Junior and Senior wings, the students strength mounting to 2500. Founder President Rajesaheb Shrimant Shivramraje Bhonsle and Shrimant Satvshiladevi Bhonsle donated 5.75 acres of land with ‘Satyavilas Palace’ and adjacent buildings. He also deposited Rupees 75,000/- as the nucleus of the funds as refundable deposit without interest. The contribution of the Royal Family of Sawantwadi Sansthan is so immensely high that none can think of the college without the reference of Royal family. It is also a rare example of Royal family, which contributed to education for generations together. Our visionary and proactive leadership in the hands of our President Rajesaheb Khemsawant Bhonsle, Chairman Ranisaheb Sou. Subhadadevi Khemsawant Bhonsle, Managing Trustee Yuvraj Lakhamsawant Khemsawant Bhonsle, and and Managing committee are instrumental in achieving our cherished vision and mission.

Our Core Values "A,B,C,D,E"

  • Adaptability: To every situation in dynamic competitive environment
  • Accountability: In every act.
  • Belief: In thought, words and actions to ensure achievement of predetermined goals.
  • Behavior: That complies with the moral, cultural, social values of the region
  • Courage: To express the right and to do the right
  • Confidence: Arising from knowledge which helps to overcome the fear
  • Dedication:In every action may it be trivial or significant
  • Determination: To accept the challenge and to accomplish the commitments
  • Excellence: In performance
  • Ethics: A value to practice and not to preach

Vision, Mission & Motto

  • Vision: Shri Pancham Khemraj mahavidyalaya is to be developed into “Shri Pancham Khemraj University”
  • Mission: To make the all-round development of people of rural and remote area mainly from this south Konkan (Western Ghats i.e. Sahyadri) especially in the economic, social, cultural, ethical and industrial aspects.
  • Motto: The motto of the Sindhudurg Zilla Shikshan Prasarak mandal is to nurture the inquisitive minds of the rural youth to prepare them to face the challenges of the global age.